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Bachelor | Information Systems

Bachelor in Medical Information Technology (Medizinische Informatik)

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Summary

This degree programme – unique in Bavaria – is offered by the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg in close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and the University Hospital Regensburg. The degree programme is designed to provide practice-based tuition in which you are familiarised with the typical procedures applied in hospitals and integrated supply structures. You will experience at first hand how modern information technology is used in the interest of the patient’s well-being and the optimal use of resources, and will help shape applications in small-scale projects as part of the degree programme.

As a graduate you will have excellent career prospects: IT specialists in medical information technology are found not just in all branches of health care but also in software development for applications of medical technology and hospital information systems, a sector with one of the highest growth rates in Germany. 

And when you have gained your B.Sc., why not go on to study for a Master’s degree in Computer Science at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg – the choice is yours! The decision to study for a B.Sc. in Medical Information Technology is one you will not regret!

Highlights

  • Internship
  • Applied computing
  • Dual degree
  • Study abroad
Schedule Full-time
Duration 42 Months
Presence of students On-campus
Enrollment capacity per term 50
Total number of enrolled students 200
Tuition and fees per year 0.00 EUR
Scholarships available No

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Prof. Dr. Markus Westner is professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at OTH Regensburg, a Technical University for Applied Sciences. As an academic and educator he specializes in IT-Performance-Management and Management Consulting. His main research interests are in IT-Strategy and IT-Sourcing. Furthermore, he is passionate about improving the learning opportunities of his students by applying innovative teaching didactics. His doctoral thesis (German PhD equivalent) focused on success factors for implementing and managing IT offshoring projects. He also holds a Master of Computing degree from Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland (New Zealand), and a diploma in Business Administration (German MBA equivalent) with distinction from EBS University, Oestrich-Winkel (Germany).

Markus is Associate Editor for Information & Management (I&M). Furthermore, he acted as reviewer for the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Information Systems Management (ISM), JITTA, and Organizacija.

He is Dean of Study Affairs, International Coordinator in the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, member of the Faculty Council and E-Learning Coordinator of the university.

Before he started his academic career he worked as a management consultant in a project manager position for Bain & Company, one of the world’s largest management consultancies, in their Munich office. In this position he advised clients from the financial services, telecommunications, and high tech sector regarding issues of strategy, organization, and performance improvement.

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