Mental Health Nursing

Unit of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing are required to complete 24 credit points from the following units of study:
Core units
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5063
Managing Mental Health and Illness

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5064
Mental Health and Illness in Context

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5065
Interpersonal Mental Health Nursing

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2

Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

Students in the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing are required to complete 48 credit points. This includes 36 credit points of core units of study, and an additional 12 credit points of elective units of study, as follows:
Core units
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5063
Managing Mental Health and Illness

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5075
Expanding Practice in Mental Health

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5064
Mental Health and Illness in Context

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5065
Interpersonal Mental Health Nursing

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
Elective units
Students must choose two of the following options:
NURS5062
Clinical Practice and Nursing Work

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
Students who intend to undertake NURS5080 Capstone (Research) are required to complete a research elective in place of one of the above options and are advised to consult the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.

Master of Mental Health Nursing

Students in the Master of Mental Health Nursing are required to complete 60 credit points. This includes 36 credit points of core units of study, an additional 12 credit points of elective units of study, and one capstone option, as follows:
Core units
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5063
Managing Mental Health and Illness

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5075
Expanding Practice in Mental Health

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
NURS5064
Mental Health and Illness in Context

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5065
Interpersonal Mental Health Nursing

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
Elective units
Students must choose two of the following options:
NURS5062
Clinical Practice and Nursing Work

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
Students who intend to undertake NURS5080 Capstone (Research) are required to complete a research elective in place of one of these options and are advised to consult the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
Capstone options
Students must choose one of the following options:
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12    P 42 credit points of units

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5080
Capstone (Research)

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

12    P 42 credit points of units, including NURS5069

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2