Bachelor Gesundheitsökonomie (B.A.)

My double plus.

Health economics combines medicine and economics with empirical social research to use scarce health resources as efficiently as possible. 

Distance learning

Language : German

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HEALTH ECONOMICS STUDIES - KEEPING YOUR NUMBERS FIT.

Do you want to combine the exciting fields of medicine and economics and explore social structures? Then you are a born health economist. Thanks to the expertise you have acquired during your Health Economics studies at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you are ready for management positions and are a sought-after talent in many areas. Also as a consultant, speaker or in the project management of inpatient and outpatient health care facilities. 

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Career

YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

Your studies in Health Economics are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

Choose how you want to study Health Economics at IU

You can complete Health Economics studies at IU by distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the distance learning study model. 

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Degree
Bachelor of Arts
State-recognised & award-winning*
German
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Full Time – 36 months
Part Time I – 48 months
Part Time II – 72 months
Study online

* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.

Why you should study Health Economics  

The ideal health system delivers effective and affordable services. This will become a growing challenge in the coming years. The top reason for this is above all demographic change. The Health Economics degree programme prepares you accordingly to develop solutions for the existing and upcoming problems of the health system and the associated companies and institutions. Because these are sought-after skills, you expand your career options with a degree and pave the way for a steep career advancement.  

At IU, you invest in yourself and your professional future under the aspect of lifelong learning during your studies. And that is fun. Primarily because at IU you learn in a self-determined and flexible way. 


Your IU Studies in Health Economics 

In your Health Economics studies, you combine medicine and economics with empirical social research in order to be able to use scarce health goods as efficiently as possible. You learn how to make decisions about the allocation of finite resources in the health market and how to perfectly calculate the costs and benefits of medical measures. In addition to knowledge of general business administration and economics, you will also acquire the necessary basics in the areas of economic policy, bookkeeping and accounting as well as personnel and business management

In addition, empirical-methodical skills and health science topics are also part of the curriculum. Use your Health Economics degree programme for specialisations to position yourself even better. For example, in the areas of hospital management, pharmaceutical and medical technology or health policy. You can choose the areas in which you would like to deepen your knowledge. As far as time management is concerned, your studies at IU are also 100% flexible and self-determined.  


A look into the future: what you will do after graduation 

With your Health Economics studies, you create the perfect foundation for an economically healthy career. The area in which you would like to start your professional career remains open, because knowledge is in demand in numerous health care institutions. As a health economist, you can, for example, work for social insurance institutions. Or, as a facility manager in care facilities, you can ensure that all company goals are achieved. Thanks to your Bachelor's degree in Health Economics, you can also work in a consulting capacity.

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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