Management and Economics in Healthcare (B. A.)

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What is the content of the course of studies?

Students listen to lectures on topics such as health economics and management, an overview of the pharmaceutical and medical device market, knowledge about other health systems, marketing and communication, legal and medical frameworks and foundations, preventive and sports management, business fundamentals, accounting, business and private law, supply options and dealing with new organisational structures, current health policy developments, communication and interviewing techniques as well as moderation and presentation. Students choose two specialist areas in the fourth and fifth semesters. Students choose from one of three health economics-related specialisations as part of their first specialist area (Hospital Management/Managed Care, E-Health and Supply Management/Pharmaceutical Management and Pharmaceutical Economics). The second specialist area is a free choice, and consequently can be combined with other courses of study (e.g. Controlling or Personnel Psychology, etc.).

Where can I find employment later on?
Health and medical insurance companies, places where medical services are provided (outpatient, inpatient), pharmaceutical companies, health policy, scientific institutions and consultancy firms.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

See places of employment.

What are the entry requirements?
  • General higher education entrance qualification (Hochschulreife), advanced technical college certificate (Fachhochschulreife).
What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
€675 per month


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Who offers this course?

Hochschule Fresenius

Type of study

University studies


Six semesters

Qualification on completion

Bachelor of Arts

Special features

The university allows for a study period abroad to be integrated into the regular course of studies as well as projects with practical planners.

State recognition