University of Canberra

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

This course has been designed in response to the growing need for nursing, allied health and other front-line professionals with the skills to improve and promote the mental health of individuals and the community. Developed in close consultation with industry, this unique course is multidisciplinary, contemporary, and responsive, ensuring that graduates are well prepared to meet the current and future needs of people who experience mental health challenges. Embrace your passion for mental health care and build on your existing profession to advance your career with highly sought-after skills in this specialised field. Studying alongside peers, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the multifaceted factors influencing mental health across the lifespan. You’ll explore the theory, principles, and evidence that supports recovery-focused care and gain the necessary skills to assess and implement clinical interventions for those experiencing mental health challenges. Flexibly delivered and 100% online, you can fit your study around your personal and professional commitments to graduate confident, in-demand, and ready to invest your passion in quality care.


12 credit points

Standard entry requirements

Completion of a Bachelor Degree or Postgraduate qualification in a Health or Science discipline or equivalent graduate status or experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $16,500 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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