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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Master of Mental Health

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Mental Health aims to expand allied health clinicians’ knowledge and skills in mental health practice and leadership through evidence-based knowledge and practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Study Mode
Online
Fees
$18,494 per year / $27,741 total

About this course

The Master of Mental Health aims to expand allied health clinicians’ knowledge and skills in mental health practice and leadership through evidence-based knowledge and practice. Students have the option to pursue a project stream or a research stream within this course. As such, they may complete either a project and two elective subjects, or complete a research dissertation in their final semester. Both streams consolidate learning from the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health and Graduate Diploma in Mental Health in research, specialist clinical skills and knowledge as well as clinical leadership. 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. The first 40 credit points of the course consist of units in the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health; the second 40 credit points of this course are derived from the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and the final 40 credit points consist of either project or research stream units.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

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