Major - Health Informatics

Western Sydney University Major Code: M3097.1

Related Courses

3639.4 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
3684.2 Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)
3687.2 Bachelor of Information Systems
3688.1 Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced
3769.1 Bachelor of Data Science
3769.2 Bachelor of Data Science
6039.1 Diploma/Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
6040.1 Diploma in Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of Information Systems

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : YES, if the specialisation is available on your Home campus. Please ensure your course structure allows space for enrolment in the units in this unit set. Students must also meet any pre-requisite requirements. Consult your Course Advisor for further advice.

Increasingly, healthcare information is being captured electronically and newer technology modes are being applied in many innovative ways to support efficient and effective clinical care. This major aims to promote understanding of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) concepts in healthcare including electronic healthcare records; healthcare data analysis; fundamentals of medicine concepts and disease classification; healthcare system interoperability and design. This specialisation will prepare students for the ICT challenges ahead in the healthcare domain, and equip students with the knowledge and skills for taking up employment opportunities with major public and private healthcare providers and technology suppliers.

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

300951 Clinical Classification and Coding
300104 Database Design and Development
300950 Fundamentals of Medical Concepts and Terminology
300955 Healthcare Data Environments
300956 Healthcare Software and Systems
300570 Human-Computer Interaction
300566 Introduction to Health Informatics
300585 Systems Analysis and Design

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