Healthcare Facilities MSc

General

Program Description

Healthcare Facilities (MSc)

The postgraduate Master Program Healthcare Facilities (MSc) of the Medical University of Vienna and TU Wien represents a unique, interdisciplinary education for experts of different disciplines. The Master Program pursues a holistic approach to the conception, planning, construction, operation and management of healthcare facilities in the service of patients.

The postgraduate course is characterised by the cooperation between the fields of architecture and spatial planning, business organisation and medicine, which is reflected in the cooperation between the TU Wien and the Medical University of Vienna. The students benefit from the know-how, the network and the experience in postgraduate education of both renowned universities.

Final Degree Master of Science (MSc) granted by TU Wien & MedUni Vienna

Language of Instruction English

Duration 4 semesters, part-time, presented in modules

Program Start October 2020

Application Deadline June 30, 2020

Contents

The contents of the MSc Program are divided into modules and are presented in part-time attendance phases. Acquired knowledge is implemented interactively in practice-oriented labs. Field trips offer insights into the practice of healthcare facilities.

Modules of the Program

  • Introduction and Basic Concepts of Healthcare & Healthcare Facilities
  • Healthcare Facilities as part of the Healthcare System: Stakeholders, Measurement and Evaluation
  • The Macro-Environment of Healthcare Facilities: Strategic and Financial Planning
  • The Micro-Environment of Healthcare Facilities: Processes and Functional Planning
  • International Practices and Healthcare Facilities of the Future
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Healthcare Facilities and Design I: Disciplines and Practices
  • Healthcare Facilities and Design II: Integral Planning and Implementation
  • Commissioning and Transition Planning
  • Master's Thesis

Target Group

The postgraduate Master Program Healthcare Facilities (MSc) is targeted in particular at architects, engineers, medical doctors and specialists, nursing staff, health and healthcare managers, physicists and computer scientists involved in the planning and design of healthcare.

Admission Requirements

The MSc Program is intended for graduates of a relevant field of study (e.g. engineering, natural science, economy, law, medicine, dentistry), as well as graduates of a specific post-secondary health professional education, who have at least three years of relevant professional experience and adequate knowledge of the English language.

Tuition Fee

EUR 19,500 (excluding expenses for travelling and accommodation).

Last updated October 2019

About the School

For a number of decades now, the TU Wien has been one of the most high-profile providers of continuing education in Austria. The internationally oriented Continuing Education Center (CEC) of the TU Wi ... Read More

For a number of decades now, the TU Wien has been one of the most high-profile providers of continuing education in Austria. The internationally oriented Continuing Education Center (CEC) of the TU Wien sees its primary task as twofold. Firstly, to help graduates exploit the full potential of a technical and scientific education. Secondly, to open up new fields for professional development for individuals who display initiative and have the relevant practical experience. Read less