In view of current societal challenges such as digitalisation and the increased demands in everyday and professional life, more and more people are struggling with mental impairments. This makes well-trained professionals in psychology all the more important. You have already successfully completed a Bachelor's degree in psychology and would like to take on tasks with more responsibility or deepen your knowledge in specific areas? The Master's programme in Psychology (M.Sc.) at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences is the perfect opportunity to expand your psychological knowledge and methodological-scientific skills.
You can study the programme M.Sc. Psychologie at the following locations:
Description of the programme
With a wide range of specialisations, we also offer you the opportunity to optimally prepare yourself for selected branches of psychology.
Research-oriented and practice-oriented: With the Master's study programme in Psychology (M.Sc.) at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, you will deepen the specialist, methodological and diagnostic knowledge of psychology that you acquired in your Bachelor's study programme. You acquire comprehensive psychological knowledge, refine your interview skills and deal with current scientific research methods. All study contents are closely oriented to professional psychological practice and bring you up to date with the latest research.
Broad psychological basis: Your curriculum is precisely tailored to the requirements of your professional practice. You apply multivariate analysis methods and learn to work with current research results. You will deepen your knowledge of test theories and refine your testing and decision-making skills. In addition, we familiarise you with methods of interviewing and the preparation of psychological reports in practice.
Why enrolling in this programme?
Special competences: Which fields of application of psychology would you like to deepen? In the second and third semester of the Master's programme, you have the chance to find out: By choosing specialisations, you decide on two areas of psychology in which you would like to gain expertise. We offer the following specialisations:
- Fields of application in clinical psychology
- Intervention and rehabilitation in clinical psychology
- Coaching and Counselling Psychology
- Meditation and conflict moderation in counselling psychology
- Personnel and organisational psychology*
- Industrial and organisational psychology**
Psychology in practice: What does your future everyday life look like? What tasks will you have? What challenges will you face? In the third semester of the Master's programme in Psychology (M.Sc.), you will gain a real impression of your future professional practice. You complete an eight-week internship in a company or institution and apply your theoretical knowledge in practice. Who knows: You might even make contact with your future employer.
Accreditations & awards
All study programmes at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg are accredited before they start for the first time and then regularly checked for conformity with the regulations. This ensures that they meet the quality standards of the Accreditation Council Foundation. The accreditation system in Germany provides for higher education institutions to have either individual study programmes (so-called programme accreditation) or the internal quality assurance system of the higher education institution (so-called system accreditation) accredited. The FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) accreditation of the study programmes of the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees the equivalence of corresponding study and examination achievements as well as degrees and enables student mobility within the scope of German law and the Lisbon Convention. Studying at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees you a degree that meets all the requirements of the German accreditation system and the quality standards in the European Higher Education Area.