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Health Data

Undergraduate specialisation

There is growing demand for experts who can collect and analyse health data.

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  • Qualification
    Health Data Specialisation
  • Credit
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Why study Health Data at Curtin?

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The rise in digital technology and the increase in data make this an exciting time for public health and related health disciplines.

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the importance of public health experts and their use of data to understand disease and response to pandemics.

This specialisation helps you develop the skills you need for today’s job market. You’ll learn how to analyse big data to reveal patterns and trends, and learn about data capture, cyber security, data visualisation and how artificial intelligence and machine learning are being used in health.

You’ll also grow your interpretive and decision-making skills and know how to present your results effectively to different audiences.

The specialisation consists of four units dealing with big data, health governance, geographic information systems (GIS), visualisation and the application of health data produced by machine learning and artificial intelligence.

To study this specialisation, you will need to apply for the Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences).

What jobs can the Health Data Specialisation lead to?


  • Health data analyst
  • Data management officer
  • Community development officer
  • Researcher


  • Health research
  • Local and state government
  • Non-government organisations
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