FH Kärnten

Health Care IT

  • MSc
  • Extra occupational, Full-time
  • English
  • 4 Semester
  • Klagenfurt
  • 12 Places

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.

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

IT-Security

Logistics in the Healthcare Sector

Hospital Administration

Healthcare Management and Economics

Entry requirements

In order to be admitted into a master degree program at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences at least one of the following criteria must be fulfilled:

- completion of a bachelor of arts/science degree that corresponds to the respective master degree program
- completion of an equivalent degree program at a recognized Austrian or an international post-secondary institution of higher education

Later submission of required documents

Persons in their last semester of their bachelor degree programs may apply for a study place in a master degree program by submitting their most current transcript of records. The completion of the bachelor degree program certificates must be submitted during the registration process at the beginning of the semester.

Appointment

Application mode:
online

Application time:
30.9. (15.05. for non-EU-citizens)

Appointment for the admissions process:
ongoing

Admission procedure:
Interview

Start of studies:
Wintersemester 2022

Study information days:
Master Session Online: 12.4.22 • Open Campus: 6.5.22 | alle Campusse • Studien Info Lounge ONLINE: immer am 2. Dienstag im Monat, 14–18 Uhr • Studienberatung: laufend

Tuition fee:
Tuition fee 363.36 Euro + Austrian Students Union fee (ÖH) 20.70 Euro per semester

Internship:
no

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