Addictions Psychology Course

Original price was: £295.00.Current price is: £225.00.

Course Overview

SFTR Registered Open College Diploma Course

  •  SFTR Accredited Open College Diploma Course
  • Upon completion of this course you will be entitled to the use of these Designatory letters after your name: Dip.Addiction psychology which will be printed upon your final Diploma Certificate under your name.

Additionally you will receive these 2 Certificates within your course package:

  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the Open College. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
  • A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.

This diploma course is currently available for the temporary reduced low fee of only £225 UK.

Course Description

The psychology of addictive behaviour is an ideal course of study in the subject of addictions and the behaviours that surround addictions.

This is an easy to understand, user-friendly and clearly written introduction into the psychology of addictions and will help promote and develop the students understanding of the various theories surrounding the psychology of addictive behaviours.

This course looks at substance related disorders and behavioural issues including the cognitive, biological and moral viewpoints specifically centred on addiction and the step-by-step stages of development of those addictions.

This course is an ideal add-on/bolt on for any practising therapists or care workers working in and around addictive behaviours. It is also ideally suited to students undergoing various levels of study.

This course is open to both the complete novice and professional with or without any background training or experience in the area of psychology of addictions.

Ideally suited to all practising therapists such psychotherapists, counsellors and trainee psychologists.

Provides up-to-date information on research into both the psychology of addiction and the physiology involved in such addictions. Also an ideal reference point to dip into as and when required.

Professionals working in and around the NHS will also find this course a suitable aid for further specialist study assisting with gaining higher qualifications in your coursework or CPD studies.

Plenty of detail and background feedback on many areas and aspects of addictive behaviours and its treatment.

Enrolment is open and ongoing all year round. No background training or qualifications or experience are required to join this programme.

Course Provider:

Open College UK Ltd


This course is set in the English language and is entirely coursework based. All notes and reading materials, including text book/s are supplied by us direct in one complete package. There are no other required text or materials, books to purchase. We supply everything for you within your course package for the low fee shown. There are no hidden or additional fees to pay.

Method of Learning:

This is a home study, distance learning course. All of your course study materials are posted to you in one complete study package. All of your coursework is to be completed within the outlined period. This course is structured in an EASY LEARNING and user friendly way.


Upon completion of this home learning programme, students should be able to understand the basics of many key areas within this subject. Participants of the course will have acquired an overall basic understanding of the subject matter and will have achieved a sound basis to summarize important topics and be reasonably competent to make further progress and educational development in this field with a range of theoretical skills and insights to assist with any short or long term goals.

Grading Assessment:

This course is assessed upon the successful completion and submission of coursework with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Distinction is 90%. All content is course work based, home study through the post or online, depending on the subject being studied. NO attendance or visits to any exam centre is required on this subject.

Entry Requirements:
There are NO entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round. You are expected to be able to read and write or type/word process your coursework and be able to understand the English language.

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