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health informatics, b.sc.

faculty european campus rottal-inn

support the medicine of the future

The english degree course Health Informatics educates students to become computer scientists in the health industry. Informatics-based, medical, scientific and technical knowledge in healthcare and in the healthcare industry are influential in management. A special focus within the first four semester is on the learning of programming languages. This course provides knowledge and skills to design information systems for the healthcare sector and throughout the healthcare industry to develop, configure, operate, and comply with the applicable rules and regulations. 

fact sheet health informatics

Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Duration: 7 semesters (3.5 years)

ECTS points: 210

Start: October (winter semester)

Location: European Campus Rottal-Inn, Pfarrkirchen

Taught in: English

Application period: 15 April - 15 July

Admission requirements:


  • Prior knowledge in economics or science-based subjects is beneficial
  • Basic programming skills

Application procedure:

Tuition fees:

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Enquiries: welcome@th-deg.de prospective student advisors

career prospects

The bachelor programme, Informatics in the Healthcare Industry, enables its graduates to carry out both scientifically founded and ethically insightful work on the basis of a systematic approach. The integrated practical study semester which takes place in selected healthcare institutions, organisations and businesses in close coordination with the DIT helps to achieve this goal.

In achieving the outlined qualification goals, the programme’s applied orientation is of special importance. The application and transfer of scientific knowledge to concrete, current issues in the field of healthcare informatics will be ensured through the programme’s focus on various fields of application. The content and structure of the course opens up the opportunity for students to gain in-depth, interdisciplinary and process-oriented insights into an area of application from early on in their studies.

  • System development
  • System administration
  • IT safety and security in healthcare
  • Process manager
  • System analyst
  • IT security manager
  • Medical Technology
  • Compliance coordinators
  • Distribution of medical products
  • Clinical studies
  • Telematics and eHealth

subject overview

Overview of the courses (From the Study and Examination Regulations, WS 15/16), Weekly Semester Hours (SWS) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) for the programme Bachelor of Informatics in the Healthcare Industry.

All courses are taught in English.

1. Semester SWS ECTS
Foundations of Medicine 4 5
Foundations of Mathematics and Statistics 4 5
Foundations of Informatics 4 5
Foundations of Sciences 4 5
General Business Administration and Accounting 4 5
AWP (Foreign Language 1) 4 4
2. Semester SWS ECTS
Foundations of Law 4 5
Software Development 4 5
Databases 4 5
Foundations of Health Informatics 4 5
Mathematics and Statistics 4 5
Compliance and Risk Management 4 5
AWP (Foreign Language 2) 2 2
AWP  2 2
3. Semester - Consolidation SWS ECTS
Medical Documentation 4 5
Application Systems of Health Informatics 4 5
Information Systems in Health Care 4 5
Media Management 4 5
Innovation and Complexity Management 4 5
AWP (Foreign Language 3) 4 4
4. Semester SWS ECTS
Medical Technology 4 5
ERP-Systems 4 5
Operations Research 4 5
Practice of Programming 4 5
Current Aspects of Health Economy 4 5
AWP (Foreign Language 4) 2 2
AWP   2 2
5. Semester SWS ECTS
Internship (18 weeks)   26
Internship Accompanying Course (PLV) 1 2 2
Internship Accompany Course (PLV) 2 2 2
6. Semester SWS ECTS
Social Processes and Communication 4 5
Knowledge-based Systems 4 5
IT-Project Management 4 5
Logistics in Healthcare 4 5
Collaborative Systems 4 5
One specialised compulsory elective module (FWP) must be selected    
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 and Computer Center Management 4 5
Management and IT-Consulting in health service 4 5
Business Game: Medical Information Systems 4 5
Bachelor Thesis - 12