Bachelor
International Healthcare Management

Play your part in the health revolution with the online B.A. International Healthcare Management 

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Your International Healthcare Management Bachelor at a glance

The IU International University of Applied Sciences B.A. in International Healthcare Management programme is ideal if you are looking to occupy leadership roles in the global healthcare industry. You will be introduced to the best specialised skill sets needed to improve health care systems across the world. The programme combines the health industry knowhow with management skills for you to understand the global health industry. The Bachelors programme in International Healthcare Management from IU International University of Applied Sciences will give you an in-depth knowledge of fields like Health informatics, Health economics, hospital management and Quality improvement in healthcare 

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All the important details about this programme

  • Study model
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    180 ECTS
    Study format: Online
  • Duration of study
    36 months
    Part time models available
  • Study Fees
    From 375 75 euros per month
  • Accreditation
    180 ECTS - English - Online
    Currently in accreditation process
  • Admission
    High School Certificate
    Scholarship Programme Options
    English Skills
  • Reduce your study fees
    Many scholarship options available
Information about the start of studies
Online: Official start date 01.04.2022 (English, 180 ECTS)
Information on state accreditation
Subject to state accreditation. We expect the Ministry's approval no later than the start of the programme. So far, all of our programmes have been successfully accredited and approved on time.
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Don’t yet meet the requirements for work experience, English language skills or level of education? Not a problem – IU’s Scholarship Programme gives you the chance to start your online degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria while you study, just get us your proof of work experience, English language skill and education certificates to us before you complete 50% of your ECTS.

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Degree Overview

Initially, you will deal with the basics of business administration, learning how to secure financing for exciting projects and how to drive innovation. You will then get to know international healthcare systems in more detail with a focus on healthcare policy as well as basic medical knowledge. You will acquire knowledge in epidemiology and biostatistics and deal with the best methods to identify promising research areas. Choose from exciting courses such as Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Technology Industry, Business Intelligence, etc., specialisations that will enrich your professional future.       

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Electives

In your fifth and sixth semesters, you choose your three electives with a total of 30 ECTS credits. You choose one specialisation from each of the different sectors and functional areas. Some examples of electives are: Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Technology Industry, Health Services Industry, Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Management as well as Online and Social Media Marketing.

Medical Technology Industry
Pharmaceutical Industry
Health Services Industry
Accounting, Financing & Investment
Applied Sales
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Your professional future in International Healthcare Management

With your Bachelor's degree in International Healthcare Management, you are optimally prepared for the challenges in globally operating companies in the healthcare industry. You have good career prospects in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology or medical technology. Your skills are also needed in organisations in health care, nursing or rehabilitation as well as in institutions with health-related planning and design tasks. You can step into a career as one of the following, among others.


Product Manager

As a product manager, you are responsible for products and services. You take over the planning, management and control of goods in the health sector. These include, for example, new medicines, medical devices or insurance policies. You achieve your marketing goals, for example, by taking advantage of digital trends and technologies. You also design individual solutions for your clientele and expand product portfolios in line with demand. 

Quality Manager

Especially in the health care sector, quality is an important basis in all business areas. In this position, you ensure quality standards in the company are met among other responsibilities. To this end, you will primarily carry out tests and audits. The analysis of data and its documentation is also part of your tasks, as is the training of team members. If the situation requires it, you have direct contact with prospective buyers to collect data.

Manager Market Access

How do medical supplies and medicines get onto the market? With your help. As Market Access Manager, you accompany your product ideas from the idea to the market launch and beyond. You determine the market potential of new concepts and plan the distribution channels of innovative medical and health products. In addition to marketing and legal framework conditions, you also deal with price negotiations and expand your network of relevant target groups.

STUDY MODELS AND FEES

Find a plan to suit you: For our online programmes, you can easily choose whether you want to study full-time or part-time. This helps you fit learning to your schedule.  

Full time

Duration 36 months

Perfect for those who want to hit the ground running and learn at the fastest pace possible. Starting from:

€583 €117 / month Apply now

Part time

Duration 48 months

Great for all-round talents who want to go full throttle in their studies but also keep up with other commitments. Starting from:

€489 €98 / month Apply now

Extended

Duration 72 months

Ideal for students with a lot of work or family commitments. This plan also reduces monthly study costs. Starting from:

€375 €75 / month Apply now
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Our IU study programmes include the following benefits

  • Take exams online

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  • Free extension of study period

  • Online library as well as podcasts and videos

  • Flexible payment options

  • Correction and assessment of module exams

  • Online forums

  • Support and career services

What our students say

  • In both my passion and my career, the skills and competencies I learned at IU have made a big difference.

    Zena Massaad, MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • The university teaching at IU is characterised by a high degree of practical relevance.

    Diana Valdez, M.A. International Management
  • You can participate in IU events and establish an excellent network. My career proves it: networking is the key to success!

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Admission requirements

You can start your desired study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences if you meet the requirements.
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Why IU is a great choice
  • Study the Way You Want To

    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 International 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.  

  • Gain Real Support

    We provide you with innovative learning tools, digital study material, tutorial videos, student advice and support, and forums to exchange with other students. You also have full access to our large online library. Your tutors are always available to answer your questions.  

  • 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. On top of their academic excellence, your professors have at least five years of industry experience. 

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