Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Centre for Addiction Research - study options

The Centre for Addiction Research seeks to support and contribute to the development of a specialised, appropriately trained addiction treatment workforce in New Zealand.

In addition to supervising postgraduate research students, the Centre is also involved in the design and delivery of several post graduate study opportunities for health professionals working in the addictions field at the University’s School of Population Health.


  • Addiction and Mental Health

    A number of postgraduate pathways are available in addiction and mental health studies, including a 240-point Master of Health Sciences in Addiction and Mental Health - offered for the first time in 2013

  • Alcohol and Drug Studies

    Find out more about options available within the Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences for those working professionally in alcohol and drug or mental health settings.