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Liverpool John Moores University: Public Health (Addictions)
|Institution||Liverpool John Moores University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition|
|Telephone||0151 231 5090|
This Public Health Addictions MSc from LJMU’s Public Health Institute examines the evidence base of harms/risks relating to addictions and ways to reduce them.
Study on this ground-breaking course, unique in the north west
Explore the evidence base of addiction harms and risks and the policies used to reduce them
Discover course content informed by key research in alcohol and drug addiction
Benefit from support and guidance for placement learning opportunities
One of only a handful of courses in the UK, Public Health (Addictions) turns its back on the treatment of addiction as a behaviour and looks at its wider social and political aspects. The issues relating to addiction continue to be major public health challenges facing communities around the world, with wide ranging consequences for the individual concerned, their families and society as a whole.
This MSc in Public Health (Addiction) builds on the Public Health Institute's extensive research portfolio of primary research, evaluation, evidence review and intelligence systems, covering the areas of drugs, alcohol and tobacco. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds including nursing, psychology and criminology, many have also worked in drug or alcohol support capacities.
This education programme enables you to work with leading academics in the field, providing specialist knowledge and insights into a wide range of addiction issues. Additionally, the Public Health Institute is able to call on the experience of an established network of practitioners and policy makers to make a unique educational experience.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
-a good honours degree in any health or social science-related discipline
|Location||Liverpool John Moores University|
Student Recruitment and Admissions
|England||7990 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||7990 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||7990 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||7990 GBP for Year 1|
|International||17750 GBP for Year 1|
Founded in 1823, LJMU is ranked in the top 500 higher education institutions in the world* and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduates are highly sought after by employers with over 95%** in work or further study 15 months after graduation.
LJMU is a leading research institution and 94% of the research is considered of international quality or better (Research Excellence Framework, 2021).
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