Graduate Diploma in Applied Addiction Studies

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Counselling

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,408

over 1 Year - details

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor degree in health or social services or equivalent. IELTS 6

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,408 $6,408
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,478 $9,478
Total $15,886 $15,886

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $48,169
Earnings range $37,731 - $54,842
In employment 75%
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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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/katesheppardawar/

Value:

$2,500

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Te Reo Maori (Secondary or Wharekura) Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Education - TeachNZ

Website:

http://www.TeachNZ.govt.nz

Value:

$10,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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.

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