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15160 AUD/year
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About

Are you a health professional looking to acquire practical skills that will help you counsel people struggling with substance misuse? Specialise your counselling skills in alcohol and drug misuse with  Alcohol and Drug Studies certificate from the University of Southern Queensland. 

Overview

  • Your studies will enhance your understanding and skills in assessment for substance misuse, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention and psychoactive drugs.
  • Our online Alcohol and Drug Studies certificate from the University of Southern Queensland is designed to enhance your career within the health, psychology or human services profession. Offered part-time, this degree can alternatively be a professional development opportunity for psychologists, counsellors, and social workers.

Career outcomes  

  • As a graduate, you will be equipped to provide specialised skills in assessment and treatment of substance misuse disorders, relevant to your practice specialisation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Counselling Skills and Applications
  • Professional Counselling Practice, Identity and Ethics
  • Counselling Frameworks 
  • Counselling Issues and Contexts
  • Assessment for Substance Misuse 
  • Psychoactive Drugs

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place

Credits

4 alternative credits

units

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: QLD 00244B, NSW 02225M   

  • A bachelor's degree from a recognised university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15160 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12280 AUD per year during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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