The University of Notre Dame Australia

Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing and Allied Health

The University of Notre Dame Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01032F

The Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing and Allied Health offers the mental health practitioner a logical progression from the existing Graduate Certificate along a pathway to a higher qualification. Multidisciplinary students are expected to improve practice within their sphere of work, become highly skilled advanced practitioners within their discipline areas and have greater leadership abilities within their field. The blended learning activities will provide a number of different contemporary strategies to provide support to patients in their recovery and the promotion of prevention strategies and responds to wider concepts of health service leadership and management.


  • 6 compulsory courses
  • 2 elective courses


  • Mental health
  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Admission to postgraduate nursing programs requires the completion of a recognised Bachelor of Nursing degree or equivalent
  • Current professional AHPRA Registration and some nursing programs require relevant post registration nursing experience
  • Details of admission qualifications and any additional requirements are listed in the individual course descriptions -

Study pathways

Students can exit with a Graduate Certificate in Nursing after the completion of 4 units of study. The Graduate Diploma of Nursing articulates with the Master of Nursing.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
  • ATAR: The admission requirements at Notre Dame are based on a selection rank which includes your academic results, unique experiences, interests and contributions to the society.
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 4 years

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