Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs - Letterkenny

ATU - Donegal Campuses

Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs - Letterkenny

Study Hours
Part-time: 3 lecture days per module. 13 hours self directed learning weekly. Full-time: 4 lecture hours per module weekly. 13 hours self directed learning weekly.

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for those working in the areas of nursing, health and social care seeking the knowledge to effectively deal with drugs and alcohol issues.

Subjects taught

Advanced Research Methods
Theoretical Foundations in Alcohol & Other Drugs
Alcohol & Other Drug Use: Interventions Practice & Skills 1
Children & Families: Hidden Harm
Alcohol Drugs and mental Health: Recovery Approaches
Alcohol and Other Drugs Use: Interventions Practice & Skills 2
Research Dissertation

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements are a Level 8 Honours Degree in a relevant discipline such as Health and Social Care, Nursing, Social Work, Youth Work, Psychology, Medicine etc. Applicants may be required to undertake an interview. Applicants who do not hold the above entry requirements may be considered using the ATU RPL process.


1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

On-Campus Attendance
Part-time: Attendance is required at the Letterkenny Campus for 3 lecture days per module, with 2 modules delivered per semester.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Daytime,Full time,Part time

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