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Postgraduate Coursework

Graduate Diploma of Mental Health

2020

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
Online
1GD530
Course Duration
Full-time
1 year/s
Part-time
2 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

TMHLT1

Award
Graduate Diploma of Mental Health
Faculty/College
College of Nursing and Midwifery
Sector
HE
Area of study
Health and Medicine

The Graduate Diploma of Mental Health is designed to extend knowledge gained through your undergraduate health studies and to further develop your foundational research skills. The course addresses:

  • care delivery processes
  • critical reflection on mental health practice
  • the effects of policy and politics on health care provision, access and individual agency.

Cultural safety principles underpin the course design and reinforce the ways in which quality and safety are central to health care.

It is expected that you will already be employed or have recent experience within the health sector. As part of this course, you will undertake assessments which have direct applications to your professional practice and context.

Credit transfers & pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2019: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments and 2019 HE Units and Fees.
2020: Information about fees and charges for 2020 will be published no later than 1 December 2019.

  • This course is being accredited for delivery in 2020.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This course consists of core units building on the foundation of specialist knowledge and skills, evidence-based practice, cultural safety and research appraisal. The course addresses care delivery processes, critical reflection on mental health practice and the effects of policy and politics on health care provision, access and individual agency. Principles inherent in in a cultural safety framework focusing on safety and competence are key elements underpinning the course design to highlight the centrality of quality and safety in health care.

Detailed course requirements and study information will be published as soon as it becomes available.

 

Study plan

Detailed course requirements and study information will be published as soon as it becomes available.

 

Apply to SATAC for postgraduate studies

How to apply for domestic students

Applications to postgraduate degrees by coursework are processed through SATAC.

 

All information you will need to know regarding the application and selection process is available on the SATAC website.

Are you applying as an International Student?

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

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Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

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To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

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