Interested in developing effective health informatics IT tools? The Master of Health Informatics addresses the demand for IT professionals with an understanding of mhealth, telehealth and other electronic systems used in patient care.
During their healthcare journey patients may interact with a range of services and electronic systems that need to work effectively to provide quality care. These may include mobile devices (mhealth), monitoring and communication systems (telehealth), hospital and community electronic health records (EHRs) and government systems. However there is a shortage of professionals who understand the needs of clinical staff to develop effective health informatics IT tools.
The Master of Health Informatics is aimed at IT graduates and IT professionals interested in the latest developments and trends in the area of health informatics.
To qualify for the Master of Health Informatics you must complete 180 points. The core papers and electives take one year to complete.
The final part of the programme is a one-semester applied research project, which may be in collaboration with health sector organisations and research groups at AUT.
Or any other postgraduate paper with the approval of the programme leader.
Enrolment in papers is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of papers.
Graduates may work in many different sectors including:
25 Feb 2019
15 Jul 2019
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