The Addictive Behaviours program at Monash University is designed for professionals working in health and social welfare sectors, education, government or policy development (and related disciplines) who seek to broaden their knowledge and skills in treating addictive behaviours.
It is suitable for those working in alcohol and other drugs (AOD) or similar social and community sectors, registered health practitioners and allied health professionals, policymakers, lawyers and criminologists. It is also suitable for those who are interested in upskilling professionally or looking to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in addictive behaviours.
This course offers a coursework or research stream. The coursework stream will enable you to pursue your own career interests in addictive behaviours. The research stream will introduce you to designing and writing up a research project in an area of addiction of your choice, supervised by a reputable supervisor in addictive behaviours. Completion of the research stream could be your next step towards a PhD in addiction science at Monash University.
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- Addiction Science: A biopsychosocial overview
- Addiction assessment and treatment: Practice and innovation
- Socio-cultural perspectives of addiction
- Addiction policies, prevention and public health
- Recovery principles
- Co-occurring disorders in mental health and addiction
- Developmental factors: Children and families, youth and early interventions
- Gambling, gaming and other process addictions
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Provider Number: 00008C
- Entry Level 1: Duration 3 years part-time (72 credit points to complete)
- An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline* with at least a pass average
- Entry Level 2: Duration 2 years part-time (48 credit points to complete)
- An Australian postgraduate award (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline* with at least a pass average
- Current employment as a Registered health professional (e.g., General Practitioner, Nurse, Psychologist) with a minimum of three years experience (full time equivalent)
- Current employment in the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector with a minimum of three years experience
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International40300 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 40300 AUD per year during 24 months.
National26000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26000 AUD per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.