You can study the programme M.Sc. International Health Economics & Pharmacoeconomics at the following locations:
Description of the programme
You will study in an international environment, learn all the content in English and gain practical experience in your future field of work during your studies.
With the master's programme International Health Economics & Pharmocoenomics (M.Sc.) at Hochschule Fresenius, you will decisively advance your career in the healthcare industry. The programme provides you with in-depth knowledge of health and pharmaceutical economics, comprehensive strategic skills and professional English language skills. You will get a good overview of the international healthcare systems and gain great expertise in pricing and developing market access strategies.
The content of the master's programme is based on:
Health Economic Theory and Methodology, International Healthcare Systems, Politics and Ethical Issues, Market Access and Management.
We familiarise you with the basic economic theories and complex interrelationships of the healthcare industry. You will learn about the differences between international healthcare systems, discuss ethical, political, legal and economic aspects and deal with the development of products—from the idea to market maturity. In addition to this application-oriented content, our lecturers will teach you versatile methodological skills—you will evaluate current programmes, create health economic evaluations and models and develop market access strategies.
Why enrolling in this programme?
Practical experience is firmly anchored in the master's programme International Health Economics & Pharmocoenomics (M.Sc.). You complete a four-month internship at a company or organisation of your choice and thus experience strategic processes and decision-making procedures directly in practice. The course content is also characterised by a high degree of topicality and practical relevance.
The Hochschule Fresenius offers the best opportunities to get to know potential employers through its international network of co-operation partners. We have already worked with renowned companies such as Bayer, Merck, Roche, B. Braun and Janssen Cilag. Many students complete both their internships and their master's thesis with our partners.
Preparing cost-benefit analyses, developing market access strategies, shaping prices: With the master's programme International Health Economics & Pharmocoenomics (M.Sc.) at Hochschule Fresenius, you will create an optimal basis for an international or national career with companies, authorities, institutes, clinics or hospitals. At your future employers, you will occupy positions such as:
Health Economics Specialist, International Market Access Manager, Pricing Manager, Regulatory Affairs Expert, Payer Relations Manager.
Accreditations & awards
All study programmes at the Hochschule Fresenius are accredited before they start for the first time and then regularly checked for conformity with the regulations. This ensures that they meet the quality standards of the Accreditation Council Foundation. The accreditation system in Germany provides for higher education institutions to have either individual study programmes (so-called programme accreditation) or the internal quality assurance system of the higher education institution (so-called system accreditation) accredited. The FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) accreditation of the study programmes of the Hochschule Fresenius guarantees the equivalence of corresponding study and examination achievements as well as degrees and enables student mobility within the scope of German law and the Lisbon Convention. Studying at the Hochschule Fresenius guarantees you a degree that meets all the requirements of the German accreditation system and the quality standards in the European Higher Education Area.