Addiction Studies

Maynooth University


Course Name Addiction Studies
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MUA15
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Weekend
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Application Date Applications for the Diploma in Addiction Studies Level 8 are being accepted through the PAC application system see 'Application Weblink' below.
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Duration One academic year: Mondays and Thursdays 6.30-9.30pm (some Saturday classes throughout the year).
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+The modules for the Diploma will include the following:

Group Work & Facilitation Skills/

Reflective Practice: a) The philosophy of adult learning processes

b) How to facilitate a learning group in a wide variety of contexts, and in particul...

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 For further information please contact Kay Loughlin via email at
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