The Master's degree programme is a two year part-time course (60 ECTS credits). The programme starts with an introductory weekend and then the theoretical teaching, supported by practical examples from hospital departments begins. The courses last for about 20 weekends spread over three semesters of 45 ECTS credits each. During the fourth semester, the students complete their Master’s thesis (15 ECTS credits).ECTS is an abbreviation for European Credit Transfer System and 60 ECTS credits equal a year of full time study.
The programme is modular and consists of six compulsory basic courses (30 ECTS credits) and three elective courses (15 ECTS credits). The elective courses will be offered in collaboration with other relevant Master's degree programmes, including the Professional Master of Public Management and the Professional Master's degree programme in Quality and Management in Social and Health Sectors.
Examples of elective courses:
- Quality and quality management
- Quality monitoring, indicator monitoring and accreditation
- Health law
- Modern economy , contract and incentive control of public companies
- Economic Evaluation