Psychology (Master of Science)

Overview
Conditions of admission
Applications


Overview

Course content and focus areas  The contents of this MSc programme offers broad deepening in the subjects psychological methods and diagnoses as well opportunities to select from four research and application-oriented subjects mainly focused on up to two main areas (one major or one major and one minor or two minor areas of focus). The four subjects mainly focused on offered are:
  1. Cognitive and neurosciences
  2. Clinical psychology
  3. Work and organisational psychology
  4. Educational Psychology (Life-long learning and development)
The goal of the programme of study is to provide the student during the MSc degree programme with specialist knowledge as well as skills which will enable him/her to take up professional work as an MSc Psychologist.
Possible areas of activity include: psychological diagnosis, consulting, qualification, training and psychotherapy in various different areas of practice (for example economy, education, administration, social and health care), implementation and evaluation of psychologically sound measures in various different areas, such as planning and execution of scientific studies.
Detailed information

Information from the department
Study regulations
First Amendment of regulations

Degree Master of Science in Psychology
 
Duration The standard length of study for the Master of Science is 4 semesters.
 
Languages of instruction German
 
Start of the programme The programme starts at the beginning of the winter semester.
 
Student advisory service Stephan Braun
Tel.: 069/798-35305
Email: braun@psych.uni-frankfurt.de


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Conditions of admission

Admission requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable degree in a similar subject
  • Good English language skills (niveau B1) are to be proven by:
    1. high school diploma (A-levels diploma), or
    2. corresponding high school certificates and transcripts rated no lower than "adequate" (4.0), or
    3. certification of classes in english 5 years, or
    4. certification of successfully completed language courses (with at least 120 proven hours of instruction time) from a German and/or or foreign university, or
    5. lecturers (or other experts) report on language proficiency acquired through international residency, university language courses, or self-study; or
    6. other certificate recognized as equivalent by the selection committee.
  • Applicants with an international university entrance qualification and Bachelor's degree must prove sufficient German language skills according to the regulations of the Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH), the German language test for university entrance.
Provisional admission

If the Bachelor’s degree has not yet been completed, you can apply for the programme with a transcript of records on the basis of at least 80% of the required for the bachelor's degree CP (normally 144 credit points). Additionally applicants have to provide a proof of enrollment in Bachelor's programme and a detailed certificate about the status and the expected completion of the bachelor's programme.   

Mode of admission Admission is restricted.


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Applications


Documents to be submitted
  • if you are not already enrolled at Goethe-University Frankfurt:
    a university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels)
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • if the Bachelor's degree has not yet been completed:
    - a transcript of records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme and average grade
    - detailed certificate about the status and the expected completion of the bachelor's programme
    - proof of current enrollment in the bachelor programme
  • PDF-version or link to a module description of your Bachelor's study course
  • certificate of English language skills
  • Declaration of examination claim (Download in the online application portal or here)
  • if the first degree was obtained at an international higher education institution:
    certificate of German language skills. See here for more information about the required German language skills.
  • you may need to submit other documents depending on your country of origin and your previous education; please see the general information about applying for a Master’s degree.
Deadline for applications 01.06. - 15.07. 
Address for applications Online application portal for Master’s study programmes


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