University of New South Wales, Australia

Master Forensic Mental Health - Máster en Salud Mental Forense

University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en New South Wales
  • Precio:
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    UNSW Australia International Centre, East Wing, Red Centre Building
    New South Wales 2052
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master Forensic Mental Health


The Master of forensic Mental Health MFMH9012 provides an opportunity for a comprehensive training in forensic mental health. It covers the theoretical and practical aspects of criminal, civil, child and family forensic mental health sub specialities. It is undertaken on a part-time two year basis. The MFMH9012 is designed for mental health professionals including medical practitioners, nurses, psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists. The program is also open for members of the legal profession, corrections, police and criminologists. The MFMH9012 program is taught by distance delivery and provides video lectures, online forums and online activities.



completion of a recognized bachelor degree
meet English requirements.

Some programs have additional entry requirements, please contact UNSW for this information.


The program aims to provide specialised levels of expertise in the clinical and legal aspects of Law and Forensic Mental Health to an emerging skilled multidisciplinary workforce. The program draws upon the existing body of leading expertise in law, medicine and nursing, and the rich clinical resources of the Justice Health Long Bay Matraville complex which includes the high secure Forensic Hospital. The MFMH9012 program is fully distance with online video lectures, quizzes, activities and forums.


The Masters of Forensic Mental Health will be awarded on completion of 48 units of credit (UOC). Students must complete 24 UOC in core courses, and 24 UOC of electives offered by the School of Psychiatry.
PSCY9901 Law and Mental Health (6 UOC)
PSCY9902 Psychiatry and Criminal Law (6 UOC)
PSCY9903 Violence (6 UOC)
PSCY9904 Administration, Inst & Service (6 UOC)
Candidates without a clinical background are required to undertake the following course in place of one elective:
PSCY9911 Mental Disorders, Personality (6 UOC)
Elective courses:
PHCM9132 Applied Research Methods: PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9498 Epidemiology and Statistics:PH (6 UOC)
PHCM9632 Indigenous Health & Wellbeing (6 UOC)
PHCM9781 Evidence-informed Decision-mak (6 UOC)
PSCY9911 Mental Disorders, Personality (6 UOC)
PSCY9912 Substance abuse Unusual behavi (6 UOC)
PSCY9913 Disordered & Crim Sexual Beha (6 UOC)
PSCY9914 Families, Children & Adolescen (6 UOC)
PSCY9915 Civil Law in relation to Psych (6 UOC)

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