In the new undergraduate programme in Health and Medical Technologies at Ruhr West, students explore innovative and efficient solutions for the digital transformation of healthcare in an interdisciplinary format that combines medical technology, IT and health management. Students gain basic knowledge about the human body, diseases, and the effectiveness of common therapies. They also become familiar with the German healthcare system, including its medical, economic and legal aspects. At the same time, they learn the basic principles of mathematics, science, electrical engineering, computer science and coding. Moreover, the curriculum includes modules in business administration, with an emphasis on project and process management in the fields of health technology and eHealth. Like all undergraduate programmes at Ruhr West, the degree in Health and Medical Technologies includes a six-month work placement at one of our partner companies to enable students to gain real-world experience.
Excellent career prospects
The digital transformation of healthcare calls for innovative and efficient solutions, both in terms of IT and medical technology and in terms of management. As experts in the interdisciplinary design, implementation, evaluation and ongoing development of healthcare scenarios supported by digital technologies, graduates of this programme enjoy excellent career prospects. They are prepared for positions across the entire healthcare sector, including medical/biomedical technology, health informatics, and medical, heath and care management. They can work at healthcare operators or research institutes, as health technology managers at hospitals, or at companies selling and servicing medical applications and devices.
You can find more detailed information here (in German)