MSc in Intl. Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics & Market Strategies for Healthcare Products

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

Program Description

MSc in Intl. Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics & Market Strategies for Healthcare Products

Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

You

  • have a first degree in the field of health economics?
  • have a bachelor degree in natural sciences such as pharmacy, biology, chemistry or medicine?
  • have a bachelor degree in medical device or medical engineering?
  • are currently working in a pharmaceutical or medical device company, regulatory authority or contract research organisation?

And you are interested in

  • economics and the characteristics of the healthcare market?
  • comparing and evaluating different healthcare systems?
  • learning different economic evaluation and modelling techniques to assess the value of new healthcare products?
  • developing market access strategies for new healthcare products?
  • learning the essential statistics and research skills?

If so, then apply for the Master in International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products. This course of study offers you an ideal advanced qualification and, with its international orientation, opens up career opportunities in both the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.

Course content

The Master’s course in International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products trains experts who deal specifically with the current challenges of faster patient access to safe and effective healthcare products in a cost effective manner.

The course has been designed to provide graduates with advanced knowledge, understanding and skills of the principles of health economics and pharmacoeconomics. These include understanding and applying health economic and modelling techniques in addition to evaluating the decision making process in healthcare management. In this context, students are able to make recommendations for resource allocation, based on different ethical principles.

Besides the management skills to plan different market strategies, students are aware of the different reimbursement and pricing mechanisms in the different markets.

Specific regulatory frameworks in different countries, as well as Health Technology Assessments and Management, are other discipline specific skills. Students will acquire a number of specific skills, such as the ability to collect, analyse and interpret a range of complex quantitative and qualitative statistics. They will also develop a number of valuable research skills, including planning, undertaking surveys and data collection, through completion of the dissertation. Students will be presented with a number of opportunities to extend their communication and presentation skills, developing arguments and criticise evidence, using verbal and written communication, and improving their interpersonal relations through the small group class size of international participants.

The Master in International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products bridges research and practice with an integral 12-week industrial residency placement, which enables students to apply their theoretical knowledge in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated March 31, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
Duration
Duration
4 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
830 EUR
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Deadline
Start date Oct. 2016
Place
Germany Idstein, Hesse
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Duration 4 semesters
Price 830 EUR
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