Psychologie / Psychology (Master of Science)
Program: Psychologie / Psychology
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Program length: 1 year / 2 semesters (60 ECTS points)
Building on an eight-semester bachelor's program, the two-semester master's program in Psychology provides expanded competencies in the scientific processing of psychological problems and independent work in central professional fields of psychology. You will choose one of several fields of application as a major topic.
Furthermore, you will acquire knowledge and skills in a second field of application, and in psychological assessment. In combination with the prior bachelor's training, the program fulfills the access prerequisites for advanced programs and continuing education programs, such as post-graduate psychotherapy training.
Occupational, Organizational and Industrial Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Neuroscientific Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology.
The Psychology program prepares you for independent professional practice in important fields of psychology, such as Occupational, Organizational and Industrial Psychology, Diagnostics, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Neuroscientific Psychology, and Child and Adolescent Psychology. The master's examination represents a second professionally qualifying degree in the study of Psychology, which is particularly suited for independent work in applied and scientific fields.
In combination with the prior bachelor's training, the program fulfills the access prerequisites for advanced programs and continuing education programs (e.g. post-graduate psychotherapy training).
Required university degree Certification of a degree from the specific bachelor's program "Psychology" or certification of a comparable domestic or foreign qualifying university degree.
The professionally qualifying bachelor's degree or comparable university degree must comprise at least 240 credit points (ECTS) or a program with a length of 8 semesters or 4 years and have been successfully completed with an overall grade of at least "satisfactory" (grade 3.0 or 7,9 grade points). The psychological component of the program content must be at least 60% and the following content must be a part of the program:
- Basic subjects combined at least 36 ECTS (General Psychology, Biological Psychology, Differential/Personality Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology)
- Research methodology/statistics min. 24 ECTS
- Psychological diagnostics / testing design min 10 ECTS
- In-depth and application subjects at least 12 ECTS (Occupational/Labor/Organizational/Industrial Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychology / Educational Psychology or Neuroscientific Psychology)
Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admission German skills:
Other language skills:
English skills at Level B2 are recommended.
Admission Mode Restricted admission (NC)
Eligibility assessment process
Please note that due to the current health situation related to the corona virus, all personal consultation hours are unfortunately cancelled until further notice.
Technical questions about your application
Content-related questions about the program
General student advisement, Advisement for prospective students
Dr. Günter Reinhard
Department of Psychology
Room 00 035
Tel.: +49 6421/28 23438
Office hours: Monday and Thursday from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM (Central European Time)
Telephone office hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM (Central European Time)
Additional information for advisement and contacts
Formal questions about your application
In case of formal questions about the application, please contact Master's Coordination with your application number (if available) at firstname.lastname@example.org.