Substance Use & Substance Use Disorders

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Substance Use & Substance Use Disorders
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 108340 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters 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 MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date Closing date for applications: Friday 31 July 2020 at 4pm.

Late applications may be considered.

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 3 years 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 MSc in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders will build upon the knowledge gained in the PG Certificate and PG Diploma programmes and will enable the candidates to enhance critical thinking skills, utilise methods of reflective analysis, and ...

Subjects Taught

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The MSc in Substance Use and Substance use Disorders is a modular Masters programme whereby students can complete the PG Certificate in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders and have the option to enrol on the PG Diploma and s...

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 Diploma will be used including...

Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects

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

The Dept. of Health has highlighted that health, social care workers and social workers demonstrate their competence covered in the curricula of the Master's in Substance and Substance Use Disorders programme.
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