Master of Psychiatry (Online)

      The experience


      As a school commitment to professional, continuing and executive education, we ensure high-quality online graduate education is accessible to you – all you need is a computer and an internet connection.

      This course gives you access to the best minds and the opportunity to grow, expanding your skills and knowledge through innovative technologies, including:

      • Webinars
      • Videos
      • Audio recordings and podcasts
      • Articles
      • Textbooks; and
      • Discussion forums.

      Why study online?

      The online learning environment has been carefully devised by expert academics, along with learning designers and technology specialists, to facilitate an interactive, enjoyable and flexible student experience.

      Your virtual classroom is academically robust and designed to prepare you for competition in your field. It also provides structured opportunities for networking and collaborative learning with peers.

      You’ll receive all the technical support you need to get set up in the beginning and participate in an initial welcome webinar where you’ll be guided through the University’s systems.

      Gain access to the highest levels of support

      As an online student you’ll receive a high level of administrative, technical and academic support from your initial expression of interest in the course, through to your graduation. Don’t be surprised if you learn our student support team members by name; they are dedicated, personal and friendly and they understand that every student experience is unique. And if a challenge arises, they’ll do everything in their power to assist you so that you can continue to have an excellent learning experience.

      Dedicated online student support consultants can assist with:

      • Enrolment and subject assistance
      • Administrative logistics and fee options
      • Technical support
      • Online learning skills and workload management
      • Special circumstances.

      Who you will learn from

      Your online learning experience is enriched by interaction with lecturers and your fellow classmates. You can expect input and feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as regular real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students.

      Find out more about the University of Melbourne online learning experience.

      • Professor Bernhard Baune, Cato Chair and Head of Department of Psychiatry
      • Professor Chris Pantelis, Foundation Professor of Neuropsychiatry NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and Scientific Director of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre
      • Associate Professor Alessandra Radovini, Consultant Psychiatrist Director of Mindful, Centre for Training and Research in Developmental Health
      • Professor Nicola Lautenschlager, Current Chair of Old Age Psychiatry
      • Professor Carol Harvey, Director of the Psychosocial Research Centre
      • Professor Louise Newman, Director, Centre for Women’s Mental Health Professor of Psychiatry and Subject Coordinator, University of Melbourne
      • Professor Chee Ng, Healthscope Chair of Psychiatry Director of International Unit, Department of Psychiatry, St Vincent’s Hospital, Co-Director of Asia-Australia Mental Health, and Site Director of WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health
      • Professor Richard Kanaan, Chair of Psychiatry and Consultant Psychiatrist, Austin Hospital, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne