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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Graduate Diploma in Mental Health (Nursing)

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing aims to expand nursing clinicians’ knowledge and skills in mental health practice with evidence-based knowledge and practice enabling immediate application/translation in the workplace.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Mar
Fees
$18,494 per year / $18,494 total

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing aims to expand nursing clinicians’ knowledge and skills in mental health practice with evidence-based knowledge and practice enabling immediate application/translation in the workplace. Graduates of the program should be able to:evaluate issues and challenges confronting mental health practiceconceptualise new and creative approaches to clinical practice to support service delivery in culturally diverse health care contextsconnect theory, practice and research with regard to mental health practiceunderstand and use innovative solutions in contemporary health carecontribute to values based professional practice in dynamic and challenging environments.

Entry requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must:have completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree (or higher) OR have completed the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health (Nursing) or equivalent; ANDprovide written confirmation from their employer that they are employed in a mental health service.
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Brisbane, QLD

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).
76.7%
Overall satisfaction
74.8%
Skill scale
60.5%
Teaching scale
93.1%
Employed full-time
$85.3k
Average salary