Master of Digital Health

Master of Digital Health

Lead the digital transformation of healthcare and learn to design, develop, implement and manage leading digital health technologies with La Trobe University's online Master of Digital Health. This course can be completed in 2 years of full-time study or 4 years part-time.

Throughout the course, you'll study the latest digital transformation trends, innovations, frameworks and models, translated specifically for the health sector. The Master of Digital Health course aligns with the Australasian Institute of Digital Health's (AIDH) Health Informatics Competency Framework, ensuring you gain the most relevant and leading-edge skills.

You'll complete 16 subjects totalling 240 credit points, including Big Data in health, the Internet of Medical Things (IoT), virtual models of care, digital health communication, health informatics and more. 

Choose from a broad range of electives or build specialised knowledge in key technical areas such health data & business analytics, applied ehealth & health informatics, public health, digital marketing, technopreneurship, cybersecurity & artificial intelligence. Then put your knowledge into practice when you complete a digital health-focused project addressing a healthcare need or opportunity.

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
  • Start date:
    There are six student intakes per year, pick the start date that suits you
  • Awarded by:
    La Trobe University
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Digital Health Consultant | Healthcare Analytics Professional | Digital Health Project Manager | Digital Health Technopreneur | View All

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Lead the digital transformation of healthcare and learn to design, develop, implement and manage leading digital health technologies with La Trobe University’s online Master of Digital Health. This course can be completed in 2 years of full-time study or 4 years part-time.

Throughout the course, you’ll study the latest digital transformation trends, innovations, frameworks and models, translated specifically for the health sector. The Master of Digital Health course aligns with the Australasian Institute of Digital Health’s (AIDH) Health Informatics Competency Framework, ensuring you gain the most relevant and leading-edge skills.

You’ll complete 16 subjects totalling 240 credit points, including Big Data in health, the Internet of Medical Things (IoT), virtual models of care, digital health communication, health informatics and more. 

Choose from a broad range of electives or build specialised knowledge in key technical areas such health data & business analytics, applied ehealth & health informatics, public health, digital marketing, technopreneurship, cybersecurity & artificial intelligence. Then put your knowledge into practice when you complete a digital health-focused project addressing a healthcare need or opportunity.

Eligibility

To do this course, you need an undergraduate degree in any discipline with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65% or above. 

You'll complete 16 subjects totalling 240 credit points, including Big Data in health, the Internet of Medical Things (IoT), virtual models of care, digital health communication, health informatics and more.

You'll also choose four electives from key technical areas to customise your learning experience to your career goals.

For over 50 years, La Trobe University has been transforming people and societies. Ranked in the top 1% of Universities worldwide by 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania. La Trobe has a proud history of world-class teaching and academic research.
Throughout your studies with La Trobe you’ll see firsthand how to champion local communities, tackle the big issues of our time and work to the highest standards. As you step forward in your career, you’re able to set a new standard of excellence.

At La Trobe University, online courses are designed to be flexible for the working professional. Taught by experts in their field, our courses will show you how to adapt to new situations, connect with others and take the lead.

Developed for busy professionals with personal commitments, our online courses help you take your career and leadership abilities to the next level.

Online courses feature the same course structure and opportunities that our on-campus students experience, so you’re sure to enjoy a quality education and one-on-one support. You’ll have 24/7 technology assistance, so you truly can learn when and where it’s best for you.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon graduation, you'll receive a Master of Digital Health from La Trobe University Online, and be equipped to influence digital transformation in health and may be eligible for roles like a digital health consultant, healthcare analytics professional, digital health project manager and digital health technopreneur.

If you want to advance your career without pursuing a full degree, a Graduate Certificate in Digital Health is also available. This 60-credit program can be completed in six months full-time.

Curious about where a career in health administration could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Government funded FEE-HELP is available to eligible students, and scholarships are also available to apply for. To check your availability, please make an enquiry.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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