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University of Adelaide

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Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health

  • Graduate Diploma

Addiction and mental illness are two of the biggest concerns in today's world. Both are rampant and taking enormous tolls on individuals and society.Our Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health provides a broad understanding of these issues and their treatment.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$21,000 per year / $21,000 total

About this course

Investigate pathways to wellbeing

Addiction and mental illness are two of the biggest concerns in today's world. Both are rampant and taking enormous tolls on individuals and society.

Our Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health provides a broad understanding of these issues and their treatment. What are the underlying causes of addiction and mental ill health? How can we mitigate harm, support recovery and treat more than just symptoms?

Study locations

Adelaide

North Terrace

North Terrace Campus

What you will learn

  • Study the scientific bases of addiction, mental illness and related comorbidities.
  • Investigate evidence-based treatments and interventions.
  • Compare and analyse mental health and addiction data.
  • Explore relevant national policy.
  • Build advanced research skills.

Career pathways

This diploma will be beneficial to a range of professions that interact with addiction and mental health. These might include medical practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, educators, law enforcement officers and counsellors. You could also take on senior roles in a drug and alcohol organisations. You might design and implement educational campaigns and programs. Perhaps you'll advise on policy or work in public health research.