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Business Psychology, M.A.

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  • 24 months
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Overview

Graduates of psychology or social sciences can specialize in the analysis of processes related to human resources or other work-related, organizational processes. In the M.A. Business Psychology program offered by the HMKW University for Media, Communication and Business, students will improve their knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative methodology. Topics such as behavioral economics, HR management, User Experience research, innovation psychology and entrepreneurship are also part of the agenda.

Learning outcomes:

Ability to analyse and solve issues related to human resources, industrial, organizational and other business related processes from a business psychology standpoint, within a research or practitioner/consultancy context.

Accreditation

The program is government-approved and accredited by FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation), Bonn/Vienna/Zurich.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Law
  • Media Asset Management
  • Media Psychology
  • Intercultural Management
  • Recent Trends in Organizational Psychology
  • Occupational Health Management
  • Psychology of Marketing & Modern Market Research
  • User Experience & New Media
  • Human & Organizational Resources Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There are no set application deadlines at HMKW. Usually, you can apply until the start of the semester. 

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A good or very good degree in general psychology or in a specialized area of psychology (university or university of applied sciences), or
  • a good or very good degree in economy or a social science subject (university or university of applied sciences), with at least 20 credit points acquired in psychology-related subjects and at least 10 credit points acquired in statistical/methodological subjects
  • plus internal assessment process

Tuition Fee

  • International

    670 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 EUR per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    670 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 670 EUR per module and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Full-time: 670 € monthly 
  • Part-time: 449 € monthly 

Living costs

  • Berlin, Germany

    836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Köln, Germany

    831 - 1300 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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