Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

1 Demonstrate good practices that incorporate ethical principles in the collection, storage, access, use, communication, and manipulation of data

2 Demonstrate responsibility to the health informatics profession and respect to the privacy rights of individuals and communities

3 Describe concept of database structure and information standards and interoperability

4 Identify solutions that ensure confidentiality, security, and integrity while maximizing availability of information for public health

5 Apply health informatics concepts and tools in the implementation of health information system

6 Demonstrate effective communication, collaboration, and team management

7 Choose appropriate information systems that meet public health needs

 

Curriculum Structure

  Grad.Dip.
Required courses 14
Elective courses not less than 10
Total not less than 24

 

Program Duration: 2 years

 

Qualification

  1. Hold a Bachelor degree in science, health science, public health, pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, veterinary, medical technology, computer science, or information and communication technology which it accredited by office of the Higher Education Commission
  2. Have cumulative GPA of not less than 2.5
  3. Pass an English Proficiency Examination as required of Faculty of Graduate Studies
  4. Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

 

 

Courses

 

Course code Course title Credit
Required courses
TMHG 523 Principles and Foundations of Public Health Informatics 3 (3-0-6)
TMHG 544 Challenging Issues in Health Informatics 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 545 Information System Design and Implementation in Health Care 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 526 Organizational Behavior and Management Skills 3 (2-2-5)
TMHG 528 Disease Surveillance and Public Health Investigation 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 529 Legal And Ethical Issues in Health Informatics 1 (1-0-2)
TMHG 546 Seminar in Health Informatics 1 (1-0-2)
Elective courses
TMHG 532 Special Topics in Biomedical and Health Informatics Research 3 (3-0-6)
TMHG 549 Application of Geographical Information System (GIS) in Epidemiology 2 (123)
TMHG 517 Statistical Methods in Spatial Epidemiology 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 534 Data Mining and Machine Learning 2 (1-2-3)
TMHG 535 Mathematical and Economic Modeling Applications in Biomedical and Public Health

 

2 (1-2-3)
TMHG 537 Web-Based Application Design and Development for Public Health 2 (1-2-3)
TMHG 541 Fundamentals of Health Care and Medical Terminology 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 547 Essentials of Information Technology Systems In Health Care 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 543 Data Visualization and Data Presentation Techniques 2 (2-0-4)
TMHG 550 Data management 2 (2-0-4)

 

Teaching Schedule: Instructor-paced internet-based distance learning, materials updated at weekly basis.

 

Online distant learning All courses except TMHG 532
Face-to-Face TMHG 532: 1-week site visits to observe HIS in various levels: Health center, District hospital, Provincial hospital, University hospital, Private hospital, Ministry of Public Health

 

Tuition fee

 

Fee and Expense Foreign Students (THB) Thai Students (THB)
Education service fee 5,700 5,700
Student activities fee 250 250
Graduate studies fee 750 750
Internet 300 300
Health Insurance 3,500
Graduate tuition fee (24 credits) 108,000 45,600
Program fee 10,000
Total 128,500 52,600

 

 

Scholarship:

Scholarships for tuition fee are available. Please request upon the application. The decision will be made by the program committee.