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Study the only health information management course in Queensland, with a focus on specialist skills and hands-on learning.

Why study information management at QUT?

  • Learn to collect, produce, maintain and manage the distribution of data.
  • Develop specialist skills in health information technology, people and project management, clinical coding, and data and information management for health and medicine.
  • Complete a work placement in your final year to advance your practical skills.

Short courses and professional development

Healthcare information management

Work to improve patient care and health services through improved technical experience and data management. Learn current and emerging technologies to manage people, data and information in a medical and healthcare environment. We offer Queensland's only dedicated course in this area, our Bachelor of Health Information Management.

Real-world skills

Health information managers are skilled in information systems that support health services, patient care, planning, public health and medical research.

The cross-disciplinary nature of health information management creates unique opportunities for career progression. This course will make you well suited to leadership roles because you'll understand clinical practices, finance, information technology and staff management.

Get experience in the field

You'll visit health information managers at local hospitals, government agencies and not-for-profit organisations, offering you real insight to the profession, as well as opportunities to network.

In your final year, you'll complete a work placement either locally or overseas. This will prepare you to transition into the workplace by applying your acquired knowledge in a practical setting.

Career outcomes

Our graduates find employment in Australia and overseas in a range of environments, including:

  • hospitals and other health facilities
  • government health departments
  • health computing and software development firms
  • health insurance companies
  • health research centres
  • the pharmaceutical industry
  • statistical agencies
  • international aid agencies
  • non-government organisations.

Our graduates can also work in specialist positions, including as:

  • clinical data managers
  • clinical coders, coding auditors and coding educators
  • clinical governance and risk management officers
  • health privacy officers.

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    Brisbane QLD
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    Brisbane QLD 4001