• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Graduate Certificate in E Health (Health Informatics) at University of Tasmania is offered by the Centre for Rural Health - externally, using online teaching and learning technologies.

About

The Graduate Certificate in E Health (Health Informatics) at University of Tasmania objectives

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the central role that health informatics and e-health play in contemporary health care by articulating:

  • Contemporary trends, issues, policy and practice in health informatics.
  • Theoretical perspectives that shape the discipline.

Demonstrate advanced cognitive and practical skills by:

  • Applying socio-technical approaches to critically analyse complex problems in the context of health informatics professional practice.
  • Critically analysing social, ethical and legal issues associated with the introduction and use of electronic information systems.

Apply knowledge and skills to:

  • Demonstrate skills, judgement and self-management as a health informatics professional.
  • Promote the growth of health informatics as an academic discipline and a profession.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Data, Information and Knowledge
  • E-health Privacy and Security Issues
  • Electronic Health Records

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      This course may not be available to international students.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

The course is suitable for health professionals who wish to enhance their understanding and ability to work effectively with information and communication technologies. The course is also designed for graduates who wish to pursue a career as a health informatics specialist. In order to qualify for admission to the Certificate or the Diploma courses, applicants should

  • hold a three-year degree or a diploma with a major in a health related or communications technology area, OR
  • have experience and/or qualifications as deemed appropriate by the Director of the CRH. As all units in the course use online resources, students need to have regular access to email and the internet.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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