Duration

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

Commencing 2018

Semester 1
Semester 2

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.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

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 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

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

Apply Online

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 2018

Semester 1
Semester 2

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 Immigration and Border Protection 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, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

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

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.

Additional application information

International students may not undertake the program on campus. They may only study externally from their home countries and will not be eligible for an Australian student visa.

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 Immigration and Border Protection 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, 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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

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

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2018 Fee Rules.

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 Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #8 from the GCDH List. Refer to GCDH rules for further information.

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

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health