International University of Applied Sciences

Bachelor of Science - Applied Psychology

Understand the world of psychology through a practically focused lens for use in the working world with our B.Sc. Applied Psychology.

Interactions in work and everyday life are complex, determined by thoughts, feelings and actions. Every day we have to make decisions, motivate ourselves, and interact with others in various situations. Learn how to apply your psychological expertise in interpersonal situations and processes in the work environment with the IU International University of Applied Sciences B.Sc. Applied Psychology.

While the classical study of psychology is more scientifically empirical, studying applied psychology enables you to take a practical direction in one of the fields of psychology. Whether in business, health, media or communication psychology – the world needs experts on people who know how to apply the findings of psychology in practice.

Your Degree Summed Up


  STUDY MODEL

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
All 6 semesters online


  ACCREDITATION

180 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). Accredited in line with German and European standards


  DURATION OF STUDY

6 semesters – 36 months


  ADMISSION

High School/College Certificate
Intermediate, A Levels, IB Diploma, or equivalent. English Skills (IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge, etc.)


  STUDY FEES

Euros 5,256 total for full degree


  ASSESSMENTS

Online Assignments and Exams

Course Overview

Module ECTS
Psychology 5
Introduction to Academic Work 5
Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology 5
Differential and Personality Psychology 5
Social Interaction Psychology 5
General Psychology: Learning, Emotion, Motivation and Attention 5
Module ECTS
Introduction to Empirically Scientific Psychology 5
Statistics 5
General Psychology: Perception, Memory, Language and Cognition 5
Developmental Psychology 5
Positive Psychology 5
Introduction to Psychological Assessment 5
Module ECTS
Psychology of Behavior and Evolution 5
Basics of Counseling 5
Research Methodology and Data Analysis 5
Implementing Diagnostic Tools 5
Clinical Psychology: Mental Disorders 5
Basics of Occupational and Organisational and Educational Psychology 5
Module ECTS
Intercultural Psychology 5
Collaborative Work 5
Seminar: Methods of Individual and Group Counseling 5
Health and Prevention 5
Project: Communication for Practical Problem-Solving 5
Empirical Social Research 5
Module ECTS
Conflict Management and Mediation 5
Interaction and Communication in Organisations 5
Practical Project: Psychology 5
Systematic Counseling and Coaching 5
Elective A 10
Module ECTS
Elective B 10
Elective C 10
Bachelor Thesis 10

Electives

In your 5th semester, you’ll need to choose an elective module, which you can choose from one of the following modules:

 

Module ECTS
Health Psychology: Stress and Coping 10
Psychology of Communication and Persuasion 10
Agile Management and Leadership 10
Media Psychology and User Research 10

In your 6th semester, you’ll need to choose an elective module, which you can choose from one of the following modules:

Module ECTS
Health Psychology: Interventions 10
Media Psychology and Communication Research 10
Organizational Development and Change Management 10
Psychology of Human- Computer Interaction 10

In your 6th semester, you’ll need to choose an elective module, which you can choose from one of the following modules:

Module ECTS
Occupational Health Management and Burnout Prevention 10
Corporate Communication and PR 10
New Work and Personnel Psychology 10
Design Thinking and Prototyping 10
Studium Generale 10

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