Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing & Allied Health

School of Nursing & Midwifery, Fremantle Campus

Developed after extensive consultation with the medical profession, our multi-disciplinary program is tailored to the needs of Registered Nurses and allied health who wish to build upon their mental health skills. To apply, you must have already completed a Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing & Allied Health before enrolling in this one-year program, which involves essays, case studies and problem-solving exercises. After the completion of this degree, you may wish to consider the Master of Nursing (Mental Health).

  • Why study this degree?

    Like all our Nursing programs, the Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing & Allied Health is highly practical in its focus and has been developed in close consultation with the medical profession. If you are a Registered Nurse and have already completed your Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing & Allied Health, you may wish to further develop your skills and knowledge by taking this one-year program.

    Once enrolled, you will acquire a detailed understanding of contemporary practice, allowing you to progress your career in the growing area of mental health care. Assessment is based on a combination of written assignment, case studies and problem-solving exercises. Upon graduation, you will be equipped and ready to work in any mental health environment.

  • Program summary

    • NURS5004 Advanced Contemporary Mental Health Practice 1
    • NURS5005 Advanced Contemporary Mental Health Practice 2
    • PHIL6020 Ethics for Professional Life
    • NURS5003 Evidence Based Practice

    Master of Nursing (Mental Health)

    This research-based degree requires a further two semesters of part-time study. You will be allocated a research supervisor to support you.

    Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.

  • Entry requirements

    You must have a professional health degree or equivalent qualification and registered with your professional registering authority. To enrol for the master program, you must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

  • Fees and costs

    More information can be found at the Fees page.

  • More information

    For more information on the Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing & Allied Health, please call
    our Prospective Students Office on +61 8 9433 0533 or email future@nd.edu.au.

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