MSc in International Health Management

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 24 months

  • Start dates: October / May

  • Duration: 18 months

  • Level 9 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 11,800 / year

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Our Master’s programs have been selected from many prestigious international programs offered by Universita Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO.

Throughout the program, you will cover the essential concepts of health management, including leadership and decision-making, health strategy, operations management, health economics, information technology, and methods. research. In addition, you will learn to apply business and management concepts to the international health management sector. As such, you will study management theories and their real-world application in healthcare.

By the time you graduate, you will have developed problem-solving and decision-making skills, which are vital to successful management in the healthcare sector.

In your final period, you will show your newly acquired skills by conducting research and preparing a dissertation on a relevant topic of your choice.

All students have the option of learning the German language.

Why study this course?

The Master of International Health Management has been designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge and experience to managers and leaders of the health sector. The emphasis is on health management in an international and local setting, and the program draws on an emerging body of knowledge and evidence to allow comparisons between different countries.

You will also join an international community of health management students, academics, and professionals around the world, giving you the opportunity to excel in the health sector.

Plus, BSBI’s blended study mode means you’ll have the flexibility to adjust the course to your schedule, including work and family responsibilities. You will earn a Master’s degree in Italian with 90 European University Credits (ECTS).

Program structure

During its first three academic terms, the Master in International Health Management will cover key topics such as Health Organization Management, Decision Making, Planning and Leadership, Socio-economic Research in Health Services, Financial and Economic Management of Health Organizations and more.

In the final term, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

The modules of this program are offered through the blended learning method. Students will attend the modules online through the UNINETTUNO University platform and in person at the BSBI campus in Berlin.

During the online modules, students will have the opportunity to attend in-person extracurricular seminars. In addition, they will be able to access the online version of the modules they will attend on campus. In this way, a holistic approach is achieved.


  • Health management principles (combined)
  • Financial and economic management of health organizations (mixed)
  • Human resource management and healthcare organizations
  • Information technology in health systems
  • Decision making, leadership planning
  • Anthropology and Sociology of Health and Medical Care (mixed)
  • National health systems and health policy (combined)
  • Ethical, cultural and behavioral aspects of health (combined)
  • Management of Healthcare Organizations
  • Socio-economic research in health services
  • German Language Studies
  • Dissertation (preparation and presentation, face-to-face supervision)

Career opportunities

Graduates will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of health management, planning and policy formulation.
  • Identify, describe and critically analyze the main management, planning and policy problems in the health and health-related sectors.
  • Identify and explain the context, challenges and opportunities involved in the formulation and implementation of health policy within a national health system.
  • Review types of policies, situations and problems in the field of health management.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in selected areas of health management, planning and policy to local circumstances.
  • Describe the role and apply selected techniques from health economics for financial planning.
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to understand and develop evidence-based practice.

After completing the Master of International Health Management, you will be able to apply for a variety of managerial roles in international healthcare organizations.

Admission requirements

  • Minimum age: 21
  • Academic qualifications:
    • A three-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution in a related discipline.

If you do not have a Bachelor’s degree, but have another academic qualification such as an HND or Level 5 Diploma and / or professional experience, you can also apply. Your acceptance may be subject to successfully passing an entrance test and interview.

  • English language requirements:
    • IELTS – minimum score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component), or;
    • PTE: minimum score of 50 or equivalent.
  • English proficiency requirements may not apply in the following cases: *
    • Native English Speakers, or;
    • Applicants who completed their education in English (such as a high school diploma or IB), or;
    • Applicants who completed their Bachelor’s degree in English in an English-speaking country.

* According to the admission criteria of the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO.

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