Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours, comprising of one 1 hour seminar per week, plus regular contact equivalent to one hour per week with a project supervisor. |
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Enrolment in the Health specialisation of the Master of Information Technology, with completion of 50 points of Computing and Information Systems subjects at graduate level excluding the following subjects:
Students should negotiate a project topic with a project supervisor well before the start of each semester. Students should then prepare a proposal to present their case to enrol to the subject and also to document the project timeline and details.
Students need to obtain the approval of the degree coordinator on their proposal by the first week of the semester to be able to enrol to this subject
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kathleen Gray
Dr Kathleen Gray
This subject involves in-depth investigation of a significant problem related to Health IT. The subject also provides students with skills and knowledge for analysing and solving problems, and enhanced written and oral communication skills.
The subject is fundamentally a research-based project, to provide a capstone experience and produce a piece of scholarly work suitable for conference or journal publication.
Project topics must relate to the content of another MIT (Health) subject, i.e.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
Hurdle requirement: to pass the subject, students must obtain:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Learning and Teaching Methods
This subject is offered as a one 1- hour seminar per week over 12 weeks; independent learning comprises the majority of student time.
Subject documents and class records are handled using LMS Blackboard and online forums are used for peer and academic support of students during independent learning.
Indicative Key Learning Resources
Key learning resources will be negotiated between teaching staff and individual students, depending on the topic chosen for the project.
This subject is important in the field of eHealth and biomedical informatics, i.e. work that concerns the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information in, about and for human health, and the design and management of related solutions to advance the understanding and practice of healthcare. This subject is offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and also uses expertise from industry and government. In particular, this subject prepares students to undertake further independent research in academic or industry settings.
Master of Information Technology |
Master of Information Technology
MIT Health Specialisation |
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