Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics

La Trobe University

This one-year part-time program provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to health data analytics for health service managers, board members, health information managers, information technology professionals, other management professionals, and clinicians. The course focuses on health data quality and frameworks, and includes technical analytics subjects that will enhance students' capacity to solve complex problems using data and datasets in their healthcare workplaces. Studies will primarily be conducted at the City Campus, with some of the curriculum being delivered at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus as well as online.

Course Fee:

Australian: $14,200

Entry Requirements:

Academic level:- Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent); Alternate entry:- Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with relevant work experience.

Structure:

1 year part-time (60 credit point). Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

Subjects you can Study:

Health Data Sets and Data Integrity; Health Data for Decision Making: Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Students select 2 subjects from the list of four below: Principles of Health Informatics; Database Fundamentals; Predictive Analytics; Visual Analytics

Further information:

There is considerable evidence of substantial current and projected need for clinical and management staff in hospitals and other health services to upskill in the areas of health data analytics and in the applications of digital health technologies. There is also a very urgent need for currently practising health professionals and managers to upskill in digital health and analytics in order to work effectively and safely in the clinical digital health arena. The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics (HCHCA) provides specialised introductory knowledge and skills for individuals working in the area of health data analytics, and for those who wish to enter this field or who wish to upskill.

Related Careers:

Health Promotion Practitioner,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info Yes Part time 12 months
La Trobe University, believes that higher education has the power to transform people and societies. Their goal is to make a difference to their students, staff, and the communities they serve.

In 2016, La Trobe was ranked in the QS Top 50 Under 50 for the first time, and 56 in the 2017 Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 Rankings. They are also in the world's top 400 universities in all three major ranking agencies: QS World University Rankings 2016-2017, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016.

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Work placements are an important part of La Trobe's courses and students find work experience with organisations like CSIRO, the Australian Synchrotron, PwC and the University's partner hospitals. Students also receive hands-on training in facilities including a TV studio, an archaeological dig simulation site, moot court, and on field trips to places like Victoria's alpine wilderness.

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The University has eight campuses in Victoria and NSW and is the largest provider of university education in regional Victoria. The University has more than 190,000 graduates. It's an impressive group that includes CEOs, parliamentarians, human rights activists, medical researchers and Olympians.

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