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2014 Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies for Health Professionals(H5G)  Download to Zip

Responsible faculty or institute:
Health (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Cradle Coast:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 3 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): Melanie Greenwood (03) 6226 4732


This inter-disciplinary course is offered part-time only over 1 year or 2 semesters. It is open to all health professionals employed or wishing to be employed in the area of addiction disorders. The maximum time for completion is 2 years. The course is offered from Launceston, Hobart, Cradle Coast and Interstate. Please note that Graduate programs are offered subject to student demand and the availability of School of Nursing and Midwifery resources.

Admission & Prerequisites

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree or have qualifications and experience deemed to be the equivalent, and be employed in a field related to addiction disorders.

Course Objectives

The School of Nursing and Midwifery, in collaboration with cooperating Health Care Agencies, aims to create an educational environment which values, critical reflective thinking, life-long learning, acquisition of generic attributes and professional development. The primary course objective is to provide health professionals with the knowledge, awareness and skills to work sensitively with clients and families affected by addiction disorders.

Career Outcomes

Graduates may find employment across a broad range of settings related to addiction disorders.

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