Business Administration for the Public Health Sector bachelor degree programme
The healthcare sector is a growing market, and needs qualified experts. This full-time programme will equip you with the skills you require for success in the healthcare industry.
After completing the three-year course, you will be ready to take on professional responsibilities at hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, insurers, or other health organisations in the private and public sectors.
Courses normally take place from Monday to Friday.
You will complete your degree in 6 semesters, or 3 years. During this time, your workload will be 180 ECTS credits.
During your degree, you must complete an internship lasting at least 22 weeks, equivalent to a total of 675 hours.
The degree programme
After completing the Business Administration for the Public Health Sector bachelor degree programme, you will be ready to assume professional responsibilities in the healthcare sector.
The course will provide you with a solid foundation in business administration and economics. In-depth examination of health sector organisations puts you in a position to successfully apply this knowledge in specific professional contexts.
During the programme, you will also develop your capacity for joined-up thinking and arriving at decisions which take into account the ethical considerations.
There is a strong practical focus throughout the degree – case studies, projects with healthcare companies, and lecturers with a background in the industry are all part and parcel of the programme.
Full-time or part-time – which is the right format for you?
The Business Administration for the Public Health Sector bachelor programme is offered as both a full-time and a part-time degree. Your choice of format depends on your personal situation.
Opening up new perspectives
If you already have a job, you’re more likely to choose our part-time programme. The goal is to enable you to take the next step in your career or change profession after graduating.
Lectures take place on Fridays (starting at 2 p.m.) and Saturdays, so they can be easily integrated into your work schedule. There is also a block week each semester. What sets this programme apart is that you and your colleagues can analyse cases from your day-to-day work during lectures – which can lead to some interesting discussions! You can also address problems facing your company in the course of various projects and written papers.
The full university experience
If you want to focus on your studies and enjoy all aspects of student life, a full-time programme is the one for you. Lectures take place from Monday to Friday. So you will be spending the majority of your time in Krems, which allows you to benefit from all the additional extras and services the university provides.
Don’t worry, the programme still has a strong practical focus, with an internship lasting several months, as well as business case studies, simulations and partnerships with companies. We’re proud to be able to give our students applied knowledge – in other words, helping them study the art of applied sciences.
" Take advantage of the opportunities to enhance your international skills. English for spoken communication and work is firmly established on the curriculum. What’s more, you can opt for an exchange semester abroad at one of our 150+ partner universities, or complete an internship in an international work environment. "
Programme director Markus Latzke
Get to know the full-time team of our bachelor degree programme Business Administration for the Public Health Sector.