Addictive Behaviours - M6014
Expert master degree
Learn from local, national and international experts in addiction science and explore contemporary issues in substance use disorders (alcohol and misuse of prescribed and illicit drugs), process addictions (gambling and gaming), and other emerging addictive behaviours yet to be formally recognised (sex or food addiction).
This course is designed for practitioners and policymakers, incorporating the latest evidence related to assessment, treatment, neuroscience, social and drug policies, and public health, as well as emerging substances and behavioural addictions. With the knowledge gained, you will make a positive impact on both the health and social wellbeing of individuals, groups, and communities.
By engaging with local and world-recognised clinicians, researchers, academics, and policy makers, you will stay up-to-date with the research, scholarly knowledge and modern practice in the field of addictive behaviours.
This course offers coursework or research streams. The coursework stream will enable you to pursue your own career interests in addictive behaviours. The research stream will introduce you to designing and writing up a research project in an area of addiction of your choice, supervised by a reputable academic in addictive behaviours. Completion of the research stream could be your next step towards a PhD in addiction science at Monash University.
Delivered fully online, the Master of Addictive Behaviours offers the flexibility required by working professionals. You will have the opportunity to study via facilitated modules, stream video lectures, and take part in-group discussion forums, incorporating innovative educational technologies and new methodologies to enrich your learning experience.