Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Whether you are looking to broaden your awareness or build on your professional skill set, the Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs will expand your knowledge in these areas. You will be introduced to modern issues, research and interventions in the Australian alcohol and other drug fields, with particular reference to the Northern Territory.You can choose to study this diploma either on campus at Casuarina (internally) or online (externally).


The course requires one year full time study or equivalent.

Standard entry requirements

Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
  • ATAR: 70.8
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery years
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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