Specialisation

Postgraduate Specialisation - Health Informatics

Western Sydney University Postgraduate Specialisation Code: ST3055.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3698.4 Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)
3699.3 Master of Information and Communications Technology
3699.4 Master of Information and Communications Technology

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


The widespread adoption of ICT solutions within the health sector and related developments such as electronic health records and health systems interoperability have created a need for ICT professionals who understand their context and are well equipped to operate within it. This specialisation is aimed at developing knowledge and skills in theoretical concepts and practical technologies needed to design and develop complex software applications across a range of eHealth settings. Students with these knowledge and skills will have greater prospects of finding employment with major healthcare providers or building their career as self-employed developers.


Postgraduate Specialisation Structure

Students must complete the following three units

301178 Advanced Health Classifications and Coding
301028 Advanced Healthcare Data Environments
301029 Advanced Healthcare Software and Systems

And one unit from the following:

301163 Modern Software Architectures
301112 Visualisation

The units listed below count towards completion of the major for students who may have passed these units in 2020 or earlier.

301118 - Genomic Data Science



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