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Healthcare Informatics, B.Sc.

Faculty of Applied Healthcare Sciences

Will the Consulting Room be Digital?

The aim of the bachelor's programme is to train computer scientists who are able to work on relevant issues and perform managerial tasks on the basis of information technology, medical, scientific, technical and management-oriented findings in the health sector and in the health economy. The Bachelor's programme in Health Informatics imparts knowledge and skills for designing, developing, configuring and operating information systems for health care and the health industry and for applying them in compliance with legal requirements.

In detail the students acquire:

  •     Comprehensive specialist knowledge in health informatics, which enables them to solve problems directly and to take on management functions in institutions, bodies and organisations in the health care sector and the health economy in a well-founded and responsible manner,
  •     Social and methodological skills that allow them to act confidently and competently in a complex, multi-professional and intercultural environment.

Fact Sheet Healthcare Informatics

Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Duration: 7 semesters (3.5 years)

Start: October (winter semester)

Location: Deggendorf

Course language: German

Admission requirements:

  • General university entrance qualification

Prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of economics or natural sciences subjects are an advantage
  • Programming knowledge desirable
  • See language requirements

Post-graduate opportunities:

Fees: No tuition fees, only €62 student services fee per semester

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Career Prospects

  • System development
  • System administration
  • IT Security Officer in the Healthcare Sector
  • Process management
  • System analytics
  • Practice management
  • Application in the field of medical technology
  • Compliance officer
  • Distribution of medical products (medical technology, medical software, pharmaceutical products)
  • Clinical studies and healthcare research
  • Telematics and eHealth

Subject Overview

Overview of lectures and courses, SWS (Semesterwochenstunden = weekly hours/semester) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) in the Bachelor's degree Healthcare Informatics.

 

1. Semester SWS ECTS
     
Medicine for Non-Medicals 2 2.5
Terminology and Classification 2 2.5
Mathematics I 2 2.5
Statistics I 2 2.5
Formal Languages, Data Structures and Algorithms     4 5
Physics 2 2.5
Biology and Chemistry 2 2.5
Social Legislation 2 2.5
Liability Law 2 2.5
Technical English 4 5
     
2. Semester SWS ECTS
     
Business Administration and Accounting 4 5
Software Development 2 2.5
Software Engineering 2 2.5
Data Bank Design 2 2.5
Data Bank Programming 2 2.5
Systems and Applications 2 2.5
Networks 2 2.5
Mathematics II 2 2.5
Statistics II 2 2.5
Compliance and Risk Management 2 2.5
Data Protection and IT Security 2 2.5
     
3. Semester - Specialising SWS ECTS
     
Medical Documentation 4 5
Telematics 2 2.5
Medical Engineering 2 2.5
Process Management 2 2.5
Medical and Nursing Documentation Systems 2 2.5
Content Management and Document Engineering 2 2.5
Human Factors 2 2.5
Innovation Management 2 2.5
Complexity Management 2 2.5
Data Protection and Security in Healthcare Management 4 5
     
4. Semester SWS ECTS
     
Medical Engineering 4 5
ERP-Systems 4 5
Operations Research 4 5
Health Economics 2 2.5
Case Study Health Economics 2 2.5
Programming Multi-media Systems 2 2.5
Web-based Medical Documentation 2 2.5
Current Aspects of the Healthcare Industry 4 5
     
5. Semester SWS ECTS
     
Internship + PLV    
     
6. Semester SWS ECTS
     
Social Processes and Communication 4 5
Knowledge Management 2 5
Project Management 2 2.5
IT Controlling 2 2.5
Hospital Logistics 2 2.5
Logistics for Medical Engineering and Medical Products 2 2.5
Computer Supported Collaborative Work 2 2.5
Groupware 2 2.5
Programming in a Team 2 3
     
One technical compulsory elective subject (Fachwissenschaftliches Wahlpflichtmodul (FWP))
has to be chosen from FWP-1, FWP-2 or FWP-3
   
     
FWP-1 - Evidence-based Medicine 4 5
FWP-2 - Telematics in the Healthcare Industry 4 5
FWP-3 - Data Analysis and Data Mining 4 5
     
7. Semester SWS ECTS
     
Managed Care 4 5
IT Organisation 2 2.5
Data Centre Management 2 2.5
Management and IT Consulting 2 2.5
IT Service Management 2 2.5
Business Game: Medical Information Systems 2 3
     
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