Distance Learning Applied Psychology

Study by your own rules
180 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online study programme in Applied Psychology today

Consult, communicate, manage conflict – psychologists are vital anywhere humans interact. Our programme in Applied Psychology not only supplies you with psychological knowledge but also teaches you how to apply it to interpersonal situations and processes in the workplace. You get the chance to specialise in one of the many fields of psychology – such as health, communication, business or media psychology. 

You can study Applied Psychology in German or English, whatever suits your goals best! 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Science (BSc) 180 ECTS
    German or English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 209€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Study Programs

Your online study programmes in Applied Psychology

The Applied Psychology programme is available in German and English

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as your A levels, a vocational diploma, a master craftsman's certificate or a certificate of advanced training.    
  •  Foreign students must provide proof of German language skills 

Your advantage: With your degree, you are well prepared for the current challenges of the job market. 
 
Your admission requirements for the English programme: 

  • Proof of university entrance qualification, such as a your A levels, a vocational diploma, master craftsman’s certificate or advanced training 
  • For the English-language study programme, we need proof of your English language skills. 

Your advantage: Your degree prepares you for the English-speaking international job market. 

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100% Flexible

At IU you study at your own pace

100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Specialised
Your electives allow you to focus on those areas that best fit your goals. You prepare for the career you want with the subjects you care about.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Prof. Dr. Christian Stierle
Head of department

"Since our online study programmes can be adapted to personal circumstances, they enable students to devote themselves to psychology and its areas of application  – whatever their current situation may be."

Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
Do something for yourself – and for others
You want to try something new? Explore exciting job perspectives, e.g. in social work.
High practical relevance
Since you will be working with people a lot, practical relevance is key during your studies.
Get a state-approved education
Acquire official titles during your studies, such as state-approved social education worker.

Your specialisation options in the bachelor’s programme Applied Psychology

Your bachelor's programme in Applied Psychology is as practice-oriented as possible. Choose one of four specialisation tracks in the German programme, such as "Gesundheitspsychologie", "Kommunikationspsychologie" or "Wirtschaftspsychologie". In the English programme, you choose three out of 13 elective modules. They include modules such as Psychology of Communication and Persuasion, Media Psychology and User Research and New Work and Personel Psychology. 

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
Apply now
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  • Contents and electives of your programme
  • Career opportunities
  • Information on financing options
Careers

Your professional future

Advisor for prevention and health promotion

As an advisor for prevention and health promotion, you will be responsible for the management and implementation of health-related prevention programmes, e.g. in the public health department or at health insurance companies. If you are interested in this profession, we recommend specialising in health psychology.

Find out more about our English study program

Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.