The Digital Health program combines the opportunity to study contemporary issues associated with information management in healthcare organisations with the integration of a sound understanding of the impact of digital health.
Your will also gain experience with the development and implementation of projects and programs relating to these growing and critical areas in organisations and professional practice.
Note: Sydney City Campus start times are March, July and November.
This program is offered as a 1 and 1.5 year pathway with relevant prior degrees.
Digital Health at Western
This degree is of particular interest to clinicians, health management and science (information engineering) professionals, and personnel working in health corporate roles with responsibilities in health data and information.
You can also focus your studies on aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship, and research and development in the digital health space.
Fees and delivery
Fees: AUD $23,280*
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $30,080 *
Delivery: On campus
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As a health science graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Aged care management
- Occupational health and safety
- Health services management
- International health
- Research studies
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Health Promotion Officer
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Quality Improvement Officer
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.