Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

Victoria University

Course details

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The demand for specialist nursing in mental health has never been greater.

With the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing, you can gain a strong foundation in mental health nursing with four units of study to help you build your career.

You will develop your understanding of mental ill-health and examine common mental illnesses with a contemporary curriculum designed by mental health nursing experts.

After completing this course, you will be able to deliver mental health nursing practice and produce better outcomes for patients. You will also be able to continue your studies with the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, followed by the Master of Mental Health Nursing.

Career options

With VU Online’s Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing, you’ll enhance your knowledge and skills in evidence-based assessment and intervention approaches in mental health. This course positions you to take on mental health care coordination and community mental health service roles.

Upon completion, you can continue your studies to gain your Graduate Diploma and Master of Mental Health Nursing.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
2,600 - 2,700 per unit. The total cost for all four units is 10,500. 24 Oct 2022 8 months
Read more8 months, part-time (minimum)

Self study / online (without attendance)
Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

Completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent qualification; AND
Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) OR Registered Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) OR equivalent registration with the relevant registering authority for applicants outside of Australia; AND
Provide written confirmation from their employer that they are employed in a mental health setting.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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