Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing Practice


As a student of this course you will:

  • Apply theoretical, critical and practical knowledge and understand the implications of providing care
  • Exercise enhanced clinical judgement, decision-making and insight into specialist mental health nursing
  • Develop and conduct a comprehensive mental health assessment

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The Graduate Diploma in Mental health Nursing Practice has been designed collaboratively using the National Framework for Postgraduate Mental Health Nursing Education developed by the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing. Take your career further with Australia’s number one university.

Delivered completely online with clinical skills assessments, this course provides students with the opportunity to focus on specialties in aged mental health, first episode psychosis, child or youth mental health, and acute/adult mental health nursing. This course is relevant to current practice and prepares you for a fulfilling career as a specialist mental health nurse.

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Key dates

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Term 1, 2020 13 Jan 27 Jan - 29 Mar
Term 3, 202029 Jun13 Jul - 13 Sep
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