Mental Health and Addictions - Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

Want to gain advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in mental health and addictions in as little as one year? Study the AUT Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science.

You explore evidence and theories related to mental health and addictions recovery and rehabilitation, as well as strategies to support change in the lives of individuals and the wider service systems.

The programme can prepare you for further study at master’s level. It's a great postgraduate study option if you have been out of study for some time, or are unsure if postgraduate study is for you.


This is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science.

Start date: 2019

Key features
  • Equips health professionals for advanced practice in mental health and addictions
  • Covers a range of evidence and theories related to mental health and addictions recovery and rehabilitation
  • Open to all qualified health professionals
  • Flexible study options, including on-campus block courses and online learning

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