Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health (GDipAddictMentHlth)

Program Code

GDAMH

Academic Year

2017

Program Faculty

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This program will provide students with a broad educational experience covering the scientific basis of addiction, mental health and related comorbidities, comparative epidemiology, evidence based interventions, research methodology and national addictions and mental health policy.
The Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 24 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

Courses to the value of up to 24 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
NURSING 6204 Co-Existing Addiction and Mental Health Disorders 6
NURSING 6205 Mental Health 6
PHARM 7011EX Drug Effects and Biology of Addiction 6
PHARM 7012EX Pharmacotherapy and other responses to drug problems 6