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Diploma in Health Informatics

Offered by: Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Allied Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Course Description

Health Informatics is the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspect of healthcare and medicine


Programme Outline 

Year 1 Semester 1


  1. Introduction to Health Informatics
  2. The Development of Health Informatics
  3. Information Technologies
  4. Communication Technologies in Healthcare
  5. Computer-aided Learning

Year 1 Semester 2

  1. Information Processing in Healthcare
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Healthcare Delivery System
  4. Health Information System & Issues
  5. Organizational Effectiveness in Health Industry

Year 1 Semester 3 (Mini Semester)

  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Pengajian Islam / Pengajian Moral
  3. Bahasa Kebangsaan A / B
  4. English

Year 2 Semester 1

  1. Coding, Classification, Standards & Modeling in Healthcare
  2. Database for Health Informatics
  3. Statistics
  4. Organising Workplace Information
  5. Health Information: Its Flow & Its Use I

Year 2 Semester 2

  1. Health Information : Its Flow & Its Use II
  2. System Analysis and Design
  3. Client Server Computing
  4. Administration & Management

Year 2 Semester 3

  1. Health Informatics in Practice I

Year 3 Semester 1

  1. Ethics & the Internet
  2. Computer-based Patient Records
  3. Telematics in Healthcare
  4. Health Informatics in Practice II
  5. Effective Workplace Relationship

Year 3 Semester 2

  1. Information Project Management
  2. Research in Health Informatics
  3. Management & Leadership for Health Informatics
  4. Organisational Image in the Community

Year 3 Semester 3

  1. Health Informatics in Practice II
Entry Requirements
Entry Level Academic Requirement Duration
SPM Credit in Mathematics and 2 other subjects including Literature and Pass in BM 3 years
Career Prospects
  • Government and private sector hospitals
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Dental Informatics
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Chemical Informatics
  • Bioinformatics

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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