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Online Master of Mental Health Nursing: Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

To apply for La Trobe’s Master of Mental Health Nursing, you’ll need to be a domestic student, have a completed application and:

successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree in nursing (or equivalent)*
transcripts from prior universities
resume or CV
be a Division 1 Registered Nurse
have a current practising certificate with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

*See ‘additional entry opportunity’ below if you do not fulfil this requirement.
Please note: Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee an offer of place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Additional entry opportunity

Your academic records, English proficiency and/or employment experience are all considered in your application to La Trobe.

Recognition of prior learning

If you’ve completed previous study, you may qualify for advanced standing. This can reduce the number of subjects required to complete your course so you graduate sooner and save on tuition fees. The amount of credit received depends on the level and relevance of your studies and the number of subjects completed. You can review the full policy and search for credit here.

When to apply

You can start any time as we have multiple intakes each year. Get in touch with our Student Enrolment Advisors today to discuss which intake is right for you, either request more information or call us directly on (+61 3) 9917 3009.