Information on the Programme
The master programme Health Economics consists of 120 ECTS- (European Credit Transfer System) Points and is designed as a 4-semester full-time programme. It is a consecutive master degree based on a bachelor degree within the field of health economics.
The Core and Advanced Section of the master programme Health Economics contains 48 credit points. This area covers the basics of health economics.
The Specialisation Section, where students altogether complete 36 credit points, includes seminars as well as specialisation modules in health economics and medicine.
In the Supplementary Section, at least one module from economics and/or sociology has to be completed. Furthermore, to accomplish the required 18 credit points within this section, further modules from business administration and/or medicine have to be completed.
Detailed information concerning the curricular design is available on our homepage in the area of “study”.
Only the best for your career
The M.Sc. Health Economics at the WiSo-faculty of the University of Cologne
widens the knowledge gained in your bachelor studies and makes you an expert in your respective area. For many managing positions of different industries and for certain professions in research and teaching, a master is indispensable.
Graduates find possible fields of employment primarily in consulting functions on a leadership level in private as well as public organisations like clinics, large medical practices, health insurers, institutions and in organisations and corporations within health care management as well as within the sport-, fitness-, and preventive and rehabilitation sector. The goal of the M.Sc. Health Economics is to make graduates mediators between commercial executives, chief physicians and the respective other people involved in the health sector and to solve arising conflicts of interest.
Take your professional future into your own hands and benefit from the theoretical and methodical-oriented approach of the WiSo-Faculty, which combines research as well as teaching with practical experience.Take your professional future into your own hands and profit from the theoretical and methodological approaches taken at the WiSo Faculty, combining research and teaching with practice and thus underscoring our motto: “Innovation for society".
Not international enough?
If this is the case, get information on the opportunity to complete a semester abroad at one of our numerous partner universities. Further Information can be found on the homepage of our International Relations Center.
Overall grade of at least 2.7 (German grade) in the Bachelor’s degree, at least 60 ECTS credits in Health Economics and/or the field of Business Administration and Economics, at least 15 ECTS credits in Medicine and at least 18 ECTS credits in the field of Methods in Health Economics, German and English language skills. Please visit our website for more information: View Website