Digital Health and Informatics
Our social lives have been transformed by technology. So why should our healthcare be any different?
The global digital health market is expected to grow over 25 per cent a year – meaning an increasing need for people skilled in navigating and leading the digital disruption.
If you love technology and big data and want to work in the healthcare industry, Digital Health and Informatics is the future-focused area for you.
Our Digital Health and Informatics courses focus on the management and use of patient healthcare information (informatics) and the intersection of healthcare and digital innovations driven by technology (digital health).
You’ll learn how the health system operates and gain the foundational knowledge that will enable you to get innovative with the way we manage and use data and information. You’ll discover how technology could be used to empower patients and professionals, manage long-term healthcare costs and enable better outcomes.
By the time you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and skills in digital health and informatics to forge a successful career in the changing health industry. Future careers can be found working in planning and policy, research and data analysis, consulting or in the tech start-up space.
Why study Digital Health and Informatics?
Innovation. Opportunities. Jobs.
The Australian government has pumped $55 million in funding into research and innovation in digital health, creating more than 1000 new jobs.
Like using data, social media, wearable tech, virtual reality and artificial intelligence to improve the delivery and service of healthcare.
The Swinburne Advantage
We turn knowing into know-how.
We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.
Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.
Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.
You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.
We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.
Digital Health and Informatics courses