Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Offered bySchool of Psychological Sciences
CoordinatorProfessor Dan Lubman


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Addiction studies develops academic skills and knowledge in addiction science and produce graduates who have a strong theoretical and practical foundation in current perspectives and advances in the addiction field. This includes the biopsychosocial aspects of addictive behaviours, the historical, political, economic and social factors that affect addictive behaviours, evidence based models of intervention for addiction disorders and the development, implementation and evaluation of policy for addictive behaviours. Students also have the opportunity to develop practical skills in addiction research.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

All domestic and international enquiries should be directed to the Workforce Development, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre. Telephone: +61 3 8413 8700 or email:

Relevant courses

4519 Master of Addictive Behaviours