Master Health Care.
- Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Semester: 2
- ECTS: 60 ECTS
- Course language: English
- Study type: full-time, on campus
- Intake: Spring & Autumn
- Campus: Berlin, Bad Honnef
Successful Health Care Management
Whether in hospitals, ambulatory care, medical tourism or in health or nursing insurance – doctors, nurses and the whole health care sector are becoming increasingly international. For a management career in the healthcare sector, therefore, good language skills are just as necessary as comprehensive knowledge of the sector.
During your Master studies at the IUBH you not only learn about strategic decision-making factors but also with the complex processes of health management, and acquire all the essential know-how required for taking on a responsible position in the health industry.
Facts & Figures
International Management · Health Care / International Health Care Management
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.) / Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration: 4 semesters / 2 semesters
Credits: 120 ECTS / 60 ECTS
Language: English / English
Type of study: full-time / full-time
Campus: Bad Honnef, Berlin / Bad Honnef, Berlin
Intake: Spring & Autumn / Spring & Autumn
Applicants for the study programme Master International Health Care Management in two semesters need at least 240 ECTS points in their undergraduate studies.
Why should I study Health Care Management at IUBH?
International campus with students and professors from more than 85 nations
High degree of practical relevance through guest speakers, company presentations, corporate projects and field trips
Lectures in English and intensive exchanges with professors and fellow students
Top-class network of industry contacts for careers at home and abroad
Instruction in small groups given by lecturers with track records of practical experience
You may choose from different specialisations
Unique study programme with a high rate of recognition in the industry
Academic knowledge is consistently taught in case studies, project work and applied research projects
Your personal focus
During your studies, you complete the specialisation in health care with the following courses:
- Clinical Supply Chain Management
- Clinical Governance & Risk
- International Health Care Systems
- Evidence Based Medicine
- Strategic Hospital Management
What are the professional prospects in Health Care Management?
Whether you work as a consultant for operational health management in a global company, as an account manager for clinics, in a management consultancy or as a manager for strategic corporate development in health institutions – there is a wide variety of tasks in the health industry. With the Master degree in Health Care Management you acquire all the specialist knowledge which you require as a successful manager in the health industry.
Health Care Management (M.A.)
The Master's programmes in Health Care Management ensure that you are perfectly prepared for your career in the health care sector – a sector with great potential for development and excellent job prospects:
- You focus on the complex processes of health care management
- You concentrate not only on the current state and private health systems but also on the planning, development and implementation of clinic processes
- You identify the most important requirements in economic-strategic management and learn how to implement these with the help of the most important management instruments
- You expand your knowledge of the instruments of quality management, such as audits, risk management, controlling and monitoring
- You learn the basics of human resource management – particularly against the background of the increasing shortage of personnel, for example in the nursing sector
Order of study – Overview · 60 ECTS
Strategic Service Management
Clinical Supply Chain Management
Clinical Governance & Risk
International Health Care Systems
Evidence Based Medicine
Strategic Hospital Management
Master Thesis & Colloquium
Step-by-step to your Master's degree in Health Care Management
The first semester is for your expanding specialisation in the field of health care management.
In this semester you complete your studies by writing your Master's thesis. The thesis is written under the expert supervision of professors and lecturers as an independent scientific paper for solving a management task.
The courses are held in lecture and seminar format. There are about 30 students per class – this encourages dialogue between professors and students.
Prerequisites for admission to the Master Health Care programme:
Int. Management Health Care 120 ECTS: Bachelor´s degree (180 ECTS)
Int. Health Care Management 60 ECTS:
240 ECTS from economic undergraduate studies or
210 ECTS from economic undergraduate studies + practical work experience (30 ECTS) or
210 ECTS from non economic undergraduate studies + Path2Master (30 ECTS) or
210 ECTS from non economic undergraduate studies + TASC exam
Final grade: Minimum grade point average of 3.0 according to the German grading system
Language skills: English, academic IELTS 6.0/ TOEFL IBT 80 points/ PTE 56 points (51 points in each component)
Aptitude Test TASC
The TASC examination is used to determine if you have the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pursue the IUBH degree programme to which you are applying. Preparatory study materials are available on our CLIX learning platform to all candidates who will be taking the test. The materials include further literature references and detailed instructions that make it possible to work, for the most part, independently in preparation for taking the test.
The managers of tomorrow
Practical, international orientation and study content tailored to the industries in question – our graduates are in demand among companies in Germany and abroad:
- about 87% of our graduates begin their careers within three months of graduation
- after two years on the job, 80% of them have already obtained a management position
- our graduates also report an average annual rise in salary of 10%, so that after five years they earn about 50% more than when they started out in their careers