The University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Youth Mental Health

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Certificate in Youth Mental Health gives you access to expert knowledge and the latest theory, research and evidence-based approaches in this specialised and rapidly-evolving area of mental health.

Designed for

Health professionals working with or planning to work with young people


The Graduate Certificate is a 50-point program delivered entirely online and designed to be undertaken part-time over one year. You must complete four core subjects, each worth 12.5 points.


  • Youth mental health

Standard entry requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline such as Health Science, Social Work, Psychology, Medicine, Teaching, Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, or related discipline
  • Oran undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline, and at least two years of documented relevant professional work experience
  • Orat least six years of documented relevant professional work experience, including clear evidence of career development, professional writing, and professional achievement or practice comparable to that expected of undergraduate degree holders in cognate disciplines.


Australian Association of Social Workers; Australian Psychological Society; Royal College of Nursing; and Australian College of Mental Health Nurses as fulfilling professional development (continuing education) requirements.

Study pathways

The course articulates to the Graduate Diploma of Youth Mental Health.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $10,512
International: $10,512
  • Part-time : 1 year

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