Master's degree in Business Psychology (M.Sc.)

The study for management tasks in the working world of the future

Competent and experienced staff is a decisive competitive factor for companies. Executives must be capable of making situation-specific and market-driven decisions in every company situation. This requires a high degree of self-reflection, specialist, methodical and social competence. As a graduate of the Business Psychology Master's degree program at the University of Applied Sciences Europe , you will be able to take into account the individual potential of your staff, as well as your well-being and health.

As a leader, you must use HR methods on a daily basis to successfully manage HR processes. The integrative learning offer of the study of economic psychology (M.Sc.) imparts leadership skills through a multifaceted didactic concept. Case studies, practical projects and a coached business or research internship with top business partners extend your theoretical education to an integrative and future-oriented learning offer. In addition, the study can be optimally combined with a second job, as our lectures take place between Wednesday afternoon and Saturday evening.

In the master's program Business Psychology you will learn only from renowned lecturers in the field. The focus of our teaching is your individual support in small learning groups and personal contact with our teachers. Through our interdisciplinary subject selection, you can actively shape your studies and your career path. A special executive training and certificate (in which, for example, employee talks are simulated) optimally prepares you for future management tasks. Exciting international excursions (such as to Silicon Valley) complete the study program.

You can also join two Master's programs at the University of Applied Sciences Europe . With no or only one additional semester, you can complete business psychology as part of a double master.

At a glance

  • Early Bird: Apply until June 30 and get a 10% discount on the first semester in WS19.
  • Degree Program: Business Psychology (M.Sc.)
  • Graduation:
    • Master of Science
    • Double master possible
  • Possible study locations: Iserlohn
  • Language of instruction: German
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • Stay abroad: International Experience
  • Enrollment:
  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March
  • Lecture time: Wednesday afternoon to Saturday evening
  • Credit Points: 120 ECTS
  • Focus of study:
  • Focus on individual support and flexible study (2.5 days / week). Practical projects, management training and double masters. Teaching by renowned lecturers from the field.
  • Study Fees:
  • For EU applicants: 11.988 € per year
  • For non-EU applicants: 13.188 € annually

The special thing about studying at the University of Applied Sciences Europe

The study takes place in small seminar groups at the University of Applied Sciences Europe . This guarantees individual support for our students and personal contact with our teachers. These are exclusively renowned professionals whose business network you already use during your studies.

Our interdisciplinary selection of subjects offers you the individual design and expansion of study content. Our practice-oriented approach requires us to offer you state-of-the-art equipment on the campus. An internship and / or a semester abroad are integrated into the study program.

The University of Applied Sciences Europe is accredited, multi award winning and world leader in international orientation.

The Flexible Study: Working during the study

We want your studies to fit perfectly into your life. Therefore, the courses for master students always take place from Wednesday afternoon to Friday, or Saturday evening during the semester. The goal is to make it easier for you to study with a second job.

However, some preparation and follow-up times are required as the curriculum is designed to be full-time.

Study business psychology and make a career

A master's degree in business psychology puts you on the best path to leadership in human resources management. Employers are companies in all sectors, educational institutions, social and healthcare organizations, public administrations, associations and business consultancies. Due to the economic background you are optimally prepared for a self-employed activity with the Master in Business Psychology.

Typical occupational fields according to the Master in Business Psychology are:

  • Employee and organisation development
  • Specialist for management development
  • Head of Occupational Health Management

In addition, the Master of Science (M.Sc.) enables a PhD degree with a final PhD.

Course contents - Seminars, practice, international experience and more

As a student of the Master's program Business Psychology (M.Sc.), you will acquire scientifically sound and application-oriented competencies in the field of human resources. We also teach you the topics value, competence and change management by introducing you to current scientific procedures, practical exercises and legal issues.

Your individual leadership and social competences expand with direct reference to your personality. As a leader in middle and upper management, you are able to efficiently implement and manage human resource management processes.

Apply for a Masters in Business Psychology

You can send us your application for a master's degree at the University of Applied Sciences Europe in Iserlohn (NRW) just one year before the start of your studies. Please submit your documents online.

Your next step: The master's degree

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe , the growth of students is paramount. We want to stand with conviction behind you and your career - and you should be just as sure.

A central requirement for a master's degree at our university is a bachelor, diploma or master's degree.

As a newcomer, ie a graduate with a non-specialist bachelor's, diploma or master's degree, certain preparatory courses or propaedeutics have to be taken before starting the studies. Our student advisory office will be pleased to inform you.

You can apply one year in advance for the desired semester start with us. The application deadline for the winter semester is August 15 (non-EU applicants: June 15) and for the summer semester February 28 (non-EU applicants: February 28) . Following this, there is a follow-up procedure for unrecognized study places. If you already have a valid student visa for Germany, you can apply within the official application deadline.

We look forward to receiving your applications for the summer and winter semester 2019 and beyond.


The following requirements apply to the beginning of a Master's degree program:

  • Applications can be submitted by 15 August (non-EU applicants: 15 June) or by 28 February (non-EU applicants: 28 February)
  • A completed bachelor, diploma or master's degree
  • Relating your degree to the chosen degree program
  • Personal job interview in German and English
  • Excellent English and German language skills

Benefits in programs of study at other state or state recognized higher education institutions as well as extra-curricular achievements are recognized on application, provided that their equivalence with the achievements in the respective study course is established. Equivalence shall be established where no material difference can be demonstrated and the performance in terms of content, scope and requirements of the study program for which credit is requested is substantially the same. Responsible for this is the examination board. The concrete conditions for crediting and the exact procedure for this are regulated in the relevant examination regulations for the study program.

registration procedures

For a complete application, we need the completed application form, letter of motivation - which you can create with the help of the master application form - a current CV, proof of higher education entrance qualification as well as proof and certificate of the first academic degree or letter of recommendation University. You can submit your complete application online. Upon receipt, we invite you to a job interview.

Foreign university degree

If you have acquired a university degree abroad, please submit the relevant documents in German or English (certified by an official translation agency, if applicable).

additional Information

For more information on the admission procedure, see the Admissions and Registration Regulations of the University of Applied Sciences Europe .

Job Interview

The application interview for your Master's degree program at the University of Applied Sciences Europe consists of a biographical interview with the Vice Dean of the respective degree program. Part of this interview will be conducted in English.

What do our applicants think of the interview? Feedback:

"I feel very well with you and have been impressed by our conversation - sometimes spontaneous, unexpected conversations are the best." Over the next few weeks, I will submit my application and send it to you as soon as possible setting up and evaluating both study models, holding discussions with banks, parents and bosses, I am very curious whether I can call myself a student of the " University of Applied Sciences Europe Hamburg" from October onwards, but I also follow your advice and will give me two others To look at universities in Hamburg, to give me a comparison. "

Janina D., an applicant for a master's program at the Hamburg campus of the University of Applied Sciences Europe

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Last updated August 25, 2019
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Mar 2020
4 semesters
11,988 EUR
For EU applicants: 11.988 € per year; For non-EU applicants: 13.188 € annually
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