Note: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.

ProgramsIT/CSIT(Postgrad)HTIGraduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation (2018)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
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Foundation Units
Core Units
or other units.

Note:  HTIN5001 - Nature of Systems and HTIN5004 - Integrated Approaches to Chronic Disease are available in Semesters 1 & 2.

HTIN5002 - Quality Frameworks for Health Innovation is available in Semester 1 in Block Mode and Semester 2 (normal).

HTIN5003 - Health Technology Evaluation is available in Semester 2 Block Mode only.

Note:   Note that for 2015, the first intake is expected in Semester 2. There will be no enrolments in the Master of Health Technology Innovation for Semester 1, 2015.

Candidates for the Master of Health Technology Innovation must complete 12 credit points of the Core units of study.

Students may complete a maximum of 12 credit points of the Foundation units of study. Candidates will be required to select units which complement their prior background and qualifications (subject to assessment by the Academic Director).


Year 1 - Semester 2

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24Select from
Foundation Units
Core Units
Specialist Units

Note:   Candidates for the Master of Health Technology Innovation must complete a minimum of 12 credit points from the listed Specialist units of study.


Year 2 - Semester 1

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Specialist Units

Note:   The tables above assume completion in 1.5 years by taking a full-time load in Year 1 - for first and second semester (24 credit points per semester) and a part-time load in Year 2 - first semester (12 credit points).


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Block 1 - Foundation Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5951 Fundamentals of Neuromodulation 6 Semester 1
BETH5102 Philosophy of Medicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5310 Principles of Data Science 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9007 Algorithms 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S1 Intensive
COMP9103 Software Development in Java 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9110 System Analysis and Modelling 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9120 Database Management Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9121 Design of Networks & Distributed Systems 6 Semester 2
INFO9003 Information Technology for Health Professionals 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
MRTY5132 Medical image perception 6 Semester 1
PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses 6 Semester 1
PUBH5018 Introductory Biostatistics 6 Semester 1
QUAL5002 Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design 6 Int May

Note: Students may complete a maximum of 12 credit points of the Foundation units of study. Candidates will be required to select units which complement their prior background and qualifications (subject to assessment by the Academic Director).

Block 2 - Core Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
HTIN5001 Nature of Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
HTIN5002 Quality Frameworks for Health Innovation 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
HTIN5003 Health Technology Evaluation 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
HTIN5004 Integrated Approaches to Chronic Disease 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation must complete a minimum of 12 credit points from the listed Core units of study.

Block 3 - Specialist Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 48)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5921 Biomedical Engineering Technology 2 6 Semester 2
AMME9961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2
AMME9971 Applied Tissue Engineering 6 Semester 1
BETH5202 Human and Animal Research Ethics 6 Semester 2
BETH5203 Ethics and Public Health 6 Semester 2
CLTR5001 Trial Design and Methods 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5216 Mobile Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5349 Cloud Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5427 Usability Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics [Not running in 2017] 6 Semester 2
Summer Main
DATA5207 Data Analysis in the Social Sciences 6 Semester 1
Summer Main
ELEC5622 Signals, Software and Health 6 Semester 2
HSBH5003 eHealth for Health Professional 6 Semester 1
INFO5306 Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems 6 Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1
MRTY5133 Medical image optimisation 6 Semester 2
NURS5070 Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality 6 Semester 2
PUBH5224 Advanced Epidemiology 6 Semester 2
PUBH5422 Health and Risk Communication 6 Semester 2
PUBH5500 Advanced Qualitative Health Research 6 Semester 1
STAT5003 Computational Statistical Methods 6 Semester 2

Note: Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation must complete a minimum of 12 credit points from the listed Specialist units of study.

Please note: some units may require Special Permission for enrolment.

Course: Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation (2018)
CP Required: 60
Min FT Duration: 1.50 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation a candidate must complete 60 credit points including:

(a) A minimum of 12 credit points of the Core units of study; and

(b) A minimum of 12 credit points of the Specialist units of study; and

(c) A maximum of 12 credit points of the Foundation units of study. Candidates will be required to select units which complement their prior background and qualifications (subject to assessment by the Academic Director).

Recognition of Prior Learning

The Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation is a 1.5 year (60 credit point) program. 

Depending on the level and type of your previous tertiary studies in health and/or technology, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which will shorten the length of the degree.

In the Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation, credit may be granted against the Foundation Units component, up-to 12 credit points maximum. Students who are eligible for this credit would be able reduce their total requirements to 48 credit points and complete the program within 12 months of full-time study. 

Further information on RPL can be found at  http://sydney.edu.au/engineering/it/current_students/postgrad_coursework/rpl.shtml

Completion time

Enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation may be either part-time or full-time with a maximum completion time of five years.
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