18th – 21st September: Alcohol Policy in Practice CPD Course at the University of Stirling

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Date(s) - 18/09/2017 - 21/09/2017
All Day

University of Stirling


The UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) are holding an Alcohol Policy in Practice CPD course at the University of Stirling between the 18th and 21st of Septemeber 2017. The course is co-ordinated by Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald and Prof. Linda Bauld from the Institute for Social Marketing at the University of Stirling and will cover topics relating to:

  • Alcohol Policy (e.g. effective policy options and evidence, current and historic perspectives, and UK and International comparisons).
  • Alcohol Use and Effects (e.g. Measuring and monitoring consumption data, harm to health and others, alcohol and gender, and brief interventions).
  • Price, Place, Promotion (e.g. Pricing policy including minimum unit pricing, licensing and availability, and packaging, marketing and social media).
  • Advocacy, Action, and Opposition (e.g. Implementing effective local policy options, media advocacy practice and opportunities, and alcohol industry actions and influence).

Last years course was a complete success and the new course is on track to be even better!

The course can be taken on a stand-alone basis, or if participants wish to consolidate their learning, they can complete a 3,000 word essay on an alcohol policy topic, which will be assessed for 10 Masters-level credits from the University of Stirling.

Early Bird Prices are available until Friday 7th of July at a cost of £450, or £599 for students seeking accreditation. Following this, the course will £550 unaccredited, or £699 if seeking accreditation. The cost covers lunch and refreshments throughout the course, a networking dinner on Monday evening, a packed lunch on departure and access to the four days of the course including the international workshop on 20th September.

You can get more information or register to attend via this link.