menu icon
Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) MSc

Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Mental Health / Addiction Nursing Health Related Issues: Counselling Addiction / Substance Abuse: Support / Counselling Drugs / Alcohol: Awareness People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

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 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 course will benefit individuals working in: mental health; the drug and alcohol sector; primary care; community care; prisons; the voluntary sector; government agencies; education; youth work; social work; allied health. Each module involves a variety of assessments including coursework, reports, case studies, viva voce assessment, critical appraisal of leadership. This programme offers enormous benefits to students with aspirations of becoming leaders in the field of Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis). Students can also exit with PGCert award.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

Foundation in Working with Dual Diagnosis (30 Credits)
Leading and Developing for Public and Community services (15 Credits)
Service Development and Quality Improvement (15 Credits)
Assessment and Treatment in Dual Diagnosis (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Part-time taught credit: £53; Part-time dissertation credit: £27.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Part-time taught credit: £93; Part-time dissertation credit: £46.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have: an upper second (2:2) honours degree or above, or equivalent in mental health or addictions or a related subject area; a minimum of two years experience in the mental health or addiction fields if holding a professional qualification in nursing, social work or allied discipline; a professional qualification (e.g. medicine, nursing, social work, psychology or an allied discipline); Recent post-qualification experience of working with service users with mental health and substance use issues. Non-mental health professionals: An upper second (2:2) honours degree or above, or equivalent from a recognised overseas qualification, in mental health or addictions or a related subject area. Three years experience in the mental health field or addiction field or in a relevant setting (statutory/non-statutory/third sector/voluntary). Entry onto the MSc can also be obtained on the successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate or via APL. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

Similar courses at this uni