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University of Tasmania

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Graduate Certificate in E-Health (Health Informatics)

  • Graduate Certificate

The multi-disciplinary field of Health Informatics is the application of information technology to healthcare delivery. By its very nature, health informatics is challenging and complex. Yet it is this complexity that makes it such an intriguing, exciting and rewarding field in which to be involved.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
H5E
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$17,950 per year / $8,975 total

About this course

The multi-disciplinary field of Health Informatics is the application of information technology to healthcare delivery.

By its very nature, health informatics is challenging and complex. Yet it is this complexity that makes it such an intriguing, exciting and rewarding field in which to be involved.

The Graduate Certificate of eHealth (Health Informatics) is designed for healthcare practitioners. Your studies will focus on the effective use of E-health information for providing practical solutions to improve care delivery and health outcomes.

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Entry 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.

To be eligible for an offer, an applicant must have:

  • Completed a bachelor's degree or higher.
  • Two years previous experience working in a health care setting (this includes but is not limited to a hospital, a health clinic, aged care setting, primary health care, department of community services).
  • A Curriculum Vitae detailing minimum two years work experience in the required area of work.

International applicants

This course is not available to international students. Please enquire online for advice on alternative course options.

Study locations

Distance Launceston

Distance Sydney

Online

What you will learn

  • Consolidate and synthesise specialised health informatics disciplinary knowledge and apply that knowledge within their healthcare professional area of practice.
  • Analyse complex healthcare problems and apply specialised technical skills to identify informatics-specific solutions.
  • Initiate, plan, implement and evaluate health informatics solutions, with independent judgement.
  • Communicate health informatics theoretical concepts, knowledge and ideas to a range of audiences.
  • Critically reflect on ethical and security implications and consequences of health informatics.

Course structure

This course comprises 4 x 12.5 credit point coursework units and is offered part-time by distance study.

The recommended pattern of enrolment for students commencing in Semester 2, 2021 OR Spring School (late), 2021 is:

Semester 2, 2021 OR Spring School (late), 2021

  • CRH503 E-health Privacy and Security Issues
  • CRH505 Electronic Health Records

Semester 1, 2022

  • CRH500 Introduction to Health Informatics
  • CRH501 Data, Information and Knowledge

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Tasmania.
84.1%
Overall satisfaction
73.3%
Skill scale
69.4%
Teaching scale
95%
Employed full-time
$107.7k
Average salary