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Interdisciplinary Health Promotion

Target group

Details of programme (I10378-1)

The range of interdisciplinary modules we offer are aimed at those employed in the fields of health promotion, prevention, rehabilitation and (health) education:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Ergotherapy
  • Sport sciences
  • Nutritional science
  • Health Management
  • Medicine
  • Health specialists
  • Healthcare and ancillary medical staff
  • Nursing and care of the elderly
  • Pharmaceutical engineering/sales personnel
  • Teachers and childcare professionals
  • Sport and fitness sales staff
  • Fitness trainers

Programme structure

"Interdisciplinary Health Promotion" is a modular programme which offers in total four different certifications (Certificates of Advanced Studies). These are each independent of each other and can be booked individually. The master's programme is composed of the specialist modules plus the Research Skills module.

Two options: master's degree or individual CAS

"Master of Science" degree
Degree awardedMaster of Science
Normal time to degreePart-time, 3 to 5 years, depending on individual planning
LocationMainly online, face-to-face lectures in Furtwangen or Freiburg
Programme startWinter and summer semester
Application deadline15 February for summer semester, 15 August for winter semester
PrerequisitiesFirst degree with 180 ECTS (Bachelor) and a minimum of one year work experience
Total costs€15,950 (including costs of the CAS)
Professional Development Certificate: Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
AwardCertificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
Duration1 year (1 semester per module), time involved: 375 hours in total; 8 hours/week; 2 weekends contact time per module
LocationMainly online, face-to-face teaching in Furtwangen or Freiburg
Programme startWinter and summer semester
Application deadlineTwo weeks prior to module start
PrerequisitesCompleted vocational training or university degree and minimum of one year work experience

New: Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (OMT)

For those who work in the field of physiotherapy, the Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (OMT) modules offer the opportunity to take the OMT examination and at the same time receive academic training. The OMT modules are marked in red in the graphic.

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