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The Master of Nursing (Mental Health) involves the core concepts of mental health including recent developments and understanding the concepts and perspectives associated with Mental Health Nursing.
The program involves a range of subjects in the areas of mental health care and mental health nursing including psychoactive substance use and health management.
- Reflection for Practice
- Effective Management in Health
- Essential Skills for Health Researchers
- Legal and Professional Issues
- Recovery and Lived Experience Mental Illness
- Informed Practice in Mental Health Nursing
- Philosophies of Mental Health Care
- Psychoactive Substance and Mental Health
- Applied Analysis in Health Research
- Critical Appraisal
- Minor Project
- A recognised Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing and qualifications to practise as a Registered Nurse, or equivalent. Students must have experience or be currently employed in a mental health setting.
- Level of English is required to gain admission. IELTS Academic 6.5. TOEFL (Internet-based) - 88.
- All students are required to pay Overseas Student Health Cover for the duration of their student visa. OSHC provides for medical and hospital cover for students and their dependants.Our preferred OSHC provider is BUPA.
- Australia Award Scholarships
- Endeavour Scholarships
Student Services and Amenities Fee
The SAF is a compulsory charge, introduced following changes to Australian Government legislation, which funds improvements to facilities for students across a broad range of service areas, such as subsidised food outlets, childcare, student advocacy as well as sporting, recreational and cultural activities.
All international students enrolled at UOW will be invoiced twice yearly for the amount determined each year. The SAF 2016 fee is:
- Wollongong campus $290.00 per year
- Sydney campus $145.00 per year
- Wollongong Innovation Campus $145.00 per year
- Other campuses in Australia $145.00 per year
In addition to tuition fees, a single student living in Wollongong will require $10,000 to $12,000 a year – depending on lifestyle – to cover accommodation, food, transport and other expenses including text books and study materials and entertainment.