Faculty of Health Sciences (University of Applied Sciences)
Programme structure Applied Psychology (Bachelor of Science)
Business and industry career options
The Bachelor degree Applied Psychology at MSH Medical School Hamburg is directed towards those candidates that wish to understand the evidence-based concepts of psychology in an applied and job-oriented approach. The degree warrants a broad, comprehensive, evidence-based training with a specific focus on three key applied fields of psychology: Occupational- and organizational psychology, health psychology as well as clinical psychology and psychotherapy.
After successful completion of the Bachelor degree in Applied Psychology you are ideally prepared to undertake work as psychologist in industry, market research, with health insurance funds, in rehabilitation centers or in other related fields such as health-, sport-, transport- or forensic psychology.
Furthermore, the Bachelor Applied Psychology ideally qualifies for a subsequent specialization in the field of business psychology. At our Hamburg campus BSP Business School Berlin, , a partner organization of MSH, we offer the Master degree Business Psychology – focus on personnel- and organizational development. Herein, we prepare graduates for taking ownership and responsibility in the management of organizations and employees.
Likewise, the Bachelor degree ideally prepares our students to undertake further studies in the Master degree Occupational – and Organisational Psychology (M.Sc.). The change in the current working conditions towards more flexible and more collaborative work adds new dimensions and challenges to our economy and society. Topics such as personnel recruitment, employee motivation and organizational development will become more important. Future graduates of the Master degree Occupational- and Organisational Psychology will work in the area of personnel recruitment and personnel development, they plan and conduct measures on professional development, they deliver seminars for managerial staff, are involved in organizational consulting and –development and act as key contact persons for strategic decision-making.
Accreditation by the Occupational Union of German Psychologists (Berufsverband Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen)
As a first private academic institute, MSH Medical School Hamburg has been accredited by the Occupational Union of German Psychologists in regards to the BDP-Membership for the Bachelor degree Applied Psychology.