HNU | Business Studies in Healthcare Management B.A. – Curriculum

The Bachelor programme in Business Studies in Healthcare Management is characterised by its practical orientation: students complete their fourth semester (internship semester) in a healthcare facility and work at the HNU on three practical projects (transfer project I and II and a project in their special field of study). Here, they learn to put into practice in teams the methods and theories learned. Students are taught and supervised by professors with longstanding practical experience, with expertise in diverse fields of healthcare management and with a comprehensive network of clinics and nursing services.

The following illustrates the contents of the degree programme in the semesters:

First semester
  • General business studies
  • Basics of economics
  • Accounting
  • Law I, Commercial law
  • Mathematics, Statistics I
  • Business English
Second semester
  • Business studies in healthcare management I
  • Health economics
  • Cost and performance calculation
  • Law II, Medical law
  • Mathematics, Statistics II
  • Applicable methods, empiric social research
  • Seminar on academic methods
Third semester
  • Business studies in healthcare management II and III
  • Human resources management and organisation
  • Controlling
  • Information management
  • Basics of medicine, therapy, nursing
  • Team building and conflict resolution
Fourth semester
  • Internship semester
  • Practice-oriented course
Fifth semester
  • Specialist subject 1 and 2
  • Transfer project I/ Seminar I
  • Process management
  • Information management
  • Financial and investment controlling
Sixth semester
  • Specialist subject 3 and 4
  • Transfer project II
  • Seminar II
  • Marketing/ distirbution
  • Accounting and taxes
Seventh semester
  • Specialist subject 5
  • Human resources management
  • Elective courses
  • Bachelor thesis

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Professor Dr.
Alexander Würfel View Profile

Academic Advisor and Head of the degree programme Business Studies in Healthcare Management

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Phone:
0731/9762-1614
Office:
Main Building B,B.1.13

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