Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Health Informatics

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHSc) in Health Informatics is offered by the School of Population Health in partnership with the Department of Computer Science.

The POPLHLTH and HLTHINFO courses in this specialisation are offered in a flexible learning format.

Students are required to enrol in, and complete, the following courses:

  • HLTHINFO 723 - Health Knowledge Management (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 728 - Principles of Health Informatics  (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 730 - Healthcare Decision Support Systems (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 709 - Evidence for Best Practice (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 724 - Quality in Health Care (15 Points)
  • HLTHMGT 729 - Strategic Health Management (15 Points)        

and 15 points from

  • BUSADMIN 763 - Quantitative Analysis (15 Points)
  • BUSADMIN 764 - Accounting (15 Points)
  • COMPSCI 732 - Software Tools and Techniques (15 Points)
  • COMPSCI 760 - Datamining and Machine Learning (15 Points)
  • COMPSCI 780 - Postgraduate Project in Computer Science 1 (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 722 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 724 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • HLTHMGT 721 - Health Management (15 Points)

and 15 points from

Regulations


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University Calendar regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences.These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations - Postgraduate Diplomas.


New students, to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.

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