Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

Program code

3336

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$11,250.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree
  • Related Diploma and relevant work experience
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

Why choose this program?

This postgraduate program will combine the opportunity to study contemporary issues associated with information management in healthcare organisations with the integration of a sound understanding of the impact of health informatics research, as well as the development and implementation of projects and programs relating to this critical area in both organisations and professional practice. Teaching will focus on technologies associated with health information; data and information acquisition, structure, uses and value; the ability to utilise health informatics research; as well as project management skills to support managing resources and delivering initiatives in health information applications.

The program would be of interest to clinicians; health management professionals; science (information engineering); and personnel working in health corporate roles with responsibilities in health data and information.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3082 Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management Online, South Bank Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3336 Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics (this program) Online, South Bank Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
5586 Master of Health Services Management Online, South Bank Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5627 Master of Advanced Health Services Management Online, South Bank Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

Students enrolled in this program can fully complete studies in either on-campus or online mode. Full internet-based learning platform support and external services, such as library facilities, are provided.

My career opportunities

You will find work in Australia and overseas as a manager developing improved health systems and services.

Program accreditation

The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).

Professional recognition

Students who complete this degree may be eligible for membership to the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM). This qualification supports an application for education recognition from the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA).

Pathways to further study

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics (with a minimum Pass grade in all the Graduate Certificate courses) are eligible to articulate into the Master of Health Services Management (5586) or Master of Advanced Health Services Management (5627).

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics (3336)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2020 Fee Band 22.5 $281.25 $11,250.00
2019 Fee Band 21.5 $268.75 $10,750.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information