La Trobe University

Master of Mental Health

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

This course aims to provide you with a deeper understanding of mental health, through systematic analysis and reflection on the relationships between theory and clinical practice. It offers you strong evidence-based learning, supported by clinical skill development and life-long skills. Please note that you have the option of exiting early from the degree with either a Graduate Certificate or a Graduate Diploma.


To qualify for the award of Master of Mental Health, students must complete a total of 180 credit points across 2 years.


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Advanced Mental Health Practice
  • Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment
  • Considerations in Treatment, Recovery and Service Delivery
  • Experiences and Perceptions of Mental Illness
  • Mental Health Diagnosis
  • Talk Based Therapies
  • Therapeutic Pharmacology
  • Therapeutic Skills

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor's degree in health-related degree (or equivalent).

Study pathways

All students must enrol in the Master's program, but may choose to exit early and receive either a Graduate Certificate or a Postgraduate Diploma.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $39,600 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

Further information

Students may be eligible for institutional credit - please contact the Faculty for more information. This course is offered via a flexible online delivery mode. This caters to students who work and live in rural or remote areas, live interstate or may otherwise not be in a position to attend face to face lectures or tutorials. All online subjects require broadband internet access. Please contact the course coordinator for more information. Course coordinator Kate Emond: T: (03) 5448 9119

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