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The course starts on the 17th February, and has a time commitment of about 4hr/week.
Items are presented by a number of lecturers from multidisciplinary backgrounds, and leading experts in the field provide information to support the sessions.
Topics covered include:
- How addiction develops? Can it be treated or prevented?
- Environmental and biological factors in addiction
- Neuroscience of addiction
- Policies to limit harm from addiction.
And if you find yourself really interested, and don't mind moving to London for a while, you could consider applying for an International Masters scholarship!!