Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Bundoora or Distance education
This program prepares you for specialty mental health nursing practice. You’ll study advanced individual and group counselling, mental health treatment, contemporary nursing issues and research.
RMIT Nursing is one of the oldest providers of nursing education in Australia and sits at the forefront of nursing education and research.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Offered via distance education/online and face-to-face classes supplemented by online material.
You’ll experience a range of learning approaches including learner-centred curriculum, learning activities and projects, including working in multi-disciplinary teams.
You’ll be exposed to a range of teaching/learning opportunities including distance education packages, online learning, face-to-face lectures and learning experiences. All lectures are video recorded to enhance the flexible delivery of this program.
Your courses are offered via distance education/ online and face-to-face classes supplemented by online material.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Graduates pursue careers in mental health nursing in a wide range of hospital and community settings across metropolitan and rural areas.
Professional recognition and accreditation
You can join the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and cite this qualification as part of your application for credentialing. Credentialed mental health nurses can be funded for employment under the Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program.
Graduates can apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia which will allow you to obtain a provider number for private practice or practice in any Australian state or territory. To register you need English languages skills at IELTS academic level 7 or equivalent within the 2 years prior to registration.
Program and course information
Healing mind and body
Undertake a specialist field of nursing and play a vital role in helping and supporting patients and their families with mental health conditions.