Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (Online) at Victoria University

There has never been a greater need for specialised nursing in the field of mental health. You can expand your awareness of trauma-informed care and develop a comprehensive grasp of mental health and its effects on people, families, and communities with the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.

Campus Online Campus

Description

There has never been a greater need for specialised nursing in the field of mental health. You can expand your awareness of trauma-informed care and develop a comprehensive grasp of mental health and its effects on people, families, and communities with the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.


The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) Credential, the only nationally recognised benchmark for specialised mental health nurses, is compatible with the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing offered by VU Online.


You will be able to conduct mental health nursing and give patients better results after completing this course. You can continue your education by enrolling in VU Online's Master of Mental Health Nursing program.

Entry requirements:

  • Completed a Bachelor of Nursing at AQF Level 7 or a comparable degree;


  • Registration as a registered nurse (Division 1) OR a registered midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), or, for applicants from outside Australia, equivalent registration with the relevant registering body;


  • Certify in writing that they work in a mental health environment for their company; OR


  • Completed the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing programme at Victoria University.

Online Study:

You can pursue postgraduate studies with VU Online without needing to go to on-campus classes. This makes it simple to accommodate studies around other responsibilities, such as work and family.


From your online learning environment, VU Collaborate, you may access your coursework, resources, assignment information, and specific facilitator comments.


With our user-friendly, community-focused platform, you can chat with other students, swap research notes, and work together on group projects. You will only study one unit at a time with VU Online using our acclaimed Block Model.


Throughout your studies, you will have the assistance of our supportive instructors, facilitators, and devoted Student Success Advisor.

Career Opportunities:

You can advance your knowledge and abilities in evidence-based evaluation and intervention approaches in mental health to apply for senior jobs in mental health services with the help of VU Online's Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing. 


This course prepares you for careers in community mental health services, leadership in mental health nursing, or coordination of care for the mentally ill.


Additionally, you will be able to advance in your pursuit of ACMHN accreditation. After finishing, you can carry on with your studies to earn a master's degree in mental health nursing.

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • $2,700 per unit 

$2,700 per unit
  • Level
    Diploma
  • Delivery
    Online
  • Duration
    16 months
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    October
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS
  • Scholarship