Higher Education

Master of Addictive Behaviours

Turning Point and Monash University offer the Master of Addictive Behaviours, an exciting and innovative academic opportunity for students and professionals. The course covers key topics around epidemiology, public health and policy, prevention, treatment and research. A multi-disciplinary, modular course, it is delivered exclusively online but retains a strongly interactive and dynamic focus.

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Graduate Courses 2017

Turning Point is registered and accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) to offer the Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and other Drugs Studies. The post graduate course provides students with a comprehensive overview of drug addiction, treatment, policy and practice. All subjects but one elective are delivered online.

The Graduate Certificate consists of two (2) compulsory subjects and two (2) elective subjects. The course is offered on a part time basis only and takes one (1) year to complete (two subjects per semester).

Graduates can take on more senior specialist AOD clinical and treatment roles, as well as roles in research, evaluation and policy development. Applicants normally require a bachelor degree and must apply through Turning Point. The Graduate Handbook and the application for enrolment form are available below.

Please note that 2017 will be the last year of admission for the course.

Continuing students completing either their Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in AOD Studies in 2017 are required to complete the 2017 application for enrolment form below. 


The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is offering 20 scholarships (worth 80% of course fee) to workers within the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector in Victoria to undertake Turning Point’s Graduate Certificate in AOD Studies. The scholarships are an opportunity for workers within the Victorian AOD sector to gain access to accredited training at a postgraduate level.

For more information regarding the benefits, selection process and the eligibility requirements please download the Scholarship Expression of Interest Form below. 

The closing date for the Scholarship Expression of Interest is Wednesday 30th November 2016. 

For more information:

Graduate Course Handbook 2017  >>  

2017 Scholarship Expression of Interest Form  >>   

2017 Application for Enrolments  >>   

Applications close Friday 3rd February, 2017

Please email student administration for information regarding application for enrolment: training@turningpoint.org.au

Application forms for the Graduate Program are available to view and download below:
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