Gesundheitsberufe Hamburg

Psychology (M. Sc.)

Who offers this course?

Universität Hamburg


6 semesters

State recognition


Type of study

University studies


A minimum 12-week work placement required during the course.

Qualification on completion

Master of Science

What is the content of the course of studies?

The consecutive master’s course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the bachelor program. Students acquire in-depth expertise in psychological diagnostics and methodology as well as in the basics of psychology and its fields of application. Consolidation opportunities in Hamburg: ‘Cognitive (development) Neuroscience’, ‘Social, Developmental, and Personality Psychology’, ‘Psychology of Motivation’, ‘Clinical Psychology’, ‘Educational Psychology’, ‘Industrial and Organizational Psychology’.

Where can I find employment later on?

Psychologists work among others within scientific research, education and training, psychological counselling in the health, welfare and education sectors. They are also consultants in administration, business and industry. On completing the master’s course, graduates acquire the prerequisite to start doctoral studies or job-specific training (postgraduate training in psychotherapy for example).

In what fields/subject areas can I work?

See places of employment

What are the entry requirements?

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Adequate knowledge in mathematical, natural sciences and a humanities way of thinking and working, as well as English language skills.

What costs will I incur as part of my studies?

Semester fee approx. € 335.- (summer term 2022)