Graduate Courses In Addictive Behaviours

Graduate Certificate – Graduate Diploma – Masters

Develop specialist knowledge and professional skills to benefit people and communities with our graduate courses in Addictive Behaviours, offered in partnership with Monash University. We offer a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Addictive Behaviours. The Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are offered as alternative exits to the Master of Addictive Behaviours.

You’ll learn from Australian and international experts in addiction science and explore contemporary issues including problem drinking, gambling and the misuse of prescribed and illicit drugs. By engaging with world-leading clinicians, researchers and policy makers, our innovative courses will keep you up-to-date with the latest research in the field of addiction and how this translates into practice at individual, group and organisational levels.

Delivered fully online, our Addictive Behaviours programs combine the quality of a Monash postgraduate degree with the flexibility required by working professionals. You’ll study through interactive modules, watch video lectures and take part in group discussion forums.

Whether you’re looking to move into the addiction field, progress to a more senior role or explore research, our courses will expand your specialist knowledge and skills to advance your career.

In our Addictive Behaviours courses, you will:

  • Analyse biopsychosocial models of addiction and current discourses around addictive behaviours.
  • Understand the process by which addiction policies are formed.
  • Explore the impact of addictive behaviours on individuals, families, communities and social systems.
  • Evaluate a range of evidence-based treatment approaches and forms of intervention for various addictive behaviours including alcohol, illicit drugs and gambling.
  • Learn how to identify, manage and treat individuals with addictive behaviours.

We offer three (3) levels of entry into our Master of Addictive Behaviours and you may be eligible to receive credit for prior qualifications and experience.

Applications for 2018 entry open Monday 3rd April 2017.
First round offers close Friday 27th October 2017.


Graduate Program in Addictive Behaviours 2018 Flyer >> 

For detailed information about the 2017 course and the units see

Master of Addictive Behaviours - Handbook 2017 >> 

: The Handbook 2018 for the Graduate Programs in Addictive Behaviours will be available from October 2017. Although the structure has been revised for 2018 the subjects will remain the same as for 2017.


All inquiries should be directed to:
Workforce Development, Turning Point
Telephone: +61 3 8413 8700 or email:


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