48 months
36800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This National Drug Research Institute postgraduate research course from Curtin University welcomes students with an interest in 'alcohol and other drug' research.

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This course is the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) postgraduate research program at Curtin University , welcoming potential PhD and Masters students with an interest in ‘alcohol and other drug’ research. This is a broad area of study that includes illegal drug use, alcohol policy and strategies, cannabis regulation, addiction, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and pregnancy, school drug education, overdose prevention, justice health and alcohol and other drug use among young people and in Aboriginal communities.

Why research at Curtin

Curtin is widely recognised for applied research firmly focused on solving real-world problems. Underpinning our research endeavours are strong partnerships with industry, business and government, which result in outcomes that greatly benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally. 

Our international reputation for being a strong partner in industry-driven research ensures our graduates enjoy outstanding opportunities to become innovators in their fields.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


800 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 043964C

  • Applicants are required to demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed research course. 
  • Generally, this may be a master degree or bachelor degree with first or upper second class honours.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36800 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

National Drug Research Institute
Curtin University


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