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Institute of Psychology

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychology

Study guidelines, including SAP and module descriptions from 07/03/2019 - examination guidelines from 07/03/2019 (valid for students starting in winter semester 2019/20

Study guidelines, including SAP and module descriptions from 08/05/2015 - examination guidelines from 08/05/2015 (valid for students starting in winter semester 2015/16

Study guidelines, including SAP and module descriptions from 08/07/2013 - examination guidelines from 08/07/2013 (valid for students starting in winter semester 2013/14)

Study guidelines, including SAP, module descriptions and examination guidelines from 08/18/2010

Detailed information on the program, prerequisites, application and study guidance can be found on the university's web pages for students and applicants.

The program is based on a modular structure. Every module is self-contained with specific goals, contents and teaching methods (lectures, tutorials, etc.). Detailed module descriptions can be found in the study regulations.
Credit points are attained in every module to a total of 180 points. One credit point is equivalent to 30 hours of work (including preparation and revision).

Study segments

1. Basic modules:

  • Introduction to Psychology: Themes, professions, skills (Module A)
  • Methodology and Statistics (Module B)
  • Computerized data processing (Module C)
  • General Psychology I (Module D)
  • Biological Psychology (Module E)
  • Basics of Developmental Psychology (Module F)
  • Basics of Personality psychology (Module G)
  • Fundamentals and applications of diagnostics (Module H)
  • Research Internship (Module I)
  • Empirical-Experimental Research (Module J)
  • Applied methodological competence (Module K)
  • General Psychology II (Module L)
  • Social Psychology (Module M)
  • Application Specialist 1 - Clinical Psychology I (interference) (Module N)
  • Application Specialist 2 - Industrial Psychology (Module O)
  • Application Specialist 3 - Educational Psychology (Module P)
  • Application Specialist 4 - Foundations of Applied Gerontopsychology (module Q)
  • Application Specialist 5 - Organizational Psychology (Module R)
  • Application Specialist 6 - Clinical Psychology II (intervention) (Module S)

2. Non-psychological modules:

When elective module, students have the following subjects to choose from.

  • Basics of pedagogy (Module T1)
  • German studies (Module T2)
  • Applied computer science (Module T3)
  • Ergonomics for psychologists (Module T4)
  • Sociology (Module T5)
  • Applied Kinesiology (Module T6)
  • English / American studies (Module T7)
  • Media Communication / Media usage (Module T8)
  • Business Administration (Module T9)
  • Political Science (Module T10)
In addition, there are the modules Internship and bachelor thesis.