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Master of Mental Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
2 years part-time, Two years of accelerated part-time study.
Provider
Southern Cross University

Course summary

Do you want to make a difference to the way mental health services are designed, funded and delivered in Australia? This course is designed specifically for allied health and social care professionals who wish to increase their employment outcomes, particularly in mental health leadership and management roles.

This new course responds to contemporary mental health research and policy and has been designed with the input of leading clinical and academic mental health professionals.

Undertaking this course will enhance your clinical capabilities and theoretical knowledge of both current and future mental health practice, for the benefit of mental health consumers, your professional discipline and yourself.

Each unit runs for seven weeks with six study periods per year and the course is offered exclusively online.

Please note: this course can be completed in two years of accelerated part-time study.

Major areas of study

Core units focus on contemporary mental health theory and practice, physical healthcare needs, evidence-based case formulation and common interventions within acute care contexts, in primary mental health as well contemporary applications of developmental psychology and psychological therapies. 

You will also choose an elective from a diverse range of subjects that include leadership, management, human resources and organisational issues in mental health settings.

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Assessment methods

Assessments in this course include written essays, shorter critical reflections and developing holistic consumer focussed care plans based on evidenced based practice.  Weekly activities, readings and case studies are laid out with step-by-step instructions that are specifically designed to support you toward the successful completion of the assessment tasks.  

Teaching methods

This course is offered one unit at a time, with each unit running for seven weeks. The course is completely online and hence offers flexibility for you to fit your study within other life commitments.  Each adult student brings with them valuable knowledge and experience. Consequently, the online platform and course design encourages you to read or view learning materials and then collaborate, discuss and debate ideas with fellow students and lecturers. Our multi-modal approach delivers content including video, audio and written materials are deigned to extend your mental health practice capabilities.

Career opportunities

This course offers the opportunity to expand and refresh your current health or social care careers or more easily enter a career in the field of mental health.

Type
Delivery
Title
Master of Mental Health
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
2 years part-time, Two years of accelerated part-time study.
CPD Points
144 credit points
Price
2390.00
Price Details
$2,390 per 12CP unit
Location
Online
Price:
$2,390.00
$2,390 per 12CP unit
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