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International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics & Market Strategies for Healthcare Products

This course of study offers you an ideal advanced qualification and, with its international orientation, opens up career opportunities in both the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.


Hochschule  Hochschule Fresenius

Die Hochschule Fresenius mit ihrem Stammhaus in Idstein bei Wiesbaden blickt auf eine über 168-jährige wissenschaftliche Tradition im Bildungsbereich zurück. Die Fachhochschule bietet an ihrem Hauptsitz in Idstein und an den Standorten Köln, Hamburg, München, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Berlin und New York Bachelor- und Masterprogramme in Vollzeit und als berufsbegleitende Studiengänge sowie berufliche Ausbildungen und Fort- bzw. Weiterbildungen an.

Fachrichtung  Gesundheitswissenschaften, Gesundheitsmanagement
Art  Präsenzstudium
Abschluss  postgradual, Master of Science (M.Sc.), nicht-konsekutiv
Studienort  Idstein
Akkreditierung  Der Studiengang ist staatlich anerkannt und akkreditiert.
Unterrichtssprache  Englisch
ECTS  120 ECTS-Punkte werden erworben
Dauer  4 Semester
Einschreibung  Wintersemester
Kosten  4650 EUR pro Semester
Mehr Infos https://www.hs-fresenius.de/


Entry requirements

  • A written application submitted to Hochschule Fresenius.
  • The successful completion of an undergraduate degree (Bachelor/honours degree or equivalent) of at least 180 Credit Points in one of the following fields: health & life sciences, economics, natural sciences, e.g. pharmacy, chemistry, biology or medical technology, medical engineering or nutrition, maths or statistics.

The following English-language admission requirements apply to the Master’s study programme:

  • Level B2 or higher according to the European Framework of Reference; proven by passing a TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) with 90 points, an IELTS with a minimum of 6.5 points or a UK NARIC’s (National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom) assessment certificate confirming that the bachelor degree is taught to the standard of CEFR level B2. All qualifications must be completed no more than 2 calendar years before the programme start date. NARIC language assessment certificates confirming a CEFR level C1 or above are valid for four years.
  • Non-native speaking applicants whose previous degree was taken in the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand or Canada and which degree was awarded not more than four years prior to commencing the MIMS is not required to sit the TOEFL or IELTS test.
  • Native speaking applicants whose previous degree was taken in the USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand or Canada are not required to provide an English certificate.

Course content

The Master’s course in International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products trains experts who deal specifically with the current challenges of faster patient access to safe and effective healthcare products in a cost effective manner.

The course has been designed to provide graduates with advanced knowledge, understanding and skills of the principles of health economics and pharmacoeconomics.  These include understanding and applying health economic and modelling techniques in addition to evaluating the decision making process in healthcare management. In this context, students are able to make recommendations for resource allocation, based on different ethical principles. 

Besides the management skills to plan different market strategies, students are aware of the different reimbursement and pricing mechanisms in the different markets.  

Specific regulatory frameworks in different countries, as well as Health Technology Assessments and Management, are other discipline specific skills. Students will acquire a number of specific skills, such as the ability to collect, analyse and interpret a range of complex quantitative and qualitative statistics. They will also develop a number of valuable research skills, including planning, undertaking surveys and data collection, through completion of the dissertation. Students will be presented with a number of opportunities to extend their communication and presentation skills, developing arguments and criticise evidence, using verbal and written communication, and improving their interpersonal relations through the small group class size of international participants.

The Master in International Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics and Market Strategies for Healthcare Products  bridges research and practice with an integral 12-week industrial residency placement, which enables students to apply their theoretical knowledge in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry.

Career opportunities

The pharmaceutical and medical device companies, corporate consultants, insurance companies, as well as national and international health organisations, are increasingly seeking experts who are not only skilled in understanding and analysing health markets, but are also capable of developing strategies and studies in the field of health economics and market access.

Outcomes Research, Evaluation or Market Access are just some of the areas where these experts are employed. This course of study prepares students to take on these and other challenging tasks in the pharmaceutical and health industry. There are no bounds to your mobility: The Master in International Pharmacoeconomics,Health Economics & Market Strategies for Healthcare Products will enable you to work anywhere in the world, while your knowledge and practical experience will qualify you for executive positions as well.

  • Regulatory affairs expert
  • Health economist
  • Pricing expert
  • Manager-payer cooperation
  • Market access manager
  • Manager in health economics and outcomes research

Fragen und Meinungen

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Letzte Aktualisierung am 17.07.2017.