Courses & Units

Advanced Topics in eHealth KIT419


This unit might be offered in 2018.


This unit is designed for students who have an interest in learning about challenges in the development, implementation and evaluation of technology infrastructures, applications and services to support health. The unit is also designed for students considering pursuing a research higher degree in the eHealth domain. This unit will provide students with understanding and knowledge of current and emerging trends in eHealth as they impact on the delivery of healthcare at individual, organisational and system levels. Drawing on insights from national and international cases, students will be exposed to a range of eHealth systems and gain knowledge about the socio-technical challenges, impacts and opportunities associated with these systems. In particular the unit will explore approaches to the design, deployment and evaluation of eHealth on patients, health professionals and the system as a whole. The unit is also designed to develop research and communication skills tailored to the conduct of eHealth research.


Unit name Advanced Topics in eHealth
Unit code KIT419
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology

Teaching staff


Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

11 x 3 hours workshop plus additional self study. There will be a 9-hour take home exam.


35% in-house exam, 65% in-semester (4 assignments worth 15%, 20% 20%, 10%)

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