Bachelor of Addiction Studies

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Counselling

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$18,862

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Addiction Studies meets the needs of people working in the addictions, alcohol and drug field. The programme aims to provide graduates with the practitioner competencies and values of the Addiction Practitioners' Association, Aotearoa-New Zealand (DAPAANZ). According to its Code of Ethics , Alcohol and Drug practitioners are expected to be self-responsible, responsive to client needs and actively engaged in developing research-based professional knowledge. They "respect the worth, dignity and capability of every human being", and work within a diverse and multicultural society while giving effect to the spirit and intent of the Treaty of Waitangi.
The programme aims to provide graduates with modern practice skills that will enable them to work in partnership with a wide range of other professionals and in a variety of social settings. As addiction, alcohol and drug practitioners they are required to maintain their professional practice, understand and work within their limitations and continue to build their professional competence throughout their working lives.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

2 credits at NCEA level 3, including a minimum of 14 credits at level 3 in each of three subjects; or 72 NCEA credits at level 2 or higher in 4 subjects including English; or equivalent. IELTS 6.5 or proficiency in English. Special entry is available

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,287 $18,862
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,460 $28,380
Total $15,747 $47,242

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


Student Success

88%


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%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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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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