Addiction Studies

Dublin Business School


Course Name Addiction Studies
Course Provider Dublin Business School
Course Code 19745 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment DBS are pleased to announce that we are offering a January 2017 intake, for full-time students.

We are now accepting applications for programmes taking place in 2017. Contact our admissions team for more information

Email: Phone: 01 417 7500
Opening times: Monday to Friday 8:45am to 5:15pm
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Duration Full-time: 12 months
Part-time: 2 years
January intake: 18 months
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Financial Support Please note also that there is tax relief for Irish income tax payers at the standard rate of 20% on all fees exceeding €1,000 and up to €7,000.
Entry Requirements

Expand+To be considered for admission applicants must:
• Hold a minimum Second Class Honours (2.2) Degree in any humanities or social science discipline from a recognised third level institution, or equivalent qualification or

• Be a graduate of any ...

Comment Awarding Body: Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
Award: Masters Degree
NFQ Level: Level 9
Award Title: Master of Arts in Addiction Studies
Award Type: Major
Course Content

The MA in Addiction Studies is a rigorous and formal exploration of addictions from a variety of academic and scientific perspectives: sociological, cultural, psychological, anthropological, and psychoanalytic. The programme is concerned w...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Master of Arts (MA) in Addiction Studies programme has the following content:
Semester 1:
• Basic Concepts in Psychoanalysis
• Approaches to the Theory and Treatment of Addiction
• Research Methodology 1
• Transference Issues in Addiction...

Assessment Method The MA in Addiction Studies is an academic programme informed by the clinical and academic experience of the lecturers. Assessment is approached creatively with a range of assessment strategies including essay writing, in-class presentation, graded group dissertation and examination. Instructions and guidelines for all assessment are clearly communicated to students.
Careers or Further Progression

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The MA in Addiction Studies qualifies graduates to pursue careers that involve the generation and use of information relating to the problems of addiction. Graduates will be ideally qualified for relevant positions in academia, ...

Further Enquiries Postgraduate Admissions Office,
Dublin Business School,
13/14 Aungier Street,
Dublin 2,
T: +353 1 4177500
F: +353 1 4177543
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