Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies

University of Adelaide, The

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Substance abuse is a common issue in today’s world. It continues to take a great toll on both individuals and society.This is a flexible online certificate, ideally suited to professionals maintaining regular work commitments in Australia or overseas. It focuses on building advanced knowledge around drugs and alcohol, and the ways in which addiction can be treated. Study the biological mechanisms behind addiction.Consider underlying genetic and social factors.Explore current approaches to drug problems—from short-term treatments to long-term and community-based management.Investigate future developments in drug treatments and the field at large.

Designed for

Students with a Bachelor's degree


Students complete 2 core courses in Alcohol and Drug Studies.


  • Alcohol and drug studies

Standard entry requirements

A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $12,750 No
  • Part-time : 6 months

Fee comments

Campuses: North Terrace.

Note that this course is offered to international students by off-shore external study only.

Further information

There is no requirement to attend classes or examinations at the University. The program is therefore ideally suited to those who wish to study while continuing their regular work commitments.

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