MSc in International Health Management

The MSc in International Health Management will help you excel in the fast-growing healthcare sector, broadening your understanding of the health management domain and giving you the skills to work in an international setting.

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Overview

Berlin School of Business and Innovation’s MSc in International Health Management is a programme offered in partnership with Universita Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO. This has been designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and expertise to become managers and leaders within the health sector. With a core focus on health management in a global and national context, the programme draws on emerging bodies of knowledge and up-to-date evidence to allow comparisons across different countries.

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What our student says about this programme 

Julia is from Moscow, Russia and is currently studying the MSc in International Health Management. She chose this programme as a healthy lifestyle and sport has always been a big part of her life and she believes that German education is among the best in the world. 

“A lot of skilled employees are in demand and I believe that my knowledge gained at BSBI can be applied for a lot of projects and companies,” says Julia. She adds that she finds Berlin a really fascinating city.

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.

The course is delivered on-campus with full access to state-of-the art facilities. Students will also have additional access to course and reading materials via the UNINETTUNO platform.

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.

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)

• 90 ECTS: 18 months duration – Location: Berlin

This helps student mobility in the EU when it comes to transferring credits from one higher education institution to another.

Course price

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Berlin: February, May, October

2024 February, May: International students Price: €12,000 | EU students Price: €7,000

2024 October: International students Price: €12,600 | EU students Price: €7,450

Special offers: Up to 30% savings for International Students | 10% savings for EU Students*

*Terms and conditions apply. Find out more here.

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.

On campus classes will run Monday to Friday for one week, followed by a three-week period during which students will need to submit assignments and revise.

The modules of this programme are offered and delivered in Blended mode (on campus and online). Students will also have additional access to course and reading materials via the UNINETTUNO platform.

Modules

  • National Health Systems and Health Policy (blended)
  • 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)
  • Ethical, Cultural and Behavioural Aspects of Health (blended)
  • Management of Health Organisations
  • Socioeconomic Research in Health Services (blended)
  • Dissertation 

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. 

BSBI’s dedicated Careers Service helps health management students and alumni reach their career goals and realise their potential. The Service offers specialised support and aims to build long-lasting relationships with local and national employers. To find out more about the support available, visit the Careers Service website.

The Virtual Student Lounge

BSBI offers you the opportunity to attend our Virtual Student Lounge to help you gain an insight into life at the school. Through a video call consultation, you’ll be able to get a virtual campus tour, learn more about our programmes, bursaries and scholarships, and get answers to any questions you might have regarding the admission procedure.

You’ll also be able to discover more about living and studying in Europe’s start-up capital, Berlin and find out more about the services on offer at BSBI.

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