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Top Master Degrees in Health in Austria 2017

Master

A master’s degree is an advanced study program that can be completed in about two years, provided students have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a similar area. Students can choose to earn a Master of Arts, an MSc, or an MBA, depending on their current and future goals.

The basic characteristic of Austrian higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, the university often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and even to doctorate levels.

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Master Management of Health Institutions

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

The aim of the Master programme in Management of Health Institutions is to provide -besides strategic management skills in combination with socio-dynamic leadership skills an international insight in the health care sector and cross-linked reasoning under ethical viewpoints. [+]

Master Management of Health Institutions

Language of instruction: German/some courses in English

 

Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our graduate programme, which is offered in German. Some courses with an international focus are held in English.

 

The primary objective of the Master degree in Management of Health Institutions is to develop students' strategic management and interpersonal leadership skills. The programme also provides a holistic, comparative analysis of health care institutions in various countries, and highlights the networked approach and ethical perspective expected of managers in the health sector.... [-]


Master Music Therapy

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 2 years October 2017 Austria Krems

Every second year in September we welcome a new intake of 18 students for our master programme, which is taught in German. The part-time master programme in Music Therapy is a modular programme, with each semester divided into theoretical and practical clinical components. We provide our students with in-depth know how of research and practice in the field of music therapy. [+]

Master of Science in Health Studies (MSc)

 

Language of instruction: German

 

Every second year in September we welcome a new intake of 18 students for our master programme, which is taught in German. The part-time master programme in Music Therapy is a modular programme, with each semester divided into theoretical and practical clinical components. We provide our students with in-depth know how of research and practice in the field of music therapy.

 

The research is focused from the very beginning on the development of the master thesis which has to have practical clinical relevance. Throughout the degree programme we aim to combine aspects of personal development and practical experience with critical theory-based reflection.... [-]


Master Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our Master programme, which is taught exclusively in English. Students receive comprehensive training in quality management [+]

Master Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

 

Language of instruction: English

 

Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our Master programme, which is taught exclusively in English. Students receive comprehensive training in quality management and an in-depth analysis of business processes, as well as developing key management skills.

 

The Master programme offers an internationally orientated education that teaches all methodological aspects of the development, production, marketing and quality management of medicinal products and organ replacement products.

 

Personality training courses provide graduates with the skill set required to take on leadership responsibilities in product development and production teams in the biotech sector.... [-]


Bologna-compliant Study Program

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 5 years October 2017 Austria Krems

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. [+]

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. It consists of two components: The Health Sciences bachelor programme is a foundation for careers in new and emerging areas of the health sciences and a requirement for further study on our Human Medicine master programme. The Human Medicine master programme offers the scientific training required to enter the medical profession and provides the skills needed by independent practitioners. Health Sciences bachelor programme Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian higher education institute to offer interdisciplinary medical degree programmes in line with the requirements of the Bologna model. The Health Sciences bachelor programme gives students the skills they need to enter new, cutting-edge health professions, and lays the foundations for developing medical expertise. The combination of courses in human medicine, biomedical engineering and health economics is designed to produce medical experts with state-of-the-art skills profiles. Thanks to a clearly structured curriculum aimed at nurturing professional qualities, programme graduates will have developed interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving skills, and are also in a position to identify and respond to health-related problems. They are able to work effectively in the highly complex public health sector, skilfully discuss problems and take appropriate responsive action. A fully integrated curriculum geared towards enhancing expertise in a diverse range of subjects gives students the interdisciplinary communication, professional and problem-solving skills they require to address medical, biomedical engineering and health... [-]

Master in Medical Engineering

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Austria Linz

The master’s degree programme is an extension and a deepening of the bachelor’s degree programme “Medical Device Technology”. It is however suitable for graduates of other technical-scientific courses of studies. It enables students to acquire profound knowledge of medical engineering that is primarily focused on medical device and rehabilitation technology and oriented towards the practical needs of professional and... [+]

