The program is designed for, and should appeal to, a broad local and international target student base. Student backgrounds will include healthcare (clinical, nursing and allied health), mathematics, statistics, and computer science.The entry criteria are:
an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline
an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate discipline at honours level
an undergraduate degree in a non-cognate discipline and minimum 1 year full-time equivalent of relevant work experienceorminimum 3 year full-time equivalent of relevant work experience
Cognate discipline is defined as a degree in one of the following disciplines:- a science allied with medicine, includingmedicinenursingdentistryphysiotherapyoptometrybiomedical/ biological sciencepharmacypublic healthveterinary sciencebiologybiochemistrystatisticsmathematical sciencescomputer sciencepsychology(health) economicsdata scienceother (case-by-case basis)Relevant experience is defined as:any (professional) position involving data acquisition, management or handling (e.g. database manager)orany (professional) position involving analytics (e.g. data analyst)andtertiary-level training, demonstrating capability in a cognate disciplineexhibits potential to pursue postgraduate (level 8) studiesEvidence requirements will be a CV and an employer provided statement of service in relation to professional experience.Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is awarded in accordance with UNSW 'Recognition of Prior Learning (Coursework Programs) Policy' and 'Recognition of Prior Learning Procedure', for both program admission and credit. Criteria for RPL for admission is detailed in the program entry requirements.