The Master of 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.
2 years full-time, 3 years part-time
$18,494 per year / $36,988 total
About this course
The Master of 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. 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 Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing in research, specialist clinical skills and knowledge as well as clinical leadership. 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.
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);
ORhave completed the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent; ANDprovide written confirmation from their employer that they are employed in a mental health.
1 It is expected that students will be engaged in employment in a mental health service while undertaking the unit NRSG651 Holistic Individual Centred Mental Health Nursing Practice.
Level of Study
Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).