Top in Austria Masters 2017. Master in Medical Engineering The master’s degree programme is an extension and a deepening of the bachelor’s degree programme “Medical Device Technology”. It is however suitable for graduates of other technical-scientific courses of studies. It enables students to acquire profound knowledge of medical engineering that is primarily focused on medical device and rehabilitation technology and oriented towards the practical needs of professional and qualified persons. Executives in Medical Engineering The curriculum offers students to focus on three out of four professional areas of your choice. These are electronics, biomechanics, medical device software and materials technology. Further obligatory modules and comprehensive project work enhance the programme and make it a well-founded science-based master’s degree programme. Its culmination is a master’s thesis. Information Degree: Dipl.-Ing. Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS) Annual intake: 23 Mode of studies: Full-time Tuition Language: English Main focuses of the education The consecutive master's degree programme Medical Engineering trains students to act as engineers with the ability to develop medical and rehabilitation devices in the regulatory framework of European and US-markets. The curriculum offers a) basics [11,25 ECTS], b) four technical modules: electronics, biomechanics, medical device software and materials technology (three of them are chosen by each student [30 ECTS] as well as c) the modules medical technology: selected subjects [17,5 ECTS], d) the modules medical systems engineering and project [31,25 ECTS]. Scientific fundamentals are applied in practise within a professional or scientific project. Within the master-thesis [30 ECTS] the students show the... [-]

MSc Zoology

University of Vienna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Austria Vienna

The master’s programme zoology aims at students interested in modern research regarding animal life forms. It conveys an organism-oriented approach as well as the practical application of innovative research methods for analysing the behaviour, body structure, function, development and evolution of animal life forms. [+]

The master’s programme zoology aims at students interested in modern research regarding animal life forms. It conveys an organism-oriented approach as well as the practical application of innovative research methods for analysing the behaviour, body structure, function, development and evolution of animal life forms. The master’s programme Zoology was introduced in winter semester 2007. The main admission requirement is the completion of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in a closely related discipline at a university or institution of postsecondary education in Austria or abroad. Based on two compulsory modules, the elective modules allow a specialisation in various directions and methods of zoological research. One main aspect of the programme is the practical scientific training in special courses, seminars and field trips, all of which prepare the student for writing the master's thesis. Scientific methods and techniques (such as confocal microscopy, 3D reconstruction, electron microscopy, and methods used molecular biology), which are the core competences for professional work inside and outside the university sector, are conveyed in small groups of students. Personal involvement and cooperation among the scientists at the Department of Integrative Zoology is facilitated by teaching in small groups. Being part of a scientific research group conveys the processes of modern science. The master’s programme comprises the profound knowledge of certain groups of animals and the professional application of specific research methods in the areas of high-tech morphology, imaging and molecular biology. Depending on the courses selected throughout the master’s programme, you can either continue with a doctoral/PhD... [-]

Master in Biomedical Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Graz

The prolonged life expectancy of people leads to enormous cost increases in the health sector. This increases the need to find new solutions for efficient, safe and cost-effective health care. [+]

Top in Austria Masters 2017. The prolonged life expectancy of people leads to enormous cost increases in the health sector. This increases the need to find new solutions for efficient, safe and cost-effective health care. Thanks to the simultaneously rapid development of technical possibilities, medical technicians are able to develop improved diagnostic and therapeutic solutions, technically implement them and, efficiently and economically, make them available. In the field of medical technology, you develop technical solutions for medicine of the future. In the master’s programme Biomedical Engineering at the TU Graz, you deepen your basic knowledge gained from the bachelor's programme and specialize in 5 promising areas of medical technology. Content In this Programme, you select one of the 5 technical elective subjects as a major. As a minor, you can select another technical or non-technical elective subject. Technical subjects Biomechanical Engineering Biomedical Instrumentation and Sensors Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Computational Neuroscience Health Care Engineering Non-technical subjects Business, Law, Management and Soft Skills Career Options Graduates of the master's programme Biomedical Engineering can find employment in industry, research and development. They work, for example: to develop devices, in the research and development sectors of industry and public health, to develop methods and tools for research, development and production in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, in basic research in many fields, such as in neuroscience, in the development and manufacture of drugs, for regulatory authorities, as project or department heads and leaders in recognized research and development facilities. Possible professions in hospitals... [-]

Master in Neurosciences

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 18 months October 2017 Austria Innsbruck

In this international study program, students holding a Bachelor’s degree can achieve a Master’s degree (M.Sc.) within 18 months. [+]

Master in Neurosciences (M.Sc.)

