Mental Health

Southern Cross University

Master Online
24 months
3000 AUD/module
2340 AUD/module
Tuition fee
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Do you want to make a difference to the way mental health services are designed, funded and delivered in Australia? This Mental Health course offered at Southern Cross University is designed specifically for allied health and social care professionals who wish to increase their employment outcomes, particularly in mental health leadership and management roles.


This Mental Health new course offered at Southern Cross University responds to contemporary mental health research and policy and has been designed with the input of leading clinical and academic mental health professionals.

Undertaking this course will enhance your clinical capabilities and theoretical knowledge of both current and future mental health practice, for the benefit of mental health consumers, your professional discipline and yourself.

Each unit runs for seven weeks with six study periods per year and the course is offered exclusively online.

Please note: this course can be completed in two years of accelerated part-time study.


This course offers the opportunity to expand and refresh your current health or social care careers or more easily enter a career in the field of mental health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contemporary Mental Health
  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan
  • Mental Health in Community, Non-Government and Primary Health Settings
  • Acute Mental Health
  • Appraising Evidence
  • Supporting Behaviour Change in Mental Health.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




144 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider: 01241G

  • Qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree [suggest linking to policy], plus specific requirements as indicated in the course structure tab. Students are required to have a degree considered by the University to be equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree. Students without a degree but with substantial relevant work experience may be admitted to a Graduate Diploma or Masters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2340 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2340 AUD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fee is considered on a "per unit" basis.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Mental Health
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