Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health
Be at the forefront of healthcare’s digital transformation
Join a fast-growing field in need of data professionals with the skills to improve digital systems for patients and clinicians. Study interdisciplinary subjects that incorporate business, economics, ICT and data. Revolutionise health organisations.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
- No dates available
For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has delivered knowledge leadership for a better world. The most prestigious and widely recognised rankings of world universities consistently place UQ among the world's top universities. UQ has also won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university. This commitment to quality teaching empowers our 56,000 current students, who study across UQ’s three campuses, to create positive change for society.
Learn more about UQ.
Explore UQ courses.
QS Ranking 2023
Times Higher Education Ranking 2023
- Embrace the flexibility of a 100% online modular program that allows you to study around other commitments.
- Develop and apply clinical informatics tools to improve healthcare outcomes, operations and management practice.
- Learn to embrace change and become an innovative leader with the ability to identify, explain and use digital technologies in the health field.
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
- Clinical informatics analyst
- Digital health data analyst
- Health informatics consultant
- EMR manager
- Chief digital health officer
- Chief data and analytics officer
- Chief allied health information officer
- Chief medical information officer
- Director of quality and safety
To be eligible for entry, you'll need:
- a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or
- a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 2 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below), or
- to have completed post-secondary studies, plus 3 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below). Applications based on post-secondary study and work experience will be assessed individually.
Relevant disciplines include: medicine, nursing, midwifery, psychology, counselling, social work, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, allied health, human services, pharmacy, sports medicine and audiology.
Relevant work experience means:
- work experience in a relevant discipline (see above), or
- work experience in areas such as business, commerce, economics, IT and engineering.
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants must satisfy the UQ English language proficiency requirements for admission.
If you've completed previous study, you may be eligible to receive credit for – or exemption from – certain subjects in a UQ program.
Be part of the digital transformation in the healthcare industry with a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health (GCCIDH). Experts in digital health and data analytics are in high demand globally to harness digital systems for quality improvement that benefits patients and clinicians. Complete the GCCIDH part time across four semesters studying interdisciplinary content that incorporates clinical, business, economics, ICT/digital and data elements. This qualification will support your career recognition with relevant professional health and allied health organisations.
Recommended Study Pattern
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health is a 1 year course for a part-time student. Each year consists of 2 Study Periods, also known as semesters. The recommended study pattern consists of 4 core subjects, with 2 to be completed in your first study period and 2 in your second.
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics and Digital Health, students must satisfactorily complete a program of study consisting of 4 subjects.