1 year part-time
$9,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee
In this degree, you will acquire knowledge and understanding of how to work effectively with people with a mental illness, their carers and family members. You will access highly relevant courses based on the latest evidence-based research and collaboration with consumers, carers and mental health professionals.
Within a flexible online learning environment, you will study with fellow students from different professional backgrounds who bring a range of valued perspectives. Our recovery-based courses are designed for workers in various settings where mental health knowledge is essential. These include nursing, occupational therapy, psychology and social work, in roles as community support workers, peer support workers, consumer and carer consultants, rehabilitation workers, disability workers, housing officers, police liaison officers and people working in other mental health support roles.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice will be viewed positively by employers and may lead to work opportunities in the mental health field.
|3232||Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice (this program)||Online||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|5625||Master of Mental Health Practice||Distance Education||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|4171||Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Practice||Distance Education||Exit point only|
Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.
This program is offered part-time in distance mode only. There is no requirement for on-campus attendance. Access to a reliable computer with Internet access is essential.
You will be able to work in a range of community mental health settings in Australia and overseas. Your knowledge and skills will be transferable to work in other human service and allied health contexts, as mental health issues impact on people engaged with a broad range of services.
By completing this Graduate Certificate program with a GPA of at least 5.0 (on a 7.0 scale), you will be eligible to apply for the Master of Mental Health Practice (5625).
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 40cp|
|2020||Fee Band 19.0||$237.50||$9,500.00|
|2019||Fee Band 18.0||$225.00||$9,000.00|
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.