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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

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Graduate Certificate in Digital Health Leadership and Management

  • Graduate Certificate

Become a leader in the implementation, adoption, and meaningful use of digital health systems.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
PU70
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Feb
Domestic Fees
$11,900 per year
International Fees
$16,800 per year

About this course

  • Become a leader in the implementation, adoption, and meaningful use of digital health systems.
  • Develop professional knowledge, skills, and values to initiate, evaluate, communicate, and lead the culturally safe use of digital health systems.
  • Study part-time over one year (two units per semester) or flexible part-time over two years (one unit per semester).
  • Gain credit towards the Master of Health Management (PU84) or the Graduate Diploma of Health Management (PU63) on the successful completion of this course.

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

Online

What you will learn

The Graduate Certificate in Digital Health Leadership and Management aims to provide essential knowledge and applied skills relating to digital health in the context of clinical practice. The course is designed for people working in or planning to work in the health sector, who aspire to management and leadership roles in this rapidly expanding aspect of healthcare.

As a graduate of this course you will:

  • apply high-level leadership, formulate strategic vision to affect technological change, and leverage digital data to drive improved patient care outcomes for their health service organisations.
  • gain future-focused skills, knowledge, and values that are immediately applicable and transferable across a variety of health service delivery contexts.
  • implement the professional knowledge, skills, and values to initiate, evaluate, communicate, and lead culturally safe use of digital health systems, with the capacity to engage in intra-professional and inter-professional collaboration.
  • be enabled to lead and manage clinical informatics initiatives to inform improved decision making.
  • develop an appreciation of the complex, diverse, and challenging nature of digital health management across the broad spectrum of health service delivery.
  • be equipped with professional knowledge, skills, and values to engage in evidence-based, ethical, and responsible professional practice.
  • build capacity and capability to respond to the changing needs of Australasian health systems and beyond, associated with complex information technology ecosystems.
Flexible delivery

This graduate certificate may be completed part-time over one year (two units per semester) or flexible part-time over two years (one unit per semester).

The course has been designed for mixed mode delivery and will be simultaneously offered face-to-face and online to meet individual student learning needs.

You will be empowered to engage in learning anywhere, anytime with resources and activities that will be accessible not just during class but also online.

Career pathways

Careers and outcomes

As a graduate of this course, you will have a range of employment options in both the public and private sectors and an opportunity to make an important contribution to the future of health services nationally and internationally.

Employment options include, but are not limited, to:

  • Digital Health Coordinator
  • Health Data Analyst
  • Project Manager (Digital Health)
  • Business Analyst (Digital Health)
  • Implementation Specialist (Digital Health)
  • Director of Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • Clinical Informatics Specialist
  • Clinical Lead (Digital Health)
  • Business Process Manager