Addiction Studies

Maynooth University


Course Name Addiction Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 94212 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Evening, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Application Date Applications for the Diploma in Addiction Studies Level 8 are being accepted through our On Line Application

The deadline for Applications is Friday 2 June 2017. Qualifying candidates will be invited for interview.

For further information please contact Kay Loughlin on 01 708 6062 or email
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Duration Course Duration: 200 hours part time over one year: every Friday plus one Saturday per month during academic year.
Entry Requirements This table displays the requirements for Leaving Certificate applicants.

Subject Required Ordinary Level Grade Higher Level Grade

Irish No N/A N/A
English No N/A N/A
Language No N/A N/A
Math No N/A N/A
Science No N/A N/A

International & EU/EFTA Entry Requirements

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Mature Applicants Mature Students

02 June 2017

Additional Information
Candidates for the Diploma must be 21 years or over and have satisfactorily completed the NUI Certificate in Addiction Studies (or equivalent).
Course Content

Expand+The NUI Diploma in Arts: Addiction Studies Level 8 course will provide students with an opportunity to advance their knowledge and expertise in prevention and intervention methodologies so that they can respond effectively to the challenges presented...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This programme is offered in two parts, with a combined total of 60 ECTS credits. Part 1 carries 20 credits and leads to the award of NUI Certificate in Addiction

Studies. Part 2 carries an additional 40 credits and will lead to the award of NUI D...

Assessment Method Assessment Procedures Continuous assessment:

Research reports
Learning Journal
85% Attendance
Careers or Further Progression The NUI Diploma in Addiction Studies has been designed for people whose work or voluntary activities brings them in contact with addiction and recovery related issues.

It may be of specific interest as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for people who work in the wider drug, alcohol and homeless services, health care professionals or people who work in the criminal justice system.
Further Enquiries Contact Kay Loughlin Department of Adult and Community Education, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Tel: 01 708 6062

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