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M.A. in Addiction Recovery

M.A. in Addiction Recovery is a course run by Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences, Limerick. It is a Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online course with a duration of 1 Year ( Full Time) 2 Years ( Part-Time). M.A. in Addiction Recovery gives a Course Qualification of Masters Degree, awarded by QQI. For more information about M.A. in Addiction Recovery at Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences, please review the details below.

The programme is designed for graduates who wish to enhance their own professional skills and capacity and contribute to the wider community of addiction services through evidence-based knowledge and research. This programme enables learners to develop expertise in Addiction Recovery principles and practice. It is designed for graduates in health and human sciences and in particular graduates of counselling and psychotherapy-related programmes as well as disciplines such as, nursing, social care, social work, psychology and programmes in cognate areas who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of the human condition and the contribution of theoretical and applied perspectives at an advanced level to addiction recovery.

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Training ProviderIrish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences
Course LocationCastletroy, Limerick
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsM.A. in Addiction Recovery
Course Start Date01/09/2023
Course End Date30/04/2025
Course Duration1 Year ( Full Time) 2 Years ( Part-Time)
Course TimeThis course is available on a Full-Time basis where students complete their studies over three academic semesters (1 year) or on a Part Time basis over 5 academic semesters (2 years). This course is taught using a combination of classroom/skills-based learning and blended learning technologies for theoretic elements of engagement. It thus allows the learner to access classes in person or online to allow for a better work/life/study balance.
Course Fee€7,200
Entry RequirementsA minimum of a Second Class Honours (2:2) award in a relevant Human Science Degree at Level 8 on the NFQ – or equivalent. Those who have completed other relevant education programmes or have relevant professional experience etc., where Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and Acquired Prior Learning (APL) can be applied, may apply for admission to the programme by submission of programme content, qualification and assignments equivalent to an appropriate Second Class Honours (2:2) award at Level 8. The minimum English language proficiency requirement for this programme is B2+ in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages which is equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5. All applicants will be required to attend for interview to ascertain their suitability for the Programme. Garda Vetting is a requirement for all successful applicants.
Carear PathThe Masters in Addiction Recovery is targeted at those who wish to enhance their employability and career progression prospects in statutory, community and voluntary sectors and Addiction Service environments. It is targeted at learners seeking to critically evaluate institutionalised practices and values, and act as agents for challenge and change in their professional contexts. The programme will address the needs of graduates who wish to develop their professional competence in areas of Addiction Recovery principles through advanced study and research, develop personal and professional capacity and collaborative problem solving skills, underpinned by evidence-based practice and reflection.
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Walton House, National Technology Park,, Castletroy, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 T2XT

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