Master of Psychiatry (Online)

The University of Melbourne

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the core and specialties of psychiatry in order to provide outstanding clinical care to patients. The online learning experience is engaging and authentic and students will learn from the same leading academics and researchers who teach the on-campus courses. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest cutting-edge theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. Students will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in the community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness.

Course Fee:

Australian: $28,499
International: $28,499

Entry Requirements:

A Doctor of Medicine degree, or undergraduate degree in medicine, or equivalent; At least one year of documented experience as a practising doctor; Current registration with the Medical Board of Australia.


150 points of study delivered online over three years part time. Students must complete six core subjects and four selective subjects.

Subjects you can Study:


Further information:

Students are required to attend an assessment.


Accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00116K

Related Careers:

Medical Practitioner, Psychiatrist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville No info Yes Online 3 years
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With a 160-year history of leadership in learning, teaching and research, the University of Melbourne has grown to be an internationally respected institution, consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading universities – number one in Australia and number 32 in the world*. 

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Our approach means you can create your own study path based on your interests and abilities, but with flexibility to explore new options along the way. In a world where careers are changing fast and employers want analytical and adaptable thinking, this flexibility has never been more important. 

Our bachelor degrees are offered in: Agriculture, Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Design, Fine Arts, Music, Oral Health, and Science and cover more than 100 areas of study. Our professional graduate programs include architecture, criminology, education, engineering, finance, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, psychology, urban planning, veterinary medicine and many, many more. 

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