The Work and Organisational Psychology programme of Leuphana University of Lüneburg offers a highly attractive and academically outstanding education in work and organizational psychology. Specifically, the program aims at the development of theoretical, methodological, organizational, and communicative skills that are relevant to realize, develop, and evaluate research and applied projects within work and organizational psychology.
The first semester takes place at the University of Maastricht. In the first semester, students learn basic and advanced knowledge in the areas of human resources, organizations, human cognition and performance, work psychology, and statistics.
The second semester will be held in Lüneburg at Leuphana University. The courses cover human resource management and negotiation from an intercultural perspective. Furthermore, the students will learn about classical and the latest contributions to work and organizational psychology in an intensive reading course. Methodological skills will be provided in courses on research designs and in a group research project.
In the third semester, students will move to Valencia. Students attend advanced courses around the main area of interventions in work and organizational psychology. In-depth classes on intervention methods and a group research project will be taught.
The fourth semester takes place at one of the three universities, where the students will write their Master thesis. In the first semester, students will be provided with a list of general topics for their research project/ Master thesis, and the corresponding universities for supervision.
Students will be best prepared for an academic career or a career in internationally operating organization with departments in the field of work and organizational psychology. Depending on their individual profile, students have multiple career options especially in human performance related research areas such as human resources, work psychology, or organizational development. Students will also have access to leading positions in business and consulting, public administration or policy advising.
Due to the international scope of the program and the strong focus on the psychology of work and organizations, students of this program will find various job opportunities around the globe.
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- Work Psychology
- Practical Training: Occupational Health Audit
- Human Resources
- Practical Training: What is it like to be a Work and Organizational Psychologist?
- Organisation and Cognition
- Practical Training: Conflict Management
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The Master’s program is aimed at national and international students who either have a Bachelor degree in Psychology, a Bachelor degree with predominantly psychological components, or any equivalent (70 ECTS Psychology, 30 ECTS Methods).
- curriculum vitae
- letter of motivation
- proficiency in English
- official grades transcript
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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