Master of Mental Health

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

The Master of Mental Health provides systematic training designed to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to contemporary mental health practice. Candidates receive advanced training in a variety of evidence based interventions and the theoretical principles that underpin them. Teaching is provided by highly experienced practitioners and/or researchers, many of whom have national or international reputations for scholarship and/or professional practice. Students have the opportunity to undertake both structured and independent learning assignments and study in a flexible environment that respects concurrent professional commitments.

Course Fee:

Australian: $29,300
International: $48,397

Entry Requirements:

An approved degree in a health, social work or other related field and relevant work experience. Refer Program Rules for details.


24 units; 800 hours of practicum

Subjects you can Study:

Art therapy; Psychotherapy; Standard

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs. Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health.

Further information:

The mode of study of courses and location of offering varies depending on the field of study chosen. Students are advised to check the entry for the particular field of study that they wish to study for more information. This is particularly important for international students as some courses are only offered externally and residential schools are required for some of these courses. The University provides group supervision in relation to practicum courses. Students are also required to have an 'on-site' supervisor and any costs associated with this supervision are the responsibility of the student.


The Australian Association of Family Therapy Inc; Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association

Who for:

Graduate health professionals

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Herston No info No Full time 1.5 years
Herston No info No 1.5 years
Herston No info No Online 1.5 years
Herston No info No Part time 3 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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