Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice

The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice enables students to enhance their knowledge and skills to transfer to a more specialist area of mental health work, or to develop competence in any current mental health position.

Careers and further study

Accelerate your career within the resources sector, or find a way in to the sector to begin your managerial career in resources.

Career Pathways

This course allows graduates to enhance their knowledge and skills to transfer to a more specialist area of mental health work, or to develop their competence in any dedicated mental health position they currently occupy.
This course allows graduates to enhance their knowledge and skills to transfer to a more specialist area of mental health work, or to develop their competence in any dedicated mental health position they currently occupy.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Master of Advanced Social Work, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Advanced Social Work, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Fees and scholarships

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Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

In the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice, you will learn more about the provision of services to people with a mental illness or problem, and to their families and carers.

About The Course

This course is aimed at practitioners from a range of disciplines who work in settings in which a strong mental health knowledge base is essential.
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 11260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 11260
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 semester
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.