Digital Healthcare

Master programme

Julia, 4th semester

Julia, 4th semester

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Media & Digital Technologies

Linking Digital Technologies and Healthcare

Shape technical innovation within the healthcare sector! Health and technology experts together learn methods and technical tools to conceive and develop concrete solutions for digital healthcare. You chose from the following specialisations:

  • Health Technology Development
  • Health Technology Assessment

The focus is on practical benefits. That way you develop concrete solutions for prevention, diagnostics, therapy and care - e.g. mixed reality visualizations in radiology and sensor-aided soles for gait rehabilitation.


Top Career Prospects

The graduates become experts in the interdisciplinary design, implementation, evaluation and development of healthcare scenarios with the aid of digital technologies. Their expertise is needed in the entire healthcare sector, e. g. by social security, hospitals as well as industrial and research institutions and in IT-driven healthcare companies.

Links between Research and Education

Information and communication technology is playing an increasingly important role in the health sector. We conduct innovative, interdisciplinary research at the interface of health, social and digitalisation and bundle the expertise and energies in the Center for Digital Health and Social Innovation.



Can I help people with Digital Healthcare?

The master degree programme Digital Healthcare allows you to design technological innovations in the healthcare sector. You become part of a dynamic field that continually comes up with new possibilities for improvements in healthcare provision. You develop concrete solutions for various areas including disease prevention, diagnostics, therapy, and care.

Which relevant & equivalent qualifications do I need for this master degree programme?

Prospective students of this programme need to have completed a bachelor degree programme in a relevant discipline at a university of applied sciences or an equivalent study programme at a recognised Austrian or international higher education institution.

The programme admits technology graduates (Technology Experts) from the fields of media or information and communication technologies as well as healthcare graduates (Health Experts) from the medical-technical services, the higher-level healthcare and nursing services (“Gehobener Dienst für Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege”), and related disciplines.

Here you can find the applicable technical admission requirements for Digital Healthcare in detail. 

What are my career options as a graduate?

The specialist competencies of our graduates are needed in the broad spectrum of the healthcare sector, for example in social insurance companies, hospitals, industrial and research institutions, and IT-oriented healthcare companies.

On the other hand, our graduates contribute their expertise to their source professions. On the other hand, the digitalisation in the healthcare sector opens up entirely new possibilities such as positions as digital health officers or in start-ups.

Which language level is required for the English-taught contents of the programme?

English language skills at level B2 at least are required for this study programme.

What is Blended Learning?

Blended Learning is the combination of traditional on-site teaching and e-learning sessions. Apart from on-site classes in two-week intervals, additional teaching units are held via virtual seminar rooms.

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