Postgraduate study in Mental Health Nursing
What can you study in Mental Health Nursing?
You can study a Mental Health Nursing specialisation in the Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Health Sciences in Mental Health Nursing and the Master of Nursing or Master of Health Sciences.
The areas of study include:
- Nursing People in Acute Mental Health Crisis
- Advanced Assessment in MHN
- Psychological Interventions in Health Care
- Contemporary Mental Health and Addictions
The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHSc) and Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science (PGCertHSc)in Mental Health Nursing are aimed at practitioners entering mental health nursing as well as those experienced in mental health nursing practice.
There are courses for practitioners in their first year of practice, and for those preparing for advanced practice and nurse practitioner roles.
This specialisation is offered by the School of Nursing. Courses in this specialisation are offered in a Flexible learning format.
Entry requirements for Mental Health Nursing
Students applying for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Mental Health Nursing or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Mental Health Nursing must have current registration with the Nursing Council in New Zealand.
Where can postgraduate study in Mental Health Nursing take you?
Jobs related to Mental Health Nursing
- Mental health nursing
- Nurse Practice
- Nurse Prescribing
- Aged care
Further study options