Bachelor
Gesundheitspsychologie

Health Psychology questions health-promoting or impairing behaviour to specifically counteract diseases. 

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Bachelor's in Health Psychology: Success begins in the mind.

Common sense is one thing. A healthy lifestyle in another. Unhealthy behaviour, stress, or illnesses do not necessarily have their root causes on medical or biological aspects. Psychological and social factors can play an important role as well. During the Bachelor's Programme in Health Psychology at IU, you will learn, among other things, how to develop individual therapies and evaluate evidence-based interventions. You will acquire all necessary fundamentals for a career in clinical, professional, or digital health care.  

The content of the IU Bachelor's programme in Health Psychology is based on the recommendations of the German Central Evaluation Centre for Prevention. In addition to anatomical-medical and social-health fundamentals, you will also acquire interdisciplinary knowledge. Psychological-diagnostic skills for preventing and coping with stress, addiction, and immunological diseases are also an important part of the curriculum. You will then be able to choose to specialise in areas such as health and coaching, M-health, and health management. 

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Why you should study at IU

SALARY INCREASE up to 20%
By studying at IU International University, you can expect up to 20% more salary in your future career.
MORE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JOBS OF THE FUTURE
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YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. FUTURE-ORIENTED.

Your studies in Health Psychology are opening a whole new range of opportunities for you and your career. Be ready to make an impact and to work in an industry as diverse as your learned skills. 

Expert in M-Health intervention

M-Health (mobile health) refers to the use of mobile devices to support the medical context in the area of e-health (electronic health). The mobility that e-health applications brings along provides the benefit of flexibility. As an expert for M-Health interventions, you ensure that care is always patient-driven. You are interested in optimising processes and saving costs. Since M-Health patients actively have access to their own care, the industry is an innovative pacesetter in health and prevention.   

health adviser

What keeps people healthy? This question is the crucial starting point for your work as a health consultant. You primarily work with people who want to maintain their health, avoid risk factors, and prevent diseases. You provide detailed information and advice on healthy lifestyles and develop personalised nutrition and treatment strategies. Advice and measures on how to live a healthier life with the help of current trends, digital media, or gadgets are also part of a health consultant’s know-how. 

Consultant for health and prevention

Promoting health is the most important task in your day-to-day work in this industry. You can work as a consultant, for example for health insurance companies, or in the area of further education and training to create health-promoting working and living conditions by (re)designing structures and processes.   

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Distance learning

For maximum flexibility and maximum success - study 100% online 

  • Ideal for graduating with maximum flexibility: study when, where and how you want.  
  • 100% online study - no compulsory attendance and optionally full or part-time 
  • Take exams online or locally if you wish    
  • Maximum support from tutors, professors and study coaches 
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Part-time studies

Flexibility and clear structures - cleverly combined 

  • Perfect to take your career to the next level: Study while working  
  • Possible at 14 locations as well as at the virtual campus  
  • Mix of flexible online modules and regular classes  
  • Choose your own pace in online studies and deepen your knowledge with the help of experienced professors on campus 

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