Turning Point is registered and accredited under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (Clth) to offer the Graduate Course in Alcohol and other Drugs Studies, leading to either a Graduate Diploma or a Graduate Certificate.
These qualifications are recognised by higher education institutions and completion will enable credit transfer into postgraduate courses at universities. Select from the courses below to find out more.
For more information please refer to our handbook:
Higher Education Course Handbook >>
2013 Application for Enrolment >>
The Department of Health is offering twenty scholarships
(worth 80% of course fee) to senior AOD clinicians in Victoria to undertake Turning Point’s Graduate Certificate in AOD Studies. The aim of the project is to provide an opportunity for senior clinicians within the Victorian AOD sector to gain access to accredited training at a postgraduate level.
Applications for scholarships for 2013 are now closed.
Course Subjects >>
The Graduate Course in Alcohol and Other Drug Studies can lead to a Graduate Diploma or a Graduate Certificate. All students are enrolled for a Graduate Diploma, but after completing half the requirements, a student can exit the course with a Graduate Certificate.
The Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Other Drug Studies is a Post Graduate course and is conducted on a part-time basis over two semesters. Students will be able to complete the Graduate Certificate over one year, however may complete in up to three years.
The Graduate Diploma in Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Studies is a postgraduate course and is conducted on a part-time basis over two semesters. Students will be able to complete the Graduate Diploma over two years, however, may complete in up to four years.