• Prospective postgraduate students

    The Centre for Adolescent Health, through the Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne, offers online postgraduate courses that integrate knowledge from a range of disciplines (including medicine, psychology, sociology, social work, youth work, public health and health promotion), and examines the different theoretical frameworks and professional approaches these disciplines bring to working with young people.

    The courses are:

    • Master of Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
    • Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
    • Graduate Certificate in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing - Health Promotion stream
    • Graduate Certificate in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing - Oncology stream

    Our students come from a wide range of professions including:

    • Health: doctors, nurses, psychologists, allied health professionals
    • Education: teachers, student welfare/pastoral care workers, principals, year level coordinators
    • Welfare: youth workers, social workers, counsellors, outreach workers, chaplains
    • Justice: police, court workers, youth detention officers
    • Community: recreation workers, family support, youth development workers

    Further information on the postgraduate courses can be found on the Prospective Students page.

    Read this post (and watch the video), 2023 Welcome and Graduation Celebration, to hear what past students had to say about our postgraduate course.  

    Current postgraduate students

    If you are currently enrolled in one of the postgraduate courses, the Current Postgraduate Students webpage will provide information to help you throughout your study with us.


    For further enquiries or clarification about the course or enrolment process, please contact:

    Dr Ani Wierenga

    Academic Coordinator, Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

    Centre for Adolescent Health