International Psychiatry

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of International Psychiatry will have advanced knowledge of:

  • The theory underpinning assessment and formulation of psychiatric disorders
  • The aetiology, presentation and treatment of psychiatric disorders
  • Important psychological theories and their application in treatment of psychiatric disorders
  • The principles of evidence base in mental health.

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Graduate Diploma in International Psychiatry

The University of Melbourne in partnership with the World Psychiatric Association has developed a unique and completely online Graduate Diploma in International Psychiatry course. Delivered by Australia’s No 1 university†, this course has been designed for practicing doctors of any background or specialisation worldwide who are seeking to establish or upskill their knowledge and qualifications in psychiatry, equipping students with the latest knowledge and practice relating to caring for patients with mental illness.

This program has been developed by a team of leading experts in psychiatry at the University, together with the World Psychiatric Association to ensure that it meets the highest international standards of mental health education. The subjects provide essential background theory and foundation knowledge, and cover the most common psychiatric disorders encountered in adult populations worldwide.

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017

Upcoming terms

  • 2018

    Term Applications close Term dates
    Term 3, 2018 2 July 16 Jul - 16 Sep

  • 2019

    Term Applications close Term dates
    Term 1, 2019 14 Jan 28 Jan - 31 Mar
    Term 3, 2019 1 Jul 15 Jul - 15 Sep

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