Taught course

Public Health (Addictions)

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You will need a good Honours degree in any health or social science-related discipline. Equivalent professional qualifications and experience will also be considered. International applicants require: Equivalent qualifications An IELTs score of 6.5 or above (minimum 6.0 in each component), or an equivalent English Language qualification This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study for a Masters in Public Health (Addictions) at Liverpool John Moores University’s renowned Centre for Public Health. This innovative course examines the evidence base of harms and risks relating to addictions and how to reduce them.

  • Unique in the North West, this ground-breaking course enables you to study at LJMU's world renowned Centre for Public Health
  • 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
  • Support and guidance for placement learning opportunities
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers
Developed by LJMU’s world renowned Centre for Public Health and offered since 2014, this programme aims to improve understanding of the impact of addictions on public health.

Students come from a wide range of backgrounds including nursing, psychology and criminology, many have also worked in drug or alcohol support capacities.
The Centre for Public Health offers a flexible approach to learning with full and part time study options available.
Many modules are stand-alone CPD courses, helping you to study at your own pace and plan your education around your work and family life.

With an emphasis on guided independent learning, you can expect to attend University two days a week (full time) or one day a week (part time). You can, however, spread your learning over a longer period if required.

On joining the course you will be appointed a personal tutor who will provide academic and pastoral support. You will also have at least one supervisor for the duration of your dissertation module.
Formal Teaching takes place in Tithebarn Street which is part of the city centre campus. This vibrant location offers everything you could possibly need during your studies. Tutorial space is also available in the Henry Cotton building.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact the Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Health) for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at health@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5829


Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquires
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090