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Postgraduate | TAS-BAA638 | 2024

Health Information Systems

Previously TAS-CRH608

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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Health Information Systems

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Communicate the fundamentals of information systems and their role within digital health
    2. Evaluate implementation models and critical success factors for introducing an information system specific organisational context
    3. Critically evaluate the technical and human issues that need to be considered when developing a health information system
    4. Analyse the relevance of different types of evaluation in the context of an ICT project in a healthcare context

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-HIM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Information Management


  • TAS-HSM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Service Management

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • TAS-CRH608 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Online tutorial 1 hr x 4 times per semester. Independent learning approx 10 hrs weekly.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Health Information Management

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Master of Health Service Management