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Health Care Research and Implementation Science in Health Care Systems

Heidelberg University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
3000 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

The degree programme Health Care Research and Implementation Science in Health Care Systems at the University of Heidelberg provides students with the knowledge to recognise current challenges in health care and to develop new care models and put these into practice. Current scientific knowledge and methodology in Health Care Science and Medicine build the basis for this approach. 

Overview

Health Care Research and Implementation Science are relatively young and interdisciplinary disciplines, their subject is the medical and health care. Health Care Research investigates it under everyday life conditions and aims at improving it, e.g. by implementing new care models and their evaluation. Implementation Science focusses on the transfer of research results to clinical, administrative and political contexts of health care.

This Master’s degree programme Health Care Research and Implementation Science in Health Care Systems at the University of Heidelberg is the first of its kind in Germany with a specialisation in Health Care Research and Implementation Science. 

Occupational Areas

The Master’s degree programme links an in-depth scientific qualification in health care research and implementation science with general analytical-methodical competencies. The competencies gained during the course of study qualify graduates for a broad range of career options in health care, in science, politics, companies, associations and administration.  

Typical fields of work are: 
  • Organisation in health care (e.g. medical associations, professional societies, health insurance organisations, self-help groups, pharmaceutical companies) 
  • Health care politics (e.g. health authorities, ministries) 
  • Health care provision (e.g. hospital administration) 
  • Science and research.

Programme Structure

Health care research and implementation science 
  • Basics of health care research  
  • Basics of implementation science  
  • Quality improvement and evaluation  
  • Development and change in health care organisations  
  • Management, administration and legal aspects of health care systems  
  • Health economic evaluation  
  • Health care systems  

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for enrollment (available in the service portal )
  • acceptance letter
  • the originals of school certificates relevant for admission and, where applicable, university certificates
  • 1 passport photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Health Care Research and Implementation Science in Health Care Systems
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Heidelberg University

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