Alcohol, Problems, Policy & Practice MSc Module / 4th - 8th February 2019

Looking to 2019:

After sucessfully running the module for three years, we are delighted to announce the Alcohol, Problems, Policy and Practice module will return again in 2019 to King's College London. In 2019 we will welcome a large number of top class speakers to discuss important areas of this public health issue. With topics ranging from alcohol and pregnancy, alcohol marketing and brief interventions, we can guarantee this course is invaluable to anyone working in this area.

MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE:

• Enhance students’ understanding of research methods by focusing on current research in alcohol policy and interventions.
• Enable critical appraisal of evidence in alcohol policy interventions.
• Explore the role and perspectives of key stakeholders including the alcohol industry and the role of media and marketing in alcohol use.

If you're interested in attending this course, please download and complete this expression of interest form.



More Information:

Please contact Dr. Sadie Boniface on:

sadie.boniface@kcl.ac.uk
020 7848 5097

WHO IS ORGANISING THE COURSE?

This module is coordinated by the Addictions Department at King’s College London jointly with the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) and has been facilitated by Prof. Ann McNeill, Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald and Dr. Sadie Boniface.

WHO IS PRESENTING?

Leading academics from King’s College London and across the 13 universities in the UKCTAS will present and discuss the latest evidence. Speakers will also include Dr. Matt Egan (LSHTM), Dr. Zarnie Khadjesari (KCL), Prof. Gerard Hastings (Stirling), Prof. Ann McNeill (KCL), Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald (Stirling), Dr. Ben Hawkins (LSHTM) and many others. Many of the inputs have broader public health relevance beyond alcohol, to other health issues such as tobacco, obesity and inequalities.

HOW WILL THE COURSE BE STRUCTURED?

The module will be delivered via blended learning with online materials available in January, followed by a week of classroom sessions the week commencing 4th February 2019.

WHERE AND WHEN?

The course will run from 1pm Monday 4th Feb until 1pm Friday 8th Feb 2019 at the Addiction Sciences Building in Denmark Hill, South London.

FEES

Course fee for people working in the public or voluntary sector: £700 (TBC) 10% early bird discount available.

WHO CAN ATTEND?

In 2019 members of UKCTAS affiliated organisations and those working in public health, community safety or a related field are welcome to join the course. Having external participants always adds a new dimension to the module and sparks interesting discussions between the participants. If you are unsure about its suitability for your needs or for information about fees, please contact Dr. Sadie Boniface (sadie.boniface@kcl.ac.uk)

PLACES ARE LIMITED!

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Student numbers are capped at 40 to ensure an effective learning experience and teacher-student ratio.
Early bird discounts apply until 21st December 2018.
Applications will not be taken after 19th January 2019.