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University of Wollongong (UOW)

  • 44% international / 56% domestic

Master of Health Informatics

  • Masters (Coursework)

Health services in Australia, as in most countries, are experiencing a surge of interest and investment in e-health.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
428, 083828B
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$32,112 per year / $64,224 total

About this course

Health services in Australia, as in most countries, are experiencing a surge of interest and investment in e-health. The Master of Health Informatics is designed to provide IT professionals with specific knowledge of health informatics and provide health professionals with a better understanding of IT within their industry.

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 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.

Entry requirements

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

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
90.2%
Overall satisfaction
87.7%
Skill scale
83.6%
Teaching scale
83.9%
Employed full-time
$90k
Average salary