18 months
26400 AUD/year
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The Master of Mental Health at La Trobe University aims to provide you with a deeper understanding of mental health, through systematic analysis and reflection on the relationships between theory and clinical practice. 


The Master of Mental Health at La Trobe University offers you strong evidence-based learning, supported by clinical skill development and life-long skills.

Please note that you have the option of exiting early from the degree with either a Graduate Certificate or a Graduate Diploma.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Career outcomes

Completion of the course allows graduates to specialise in mental health and gain employment in that respective area at major private and public hospitals, research centres, and health clinics.

Programme Structure

Subjects included:
  • Therapeutic Skills
  • Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment
  • Mental Health Diagnosis
  • Experiences and Perceptions of Mental Illness
  • Considerations in Treatment, Recovery and Service Delivery
  • Advanced Mental Health Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.




180 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Provider Code Number 00115M
  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • Applicants must be registered as a practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR be a member of a profession where mental health skills can be utilised. Eligible professions are: social work, welfare officer, police, prison officer, armed forces, rehabilitation officer, disability worker, addictions worker, pastoral care, teaching, counselling and human resources. Applicants in these eligible professions must be currently working in a role where mental health skills are being regularly applied as a core component of the role.
  • Specialisation - health-related field.

Tuition Fee

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    26400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 AUD per year during 18 months.


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.

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