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Education and training

Learn from experts at USC's Thompson Institute, who are at the forefront of world-class mental health and neuroscience research, clinical services and education.

We cater for postgraduate students, professionals, the community, and high school students.

Tertiary education

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Postgraduate coursework

Learn from the experts not only at the forefront of research into pressing mental health issues, but also translating the latest science into clinical practice to improve lives. Fully-online.

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Higher degree by research

Contribute to solving Australia's most pressing mental health issues through a higher degree by research.

View HDR study opportunities.

Expert course contributors

Students at USC’s Thompson Institute have the benefit of hearing from a range of expert contributors during their studies.

Training and workshops


Take your organisation's training to the next level with mental wellbeing workshops backed by the latest science.

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Health professionals

Gain the skills needed to provide evidence-based, person-centred mental health care. RACGP accredited.

High schools

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Summer internship

USC’s Thompson Institute offers a summer internship for secondary students interested in neuroscience, research, and mental health.