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.
Contact Universities about Master Degrees in Health in Austria 2017
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.... [-]
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.... [-]
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.... [-]
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. [+]
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... [+]
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 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. [+]
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... [-]
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. [+]
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. ... [-]