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Middlesex University: Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis)

Institution Middlesex University
Department Mental Health and Social Work and Interprofessional Learning
Study type Taught


As the only programme of its kind in the UK and Europe, this programme offers enormous benefits to students with aspirations of becoming leaders in the field of Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis). The course is specifically aimed at practitioners who are either in roles of leadership or are currently considering career options to move to such positions. This part-time programme is taught through distance learning methods.

Why study MSc Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) at Middlesex University? This programme aims to develop your mastery in Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) related skills and knowledge, for successful contribution to enhanced professional practice and service development within this field. You will gain the knowledge and expertise to critically understand and utilise advanced research skills and your leadership skills in service and practice development will also be stimulated and fostered.

This programme also aims to enhance your professional and career development in the mental health and substance use (Dual Diagnosis) service and practice development field. You will undertake a work based project (60 credits at level 7) which allows you to undertake a piece of applied research which is relevant to your own work and the organisation you work for.

This course will benefit individuals working in:

mental health the drug and alcohol sector primary care community care criminal justice systems government agencies education youth work social work allied health As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.


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