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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
AUD 2300 per module

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, March, April, July, September, November

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Mental Health Nursing at Southern Cross University Online

First mental health nursing postgraduate course of its kind

Our Master of Mental Health Nursing is the first of its kind, developed against the latest mental health industry standards as set by the Australian College of Mental Health Nursing. You can use your qualification upon completion as part of the pathway to become a credentialed mental health nurse.

When you study your mental health nursing course online, you will be learning from highly skilled, clinically active mental health academics. Our degree equips you with the skills and knowledge to forge a successful career as a mental health nurse, ensuring you are prepared to respond to the challenges and opportunities of the healthcare industry.

Studying your mental health nursing degree online will give you the advanced knowledge to help people with a lived experience of mental illness. With one in six Australians currently experiencing depression or anxiety or both1 , one in nine Australians currently experiencing high or very high psychological distress2 and support-seeking rapidly growing3, there is a great need for highly qualified mental health professionals.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsJanuary, March, April, July, September, NovemberDomestic course feesAUD 2300 per moduleInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

To qualify for entry into the Master of Mental Health Nursing, all applicants must:

  • be a Registered Nurse and have access to mental health nurse practice or to mental health nurse practitioners during their course of study, and;
  • Be proficient in English.

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