Substance Misuse & Addiction Studies

University College Cork

 

Course Name Substance Misuse & Addiction Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DSMAS
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Diploma National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date September 2019
Application Date Closing Date 30th August 2019
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Duration 2 years
Tuesday evenings from 6 - 9:30pm during both semesters and there will be a number of Saturday workshops also that run from 9:30 - 4:30pm. Teaching will take place in the HSE St. Mary's Campus Guranabraher in the main and in the UCC main campus (for the Saturday workshops).
Course Fee €990 per year.
Entry Requirements

Expand+-Be at least 23 years of age by 1 January of the year of application
-Submit a detailed application form prior to the closing date which will request applicants to present a supplemental statement indicating their reasons for applyin...

Comment

Expand+Placement or Study Abroad Information
Students interested in pursuing professional accreditation with the Addiction Counsellors of Ireland will be required to engage in 50 hours of personal therapy and 100 hours of practice supervised by an accredit...

Course Content

Expand+This new and exciting part-time Diploma in Substance Misuse and Addiction Studies course invites students to engage with one of the most important contemporary issues of societal concern. The course will provide students with an introduction to the ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules (30 Credits)
SS1834 Understanding Drugs in a Social Context (5 Credits)
SS1835 The Role of Drug and Alcohol Policy (5 Credits)
SS1836 Theories of Addiction and Practical Models of Intervention (5 Credits)
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Assessment Method

Expand+Students on the Diploma in Substance Misuse and Addiction Studies will engage in a range of diverse and interesting assignments which demonstrate that the expected learning outcomes of various modules have been achieved. There are no end of year exam...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information

The Diploma in Substance Misuse and Addiction Studies is designed specifically around the core theme of applying addiction theory in a wide range of statutory or voluntary community-based health and social care pract...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Dr Ciara Staunton
Programme Coordinator: c.staunton@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 4703
http://www.ucc.ie/study/ace/

Programme Administrator: Gwen Roche
gwen.roche@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 490 4703
http://www.ucc.ie/study/ace/
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here