Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program provides graduates with skills and competencies in health management information systems to provide evidence for policy, funding and decision making, to support administrative and clinical work flows, to undertake human resource management and business analysis. The course leads to careers in hospitals and other health facilities, government health departments, health computing/software development firms, health insurance companies, health research centres, the pharmaceutical industry, statistical agencies, international aid agencies and non-governmental agencies.
Students complete units in the principles of medicine and health care, information technology, data and information management, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and clinical classification. Several practical placements are also required throughout the degree to apply theoretical knowledge in real world settings.
- Health information management
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed Knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).
Graduates of this course are eligible for full graduate membership of the Health Information Management Association of Australia.
Completion of the course may lead on to postgraduate studies in: Health management, Public Health.
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|Kelvin Grove||International: $98,500||No|
Blue Card and Hepatitis B vaccinations prior to commencing clinical placement components. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.