Master-Distance Learning Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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60 or 120 ECTS German or English
Distance Learning

Start your online studies master's programme in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Connectors, change agents, companions – as a business psychologist, you hold a key function in todays corporate world. The 21st century is all about change. Multi-talented people like you are highly sought-after in any company. Your online master’s programme in Business Psychology shows you how to lead companies, organisations and employees into the future. 

Depending on your background, you can choose between two master’s programmes: The 120 ECTS programme builds on an undergraduate degree or diploma with a focus on economics, business administration or business or communication psychology. You have relevant professional experience and an undergraduate degree in psychology? Then our 60 ECTS programme is right for you! 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 60 or 120 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
    12-48 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 316€/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 master’s study programmes in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

The business psychology programme is available as a 60 ECTS and a 120 ECTS programme.  

Your admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme: 

  • 240 ECTS from a completed Bachelor's degree or diploma with a psychological focus  
  • 210 ECTS from a completed Bachelor's degree or diploma with a psychological focus: one year of professional experience or completion of courses amounting to 30 ECTS.  
  • 180 ECTS from a completed Bachelor's degree with a psychological focus: two years of professional experience or one year of professional experience and completion of courses amounting to 30 ECTS. 

Your advantage: You will finish your Master's degree in no time and will be trained in cutting-edge topics.   

  

Admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme:  

  • At least 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor's degree or diploma with a focus on economics, business administration or business/communication psychology.  
  • If your Bachelor's degree has a different focus, you can be admitted via a master's entrance exam.    

Your advantage: You invest a little more time and take a deep dive into the diverse field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  

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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. Heike Schiebeck
Head of Department

“Based on newly arising challenges and the special education of this occupational group, the demand for business psychologists will keep increasing. This study programme qualifies students to make decisions and design and control approaches concerning clients, employees and companies. Aside from deepening their methodical knowledge, students can focus on areas such as consumer behaviour and customer retention, staff recruitment and development as well as organisational analysis and development.” 

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.
High-level education, accessible admission
We offer high-level education with unrestricted admission. Start right away without waiting terms.
Ideal for lateral entries
Your degree can help you make that job change.
Personal development
Your degree can broaden your horizon – professionally as well as personally.

Your specialisation options in the master's programme in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Your master's programme in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is highly practical. In the 60 ECTS programme, you get to choose one of six modules such as new work, organisational analysis and development or customer journey. In the 120 ECTS programme, you choose two of the same six modules to prepare for your career.  

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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Careers

Your professional future

Recruiting or talent manager

You are responsible for standard personnel work and apply your expertise to public relations. In addition to coordinating the application process, you are the contact person for new applicants. By advertising all the advantages and emotional components of a job, you will convince tomorrow’s talent to become part of your company.

Find out more about our 120 ECTS programme 

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.