Southern Cross University

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing (Online)

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

The online Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing will begin to build your understanding of how to effectively respond to people experiencing a range of mental health challenges. You will learn from leading and clinically active mental health nurse academics; and access current and clinically relevant, evidence-based coursework through a responsive and interactive learning environment. The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing is your first step towards a Diploma in Mental Health Nursing and a Master of Mental health Nursing, both of which are accredited under the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN). Upon completion, you can use your new qualification as part of the requirements to become a credentialed mental health nurse.


4 units equivalent


  • Mental Health Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Be a Registered Nurse (Division 1) and have access to mental health nurse practice or mental health nurse practitioners during their course of study, and
  • Be proficient in English.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online campus International: $2,580 No
  • Part-time : 8 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 8 months

Fee comments

Campuses: Online campus.

$2,580 per unit

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