Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing addresses the priorities established in the National Mental Health Plan, namely: mental health promotion and prevention; partnership; and quality and effectiveness of service delivery. The teaching focuses on evidence-based practice and reflects developments in mental health service delivery locally, nationally and internationally.

Designed for

Practitioners commencing the specialty of mental health nursing


24 credit points of coursework


  • Essential Skills for Health Researchers
  • Legal and Professional Issues
  • Philosophies of Mental Health Care
  • Reflection For Practice

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree in Nursing of at least three years' duration from a recognised tertiary institution, or a qualification to practise as a Registered Nurse or equivalent. Students must have at least 2 years' experience or be currently employed in a mental health setting.

Study pathways

This program articulates into the Master of Nursing (Mental Health) with 24 credit points of advanced standing.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong Domestic: $12,672
No information available Yes
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

In order to attend workplace experience, students must meet NSW Health Department requirements in regard to Criminal Record Checks and Infectious Diseases

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