This course will benefit individuals working in these areas: mental health; drug and alcohol sector; primary care; community care; prisons; voluntary sector; government agencies; education; youth work; social work and allied health.
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.
The MSc Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) programme aims to:
Demonstrate mastery in Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) related skills and knowledge in order to contribute to enhanced professional practice and service development in this field Stimulate and foster leadership skills in the area of mental health and substance use (Dual Diagnosis) service and practice development Facilitate the acquisition, critical understanding and utilisation of advanced research skills and knowledge in order to conduct Mental Health and Substance Use (Dual Diagnosis) Research.