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Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)

Western Sydney University

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About

Become an in-demand computing professional. Our real-world project industry experience will give you the edge. The increasing use of electronic health records requires the accurate and efficient capture, management, security and reporting of health information. This course combines theory with a 20-day industry placement, to give you the skills you need to thrive.

Areas of study

Clinical classification and coding, database design and development, health informatics, medical terminology, systems analysis and design, web development.

Career opportunities

Clinical coders, systems administrators, systems analysts and designers, database administrators and developers/programmers for healthcare management systems and healthcare database administrators and managers.

Professional recognition

Accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the Professional Level.

Practical experience

Direct industry experience via a 20-day work placement.

Fees and charges

Refer to Western Sydney University current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Other applicants

Advanced standing may be considered for applicants with Certificate III or Certificate IV in conjunction with relevant industry experience. Also refer to Western Sydney University general admission criteria.

Further information

View all details of this course on the WS website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2021)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2022 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.

Abbreviations

– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

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