Master of Mental Health Science

Monash University

This program is offered by the School of Psychology and Psychiatry at Monash University. Students can choose from three designated specialist pathways to develop specialist skills in forensic behavioural science, community mental health or child psychotherapy. It is available by coursework or minor thesis and provides the opportunity to exit the program at Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma levels as long as requirements for that alternative exit have been met. The program offer specialisations in Community Mental Health and Child Psychotherapy. This three-year, part-time degree is taught off campus by some of Australia's most experienced mental health professionals and researchers, allowing you to apply the latest thinking to your workplace as you study. The program also includes an on-campus workshop.

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,500

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must meet the following requirements for their specialisation: *A cognate discipline for the Child Psychotherapy specialisation including social work, psychology, medicine or occupational health age, and a minimum of one year of work experience in a child or adolescent mental health program. *A cognate discipline for the Community Mental Health specialisation including social work, psychology, medicine, occupational health or public health and recent/current relevant work experience. *A cognate discipline for the Mental Health Nursing specialisation including nursing and have entered a graduate nursing program in mental health nursing or have other relevant current nursing work experience. *A cognate discipline for the Psychiatrists-in-Training specialisation including medicine and have completed an intern year to qualify for medical registration. All applicants must submit a comprehensive CV citing evidence of current employment with the relevant mental health focus.


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Child psychotherapy; Community mental health; Forensic behavioural science

Further information:

Prohibited employment declaration - Only required for students completing the Child Psychotherapy specialisation.


Successful completion fulfils one of the criteria for professionals to be employed under the Child Psychotherapists Award and to be eligible for membership of the Victorian Child Psychotherapy Association.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Related Careers:

Nurse - Registered,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info No Online 3 years

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