Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will analyse and critique theories of health data auditing. You will gain an understanding of the legal, ethical and financial concepts of activity-based funding. You will develop and apply auditing principles and processes to a range of health data. You will undertake a health data audit, interpret the results, and identify mechanisms for effectively disseminating audit outcomes.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse and critique theories of health data auditing.
02. Justify the concepts and principles of activity-based funding used across different jurisdictions.
03. Design audits of health data, applying appropriate principles and processes.
04. Analyse and interpret audit outcomes.
05. Effectively communicate audit results and recommendations to a wide variety of stakeholders.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Team presentation (2 -4 members) (30 mins) & written PowerPoint notes (total equiv-1500 words per std

N/AOral presentationGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual written business report (equivalent 2500 words per student)

N/AReportIndividualNo40 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual written examination short and long answer questions, 2 hours (2000 words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5