- Master of Psychiatry (Online)
On campus and online
he renowned Master of Psychiatry is now offered online through interactive learning platforms.
- Master of Psychiatry
Develop an in-depth understanding of psychiatric disorders that you will see in clinical practice. Learn how to effectively recognise and treat them.
Foundations of International Psychiatry
This course is designed to provide essential background knowledge and practical skills that apply to any mental health clinical setting.
Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry
Professor Christopher Davey, Head of Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne was established in the 1960s. It is one of the largest Departments in the Melbourne Medical School. There are about 120 academic and professional staff, 160 honorary staff, and 50 students pursuing research degrees from Honours, Masters, and PhD programs. A further 240 students are enrolled in graduate coursework programs, including the flagship Master of Psychiatry program. The Department plays a key role in the medical curriculum of the graduate Doctor of Medicine (MD) program, providing rotations in psychiatry for medical students and teaching in other sections of the course. The Department also offers opportunities for students undertaking research projects in the MD course.
Why choose the Department of Psychiatry
University for Public Health in Australia and 17 globally*
World class graduate employability**
Research centres and groups
Research publication contributions in 2019 from the School
Student cohort from over 38+ different countries
School of Population Health in Australia
*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
** QS Graduate Employability 2020
Diversity and Inclusion
The Melbourne Medical School is proud to foster a vibrant and inclusive culture delivering initiatives that value and support diversity.