24 months
Duration
30320 AUD/year
23440 AUD/year
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About

Progress in your current nursing role and study mental health nursing to increase your resilience and build knowledge of human behaviour and psychological wellbeing. Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Mental Health) is offered by University of Southern Queensland.

Overview

Overview

  • Build your understanding of counselling theories to develop comprehensive knowledge of mental health conditions with the Nursing (Mental Health) program at University of Southern Queensland.
  • Explore the complementary theoretical perspectives used in mental health and apply these theories into practice through the residential schools applicable to each counselling subject studied.
  • Study your mental health nursing courses online, part-time to fit study into your life and career goals.

Careers

  • Study mental health nursing and work as part of an interdisciplinary team of health professionals supporting patients and their families.
  • Graduates can choose to practice in varying work settings, such as in a private health facility, public hospital or in the community.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Clinical Education
    • General Health
    • Gerontology
    • Leadership and Management in Health

    Key information

    Duration

    • Part-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    More details
    • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
    • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place

    Credits

    8 alternative credits

    units

    Delivered

    Online

    Academic requirements

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

    Student insurance

    Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

    • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
    • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
    • Liability
    • Home contents and baggage
    • Accidents
    • Legal aid

    We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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    Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Southern Queensland and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Completed a 3-year bachelor degree in the area of nursing from an Australian university, or equivalent.
    • Hold a current Professional Registration as a Division 1 nurse, or equivalent, with either Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or relevant regulatory body in applicant's home country.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      30320 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 30320 AUD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      23440 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 23440 AUD per year during 24 months.

    Commonwealth supported: AUD 3950

    Funding

    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.

    Our partners

    Nursing (Mental Health)
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    University of Southern Queensland

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