The Forensic Mental Health program from University of New South Wales is designed for mental health professionals – including medical practitioners, nurses, psychologists and social workers – but is also open to members of the legal, policing and correctional professions.You will acquire specialised expertise in the clinical and legal aspects of Law and Forensic Mental Health and develop your capacity to assess and manage individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and often suffering social disadvantage.
The program draws upon the existing body of leading expertise in law, medicine and nursing, and the rich clinical resources of the Justice Health Long Bay Matraville complex which includes the high secure Forensic Hospital. The degree is entirely online, through video lectures, forums and activities.
Why choose this degree?
With this program, you will develop expertise in the field of forensic mental health. Mental health professionals will choose this program to broaden and enhance their career opportunities in the forensic mental health field. It is undertaken on a part-time basis over two years and is taught by distance delivery.
Who should choose this degree?
This degree is designed for mental health professionals including medical practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists. The program is also open for members of the legal profession, corrections, police and criminologists.
- Social work
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- Law and Mental Health
- Psychiatry and Criminal Law
- Administration, Institutions and Services
- Applied Research Methods for Public Health
- 12 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Forensic Science Health Sciences View 22 other Masters in Psychology in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G
- An undergraduate degree in health, law, psychology or criminology and honours/postgraduate qualifications in one of those disciplines or 2 years professional experience in health, law, psychology or criminology.
International31440 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31440 AUD per year during 12 months.
National29580 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29580 AUD per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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