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La Trobe University

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Online Master of Mental Health

  • Masters (Coursework)

Exceed the national standards for mental healthcare

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
18 months full-time
Study Mode
Intake Months
Mar, Apr, Jul, Sep
Domestic Fees
$39,600 total

Study locations


What you will learn

Course outcomes: gain clinical skills to lead recovery-focused services

By graduation, you'll be able to:

  • Make independent clinical judgements applying specialist skills
  • Assess clients and develop reasonable clinical plans
  • Utilise critical skills in problem-solving, planning and evaluation
  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with colleagues, people accessing mental health services and the public
  • Perform independently or as a team leader within mental health settings
  • Recognise ongoing learning needs and use effective learning strategies for professional practice
  • Undertake effective reflective practise, both independently and as a member or leader of teams in multidisciplinary work environments.

Career pathways

Career outlook: qualified mental health professionals are urgently needed

The need for qualified mental health care professionals is critical. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, an additional 800,000 Australians reported a mental or behavioural condition in a span of three years. The 2019 employment projections show that roles in social assistance services have an estimated growth rate of 17.1% - more than double the national average.

Graduate outcomes

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