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Master of Health Technology Innovation

Where will your postgraduate studies lead you? 

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    Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th in the world for employability.

Overview

 

If you are a health practitioner, engineer, IT professional or scientist, this unique program will equip you with the skills to deliver improved health outcomes for patients through the innovative use of health technologies. Recognising the changing healthcare landscape, the Master of Health Technology Innovation will help you bridge the gap between the technical and clinical arenas.

Healthcare solutions are increasingly dependent on the innovative use of modern technologies. If you are seeking to broaden your career options and take advantage of exciting opportunities in this emerging field, this professional degree is for you. You will work alongside engineers, IT specialists and health professionals on cross-disciplinary projects in the University's flagship Charles Perkins Centre, which is dedicated to easing the burden of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions. You will be taught by leaders in health, engineering and technology from the University and its extensive network of hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Commonwealth Supported Places

The Master of Health Technology Innovation has a limited amount of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available to domestic students in 2018.  No additional application is necessary, all domestic applicants for this degree will be considered for CSP.

Specialisations

Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Your fee

How to apply

What you'll study

Study plan for this degree

Candidates for the Master of Health Technology Innovation complete 96 credit points, consisting of at least 24 credit points of core units of study, 24 credit points of specialist units of study, up to 24 credit points of foundation units of study, and at least 12 credit points of project units of study. Candidates select units which complement their background and qualifications.

With permission from the Dean, a candidate for the Master of Health Technology Innovation who has completed 24 credit points from Core, Sepcialist or Foundation units of study with at least Distinction average marks, may take Health Technology Innovation Dissertation Project units.

Units of Study

Applying for honours

Admission requirement

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

  • an Australian bachelor’s degree with a credit average (65 percent) or equivalent qualification or
  • a University of Sydney Graduate Diploma in Health Technology Innovation with a credit average (65 percent). Units completed in the graduate diploma can be credited to the master’s degree.

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification.

 

Professional accreditation

Career pathways & prospects
Future study options

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Health Technology Innovation are IT specialists within the Health and Medical fields who possess an excellent combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to manage health technology infrastructure and to support the people who use it. They will often be responsible for selecting and deploying appropriate software products and be involved in creating and managing business applications, web sites, systems and the IT environment within health-related organizations.

Career information for UAC

Domestic students

Indicative Postgraduate Student Contribution Amount


The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact student contribution that you pay will depend on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and the specific units of study in which you ultimately enrol. For further information about how to calculate your specific total student contribution, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.

Indicative Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee


The tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student is an indication only of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.

Annual review and fee increase


Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html.

Credit card surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

International students

Indicative International Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Students


The tuition fee for international postgraduate students is an indication only of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs and health insurance


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html. In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.

Credit card surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

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