YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN NATURE, BASED ON SCIENCE. STUDY PSYCHOLOGY.
Use interpersonal communication and human behaviour patterns to be successful in your job with people, use your Bachelor of Psychology. If you want to know more about how and why everyone behaves differently, then studying Psychology at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) will give you deep insights. With the specialist knowledge you will have acquired, you will be able to perform advisory functions in various areas of the economy after completing the Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Always with the aim of optimally considering the "human factor" - whether in occupational and organisational Psychology, in test psychological diagnostics or in market research.
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Choose how you want to study Psychology at the IU
You can study your degree in Psychology in various forms. This depends entirely on how your individual everyday life looks like and what prerequisites you have when you begin your studies. The table provides you with a good overview about the benefits of the different forms of study and which model will support you best on your personal path.
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Why you should study Psychology
A university degree can open various doors for you and creates more opportunities for growth and freedom in your future. You can have more career opportunities than you would have without, and you will move up the career ladder much faster because you will be taught certain key skills that will be incredibly helpful in your specific field. Furthermore, some companies prefer academics for higher positions. Under the aspect of lifelong learning, you mainly invest in yourself and in your professional competences in the future. Plus: studying can be fun - in particular when education (like at the IU) is provided the way you want it to be.
This is what your Psychology studies at the IU look like
The content of our Psychology Bachelor of Science is based on the recommendations of the German Psychological Society (DGP). The focus is primarily on teaching methodological skills and empirical scientific research. During your psychology studies you can further deepen your knowledge and choose to specialise in the areas of Occupational, Industrial and Organisational Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Educational Psychology. To achieve a successful degree in psychology, you will complete a work-related internship at the end of the study programme to gain important experience and prepare you optimally for the world of work and life later on.
Outlook for the future: What you will do after graduation
As far as the human factor is concerned, with your degree in Psychology you will become a sought-after counsellor, coach or expert. You can work in the clinical field, in companies or in research. Because companies nowadays have to think in new ways continuously, you actively support their efforts in the field of Occupational and Organisational Psychology. In order to find, promote and train the right employees in the best possible way, you apply your know-how in Personality Psychology, carry out employee surveys and analyse the employee experience. In the clinical field, you can assist as a psychological assistant in the treatment and care of patients, for example in health and rehabilitation centres, and in the design and optimisation of individual health training and therapy plans.
The most important questions about studying Psychology
Good news: The IU is dispensing completely with a numerus clausus (NC). You don't have to go through an exhausting selection process or get credit for waiting semesters, because none of our degree programmes have a NC. We prefer to talk to you personally and together we can find out where your talents and strengths are. And most importantly, the goals you are pursuing with your studies.
You can study Psychology in the following locations: Berlin, Hamburg, Köln. Starting October 2022: Bremen, Bielefeld, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Dresden, Frankfurt am Main, Hannover, Leipzig, München, Münster, Stuttgart. Furthermore, you can study at the Virtual Campus, which makes it possible to study anywhere in Germany and in a completely flexible way.
Yes, we also make that possible at the IU. In addition to the entrance qualification in form of an Abitur or Fachabitur, prospective students without an Abitur also have the opportunity to enter our bachelor’s programme. You can study Psychology without an Abitur if you have completed an advanced training course (e.g. as an IHK business administrator) have a master craftsman's certificate or have at least two years of vocational training and at least three years of professional experience building on this.
The Psychology Bachelor takes 36, 48 or 72 months, depending on the time model you choose. If you need more time and semesters for your studies, this is also absolutely no problem.
Psychological concepts and structures can be found in almost all areas of our lives. In market research, human resources, sports, health, education or forensics and so on. Psychology permeates almost every area of life. And with the help of a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, you will be able to immerse yourself in the various career perspectives. This makes a career in this field even more interesting. The paths you can take after studying psychology are diverse and this subject opens up various doors for you.
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