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Master of Digital Health

La Trobe University

Melbourne, Australia

  • Tuition Fee AU$ 36,600
  • Country Rank-
  • Duration24 Months
  • Score IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

Program Overview

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.

You'll learn:

  • Medical informatics and virtual health
    • Explore the design, development, adoption and application of digital health innovations and how they're used to provide healthcare that is accessible, affordable and effective.
  • Big Data in health and the Internet of Medical Things
    • Gain an understanding of the Big Data landscape in health and explore how it can be applied in real-world applications and the Internet of Medical Things.
  • Future of digital health
    • Examine the applications of current and upcoming digital health innovations along with the impact on roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals, patients and technical specialists.
  • Health communication in the digital age
    • Discover how digital platforms can be powerful tools for quick and effective health communication and develop fundamental skills to communicate strategically and effectively in the digital age.

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.

Cost Of Studying At La Trobe University

Interest rates as low as 8.9% *


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