Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health

Degree Type Graduate Diploma
Duration 1 year full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GD054

The Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health provides a broad understanding of mental health and addiction science and the current principles of addiction management. The diploma is optimal for medical and nursing practitioners, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, educators, law enforcement and corrections officers, and other professionals who wish to develop the skills and knowledge to develop careers and work effectively in the field of addiction and mental health.

Taught by experts in their discipline, the diploma covers the scientific basis of addiction, mental health and related comorbidities, comparative epidemiology, evidence based interventions, research methodology and national addictions and mental health policy.

Graduates are prepared to undertake senior roles in drug and alcohol organisations, policy development, research and management in many areas including public health, social work, health education, health promotion, and therapy.

The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.

Last updated: Monday, 9 Jul 2018