Courses & Units

Self-Directed Project in Addiction Studies CNA550



This unit is experiential and practice focussed. Students will use contracted learning to extend and demonstrate application of their knowledge and skills in the area of Addiction through the development of an extensive portfolio of evidence. The portfolio should reveal enhanced understandings of the complex health needs of individuals and families across a variety of settings.


Unit name Self-Directed Project in Addiction Studies
Unit code CNA550
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences

 Corriann Schafer

Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences Staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

About Census Dates



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 060399

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Teaching Pattern



Learning Contract (15%), Progress Report (15%), Portfolio of self-directed learning (70%)

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