Medical Informatics

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:3 semestrs
Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
StudyQA ranking:477

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The Master's programme Medical Informatics is designed to expand the competence of Bachelor's (or equivalent degree) graduates by theoretical knowledge to meet the requirements of research and development tasks used in today's health industry. The programme is offered by the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.
Graduates of this programme will be capable of empirical research and development in the fields of telematics, telemedicine, and "eHealth". They will also be well-connected with national and international providers.
The theoretical foundations of this programme give students a chance at a successful career in business or in science.

Students are taught in these four module clusters:
  • Health Care
  • eHealth
  • Research & Methodology
  • People Skills

First semester:
  • International Health Care Management
  • International Health Care Law
  • Medical Informatics
  • Case Study Medical Informatics
  • Standards
  • Terminology and Classification in Medicine
  • Evidence-based Medicine
  • Case Study Evidence-based Medicine

Second semester:
  • Medical Documentation Systems
  • Case Study Hospital Information Systems
  • eHealth Application Systems
  • Case Study Application Systems
  • Health Economy
  • Medical Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Collaborative Systems
  • Case Study International Project Management
  • Data Security and Data Protection
  • Case Study Data Security

Third semester:
  • Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Seminar paper
  • Master's thesis

Educational organisation

The Master's programme Medical Informatics comprises three theoretical semesters and is concluded with a Master's thesis. All lectures are held in English, therefore a sound understanding of English is an essential prerequisite. Studies must be taken up in a winter semester. Upon successful completion, the degree "Master of Arts" is awarded.

Study abroad unit(s)

Students have the opportunity to spend one or more semesters abroad at a partner university (Erasmus exchange).

Forms of assessment

  • Written and oral exams
  • seminar papers
  • student research projects
  • Master's thesis including presentation

Course objectives

The Master's programme Medical Informatics is designed to expand the competence of Bachelor's (or equivalent degree) graduates by theoretical knowledge to meet the requirements of research and development tasks used in today's health industry. The programme is offered by the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.
Graduates of this programme will be capable of empirical research and development in the fields of telematics, telemedicine, and eHealth. They will also be well-connected with national and international providers.
The theoretical foundations of this programme give students a chance at a successful career in business or in science.

Language requirements

International applicants do not have to provide proof of German knowledge.
The TestDaF can be completed at our university.
German and international applicants must also provide proof of their English skills at the beginning of the first semester: level C1 (TOEFL iBT score 64, TOEIC at least 75% of maximum points, Cambridge Certificate FCE, CAE or CPE).

Academic requirements

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in informatics, business informatics or medicine

Enrolment fees

Enrolment fees are 52 EUR per semester.

Costs of living

Food and accommodation amount to approx. 600 EUR per month.

Job opportunities

There are various job opportunities in and around Pfarrkirchen.

Funding opportunities within the university

Funding opportunities include scholarships for the acquisition of books or travel expenses, or full scholarships.

Arrival support

Contact person for arriving students is Friedrich Münch (friedrich.muench@th-deg.de).
He supports international students regarding all concerns at the beginning of their studies in Pfarrkirchen.
Student members of the Arbeitskreis International Club (aki) and the International Office help international students and offer support prior to the beginning of their studies.

Services and support for international students

Contact person for students is Friedrich Münch (friedrich.muench@th-deg.de).
He supports international students regarding all concerns during their studies in Pfarrkirchen.
Student members of the Arbeitskreis International Club (aki) and the International Office support international students.

Accommodation

There are several flats available in Pfarrkirchen. A dormitory is planned.
Please see: https://www.th-deg.de/en/study-with-us/accommodation
Our International Office will also support you in finding accommodation.
If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail: welcome@th-deg.de.
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Study mode:On campus Languages: English
Foreign:$ 11.9k / Semester(s)
Deadline: Jun 1, 2021 StudyQA ranking: 199