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Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health

Overview

Be part of the digital transformation of the healthcare industry with a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health.

Experts in digital health and data analytics with the ability to improve patient outcomes and clinician experiences are in high demand globally.

Developed in partnership with Queensland Health and the Digital Health CRC with national and state digital health priorities in mind, this program will build your capability to embrace change and revolutionise digital healthcare services.

Equipped with the latest clinical, business, economics, ICT, digital and data insights, you'll become an agile, innovative agent of change leading the future of digital health services across Australasia.

The program is suitable for:

  • Clinicians who understand the importance of applying the latest clinical knowledge to better serve patients.
  • IT staff, IT consultants, and other informaticians who work in health services (or who wish to do so).
  • Clinical, technical, or business staff within health services who wish to move up the executive leadership ranks.
Location
External
Duration
2 years part-time
Start Semester
Semester 1 (14 Mar, 2022)
Program Code
5729
AQF
Level 8

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Embrace the flexibility of a 100% online modular program that allows you to study around other commitments.
  • Develop and apply clinical informatics tools to improve healthcare outcomes, operations and management practice.
  • Learn to embrace change and become an innovative leader with the ability to identify, explain and use digital technologies in the health field.

24 in the world for public health

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

38 in the world for life sciences and medicine

QS World University Rankings 2021

How you'll learn

Due to the way they are taught, certain programs and plans are not offered online in Semester 1, 2022.

See the list of programs you can't commence online.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Online study

What you'll study

At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study in this program:

  • Digital Health Foundations
  • Digital Health in Action
  • Data and Analytics for Quality Improvement
  • Re-imagining Healthcare

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Clinical informatics analyst
  • Digital health data analyst
  • Health informatics consultant
  • EMR manager
  • Chief digital health officer
  • Chief data and analytics officer
  • Chief allied health information officer
  • Chief medical information officer
  • Director of quality and safety

Professional memberships

When you graduate, you may be eligible for memberships with the following professional organisations. Contact the organisation to find out how to become a member.

  • Australian Institute of Digital Health

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 2 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below), or
  • to have completed post-secondary studies, plus 3 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below). Applications based on post-secondary study and work experience will be assessed individually.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

Relevant disciplines include: medicine, nursing, midwifery, psychology, counselling, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, allied health, human services, pharmacy, sports medicine and audiology. 

Relevant work experience means:
  • work experience in a relevant discipline (see above), or
  • work experience in areas such as business, commerce, economics, IT and engineering.

Prerequisites

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 2 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below), or
  • to have completed post-secondary studies, plus 3 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below). Applications based on post-secondary study and work experience will be assessed individually.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

Relevant disciplines include: medicine, nursing, midwifery, psychology, counselling, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, allied health, human services, pharmacy, sports medicine and audiology. 

Relevant work experience means:
  • work experience in a relevant discipline (see above), or
  • work experience in areas such as business, commerce, economics, IT and engineering.

Need help meeting the entry requirements?

We can help you meet the academic or English language requirements for your preferred program.

If you haven’t completed the prerequisites, we can help.

Learn about pathway options

Student visas

This program does not meet the eligibility requirements for an Australian Student visa (subclass 500).

To study this program in Australia you will need a temporary visa or residency status with study entitlement. Some programs can also be studied from outside Australia.

Contact us for more information

Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

AUD $13,120

Indicative annual fee 2022

This indicative annual fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health for one semester in 2022. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (8 units per semester).

Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value, and the actual duration of your program. The University indexes tuition fees each year.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Learn more about financial aid

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Learn more about FEE-HELP

Centrelink support

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Applying online

All international applications should be submitted to UQ. The program code for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health is 5729

International students who want to study this program will not be eligible for a Student Visa (subclass 500). 

To study this program in Australia, you will need an Australian visa or residency status with sufficient study entitlement. Some programs can also be studied from outside Australia. 

Contact us with any questions 

Important dates

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in semester 1 - February 28 of the year of commencement.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

Contact the ATSIS Unit

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