HNU | Information Management in Healthcare B.Sc.

HNU | Information Management in Healthcare B.Sc. – Curriculum

The degree programme Information Management in Healthcare is, to date, unique in Germany in this form. It is offered in cooperation with the Ulm University of Applied Sciences. The Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) covers the business-related and healthcare management courses, whereas the Ulm University of Applied Sciences offers the medical and information-centred courses.

In this way, the specific strengths of the universities of applied sciences are used effectively. The Ulm University of Applied Sciences has long-standing experience in the research in and teaching of the application of computer science to medicine. The HNU contributes expert know-how and experience in the research and teaching of management of healthcare facilities.

Both universities of applied sciences are in close contact with healthcare facilities, software developers and the pharmaceutical industry. The HNU has a widespread international network of contacts with healthcare facilities.

Contents of the courses

1st semester
  • Medicine 1
  • Information technology
  • Mathematics
  • Programming 1
  • General Business Studies
  • Preclinical medicine I
  • Information systems in healthcare management
2nd semester
  • Medicine 2
  • Databases
  • Statistics 1
  • Programming 2
  • Business English
  • Business Accounting
3rd semester
  • Medicine 3
  • Introduction to Documentation
  • Statistics 2
  • Law
  • Health Economics
  • Operative Controlling
4th semester
  • Data and Process Modelling
  • Health Data Analytics
  • Elective Course 1
  • Application Systems in Healthcare
  • Economics in Health and Social Care
  • Project Management
5th semester
  • Data protection and IT security
  • Seminar
  • Elective courses
  • Scientific Work
  • IT Project in Healthcare
  • Medical Controlling and Quality Management
  • Elective Course 2
6th semester
  • Internship semester
  • Assignment for the internship semester
  • Communication and moderation
7th semester
  • Bachelor thesis and Bachelor seminar
  • Elective courses 3-5


Professor Dr.
Axel Focke View Profile

Vice Dean of the Department of Health Management
Member of the Academic Senate
Member of the University Advisory Board

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