Graduate Certificate in Digital Health
Master of Digital Health

Classes start: 27 February 2023
Application Deadline: 17 February 2023

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Commonwealth Supported Places

There are a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) for the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health that have been made available for Term 2, 2023.

The total course cost with a CSP is $4,008 (normally $14,900).

Shape the future of healthcare with innovative digital solutions

Master of Digital Health

Meet the increasing demand for skilled digital health professionals with La Trobe’s online Master of Digital Health.

Developed in consultation with industry leaders, this flexible course places you at the forefront of digital transformation in health, armed with the skills to inspire change among consumers, organisations and government bodies to improve healthcare outcomes.

As a student, you’ll benefit from a customisable course structure that includes core digital health subjects, specialisations in either Advanced Practice or Applied Research and the opportunity to select elective subjects that align with your professional interests – be it data and analytics, cybersecurity, digital marketing, technopreneurship, artificial intelligence or more.

You’ll gain specialised skills and experience in:

  • Big Data in health and the Internet of Medical Things (IoT): discover the real-world application of the Big Data and IoT landscape in health.
  • Telehealth and virtual models of care: Explore the implementation and delivery of telehealth and virtual care to provide accessible, equitable and effective healthcare.
  • Trends in digital health: examine applications of digital health innovations now and into the future and how they impact the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals, patients and technical specialists.
  • Digital health communication: explore how digital platforms can be used as powerful tools for efficient and effective health communication and develop valuable strategic communication skills.
  • Strategic digital transformation: investigate organisational maturity, digital transformation readiness and how strategies and roadmaps can support digital implementation.
  • Design and implementation: co-design solutions using learning health systems and implementation science approaches.

Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

If you want to discover your potential in digital health or upskill quickly without pursuing a full master’s degree, La Trobe’s Graduate Certificate in Digital Health provides the essential training you need to shape your next move in the health sector.

In as little as six months, you’ll learn to:

  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills associated with evidence-based practice in digital health.
  • Apply contemporary principles and key concepts in the development and management of digital health solutions.
  • Analyse, interpret and present health-related data in a comprehensible form.

You’ll have the flexibility to choose four subjects from a suite of eight innovative digital health subjects so you can tailor your learning to your current career and future prospects.

La Trobe’s Graduate Certificate in Digital Health is a nested qualification within the Master of Digital Health, so after you graduate, you’ll have the option to build on your expertise with the master’s and further enhance your career pathways.

There are a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) for the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health that have been made available for Term 2, 2023.

The total course cost with a CSP is $4,008 (normally $14,900).

Open doors to growing careers at the intersection of technology and health

Digital health consultant $97,000–$103,000
per year1

Digital health director $150,000
per year1

Digital health project manager $88,000–$124,000
per year1

Digital health product support lead $96,000–$140,000
per year1

Why choose La Trobe?

Globally ranked

La Trobe’s clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 200.2

Leading research

We’re ranked ‘above world standard’ for our research in information systems.3

AIDH-aligned course

Our Master of Digital Health aligns with the Australasian Institute of Digital Health’s health informatics competency framework.4

Multiple entry points

La Trobe offers both graduate certificate and master’s entry points, so you can choose the option that’s right for you.

Customisable learning

Choose from a broad range of electives and build specialised knowledge in key technical areas.

About La Trobe University

At La Trobe University, we believe you need a powerful skill set beyond what you learn in a textbook. We teach you how to adapt to new situations, connect with others, take the lead and think differently, all while you learn the skills and knowledge you need to advance your career.

Citations

  1. Glassdoor. Australian Digital Health Agency Salaries. Retrieved from https://www.glassdoor.com.au/.
  2. Times Higher Education. Global University Rankings. La Trobe University. Retrieved from https://www.timeshighereducation.com/.
  3. Australia Research Council. ERA Outcomes. La Trobe University. Retrieved from https://dataportal.arc.gov.au/.
  4. Australian Institute of Digital Health. Australian Health Informatics Competency Framework. 2022. Retrieved from https://digitalhealth.org.au/.