Master's Program: Entry Requirements

An applicant for admission to the Master of Science in Addiction Studies programme must meet the following requirements:

  • US students should have completed a 4-year bachelor's degree in an appropriate field of study.  Students from outside the US must have qualified for an honors degree (level 2A or 1) or professional bachelor degree in an appropriate field of study at a recognized tertiary institution, or have a bachelor’s degree plus at least five years’ related professional work experience
  • Students must have a high level of proficiency in English, demonstrated by completion of a university qualification study in the English language, or by meeting one of the following English language requirements: an IELTS score of 7.0, a TOEFL score of 600 (paper based) or 250 (computer based).
  • Students must have good academic references
  • Students must have access to reliable internet and be computer literate

Receiving credit for previous studies (other than courses/modules taken as requirements for the IPAS Certificate Programs in International Addiction Studies) will be allowed only in very exceptional circumstances.