Master of Psychiatry (On campus / 100% online)

Learn from the best minds in psychiatry to embark on a successful career

The University of Melbourne’s renowned Master of Psychiatry is taught by global leaders in psychiatric practice and research, equipping you with advanced knowledge and skills to provide outstanding clinical care to patients and advance your career.

Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry, the course is for trainee psychiatrists looking to complete the formal education requirements of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) Fellowship Program, as well as other medical practitioners wishing to upskill and advance their psychiatry career.

The highly flexible course is available both fully online and face-to-face on campus, offering the same quality learning experience and access to leading mentors in the field, wherever you are in Australia or the world.

With the need to improve psychiatric care for a broader cross section of the community, the course provides you with a comprehensive understanding of core principles and the latest theoretical concepts and insights in psychiatry as they apply to clinical practice, enabling you to provide quality care to the range of people experiencing mental illness, now and in the future.

Study the Master of Psychiatry 100% online.


Using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms, connect with globally-recognised experts, engage with a virtual scholarly community, and enjoy a rich and interactive learning experience developed by experts, based on authentic, everyday clinical experience.

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Study the Master of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne's prestigious Parkville campus.

On campus

The face-to-face course provides an opportunity to study at our world-renowned Parkville campus. Access all that Melbourne’s biomedical precinct has to offer by learning in an environment alongside leading local hospitals, enjoying direct contact with renowned psychiatrists, and forming strong networks with other fellow students.

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