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Perspectives in the health professions

Graduates of the Master's programme work as

  • Lecturers in professional training or study programmes;
  • Learning facilitators to promote competence development;
  • Consultants in health-oriented educational work or as
  • Experts in educational institutions or educational administration.

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Dedicated individuals for teaching and learning in the health professions and health-oriented education work are urgently needed. Graduates of the Master's programme can work as

  • Lecturers in school-based professional education or relevant undergraduate degree programmes;
  • Instructors and learning facilitators to promote practical competence development;
  • Instructors and consultants in health-oriented educational work in various settings;
  • pedagogical experts in educational institutions or educational administration.

Particularly qualified graduates can also pursue a doctorate and an academic career.

Recognition of the Master Health Professions Education

In a letter dated May 28, 2014, the Senate Department for Health and Social Affairs of the State of Berlin confirmed that the Master's degree programme in Health Professions Education (MHPE) at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, in combination with a professionally related subject-related or professionally qualifying bachelor's degree programme, meets the requirements for university degrees for teachers at schools in the health care system in the State of Berlin.

Graduates with an MSc Health Professions Edcuation can thus work in Berlin as professionally and pedagogically qualified teaching staff in schools of health care without restriction.

In a letter dated April 20, 2017, the Berlin State Office for Health and Social Affairs confirmed that graduates with an MSc Health Professions Edcuation, provided they meet the other requirements, may have

  • 2 years of professional activity and
  • corresponding relevant basic nursing profession

receive recognition as a practice supervisor.