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First Year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Compulsory courses

Intergroup Relations 5
Applied Data Analysis 5
The Social Psychology of Organisational Behaviour 10
Internship Psychology 10
Master Thesis in MSc. Psychology 20

Choose two out of four

Also possible: one out of four, plus one elective offered by an other masterspecialisation.
See overview of all electives

Motivation, Power and Leadership 5
Policy and Social Behaviour: Introduction to Environmental Psychology 5
The Psychology of Economic Behaviour 5
Mediation Skills 5

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For the timetables please consult the course descriptions.

Additional information


This is a specialization for the master’s programme of Psychology.

The master specialisation in Social and Organisational Psychology trains students for a range of positions in public or private organizations, including: policy researcher, professional trainer, organisational consultant, marketing professional, public relations officer, personnel manager, mediator, public health advisor, etc.

The professional master programme offers extensive professional skills training and a supervised internship to prepare them for a career as a professional psychologist. The masters programme in Social and Organisational Psychology has a core curriculum with a focus on the integration of social and organisational theory and practice. Building on this common body of knowledge students can focus on social or organisational issues, by choosing specific topics for their course assignments, thesis and internship, and by selecting specific elective courses, depending on their interests and ambitions. Master’s Programmes – Social and Organisational Psychology.


The professional master specialisation has a duration of two semesters (60 EC), and consists of:

  • mandatory courses (20EC)

  • thesis (20EC)

  • internship (10 EC)

  • elective courses (10EC)

Elective Courses

Choose one out of four plus another elective course of 5 EC (from this or another specialisation).


For more detailed information about the specialisation Social and Organisational Psychology, please contact:

Purchasing study material

The books are available at a discount via the bookshop of the study association Labyrint on presentation of your Labyrint membership pass. Otherwise they can be bought from academic booksellers.