online graduate courses

Advance your knowledge, skills and career in psychiatry.

Develop your psychiatry knowledge and skills with the RANZCP accredited Master of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne. This postgraduate psychiatry qualification is for medical professionals and is delivered online, part time.

  • Dr. Belinda Allen
    Professor Ian Everall
    Cato Professor and Head,
    Department of Psychiatry
This course is the leading option for online Psychiatric training. Our students are provided with the comprehensive theoretical knowledge they’ll require in order to provide outstanding clinical care for patients throughout their careers.

Program overview

Led by the University of Melbourne’s Department of Psychiatry, this program is the only online graduate psychiatry program in Australia. The program is designed for qualified medical practitioners with an interest in mental illness or a desire to become a psychiatrist.

This fully accredited RANZCP program will encourage you to explore the theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. As a student of this course, you’ll learn from highly regarded psychiatric clinical leaders and be able to continue working while you study.

As a graduate of the Master of Psychiatry you will gain the same qualification and graduation certificate as an on-campus student because you will achieve identical learning outcomes from the same academics that teach our on-campus courses. You will also be invited to attend a graduation ceremony in Melbourne

Online course options

Next teaching period starts: 29 January, 2018.
Applications close: 8 January, 2018.

Course name Part-time duration Core subjects Selective subjects Total course fee*
Master of Psychiatry 3 years         6 4


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*Course fees are the same for domestic and overseas students.

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