Diploma in Drug Abuse Management Studies

Diploma in Drug Abuse Management Studies
@ Institute of Human Resource Advancement - IHRA

A Diploma Course and a Certificate Course - especially for SAARC and other Asian countries. Conducted in collaboration with the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) of Sri Lanka.

Admission Criteria

The target group is mainly Government officials involved in drug control, Law enforcement officers, Health sector personnel, Sociologists, NGO personnel and volunteers actively involved in drug control and related treatment programs in the country. This is open also for officers nominated by foreign governments. Candidates who are not nominated by respective authorities will be selected by a selection test or having similar qualifications accepted by the respective Board of Study. Fluency in English is required.

Course Units

  • Introduction to drugs and drug abuse
  • Prevention of drug abuse
  • Treatment of drug dependents
  • Counseling psychology
  • Communication skills
  • ICT for drug control
  • Drug law and Precursor control
  • Research methods
  • Study project


  • 12 Months (Part-time – weekends)
  • 06 Months (Full time)


12 Months

Course Fee

LKR 85,000

Course Level





Business Management , Psychology

Contact Details

+94 11 2 503393, +94 11 2 554724


No 275 , Bauddhaloka Mawatha , Colombo 07

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