La Trobe University

Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

La Trobe University

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

Advance your career in the digital transformation of healthcare. The world of healthcare has gone digital. Healthcare, information and computer sciences have revolutionised how services are delivered, illnesses are treated and prevented, and patients access their health information. Now more than ever, we need an empowered digital health workforce who can lead the future of healthcare in Australia and abroad. If you're passionate about improving healthcare through digital technologies, La Trobe's Graduate Certificate in Digital Health gives you the hands-on skills, knowledge and experience you need to advance your career in the digital health landscape. Designed in collaboration with industry to meet the evolving health needs of individuals and communities, you'll develop broad knowledge and essential skills in new and emerging areas of technology, computer science and health. This includes virtual and telehealth, the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), epidemiology and biostatistics, data analytics and more.


To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Digital Health, students must complete a total of 60 credit points across 1 year.


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Big Data and the Internet of Medical Things
  • Communicating Digital Health
  • Digital Health Design and Implementation
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Strategic Digital Transformation of Health
  • Systems Thinking and Leadership
  • Trends in Digital Health
  • Virtual and Telehealth

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $18,300 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
Online International: $14,900 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora), Online.

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 Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

Further information

There is substantial evidence of a dearth of expertise in digital health throughout the health workforce. The range and practice of the contemporary technological features of this Graduate Certificate are designed to increase graduates' workforce effectiveness. You'll gain health data and digital health-related skills useful for the betterment of society, in terms of the smoother running of the health system and improved health outcomes. This Graduate Certificate provides students with a strong foundation in digital health that is grounded in database fundamentals and other key skills, combined with multi-disciplinary elective choices in database fundamentals, visual analytics, health information ethics and law, and health project management. This is an ideal introductory course in digital health for professionals working in the management and clinical areas of the health workforce and also offers students the choice of progressing into the Master of Healthcare Analytics.

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