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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



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,500.00 (US$ 23,892) per year

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

Start date

1 March 2021


Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,


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 (Internet): 60 Overall with 18 Speaking, 21 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Scale (CES): 169 Overall with 169 Writing, 169 Speaking; Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Writing, 300 Speaking.

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 University ranked 1st in South Australia for teaching quality, learning engagement and student support.

  • Among top 300 - THE World University Rankings 2020
  • Home to over 5000 international students
  • Based in Adelaide one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • Over 300 study options to choose from