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Demand for nurses and other allied health professionals with skills in mental health has increased up to 36 per cent in the two years leading up to 2020.
The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health is designed for health and social care professionals who require specialist skills to navigate mental health care and lead teams that provide advanced and holistic clinical practice.
Delivered 100% online, with part-time study, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of trauma-informed and recovery-focused care to graduate with industry-recognised leadership capabilities that will prepare you for a successful future in mental health - one of Australia's national health priority areas.
Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, in a health or society and culture related discipline comparable to the relevant Field of Education.
Applicants must be currently employed in a healthcare setting and have one year of post-graduate clinical experience.
Applicants who do not meet the above criteria for an offer - such as applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree but have recent relevant work experience in a clinical healthcare role - may be considered eligible. Those applicants must present evidence of a capacity to undertake tertiary study via submission of a personal statement and a CV, which should include details of completion of hospital or college certificates and professional or staff development.
If an applicant does not formally meet the above selection criteria but the Faculty deems the applicant to be eligible based on evidence of prior learning and demonstrated capability, the Faculty reserves the right to make an offer to the appropriate course.
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