Health Care IT - Health Informatics

The Master degree study program ‘Health Care IT’ was developed with the vision and goal to meet the information technology as well as the organizational development requirements and challenges in the healthcare sector. Our students will learn to deal with these challenges through a thorough practice-oriented university education. The core competence of the degree study program is the deepening of the fundamental understanding of the technical and organizational requirements within the information and communication technologies in the healthcare sector. Successful careers for our graduates are practically guaranteed through the acquired skill sets which can be put to use in solving the current requirements necessary in the fields of medical informatics, medical engineering and healthcare economics as well as future technical challenges.

University of Applied Sciences: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences Study locations: Klagenfurt Topic: Health, Engineering Duration of studies: 4 Semester Bewerbungsstart: 01.10.2019 Application ends at: 30.09.2020
Organisation form: Full-time Graduation: MSc Number of study places per year: 12 Study language: English

Study focus

Students can specialize in either of the following areas of emphasis:


Medical Engineering an Image Processing

The area of emphasis Life Science Technology focuses on topics in the area of medical engineering research and development. A special field of interest in this context is medical imaging systems and the resulting medical image processing.  This career field provides an especially interesting interface between technology, organization and medicine.

  • Medical device engineering
  • Telemedicine
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Image Processing and Pattern Recognition
  • Analog and Digital Signal and Process Data Processing


Health Informatics

The master study degree program HCIT emphasis Health Care Management & Economics connects business administration skills sets and know-how with (medical) technical expertise. Students receive a broad, yet specialized, view of the implementation of information technology and engineering as well as the organizational structures and processes in the healthcare sector.

Process and Quality Management
Logistics in the Healthcare Sector
Hospital Administration
Healthcare Management and Economics


Admission requirements

a related Bachelor of Science degree in the field of IT and/or electrical engineering


Mode of application: online via

Application deadline: 15.07. (15.04. non-EU-citizens)

Dates for admission procedure: ongoing

Admission procedure: Interview

Begin of studies: October

Info days: FH Days, Study-Info-Lounge

Tuition fees: € 363,36 per semester

Work placement: no

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