IMC Krems University of Applied Sciences

Angewandte Gesundheitswissenschaften

  • MSc
  • Part-time
  • German
  • 4 semester
  • Krems
Application für 2024/25:
from 01.12.2023 to 15.05.2024

Do you have a degree in a healthcare-related subject apart from medicine? Are you looking for a new challenge? IMC Krems' German-language Applied Health Sciences master programme offers you the opportunity to gain new knowledge and skills with a university qualification. Diversity, culture, sustainability, ethics, and applied research – these are the topics that underpin our part-time master programme. The broad-based degree will prepare you to take on operational and strategic responsibilities in a range of occupational areas.

What to expect from this master programme

  • From exploiting new digital technologies such as telehealth and e-health to integrating health-related innovations and managing interdisciplinary teams – the Applied Health Science master degree will enable students to seize the opportunities and respond to the challenges in healthcare provision today.
  • Students work on a practice-based project throughout the programme. They define a challenge or problem facing practitioners in their occupation, develop innovative solutions, and implement them in the third semester.
  • The degree programme is based on broad multi- and interdisciplinary foundations, providing students with extensive scientific and research-related knowledge, which addresses practical questions to drive forward professional practice.

Choose one of 2 electives!

  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Palliative and Hospice Care

Career options

After completing our Applied Health Sciences master degree graduates will be fully prepared for taking on high-responsibility roles at a range of healthcare facilities in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors. Thanks to their wide-ranging knowledge and skills in science and research, technology, and interdisciplinary approaches, they will be able to work in a salaried position or on a freelance basis. The professional areas open to graduates include:

  • Retirement and care homes, healthcare and social services organisations, mobile healthcare facilities, primary healthcare centres, private and group practices, private and public hospitals, rehabilitation centres, or outpatient clinics and day-care facilities
  • Diagnosis
  • E-health
  • Health promotion and prevention
  • Management
  • Product development
  • Educational institutions
  • Science and research
  • Professional associations and interest groups

Entry requirements

To qualify for a master programme, you must have completed a bachelor degree – with a workload of minimum 180 ECTS and lasting at least six semesters – in a related subject or hold an equivalent degree from a recognised Austrian or foreign higher education institution.


Application mode:
Online Application

Application time:

Appointment for the admissions process:
As of February 2024

Admission procedure:
Admission interview

Start of studies:
October 2024

Study information days:

Tuition fee:
Students from EU/EEA countries: € 363.36 + the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) dues amount of € 22.70 per semester. Non-EU nationals: € 200 registration fee (one-time) and € 6,900 EUR + the Austrian National Union of Students (ÖH) dues amount of € 22.70 per semester.

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