Addiction Studies

Maynooth University


Course Name Addiction Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code 28459 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Morning, Evening, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Please apply using our On Line applications system (please see Application Weblink below.
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Duration 100 hours part-time over one year which may include 3 - 4 Saturdays.
Entry Requirements

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Additional Information
Admission Requirements
• Participants must be 21 years of age or over; it is preferable that applicants have:
• Experien...

Mature Applicants Participants need to be 21 years of age or over on 1st January of the year in which the course commences. As courses are delivered in keeping with adult education practice, participants will be expected to: be willing to engage with group activities and group learning; be willing to learn through dialogue and reflection on experience; have a level of literacy that is sufficient to complete the assessment requirements.
Course Content

This course focuses on introducing participants to current debates on addiction. On completion, participant will have become familiar with contemporary addiction theory as well as prevention and treatment strategies. They will have exp...

Subjects Taught Module 1: Groupwork & Facilitation Skills/Reflective Learning
Module 2: Substance Misuse and Dependence
Module 3: Drug & Alcohol Misuse in Contemporary Ireland
Module 4: Approaches to Prevention Treatment & Rehabilitation
Assessment Method For assessment purposes, students are expected to have at least a 85% minimum attendance, complete a Learning Journal and complete Essays & Project work.
Careers or Further Progression

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The NUI Certificate in Addiction Studies is a standalone qualification however it also the first part of the Diploma in Addiction Studies (Level 8). Credits from both the Certificate and the Diploma in Addiction Studies can be used f...

Further Enquiries Kay Loughlin
Department of Adult and Community Education
Tel: 01 - 708 6062
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