This program is not available to International students.

Duration

1 Year part-time (only available as part-time study)

Commencing 2018

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Medicine

Location

Herston

Delivery mode

Flexible Delivery

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a health, social work or other related field and relevant work experience OR post-secondary study and relevant work experience.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Medicine

Email: med.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 3346 4922

Web: https://medicine.uq.edu.au/

This program is not available to International students.

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health?

This program provides health professionals with a knowledge base relevant to the provision of mental health services in their practice environments. Learning activities consist of a systematic reading program, weekly tutorials and intensive workshops. Students may participate in tutorials via telephone or video conference, but must attend 2 blocks (5 days and 3 days) of workshops on campus each semester.

As this program does not satisfy student visa requirements, prospective international students should consider the Master of Mental Health.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a health, social work or other related field and relevant work experience OR post-secondary study and relevant work experience.

Additional application information

Persons without a degree may be considered where they can demonstrate that other training and relevant work experience is equivalent to an approved degree.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a health, social work or other related field and relevant work experience OR post-secondary study and relevant work experience.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 031225D

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the .

Click here for application procedures for International students.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Students who undertake vacation work, fieldwork or work experience will be required to fund their own travel and living expenses.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Mental Health

Careers

This program is designed to enhance the skills of the mental health professional workforce. It is anticipated that successful graduates would have enhanced employability and opportunities for advancement.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #8 from the GCMH List. Refer to GCMH course list below for further details.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health