Start your online studies master’s programme Industrial and Organisational Psychology now
Are you ready to take the next step? Your online studies master’s programme can really get you ahead. We are living in digital times. This changes our world of work, our tasks, our professional requirements. As an organisational psychologist, you are perfectly equipped to face these changes: you employ your specialist and methodical knowledge to guide executives and whole companies towards the future – advising, supporting and promoting them.
100% flexibleYou decide where and when you want to study.
Versatile & InnovativeYour digital learning journey with personal support!
Top-level educationFirst-class study programmes with a recommendation rate of 96%.
Study programme & degreeMaster of Science (MSc) 60 ECTS
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
Application & starting dateStart your studies later
Online application, no application deadlines
Study duration & extension12-24 months, depending on model
Extension possible free of charge
LocationsStudy 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 feesStarting at 442€/month, depending on model
Regular discount campaigns
Recognition & ApprovalStudy program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned by the start of the program
60 ECTS - English
Currently in the process of being accredited
- Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
- Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
- You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
- Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
Duration 12 Months
Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.
Duration 18 Months
Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.
Duration 24 Months
Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.
The total price includes a one-off graduation fee in the amount of €699 for Bachelor’s degree courses and €799 for Master’s degree courses. This fee is payable at the end of your studies.
Optional additional charges for international exams
Separate charges are payable for exams taken outside Germany, Austria and Switzerland. These are to be paid to the exam centre on site and currently amount to (where necessary in the local currency):
For exams taken this way, 120 euros is payable for single or multiple exams taken within an exam slot lasting up to max. 120 minutes.
For exams lasting more than 120 minutes up to 360 minutes, 170 euros is payable to the respective institute per exam slot.
As an alternative, students can make use of our online exam option which allows them to sit their exams at any place and time without any additional charges.
Career coaching: this offer is available to Bachelor’s degree students (with at least 120 ECTS) and Master’s degree students.
For the bachelor's degree program in product design, you will need model building materials and services such as FabLabs and Makerspaces for about 200.00 euros.
For the bachelor's degree program in electrical engineering, you will need hardware products such as an Arduino KIT, an FPGA board and a multimeter/oscilloscope/function generator for about 600.00 euros.
Additional costs for your Master's for Professionals: One-time fee for master’s entrance exam: 500€ (includes the course „Academic Work“)
Cloud-based open source tools: in order to make use of cloud-based open source tools during your studies, you will need a desktop PC or laptop. Neither is included in the package of services we provide.
Free trial phase of four weeks
Access to online libraries
Personal assistance from lecturers
Online campus with innovative study tools
Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning
Individual study and career coaching
Online exams around the clock
License for Microsoft Office and Teams
Flexible extension of study duration
- Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
- Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point
Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.
60 ECTS version (with psychological undergraduate degree)
- Completed undergraduate degree with a focus on psychology
- From a state or state-recognised university or university of applied sciences
- Final grade: at least satisfactory
Depending on your educational background, the following options are possible:
- With 240 ECTS from the first degree: Direct access possible
- With 210 ECTS from your first degree: Gain access by attending courses totaling 30 ECTS to close the ECTS credit point gap
Proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme
- With 180 ECTS from the first degree: Access possible by attending courses totaling 30 ECTS and proof of at least one year of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme (must be acquired after completing your undergraduate degree.)
Proof of at least two years of qualified professional experience when starting the study programme (must be acquired after completing your undergraduate degree.)
Note on qualified work experience:
Qualified professional experience of one year in full-time employment must be acquired after completing your undergraduate degree and fully documented when starting the study programme. The professional experience from a dual study programme cannot be used to bridge missing ECTS credit points.
In general, knowledge and skills acquired outside of higher education can be recognised.
The optional admission possibilities represent individual cases of the above-mentioned general admission requirements and ensure the existence of a corresponding qualification for master's programmes. The final decision on admission is at the discretion of the university.
For the English-language study programme, we require proof of your English language skills. We accept the following:
- TOEFL (min. 80 points) or
- IELTS (min. Level 6) or
- Duolingo English test (min. 95 points) or
- Cambridge Certificate (min. grade B)
Please note: The proof must be submitted before the start of the study programme and must not be older than five years. If you have already completed your first degree in English or if English is your native language, you no longer need to prove your English language skills separately.
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