What will I learn?

Using real-world examples and interviews with industry experts, you'll gain a deep understanding of digital health principles, concepts and theories and learn how to implement these services in your own career setting.

Expand your understanding of the potential for transformative impact of digital health on hospital administration and build your capacity to improve hospital digital information systems and technology solutions from a non-technical perspective.

In this micro credential, using real examples and interviews with industry experts, we will investigate the hospital digital health landscape and assess digital technologies and solutions.

We will critically explore concerns with digital health approaches, and consider implications of digital technologies for hospital administrators.

This micro credential is a pathway for Deakin’s MBA (Healthcare Management) and a number of other healthcare degrees. The micro credential includes three (3) assessment tasks including two case study analyses and a research report. Successful completion offers credit towards a qualification at postgraduate level.

What skills will you learn?

Managing Hospital Stakeholders

Digital Health Implementation

Hospital Administration

Healthcare automation

Problem solving

Critical thinking

Healthcare leadership

AI implementation

What you will achieve

By the end of the micro credential, you’ll be able to

Apply digital health principles, concepts and theories to investigate the relevance and problems of digital health in hospital contexts.

Critically analyze the fundamentals of digital based hospital information systems.

Critically evaluate the key benefits and challenges of implementing digital health information systems, emerging technology trends and solutions in hospital contexts.

Examine the principles of co-design in digital based hospital information systems.

Study options

Online/Distance (11 weeks)

Tuition fees
Cost: AUD $1,509

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

November 2021

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Deakin University

Deakin is a young and dynamic university, offering world-class degrees, excellent employment prospects and a university experience that students love.

  • Among top 1% of international universities in 24 study areas
  • Best in student satisfaction in Victoria for ten years
  • Top 50 young university globally (QS)
  • Offers a curriculum that is practical and industry-informed