La Trobe University

Bachelor of Health Information Management

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Help shape the future of healthcare. Our health systems are underpinned by information - from individual medical records to population-level healthcare statistics. The success of modern healthcare relies on this information being recorded and shared effectively, efficiently and ethically. La Trobe's Bachelor of Health Information Management combines the clinical and business sides of healthcare to prepare you for a career as a health information expert. You'll develop a comprehensive skillset covering areas like clinical classification, data analytics, health informatics and health systems management. Build the foundation of your skills in health information management in your first year of study. Then deepen your technical and professional expertise throughout the rest of your degree, including 55 days of supervised professional placement. With the perfect blend of expertise and experience, you'll graduate ready to work in all areas of healthcare - from hospitals and community health centres to specialist disease registries.

Structure

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Health Information Management students must complete 360 credit points consisting of: 360 core credit-points

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (25) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - Other - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics, Physical Education or Physics.
  • Recent secondary education - UAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (Band 3) - equivalent to VCE 25 - One of English Standard, English Advanced (Band 3), English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 4).
  • Recent secondary education - UAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - Other - Performance band 3 in one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Standard 2, Mathematics Extension 2 or Physics
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $108,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Nov 11 2022

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