Healthcare Professions (M. A.)

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What is the content of the course of studies?

The course deals with empirical research, qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, evidence-based therapy, communication and management ability, project management and organisational development as well as innovation management.

Students have a choice of elective modules. These are health management (hospital management and quality assurance, management in healthcare and care contexts, human resource development in the health sector), neuroprosthetics and hand rehabilitation.

Where can I find employment later on?
Research, advanced management, company management (own practice, clinic), education and training, certification, quality management, rehabilitation, health promotion.
In what fields/subject areas can I work?

Graduates can find employment in scientific studies, in management, leadership, in care centres, rehabilitation clinics, quality management, the systematisation of evidence-based actions in healthcare facilities, in concepts in hand therapy and neuroprosthetics and in education and training in the health sector.

What are the entry requirements?
  • Bachelor in a healthcare profession or by access profession: Nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, nursing care of the elderly.
  • Study duration is only five semesters because the course is shortened by two semesters because of the necessary access qualification, and 60 ECTS are recognised for this. Interdisciplinary orientation. Lessons on about two Saturdays per month. Attendance can be physical or in virtual form. Application-oriented consecutive Master’s degree course.
    The course builds on therapeutic and nursing and scientific knowledge already held.

What costs will I incur as part of my studies?
€297 per month and a one-off examination fee of €915 covering all exams. Free extension of study to four semesters is possible.


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Who offers this course?

DIPLOMA Hochschule Fachbereich Gesundheit & Soziales

Type of study

University studies


Five semesters

Qualification on completion

Master of Arts

Special features

Can be studied part-time.

State recognition