 

In this international study program, students holding a Bachelor’s degree can achieve a Master’s degree (M.Sc.) within 18 months. After a three-year doctoral program, the title Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Dr. rer. nat. respectively can be earned. Alternatively, after successful completion of both their medical studies and the Ph.D. study program, medical students may apply for the degree of a “Medical Doctor – Doctor of Philosophy” (MD-Ph.D.). Due to the lack of a semester structure, the integration of different subjects into a consistently structured curriculum, and the possibility to directly change to the doctoral program without writing a Master’s thesis, the duration of study is shortened. All courses are held in English.The study program is divided into two segments. The first year comprises 36 weeks of lectures, tutorials, seminars, methods courses, and individually supervised research projects. Laboratory rotations and individual supervision as well as the involvement of lecturers from the Max Planck Institutes and the German Primate Center in the teaching assure a combination of theory, practical projects, and intensive research work. The first study year ends with one written and two oral examinations which qualify for the Master’s thesis. The Master’s thesis can be waived for students who have passed these examinations with good or excellent results so that they can change to the three-year doctoral program directly.In the postgraduate segment of the program, the student is accompanied by a ‘thesis committee’, consisting of the supervisor of the thesis and two additional... [-]


Master in Molecular Medicine

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Austria Innsbruck

The eighteen-month Masters program in Molecular Medicine expands upon the scientific and medical knowledge basis acquired in Bachelor programs and explores in depth the molecular aspects of medicine. [+]

Top in Austria Masters 2017. Molecular Medicine (M.Sc.) The English-language Master's degree programme in Molecular Medicine is directed at highly motivated students from home and abroad who are interested in the subject. The prerequisite is a Bachelor's degree with a focus on either natural sciences or molecular medicine. The degree programme will provide deeper knowledge of topics relating to molecular medicine and clinical theory such as immunology, oncology, genetics, pharmacology and cell biology. In addition, there are also three laboratory internships, each lasting eight weeks. A Master's thesis will be written within six months. Name of program: Molecular Medicine Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.) Length of program: 3 semesters Program start: winter semester only Application deadline: May 30th Prerequisites: B.Sc. in Molecular Medicine or a related field Admissions: limited spaces available (apply directly through faculty) Language requirements: English (certification mandatory) Program Overview The eighteen-month Masters program in Molecular Medicine expands upon the scientific and medical knowledge basis acquired in Bachelor programs and explores in depth the molecular aspects of medicine. Its goal is to train students thoroughly in an area of application of molecular medicine. It should enable students to engage in independent and creative research at the crossroads of medicine and basic science. Program Structure During the first year, students attend the course “Molecular-pathological aspects of organ systems”, which is designed to heighten their understanding of the interaction between clinical and molecular science. In other obligatory module courses particular aspects of molecular immunology, bacteriology, human genetics and oncology are... [-]

Master in International Health & Social Management

Management Center Innsbruck, University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Innsbruck

The Master’s program ’International Health & Social Management‘ prepares its students for the requirements of a future-oriented field of work where an understanding of the links between health care organizations. [+]

The Master program International Health & Social Management prepares its students for the requirements of a future-oriented field of work where an understanding of the links between health care and social organizations – charitable and profit-oriented, public and private, national and international – is essential. The medium-term outlook for graduates of the 2-year Master program is administrative and upper-level management positions in the health care sector, in the social and public sector and related fields.

Due to the changing health care environment, the demand for qualified persons in this sector is constantly rising. Across the European Union, health and social systems and related policies are becoming more interconnected than ever before, with more movement of people, citizens, patients and professionals. This increased interconnectedness raises many policy issues, including quality and access in cross-border services, information requirements for citizens, patients, health professionals and policy-makers, the scope for cooperation in the health and social arena, and how to reconcile national policies with European obligations in general. ... [-]