M.Sc. Health Care IT

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR726 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR726 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Spittal an der Drau, Austria
The Master degree study program ‘Health Care IT’ was developed with the vision and goal to meet the information technology as well as the organizational development requirements and challenges in the healthcare sector. Our students will learn to deal with these challenges through a thorough practice-oriented university education.

Description

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The core competence of the degree study program is the deepening of the fundamental understanding of the technical and organizational requirements within the information and communication technologies in the healthcare sector. Successful careers for our graduates are practically guaranteed through the acquired skill sets which can be put to use in solving the current requirements necessary in the fields of medical informatics, medical engineering and healthcare economics as well as future technical challenges.

Students can specialize in either of the following areas of emphasis:

Medical Engineering and Image Processing:

The area of emphasis Life Science Technology focuses on topics in the area of medical engineering research and development. A special field of interest in this context is medical imaging systems and the resulting medical image processing. This career field provides an especially interesting interface between technology, organization and medicine.

  • Medical device engineering
  • Telemedicine
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
  • Analog and Digital Signal and Process Data Processing

Health Informatics :

The master study degree program HCIT emphasis Health Care Management & Economics connects business administration skills sets and know-how with (medical) technical expertise. Students receive a broad, yet specialized, view of the implementation of information technology and engineering as well as the organizational structures and processes in the healthcare sector.

  • Process and Quality Management
  • IT-Security
  • Logistics in the Healthcare Sector
  • Hospital Administration
  • Healthcare Management and Economics

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

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Tuition fee
  • EUR726 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR726 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

tuition fee: 363,36 per semester

Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS

The Master degree study program ‘Health Care IT’ was developed with the vision and goal to meet the information technology as well as the organizational development requirements and challenges in the healthcare sector. Our students will learn to deal with these challenges through a thorough practice-oriented university education.

Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The Masters program is 4 semesters and is modularly designed. There is a total of 76 semester weekly hours of courses together with a master (diploma) thesis. Each semester has 15 weeks of lecture and the program starts each year in the Winter Semester (Fall Semester).

The curriculum is designed as follows:

First Semester

  • Mathematics and Medical Statistics
  • Medical Informatics I
  • Basics of Human Medicine
  • Medical Engineering

Second and Third Semesters

  • Medical Law
  • Medical Informatics II
  • Informatics
  • Healthcare Management and Economics or Life Science Technology
  • Organizational Theory

The curriculum is designed to split into two areas of emphasis in the second and third semesters:

  • Healthcare Management and Economics
  • Life Science Technology

The Head of the Department or Director of Studies of the Master program will decide in coordination with the students of the respective semester which area of emphasis to choose. It is currently planned to only offer one area of emphasis per group.

Fourth Semester

  • Master Thesis

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

In order to be admitted into a master degree program at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences at least one of the following criteria must be fulfilled:

  • completion of a bachelor of arts/science degree that corresponds to the respective master degree program
  • completion of an equivalent degree program at a recognized Austrian or an international post-secondary institution of higher education

Application

We kindly ask you to apply online: https://bewerbung.cuas.at

Checklist MASTER:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Passport Photo
  • Copy of a valid passport
  • Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Transcript of academic records
  • Tertiary (BA or equivalent) Qualifications Certificate
  • Summary of the bachelor thesis
  • German language proficiency proof
  • Additional for Master Degree Programs taught in English:
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • English language proficiency proof

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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