Health software development

Develop software applications and systems that improve healthcare delivery, and support breakthroughs in medical knowledge.

Health software are applications and systems that improve healthcare delivery, and support research in public or private healthcare or research organisations.

Note - the Health Software major will closed to new enrolments from 2020.

Where software graduates work

  • Health software companies
  • Government agencies
  • District health boards (DHBs)

Skills Health Software students develop

  • Critical thinking and conceptual skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-disciplinary approach
  • Self-motivation
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical and technical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning and organisation

Jobs

The following is a sample of job titles relevant to undergraduates:

  • Project manager
  • Business analyst—national patient flow
  • Business analyst—health intelligence
  • Solutions developer—health intelligence
  • Health information manager
  • Software developer
  • Health technology designer
  • Development operations consultant