Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Mental health nurses are in high demand in a variety of fields within the mental health sector. In this program, you will be introduced to specialist practice in the area of mental health nursing. You will learn about the knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to contemporary mental health nursing practice, and be taught by highly experienced and internationally recognised practitioners and researchers. Throughout the program, you will advance your understanding of the theories, legislation, policies and standards that underpin mental health nursing. You will also develop skills that promote safe nursing practice and management of risk in a clinical setting.


8 units

Standard entry requirements

An approved bachelor's degree in nursing or equivalent and be eligible to practise as a registered nurse in Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
St Lucia Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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