Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies
University of Adelaide, The
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This program will improve students' understanding of how drugs and alcohol exert their effect, addiction processes and treatment options. It provides understanding of biological processes at an advanced level useful to, for example, medical practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, educators, law enforcement officers, counsellors and project officers. The program is offered only via distance education, on a part-time basis. There is no requirement to attend classes or examinations at the University. The program is therefore ideally suited to those who wish to study while continuing their regular work commitments from Australia or abroad. The University encourages a steady study pace with regular assignments, and a rich interaction on the discussion board. Students receive online access to a complete guide to learning for each topic, journal articles, book chapters, audio and video lectures, notes and other resource materials necessary for study by distance education. Students communicate with teaching staff and program administrators via online education services and email.
Subjects you can Study
Alcohol and drug studies
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- External = 0.5 year
Students complete 2 core courses in Alcohol and Drug Studies. The program is only offered via distance education, on a part-time basis.
There is no requirement to attend classes or examinations at the University. The program is therefore ideally suited to those who wish to study whilst continuing their regular work commitments.