The program of Addiction Studies is designed to provide a comprehensive and transdisciplinary exploration of addictive behavior. The program acknowledges the complex nature of addiction, recognizing that it is influenced by biological, cultural, social, and psychological factors. The program takes a multifaceted and transdisciplinary approach to studying addictive behavior. It delves into the phenomenon of addiction from various disciplinary perspectives, including biology, psychology, sociology, and cultural studies. This approach allows students to develop a well-rounded understanding of addiction and its implications.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Addiction Studies program from the University of Malta may be prepared for a variety of career paths within the field of addiction and mental health. Potential roles could include addiction counselors, researchers, program coordinators, educators, policy analysts, and advocates.