Health information management

Clinical Coding Auditing

We have professional development short courses for those with a qualification in health information management or clinical coding. We also offer a Graduate Certificate in Health Data Integrity and Auditing, recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.

The next iteration of the short course in clinical coding auditing (new and improved!) will be held in 2021, beginning on July 12.


Clinical Coding Auditing course

The only one of its kind in the world, this unique course is designed to provide knowledge and develop skills in the auditing of coded data, analysing and reporting on audit outcomes, and development of strategies for dealing with these.

This is a five-month distance education course to enhance skills in auditing coded data and analysing, reporting and acting on the audit outcomes. You must have a qualification in clinical coding and extensive experience is recommended. You will work through the course material in a systematic way within a specified timeframe. Assessment will be by one major assignment and a final examination.

There are four modules in the course:

  • Module 1 - Principles of Casemix and Casemix Funding Models
  • Module 2 - Theory and Principles of Auditing
  • Module 3 - Statistical Analysis and Methodology
  • Module 4 - Audit Outcome


The course fee is to be confirmed (the course fee changes from year to year).

We do not refund fees after the course starts. If you withdraw from the course before it starts, an administration fee of $100 will be deducted from your refund.

Once your place in the course has been confirmed you will be sent a link to make online credit card payments using our secure payment system.

Graduate Certificate in Health Data Integrity and Auditing

The HIM discipline also offers a qualification in Health Data Integrity and Auditing, recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.

This one-year part-time program is designed to provide individuals from throughout the healthcare sector, who work with health data, with the practical knowledge and skills for managing, evaluating and auditing clinical and funding-related health data, data quality, and datasets. This specialised course also offers eligible health information managers and health information manager-clinical coders the option of a certificate of competency in internal, or external, clinical coding auditing, for which they must demonstrate substantial competence in an optional ICD-10- AM classification examination and minimum marks in the subject HIM5AAP. Studies will primarily be conducted at the Online, with one elective subject delivered at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus.

How to apply

Clinical Coding Auditing short course

Information regarding the offering of the Clinical Coding Auditing course is available on the course flyer [PDF 222KB] and application form [DOC 54.8KB].

Graduate Certificate in Health Data Integrity and Auditing

How to apply to an online postgraduate course


About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of academics during your course, from tutors through to lecturers. You can view all the staff from the College of Science, Health and Engineering or focus on staff in Health information management.