Graduate Diploma in Applied Addiction Studies
Wellington Institute of Technology (Petone)
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Graduate Diploma inApplied Addiction Studies is a unique graduate programme designed to meet the needs of graduates with related qualifications and work experience wishing to enter the addiction services field, or enhance their employment within it. The programme provides students with the practice skills and knowledge to assess and apply intervention strategies for clients with addiction and co-existing mental health disorders, gambling and other impulse control disorders; and to understand the ethics, theories and principles that underpin the work of addiction, alcohol and drug practitioners. The programme is consistent with the principles and core values of the professional body the Addiction Practitioners' Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (DAPAANZ), and will enable graduates to meet the competencies required for registration with DAPAANZ.
Key Information for Students
A bachelor degree in health or social services or equivalent. IELTS 6
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$37,731 - $54,842|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.