Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)

Domestic

COURSE SNAPSHOT 

Local
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationPenrith; Campbelltown; Parramatta
Duration 3F / 6P
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn)
UAC Code724027 [Penrith]; 724025 [Campbelltown]; 724026 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank65.00 [Penrith]; 65.00 [Campbelltown]; 71.60 [Parramatta]
Fee Information

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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

COURSE SNAPSHOT

International
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Penrith; Campbelltown; Parramatta
Duration 3F/ 6P
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn)
Course Code 3711.1 [CRICOS CODE 088187A] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

The increasing use of electronic health records requires the accurate and efficient capture, maintenance, security and reporting of health information. The Bachelor of Information Communications Technology (Health Information Management) course at Western Sydney University will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to build software systems and undertake roles relating to the classification, coding and management of health information within a healthcare setting.

 As a graduate of the Bachelor of ICT (Health Information Management), you will be able to:

  • investigate – draw on a solid technological and software core of ICT knowledge and practice to analyse and develop current applications
  • integrate – amalgamate the knowledge and skills to develop new applications and new application areas
  • innovate - keep up-to-date with the rapid development in technology and practice across ICT, find innovative solutions and move the field forward.

Practical Experience

This course offers direct industry experience via a 20 day work placement.

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)

 As a graduate of the Bachelor of ICT (Health Information Management) you have the opportunity to seek employment in health information management and/or clinical coding, recognised as workforce skills shortage areas.

Examples include: database administrator or programmer; health information manager; medical records manager, network administrator or engineer; software engineer analyst; software quality analyst; system architect, systems developer; web systems designer/developer; researcher.

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.