Griffith University

Master of Forensic Mental Health

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This degree has been designed in collaboration with Queensland Health's School of Mental Health to provide postgraduate professional training for current or future forensic mental health practitioners, including nurses, psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists. It also provides an extension to undergraduate degrees in nursing, applied science, criminology and criminal justice, and applied psychology.DurationThe Master of Forensic Mental Health offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:#qualTable, #qualTable td, #qualTable th{padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 10px; text-align: left; vertical-align: middle;border: 1px solid #ccc;}#qualTable{border-collapse: collapse;}


  • Advanced Assessment and Management in Forensic Mental Health
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Dissertation 1
  • Dissertation 2
  • Dissertation 3
  • Ethics and Accountability in Forensic Mental Health
  • Individual Project
  • Interdisciplinary Professional Ethics
  • Interventions and Recovery in Forensic Mental Health (Clinical)
  • Interventions for Offenders
  • Making Sense of the Criminal Justice System
  • Mental Disorder and Crime
  • Minority Populations in Forensic Mental Health
  • Qualitative Skills for Criminologists
  • Quantitative Skills for Criminologists
  • Research and Evaluation Methods
  • Risk Assessment and Management in Forensic Mental Health
  • Understanding Mental Health : Theories and Practice

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $44,250 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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