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M.Sc. Business Psychology

Graduates of psychology or social sciences can specialize in the analysis of processes related to human resources or other work-related, organizational processes. In the M.Sc. Business Psychology program, students will improve their knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative methodology. Topics such as behavioral economics, HR management, User Experience research, innovation psychology and entrepreneurship are also part of the agenda.



Specializing in the theory and practice of business psychology, with a non-clinical, analytical and consultancy oriented perspective that is highly relevant for the job market

Learning outcomes:

Ability to analyse and solve issues related to human resources, industrial, organizational and other business related processes from a business psychology standpoint, within a research or practitioner/consultancy context

TypeFull-time or part-time
DegreeMaster of Science (M.Sc.)
LocationBerlin, Cologne, Frankfurt/Main


German (Campus Cologne, Campus Frankfurt/Main), English (Campus Berlin)

(Written work can be submitted in either language of choice)

Tuition feesFull-time: 670,- € monthly | Part-time: 449,- € monthly


Full-time: 4 semesters | Part-time: 6 semesters


Information material

Information flyer (pdf)

Ideal Candidates

Applicants: Graduates of general or specialized psychological studies programs

Target jobs: Business psychologist, business psychology consultant


General modules: optional subjects e.g. Media Law, Media Asset Management, Media Psychology, Intercultural Management

Specific modules e.g.: Recent Trends in Organizational Psychology, Occupational Health Management, Psychology of Marketing & Modern Market Research, User Experience & New Media, Human & Organizational Resources Management

Business Psychology in the CHE University Ranking 2020/21: The subject at the HMKW Berlin is among the top of all evaluated universities in several categories. Above all, the particularly high practical relevance and the support of students in the study entry phase are highlighted.

More information

Student Testimonials

  • Sana Guist works as a recruiter in the Human Resources department. We talked with her about her current work life.
  • Sarah Mehlhorn works in the marketing department of the EUREF campus in Berlin.
  • Oleksandra Murin from Ukraine talks about Berlin and life at HMKW.
  • Niharika Kondhalkar from India shares her experience of the course at the Berlin campus.

How to Apply

Please use our Online Application form and attach a PDF of your CV. 

Entry requirements 

  • A good or very good degree in general psychology or in a specialized area of psychology (university or university of applied sciences), or
  • a good or very good degree in economy or a social science subject (university or university of applied sciences), with at least 20 credit points acquired in psychology-related subjects and at least 10 credit points acquired in statistical/methodological subjects
  • plus internal assessment process

Please note: After your matriculation, we offer you a refund of the uni-assist fee in the amount of 75,00 € if you submit the original receipt to HMKW.

Further information


Jon M. Gerdes

Head of study advisory service Berlin


+49 (0)30 / 4677693 - 36

John Boerop

Head of study advisory service Cologne and Frankfurt


+49 (0)221 / 22 21 39 - 33


The program is government-approved and accredited by FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation), Bonn/Vienna/Zurich.