Master

International Business
Healthcare Management

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • 2-4 Semesters
  • on campus
  • 60-120 ECTS
  • Degree after 1 or 2 years
  • New
  • Optional Study Abroad
  • Full time

Shape the future of healthcare. Our English-taught Master's programme gives you all the skills you need to successfully manage global healthcare organisations.

  • English
  • summer and winter semester
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Your course content
What you will learn

Help shape the future of healthcare. Our Master's Programme in Healthcare Management prepares you for challenging global tasks in this field of management. Strengthen your soft skills and expertise and get qualified for leadership positions. You acquire comprehensive management know-how and a sustainable and well-rounded understanding of the challenges of today's healthcare system. 

You also get to choose between:

  • 2-year option (120 ECTS)
  • 1-year option (60 ECTS)
  • Please find more information, e.g. required Bachelor's degree for each option, in the section admission requirements below

Your career prospects
Our innovative approach that pays off

Thanks to our skill and project-oriented concept, you develop your leadership, intercultural and analytical skills. This way you are prepared for challenging positions in healthcare management and your next career step.

Choose from the following career paths:

  • Management positions in the healthcare sector
  • Leading positions in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry as well as hospitals and healthcare facilities
  • Sales and key account manager
  • Quality manager
  • Positions in medical controlling and e-health providers
  • And many more...
It's about you
It's about you

Our study concept

Your studies are divided into 5-week blocks. During this time you focus on one topic which you get to view from different angles. Thanks to this approach you can learn about real management challenges and strengthen the skills that employers are looking for.

Learn more about our academic approach
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Get to know each other.

Learn more about us and studying at the Dresden School of Management in our weekly webinar.

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Info Day/ Info Session SRH Virtual Info Session for Internationals | Dresden

Are you interested in international studies? Get to know our university and study programmes in English.

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Your modules 2 years | 120 ECTS

4 Semester 120 ECTS
1. Semester
  • International Business Development and Digital Intelligence 5
  • Global Markets & Finance 5
  • Global HR Management 5
  • Case Study: Business Development Case or Leading Challenge 5
  • Contracting & Negotiations 5
  • Leading Intercultural Workforce 5
2. Semester
  • Organisation in Healthcare 5
  • Management of Healthcare Institutions 5
  • Public Health Management 5
  • Financial Flows in Healthcare 5
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics 5
  • Research Methods 5
3. Semester
  • Analysing International Business (online) 5
  • Master's Thesis 25
4. Semester
  • Internship or Global Study Semester 30

Your modules 1 year | 60 ECTS

2 Semester 60 ECTS
1. Semester
  • Organisation in Healthcare 5
  • Management of Healthcare Institutions 5
  • Public Health Management 5
  • Financial Flows in Healthcare 5
  • Corporate Governance and Business Ethics 5
  • Research Methods 5
2. Semester
  • Analysing International Business (online) 5
  • Master's Thesis 25

Admission requirements
Our requirements

Requirements 2-year option (120 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in business or healthcare (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies) OR
  • min. 3-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in management/business/healthcare

Requirements 1-year option (60 ECTS)

University degree, e.g.

  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in business or healthcare (if you do not have the degree certificate yet, you can also submit it before you start your studies) OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 6 months of relevant work experience in management/business/healthcare OR
  • 3.5-year Bachelor's degree in business or healthcare + min. 12 months of relevant work experience in management/business/healthcare OR
  • 3.5-year Bachelor's degree in another area + min. 18 months of relevant work experience in management/business/healthcare OR
  • You have another degree? Contact us

In both options you also need to provide:

  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Copy of your identity card or passport

Please find our English language requirements here:

  • TOEFL 87 ibt (direct entry)
  • TOEFL 79 - 86 ibt (with additional agreement)
  • TOEIC 785 (Listening/Reading 785, Speaking 160, Writing 150)
  • IELTS (academic) 6.5 average - please see Language Centre guidelines if results differ
  • CAE (grade A, B, or C)
  • CPE (grade A, B or C)
  • FCE (grade A, B or C)
  • Pearson English Test Academic (PTE-A) 59 points
  • Linguaskill: 176 - 184 (CES) - all four skills required

You don't feel prepared yet? More information about the Academic English Preparation Course

Fees and Funding
Your tuition fees

Your studies at the Dresden School of Management are a valuable investment in your future. As our student, you will benefit from small study groups, individual support and practice-oriented courses. Thus, you will be well prepared for a successful career in management. 

The tuition fees are as follows:

Citizenship | EU/EEA (incl. Switzerland, Western Balkans and Ukraine)

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 800 / month
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 680 / month

Citizenship | Non-EU/EEA

  • 1-year version (2 semesters; 60 ECTS) | EUR 6450 / semester
  • 2-year version (4 semesters; 120 ECTS) | EUR 5400 / semester

The amount is fixed for the entire study period.

In addition, an enrolment fee of €500 for EU/EEA students (€900 for non-EU/non-EEA students) is due at the beginning of the course.

Please find more information about financing options on our Financing page.

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Application process and deadlines

We are happy to welcome you to our university. This is our application process:

  1. You submit your online application via the SRH Application Portal
  2. If you meet the admission requirements, we will invite you to a personal/phone interview
  3. If the interview is successful, you will receive the acceptance letter and the study contract
  4. You sign the study contract and send it back to us
  5. You pay the enrolment fee (all students) and – if you are a Non-EU/Non-EEA student – a EUR 3000 deposit
  6. You receive your letter of admission
  7. You take part in our Orientation Week and then you are good to go.
Get started now Your path into the future
  • You will take part in a step-by-step learning experience
  • You will study in small teams through practice-oriented tasks
  • You can concentrate on what is important in 5-week blocks
  • You will receive individual support from your lecturers
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