King's College London

Course Introduction

Our Addiction Studies course provides postgraduate education in addictions, with a particular emphasis on recent biological, psychological and socio'environmental advances in the conceptualisation of drug use and addiction and its effective prevention. Your theoretical understanding of the subject will be positioned within the context of policy development, focusing on facilitating the transfer of knowledge and skills to the workplace.

Key benefits:

' Provides advanced graduate education in the field of addictive behaviours, concentrating on supporting students to embark on further higher study or to translate their learning into their workplace.

' Provides students with access to the expertise of leading addictions researchers and senior clinicians.

' Flexible structure with optional modules covering science, practice, policy and management in the addictions.

Course Modules

Please see the Addiction Studies page on the King's website for details on modules.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc Other Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) in either medicine or psychology; or in any subject related to the addictions.