The Graduate Certificate in Digital Health is no longer available.

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2019

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Medicine

Location

External

Delivery mode

Web Based

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Centre for Online Health

Email: med.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3176 7403

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/coh/

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2019

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Medicine

Location

External

Delivery mode

Web Based

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

  • An approved degree, or
  • A post-secondary qualification and a minimum of 2 years full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a telehealth or related setting.

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Home Affairs for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted. view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

Centre for Online Health

Phone: +61 7 3176 7403

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/coh/

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health?

Globally all industries are experiencing a dramatic shift towards digital service integration and knowledge-driven economies. This program provides essential knowledge, understanding and skills relating to digital health clinical practice. It is suitable for both health professionals and future health professionals; the program explores the application, impact and implications of the use of digital technologies in:

  • clinical practice
  • shared healthcare delivery
  • health education
  • administration
  • research

Students will also critically evaluate developments in digital health, analyse their effectiveness, and consider possible future trends.

About the Centre for Online Health
The Centre for Online Health is a leading research institution with experience in a range of disciplines including telepaediatrics, telegeriatrics, teledermatology, telehomecare, home palliative care and teleneurology. The Centre hosts a Centre of Research Excellence in Telehealth funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Centre for Online Health is a leading education provider in Digital Health with over 15 years of experience.

What you can study

Rapid deployment and integration of digital technologies across global healthcare services requires the associated workforces to think about delivering patient care differently. Are you interested in learning how to maximise the potential of digital technologies to better deliver healthcare services?

The courses within the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health teaches about the use of digital technologies in clinical practices and how such technologies improve health communication, patient outcomes, clinical efficacy and administration efficiencies. The application of technology to assist education and training is also explored.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Placement courses

Students must own or have ready access to a computer with internet connection.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Visit the Future Students website for admissions information

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

  • An approved degree, or
  • A post-secondary qualification and a minimum of 2 years full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a telehealth or related setting.

Visa requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Home Affairs for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted. View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees. An invoice with the fees for the current semester will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

If the invoice for a given semester or teaching period is not yet available, you can use the Fees Schedules to estimate your fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually in accordance with the University's Student Fees Policy, and may increase from 1 January each year.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Students are responsible for the cost of transportation and accommodation to attend residential schools or practicals.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

Careers

Graduates typically work in either clinical or non-clinical settings, across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Their work usually involves clinical information exchange and communication, project coordination, or delivering digital health services.

Many of our graduates use their qualifications to enhance the relevance and competitiveness of their healthcare, informatics or business related undergraduate degree; healthcare workforce employers are increasingly recruiting those with digital health capabilities, knowledge and skills in the application and use of information and communication technologies.

Program requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

To fulfil the requirements of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health, a student must complete the requisite number of courses chosen from the course list in accordance with the Program Rules.

For more information on program requirements, please contact the Faculty.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland policies and rules which govern the conduct of UQ programs. These may be found on the UQ policies and rules page on the my.UQ website.