Substance Use & Substance Use Disorders

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Substance Use & Substance Use Disorders
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 108339 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply

Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant subject. Equivalent qualifications include the Pre-2007 Post-Qualifying Award in Social Work.

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Course Content

Expand+The overarching aims of the PG Cert, PG Dip and Masters in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders is to enable professionals from a range of sectors working in substance use, mental health and related fields to build on their existing knowledge an...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure

The MSc in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders is a module Masters programme whereby students can complete the PG Cert in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders and then have the option to enrol on the PG Dip and subseque...

Assessment Method


Assessments associated with this course are outlined below:

Assessment methods include written assignments case study material based on candidates’ practice.

A variety of assessment methods for the Certificate will be used inclu...

Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects

Continuing professional registration in all areas of health and social care is predicated on continuing professional development..

The Department of Health has highlighted that health, social care workers and social workers demonstrate their competence covered in the curricula of the Social Work postgraduate programmes.
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