Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies
This flexible online certificate is ideally suited to professionals who wish to gain a solid foundation in addiction studies while maintaining regular work commitments in Australia or overseas. Offering a strong academic grounding with a unique and advanced biological focus, the program teaches students to collect and appraise information and to effectively communicate their knowledge and passion.
The certificate will be beneficial to a range of professions that interact with drug and alcohol addiction, including medical practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, educators, law enforcement officers, counsellors, and project and policy officers.
The program is coordinated by experts in addiction and students are guided through rich online content that allows them to gain a global perspective of addiction issues.
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SATAC Code 3GC012 Intake February Enquiries Future Students teamGraduate entry only
Graduate Entry A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3GC012
CRICOS Available to non-student visa holder ONLY. Intake February
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Relevant postgraduate degree or professional bachelor degree with or equivalent with a high credit average.
SATAC Code: 3GC012
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Fees and Scholarships
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Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $11,000 for 6 months
Tuition fee International student place: $11,000 for 6 months
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessGraduates are prepared to further their careers in the different fields relating to addiction and drug and alcohol issues.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Health Administrator, Hospital Worker, Health Officer, Counsellor, Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Researcher, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Science Educators, Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Policy Adviser, Public Health
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
Students complete 2 core courses in Alcohol and Drug Studies.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
Core Courses - 2 courses
Assessment includes online tests, discussion forums, assignments and written exams.
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Last updated: Friday, 20 Apr 2018