What will I learn?

Learn how to develop and implement the use of computational technologies, smart devices, and communication media to manage illness, reduce health risks, and promote health and wellbeing. The degree prepares you to graduate career-ready in an expanding industry.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in fundamentals of computing, fundamentals of information and communication technology, computer programming, legal and ethical aspects of health care, and health practitioner practice
  • study in either biostatistics or data science
  • study in either professional skills or communication and inter-professional practice.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in software engineering, application development, database and conceptual modelling, computer networks and operating systems, and critical social analysis of health
  • elective topics in computing and digital health.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in enterprise cloud systems, interactive computer systems, and project management for engineering and science
  • elective topics in computing and digital health
  • an information technology practicum and workplace preparation.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • an honours thesis
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics, and digital health option topics.

Your career

This degree targets the new employment opportunities emerging in the fields that blend health and information and communications technology.

Potential occupations include:

  • ICT business analyst
  • network administrator
  • developer programmer
  • graduate data scientist – healthcare analytics
  • clinical analyst support officer

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

088521C

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,200.00 (US$ 21,141) per year
2020: AUD $33,500 (Annual fee)
Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the High School Diploma with SAT minimum score of 1500 with a minimum of 500 in each band, ACT minimum composite score of 21. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL Paper 550 Overall 4.5 TWE; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) with a grade of B2.

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia