• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

You will study core subjects in Knowledge Engineering, Introduction to Health Informatics, Information Design and Content Management, and Concepts and Issues in Healthcare Computing. 

Depending on your previous qualifications, you will complete subjects from either an Information Technology or Health specialisation. You will also complete a Professional Practice and Research Project. 

On graduation of the Master of Health Informatics offered by the University of Wollongong you will be equipped to:

  • develop national and state-wide strategies for departments of health;
  • manage major health informatics projects within and between organisations;
  • provide leadership in health informatics in public and private hospitals, with health system vendors, telecommunications providers and pharmaceutical companies.

Accreditation

The Master of Health Informatics is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as meeting the requirements for membership at the Professional Level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Introduction to Epidemiology and Statistics
  • Concepts and Issues in Healthcare Computing
  • Information Design and Content Management
  • System Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    86

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General Requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 60% in an area related to either information technology or health.
  • CRICOS: 083828B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67680 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32784 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 65568 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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