Digital innovation is transforming our lives. Finance, manufacturing, retail and automotive industries have been revolutionised by artificial intelligence, big data and the Internet of Things - healthcare is next. Electronic health records, real-time data harvesting, wearable devices and mHealth apps are just some of the new digital health technologies driving improvements to strained healthcare systems.
Demand for professionals who can design, develop, implement and manage leading digital health technologies and innovations is booming. La Trobe's Master of Digital Health was developed to give you the specialised knowledge and skills to meet this demand.
Choose from a broad range of electives or build specialised knowledge in key technical areas such as health technopreneurship and data analytics. Then put your knowledge into practice when you complete a digital health-focused project addressing a healthcare need or opportunity.
Studies will primarily be conducted at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus, with some of the curriculum being delivered at the City Campus as well as online.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79
Year 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:
Year 2 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:
Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 65% or above.
The University will access your official transcript upon application.
Note: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
English language requirement
6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
Annual tuition fee
A$36 600 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.
As the healthcare system becomes increasingly digitally enabled, future professionals will require additional skills to practise at the interface of healthcare and digital technologies. This trend also creates new career opportunities; possible options include: