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Overview

Our master’s programmes have been selected from among many prestigious international programmes offered by Universita Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO.

Secure your place for this programme by applying today for October 2020 or 2021 intakes - Find out how to apply here.

What will you experience?

Throughout the programme, you’ll cover the essential concepts of health management, including leadership and decision making, health strategy, operations management, health economics, information technology and research methods. Additionally, you’ll learn how to apply management and business concepts to the international health management sector. As such, you’ll study management theories and their real-world application in healthcare.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have developed problem-solving and decision-making skills, both of which are vital for successful management in the healthcare sector.

In your final term, you’ll showcase your newly learned skills by carrying out research and preparing a dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice.

All students have the option to learn the German language.

Why study this programme?

The MSc in International Health Management has been designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge and expertise to managers and leaders of the health sector. The emphasis is on health management in an international and local setting, and the programme draws on an emerging body of knowledge and evidence to allow comparisons across different countries.

You will also join an international community of students, scholars and health management professionals around the world, which will give you the opportunity to excel in the healthcare sector.

In addition, BSBI’s blended study mode means that you will have the flexibility to fit the course around your schedule, including work and family responsibilities. You will earn an Italian master’s degree with 90 European University Credits (ECTS).

Course Price

International Students Price: €11,800

EU Students Price: €6,300

*Partial scholarships are available. 

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

Programme Structure

During its first three academic terms, the MSc in International Health Management will cover key topics such as Management of Health Organisations, Decision Making, Planning and Leadership, Socioeconomic Research in Health Services, Financial and Economic Management of Health Organisations and more.

In the final term, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

The modules of this programme are offered via the blended learning method. Students will attend the online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform and face-to-face at the BSBI campus in Berlin.

During the online modules, students will have the opportunity to attend extracurricular face-to-face seminars. Also, they will be able to access the online version of the modules they will attend on campus. This way, a holistic approach is achieved.

MODULES
  • Principles of Health Management (blended)
  • Financial and Economic Management of Health Organisations (blended)
  • Human Resources Management
    and Health Organisations
  • Information Technology in
    Health Systems
  • Decision Making, Planning
    and Leadership
  • Anthropology and Sociology of Health and Medical Care (blended)
  • National Health Systems
    and Health Policy (blended)
  • Ethical, Cultural and Behavioural Aspects of Health (blended)
  • Management of Health Organisations
  • Socioeconomic Research
    in Health Services
  • Leadership Development Programme (in partnership with LSBF Executive Education)
  • German Language Studies
  • Dissertation (preparation and submission, face-to-face supervision)

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of health management, planning and policy-making
  • Identify, describe and critically analyse the major issues in management, planning and policy in the health and health related sectors
  • Identify and explain the context, challenges and opportunities involved in the formulation and implementation of health policy within a national health system
  • Review types of policies, situations and issues in the field of health management
  • Apply knowledge and skills in selected areas of health management, planning and policy to local circumstances
  • Describe the role and apply selected techniques of health economics for financial planning
  • Conduct primary and secondary research in order to understand and develop evidence-based practice.

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Career Progression

After completing the MSc in International Health Management, you will be able to apply for a range of managerial roles in international health care organisations. 

  • Delivery: Blended (on campus and online)*
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes 2020:  October
  • Intakes 2021:  February| May | October
  • Campus: Berlin, Germany
  • Degree awarded by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO 
  • Official Italian title: Master di Primo / Secondo Livello 
    For more information about the Italian Higher Education System, please visit: cimea.it/en/
  • Price: €11,800 (international students)| €6,300 (EU students)

*The modules of this programme are offered via the blended learning method. Students will attend the online modules via the UNINETTUNO University platform and face-to-face at the BSBI campus in Berlin.

The School's admissions process is subject to the Consumer Contracts (Terms and Conditions). Information on your Right of Withdrawal and our Refund Policy can be found in the BSBI study agreement.

  • Minimum age: 21
  • Academic qualifications:
    • A three-year bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution in a related discipline.

If you do not have a bachelor’s degree, but you have another academic qualification such as an HND or a Level 5 Diploma and/or professional experience, you are also welcome to apply. Your acceptance might be subject to successfully sitting an entrance test and an interview.

  • English language requirements:
    • IELTS – minimum score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component), or;
    • PTE – minimum score of 50 or equivalent.
  • English proficiency requirements can be waived for:*
    • Native English speakers, or;
    • Applicants who completed their education in English (such as a high school diploma or IB), or;
    • Applicants who completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English-speaking country.

*According to the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO admission criteria.

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for
  3. Complete all sections of the online application
  4. Submit online application
  5. Our Admissions Team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

FREE Executive Education courses

BSBI is pleased to announce a new partnership with London School of Business and Finance Executive Education (LSBF EE). BSBI master’s students will be able to take advantage of this opportunity and take one of LSBF’s EE courses – the Leadership Development Programme.

The five-day course will be offered to BSBI students completely free of charge and is taught by leading academics, giving you an expert insight into becoming an ideal leader.

By the end of the course, you will be armed with essential knowledge on how to inspire and motivate your staff, carving out a leadership style for yourself that will help you get the most out of your team and make your organisation soar.

The course will focus on:

  • Defining leadership
  • Improving your management approach
  • Boosting your communication and coaching skills
  • Understanding emotional intelligence
  • Learning how to build trust and loyalty within your organisation