Graduate Diploma in Nursing Leadership (Mental Health) (exit only) (4746)

  • Approved Abbreviation: GCNursLead(MentHlth)
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 4746
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS code:

This is an exit program only. Applicants apply to Master of Mental Health Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and exit with the Graduate Diploma in Nursing Leadership (Mental Health) award.

Study Mode

Two years part-time.

Program Advice

Dr Greg Clark

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

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Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Part Time External See above

This is an exit only program. 

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
NURS 7018 Contemporary Professional Practice in Mental Health Nursing 10
NURS 7028 Leadership in Clinical Practice 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
NURS 7006 Biological Considerations in Mental Health and Mental Illness for Advanced Practice 10
NURS 7023 Evidence Based Health Care 10
 Credit Points20
Year 2
Autumn session
NURS 7013 Clinical Supervision in Health Care 10
NURS 7005 Assessment for Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurses 10
 Credit Points20
Spring session
PUBH 7018 Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care 10
NURS 7041 Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Mental Health Nurses 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points80