The programme focuses on addictions policy, programme development and evaluation as well as evidenced-based practice. Many postgraduate programmes concerned with substance abuse focus on clinical issues germane to service provision. This programme offers a unique study opportunity addiction in its broadest sense, covering key issues from an international viewpoint. Knowledge of basic statistics and data analysis methods are essential as the completion of a small research project is a key component of this programme.
The programme aims to develop professionals who are prepared to assume leadership roles in the addictions field throughout the world.