Bachelor
International Healthcare Management

Take on challenging responsibilities in an exciting industry – earn a Bachelor’s in International Healthcare Management.

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Bridge the gap between developed and developing countries, support digitalisation efforts or promote equal access to quality healthcare services – the Bachelor’s in International Healthcare Management programme gives you the chance to build a career with a real impact on the world. By building a career dedicated to improving healthcare systems around the globe, you can expect exciting new challenges on a constant basis, as well as the chance to develop healthcare projects around the world. Develop the knowledge and skills you’ll need for a successful career in the field of healthcare, and work in NGOs, government agencies or hospital management boards.

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Overview Your degree summed up

All the facts and figures about your study programme at a glance

  • Study model
    Bachelor of Arts (BA)
    180 ECTS
    Language: English
  • Duration of study
    Regular study period 36 months
    Different time models
    Start your studies later
  • Tuition fees
    Starting from 109 euro per month
  • Accreditation
    180 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited
  • Admission
    Secondary School Diploma/Subject-Related Higher Education Entrance Qualification
    English language skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Reduce fees by getting your previous achievements recognised
    The costs of your studies are usually tax-deductible
Study start information
Available from, 01.04.2022 (English, 180 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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Study contents

Study Programme Overview

In the Bachelor’s in International Healthcare Management study programme, you’ll focus on developing healthcare sector specific business administration and management knowledge and familiarity. You’ll explore the principles of pharmaceutical component development, hospital management, international healthcare systems and international healthcare management. Afterwards, you’ll have the option to choose the specialisations that will develop your skills in a way that matches your interest: be it by diving into the structure of the Pharmaceutical Industry, learning about the way medical technology is designed or simply by dedicating your time to working on your business development abilities. Regardless of the specialisations you choose, you’ll finish your studies with a strong understanding of the way in which international healthcare companies operate

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
Semester 6
Course schedule

Specialisations

In semesters 5 and 6 of this programme, you’ll choose three specialisations, amounting to 30 ECTS. You have a wide range of options to choose from, according to your interests and ambitions. Some of the specialisations offered are:

Pharmaceutical Industry
Health Services Industry
Medical Technology Industry
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Careers

Your International Healthcare Management Career Outlook

Once you’ve graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Healthcare Management, you’ll be well positioned to embark on a career in the business and managerial departments of different healthcare companies, organisations and agencies. Depending on the electives you chose during your studies, and on the healthcare industry aspects your most interested in, you can find a position in pharmaceutical companies, hospitals or rehabilitation centres. You could work as:

Product Manager

Product Managers are responsible for all tasks involving a specific product or service. From planning, designing and coordinating between different departments, to managing quality and taking care of after-sales: as a Product Manager, you’ll find yourself working on launching new medicine, medical devices or insurance policies. Combine business skills, a hunger for success and familiarity with the healthcare sector, and develop the basis for kickstarting a fast-paced international career.

Quality Manager

As a Quality Manager, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that strict protocols are followed when it comes to production, design and manufacturing of medical products, be they medicinal components or machines. You’ll perform tests, analyes performance, keep detailed documentation, train staff and work together with healthcare authorities to assure that patients receive high quality medical goods and services.

Market Access Manager

Breaking into new markets, or introducing new medical supplies and technologies into the market, is especially challenging in the healthcare world. That’s where you, as an expert Market Access Manager, come into the picture. Support development teams and product managers in their efforts to bring their hard work to the public, and promote new treatments that will help patients who need them. You’ll use your strong familiarity with various sales channels, bureaucratic blockers and legal channel to expand medical products’ reach.

Tuition fees

Study models & fees for your Bachelor in International Healthcare Management

Depending on your personal or professional circumstances, you may wish to complete your studies as quickly as possible, or you may prefer a more flexible study programme that is less time-consuming. That’s why we offer part-time options for all our study programmes. This allows you to study alongside professional or personal commitments. We adjust your study fees based on your chosen time model. 

Are you unable to finish your programme within the given time? No problem! If you realise that you need more time, you can simply switch to another time model with one months’ notice before the end of the month. 

Only until 22.09.2021

Full-Time

Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

  • Online Studies
189€ /mth 359€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 22nd of September! Apply now
Only until 22.09.2021

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

  • Online Studies
162€ /mth 309€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 22nd of September! Apply now
Only until 22.09.2021

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their courses on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

  • Online Studies
109€ /mth 209€ Invest in your future now – and pay up to 50% less by 22nd of September! Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following benefits
  • Teaching and study material

  • Marking of your end-of-module exams

  • Free 4-week trial

  • Online tutorials and guidance from tutors

  • Use of the online campus

  • Individual study coaching

  • Online exams

  • No charge for extension of course duration

  • Career coaching

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point.

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our recognition application form, which you can find under the content section of each study programme's webpage, and upload it via our upload section. You can also e-mail it to us, or send it via post.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment. Arrange a call-back appointment to discuss recognition
Admission

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How To Start Your Degree with the Online Degree Saver Programme:
Once you've enrolled and started on your studies, you'll have access to 50% of your courses. You will be registered as a student only after they've been successfully completed. Then you will gain access to the rest of your courses, and will be able to finish your degree.
Secondary School Diploma/Subject-Related Higher Education Entrance Qualification
English language skills
Why IU International University of Applied Sciences is the best choice
  • Your studies are flexible and 100% online

    Schedule when you want to learn and study 100% online. At IU you have the possibility to complete your degree fully from home, whether full-time or part-time. You can even take your exams online whenever it suits you. 

  • Accredited & Globally recognised

    IU is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

  • You gain full support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and in the myStudies model, the chance to study with other students in small groups. You also have 24/7 access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions. Our study coaches are also available to help at any time. 

  • The ideal mix of theory & practice

    Our programmes provide you with essential theoretical knowledge and focus, above all, on practice-oriented studies designed to best prepare you for your future career. Thanks to our great variety of specialisations you can specialise in the specific areas that match your personal goals.

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