Centre for Rural Health

E-Health Courses

The CRH currently offers a comprehensive education program comprising:

Masters of E-Health (Health Informatics)

  • Graduate Certificate and
  • Graduate Diploma in E-Health (Health Informatics)

These courses are suitable for both health professionals wishing to enhance their understanding of, and ability to work effectively with, information and communication technologies and for graduates who wish to pursue a career as health informatics specialists.

To qualify for admission to the Certificate, Diploma or Masters courses, applicants should:

  • Hold a three-year degree or a diploma with a major in a health related or communications technology area, or
  • Have experience and/or qualifications as deemed appropriate by the Director of the CRH.
  • For international students who do not use English as their first language, minimum requirements are IELTS Overall band 6.0, with no band less than 6.

For information on course units:

Bachelor of- E-Health (Health Informatics) (Professional Honours)

This course has been developed in response to the increasing status of health informatics as an academic discipline and the resulting increased interest in research and evidence-based practice. It is suitable for health professionals and information management professionals wishing to pursue research projects in their work place with a view to moving into research career options

In order to qualify for admission to the Honours program, applicants should

  • hold a three-year degree with a major in a health related or communications technology area,
    OR
  • have experience and/or qualifications as deemed appropriate by the Director of the CRH.
  • For international students who do not use English as their first language, minimum requirements are IELTS Overall band 6.0, with no band less than 6.

For information on course units:

Course Delivery

These courses are offered on a part-time basis. They are delivered on-line  with additional electronic and print-based materials. The course can be  completed with a minimum disruption to home and work life as there is no  compulsory residential component. Normal university semester schedules apply.  Support and guidance are integral to the course, with lecturers available for  on-line and phone consultation. Students are also encouraged to interact with  one another via online discussion forums.

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