International Psychiatry
Online graduate courses

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Medical practitioners will learn the necessary knowledge and skills to provide up to date and quality care to their patients with mental illness.

  • Professor Bernhard Baune
    Professor Bernhard Baune
    Cato Chair and Head of Department of Psychiatry,
    The University of Melbourne
The World Psychiatric Association recognised that the University of Melbourne has a long track record of providing academic training to young psychiatrists. So, we formed a collaboration with the ultimate goal of equipping medical professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to treat patients with mental health issues.

Program overview

The Graduate Diploma in International Psychiatry is designed to establish or build on the existing theoretical knowledge and practical skills of medical practitioners treating patients with mental health problems. The course is aimed at medical professionals such as practising medical doctors or psychiatrists based around the world.

As a student of this course, you’ll develop the confidence and ability to address the most prevalent psychiatric disorders with the aid of the latest evidence and research. The course also considers a range of cultural and socioeconomic factors in the treatment of mental health issues, providing you with a truly global perspective.

Online course options

Next term starts: 15 July 2019
Applications close: 1 July 2019

Course name Full-time Duration Part-time duration Core subjects 2019 Indicative fee (domestic and overseas students)
Graduate Diploma in International Psychiatry 6 months 12 months 4


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*The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum.

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Talk with a dedicated online student support consultant via the chat function at the bottom right of this page, via phone or by filling out the enquiry form to understand more about this program, including:

  • Entry requirements
  • Time commitment for subjects
  • Fees and payment options.

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