Health Business Management, Master of Engineering, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Finland

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The award
Master of Engineering

How long you will study
1 - 5 Years

Domestic course fees
EU 12000 per year

How you will study

Course starts
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International course fees
EUR 12000

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About Health Business Management, Master of Engineering at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Master's Programme in Health Business Management is a joint programme customized for social and health care professionals as well as for business and engineering professionals who want to expand their expertise through improved management skills in this very key sector. Eligibility requirements include an appropriate Bachelor's degree and work experience.

Health Business Management in a nutshell

Business managerial competences will be required in social and health care organizations nationally and internationally in the future. Ageing of population in many societies will challenge health care systems and processes to produce health care services in more efficient ways.

Digitalization of customer relationship management and services is a major change and driver for new services and processes. Health business is a major global business opportunity driving future growth and national prosperity.

The emphasize of the programme is in customer and in service business orientation and it has a multidisciplinary approach into business management. The programme provides a wide perspective to service business, competencies for team and project leadership and advancement in management skills. All studies are linked to health or social care organizations.

The HBM Master’s students will be offered an environment to practice and enhance their international and communication skills in a very multicultural group of peers, staff and faculty. Lectures, seminars, workshops as well as learning materials and outputs are all in English.


The Master's Degree Programme in Health Business Management consists of advanced professional studies (25 ECTS), elective studies (5 ECTS) and Master’s Thesis (30 ECTS).
Students will gain a deep understanding of best practices for the health and social business concerning:

  • Health Business Economics and Business Models
  • Strategy, Management and Leadership
  • Service Innovations and Design
  • Quality and Safety Management

Sufficient RDI competence is provided at an early stage of the studies, as it is needed in planning and implementing a thesis development project in a real life business context, typically as an assignment from his or her own employer organization. The Master’s Thesis process is a fundamental part of the program and it starts early enough so that measurable changes or improvements can be identified.

Contact sessions are arranged in 3-4 days per month. When studying on a part-time basis, this degree can be obtained in 1 or 1,5 years.

Master's Degree in Health Business Management qualifies for team and project leadership in health care services business and advancement towards management positions in private or public sector.


Applications shall be submitted online through a national system of joint application at /

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Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster of EngineeringHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study1 - 5 year
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesEU 12000 per yearInternational course feesEUR 12000

Notes about fees for this course

  • 12000 € for non-EU/EEA applicants
  • Free of charge for applicants from EU/EEA

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Metropolia University of Applied Sciences to find course entry requirements.

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