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Applied Health Sciences

full time

  • Master of Science


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Bochum


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
Health Science

Health Promotion and Prevention, Interprofessional Care, Research Methods, Evidence-Based Practice, Public Health, Health Services Research


Building on the bachelor's or diploma degree, the Applied Health Sciences degree course qualifies students for independent scientific work in various fields of health care and health-related scientific disciplines through its focus on quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students will be further qualified in reflective and evidence-based practice. In addition, the Master's degree programme provides access to planning and conceptual work in the field of health care, direct patient care (especially in complex care situations) as well as to further scientific qualification, e.g. within the framework of a PhD or doctoral programme.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Admission to the Master's programme in Applied Health Sciences requires the completion of a degree programme and proof of 180 ECTS credits. The completed course of study can be completed in the fields of nursing, health, therapy or health-related social sciences. In addition, knowledge in the following areas must be demonstrated: Research methods and statistics, evidence-based research and practice/epidemiology or health services research (involving at least 6 ECTS credits), and Health care measures in the areas of: Prevention/health promotion, therapy/rehabilitation, palliation/disease management or family/women's or children's health/reproductive health (worth at least 6 ECTS credits).

Lecture period
  • 19.09.2022 - 03.02.2023
  • 20.03.2023 - 14.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    Further information at

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union


    For more information, see www.hs-gesundheit.de/internationalebewerber

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


    For more information, see www.hs-gesundheit.de/internationalebewerber

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


    For more information, see www.hs-gesundheit.de/bewerbung

Tuition fee

There are no tuition fees, only the semester fee is payable.

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

International Office

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung
Gesundheitscampus 6-8
0234 / 77727-399
0234 / 777-499

Graduate contact

Studiengangspez. Kontakt

Vivien Mielenbrink / Patricia Tollmann