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About

Build the information-related skills to transform healthcare with this Master of Health Information Management course offered at La Trobe University.

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Overview

The collection and use of quality health data is a specialised and essential skill. We need more experienced health information experts to help provide high-quality health information management, which will ultimately improve care for future patients.

Build a highly rewarding career with Master of Health Information Management from La Trobe University . You'll combine the clinical and business sides of healthcare to create a career improving the quality of patient care.

Prepare for this highly skilled profession by building strong foundations in areas like clinical classification, data analytics, health informatics and health systems management.

Then deepen your technical and professional expertise with professional practice placements in healthcare agencies. You'll also receive management training to help you step straight into senior roles in healthcare.

Career outcomes

When you graduate, you'll be well-placed to find employment in a range of healthcare industries, including hospitals, community health centres and specialist disease registries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Health Information Professional Practice 
  • Health Classification & Clinical Coding  
  • Health Data Analysis  
  • Health Information Management 
  • Principles of Health Informatics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 062804F  
  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • 195 credit point pathway - COGNATE ENTRY (2 years)
  • Successful completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate in Digital Health (HCDHBU or HCDHO) with 5 years of equivalent industry experience.
  • 180 credit point pathway - COGNATE ENTRY (18 months)
  • Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate Health Data Integrity and Auditing (HCHIA) with 5 years of coding related work experience and successful completion of a prescribed Coding Challenge exam.
  • 180 credit point pathway - COGNATE ENTRY (18 months)
  • Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate Health Data Integrity and Auditing (HCHIA) without 5 years of coding related work experience.
  • WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 70%
  • 7.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 7.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    33400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33400 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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