Diplomas and Certificates

Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Mental Health)

1 year full time/2 years part time(part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International
Semester 1 & 2 entry

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice is a 100 point 4th year coursework program offered with clinical field practice competency requirements. Workplace accredited clinical competency achievement in the context of full unrestricted registration with AHPRA and employment is mandated for the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice.

The Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Mental Health) provides you with the opportunity to extend your Mental Health nursing knowledge and to develop a level of clinical competence consistent with proficient specialty practice. You will develop a depth and complexity of knowledge that enhances your specialty nursing practice in a variety of contexts and nursing roles.

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Domestic fee place

Indicative total course fee:

Typical course fee for 2018:

The typical course fee per year is calculated on the basis of one full-time year of study (1 EFTSL). If a course duration is less than one year, you will pay the indicative total course fee. Actual fees vary depending on the subjects you are taking. The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5% per annum. More information about tuition fees.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more