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Postgraduate Mental Health and Neuroscience

Mental Health and Neuroscience 

Mental Health and Neuroscience

Combine the study of mental health with neuroscience, through a unique, 100% self-paced and online program created and taught by clinical and research experts with hands-on experience from UniSC's Thompson Institute.

Get qualified for $4,472*

*All eligible, domestic applicants will receive a guaranteed Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP). Reducing course fees by more than 60%.

Fees are indicative for 2024 and subject to yearly government adjustments.

100% online

Only program of its kind to be offered 100% online. Study at your own pace with support from experts at the Thompson Institute.

Graduate Certificate in
Mental Health and Neuroscience

One year part-time (4 courses)

  • Gain knowledge of cutting-edge applied neuroscience that has the power to transform mental health practice across a wide range of disciplines
  • Study other important areas of focus in the program, including youth mental health, advanced neuroimaging, and suicide prevention

More about the Grad Cert

Graduate Diploma in
Mental Health and Neuroscience

One year full-time (8 courses)

  • Gain knowledge in youth mental health, advanced neuroimaging, suicide prevention, brain ageing, neurocognition, lifestyle factors, and stress-related disorders, including PTSD
  • Study cutting-edge applied neuroscience, with the power to transform clinical practice across mental health disciplines

More about the Grad Dip

  • If you have completed a bachelor degree in a health-related field such as medical science, nursing, medicine, psychology, health science or pharmacy (or similar), you are eligible for this program.
  • Or, if you have completed an undergraduate degree in any other field (such as business, education, social work, etc), and have evidence of relevant employment experience linked to mental health work, you may be eligible.

Questions about your eligibility? Please get in touch to find out more.

Enhance your career opportunities

The topic of mental health is becoming increasingly relevant, no matter what field you’re in. So whether you want to expand your career horizons or apply mental health support to your current career, this program is applicable to a wide range of multidisciplinary fields, including:

  • Education
  • Mental health
  • Policy and government
  • Not for profit
  • Public health
  • Working with vulnerable people
  • Supporting young people
  • Emerging research fields
  • Higher degree research

Learn from a multi-disciplinary
team at Thompson Institute

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