Master of Arts
May and October
Type of Study
On-campus seminars; self-directed learning
You Will Learn
The dynamic developments in the economy and society and the consequent increasing demands on all aspects of working life require contemporary work and control skills. To meet the challenges, versatile educated professionals and managers are required which focused on the future with its economic and organizational psychology competence in the interaction between man and the economy.
The aim of the course “Business and Organizational Psychology” is to provide necessary technical and managerial skills and the development of personal skills to oversee and shape the diverse conditions and contexts of workplace practices can. Given the potential to be economic and organizational psychology knowledge recognized and successfully applied to the daily work of modern organizations.
The Master’s Programme in Business and Organizational Psychology at the Institute of Executive Capabilities, Steinbeis University Berlin, allows you to begin your studies at several points in the year. The program gives you a great opportunity to get acquainted with essential functional and management expertise and equip you with the personal skills you need to leave your mark in the increasingly complex world of commercial practice.
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You seek to advance your career by developing your critical thinking and building the expertise to help you boost your team and organization’s productivity. You want to strengthen your capabilities in various organizational fields like performance management, talent management, people and organizational development, as well as managing change in organizations. You are in a managerial or leadership position, aiming to strengthen your leadership qualities and bring impacts that help your people and organization thrive.
Your Future Perspective
You will be able to use the practice-oriented expertise that you will obtain and acquire in the IEC course in many organizational and commercial areas that are becoming increasingly relevant in modern business:
- Market Research
- Project Management
- Control of Networks
- Personnel Management (e.g., Leadership, Personnel, and Organizational Development)
I really enjoy the practice-orientated examples the lecturers tend to share. I am able to make a comparison with my Bachelor’s degree that had more theoretical orientation and was delivered mainly by academics. As a whole, it helped me to develop critical and scientific thinking, and now I am happily acquiring another degree with a different perspective that is exclusively relevant to my current profession and more practice-orientated.
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The master program covers 9 (nine) modules for a total of 90 ECTS points. These modules will be delivered to you through regular in-class sessions in combination with advanced digital learning activities via the INSIDER Online Learning Tool, where you will get access to your learning materials, assignments, and exams. Additionally, you will also work on a Transfer Project, which will allow you to transfer the new knowledge you acquire into practice.
Your Study Modules
- Organization in a market economy
- Sustainability approach
- Research methods
- Principles of organizational design
- Individual differences
- Dimension of individual behaviour
- Team, organization, and culture analysis
- Organizational consulting
- Organizational development
- Business coaching
- Change management
- General psychology
- Differential psychology
- Social psychology
- Psychological diagnostic
- Occupational aptitude diagnostics
- Crisis and conflict management
- Strategic HRM
- Performance and talent management
- Recruitment and personell marketing
- Knowledge and service workers
- Diversity management
- Demography and lifecycle-oriented HRM
- Occupational health and welfare
- Psychology of demand
- Consumer behaviour
- Marketing and advertising psychology
- Case studies
Optional Additional Offers
Your Study Process
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Sample Study Plan
Check out the sample study plan to get a better idea of your classes’ schedule, so you can plan your study accordingly to accommodate your other activities – i.e., work schedule, family commitments, etc.
While the study program is delivered by the IEC, it is organized in accordance with the study regulations and policies (SPO) of Steinbeis University. During your study period, you are expected to follow the policies and guidelines provided by both institutions.More about the study policies
What is ECTS?
ECTS is a standard calculation of credit points used by European universities to show the students’ workload. ECTS credit points are a quantitative means to describe the workload that the students have completed or need to complete during their study – whether it is in the form of learning activities or achievement of the expected learning outcomes.More about ECTS here
Application to the course is open to anyone who can present a Bachelor's degree from a state-approved university. Our admission office will help review your documents and get in touch with you regarding the next application steps - interview arrangement, signing admission documents, etc. To apply to this Master's program, please submit the following documents:
Latest updated CV
Letter of Intent
University Certificate and Transcript (min. Bachelor's degree or equivalent)
You can send these documents to Studeninfo@Steinbeis-IEC.de or via our Online Application Form by clicking the "Apply Now" button. To ensure that your application is processed as quickly as possible, all documents that are originally not in the German or English language should be translated to either German or English by a sworn translator and sent in PDF format.
How to Apply
Submit your application via the online application form or email to Studeninfo@Steinbeis-IEC.de. No deadline to consider!
Participate in two admission interviews with our Admission Team and one of the Program Directors.
Upon getting accepted, confirm your admission by submitting the completed admission documents as instructed – please pay attention to the submission deadline.
Make a payment of your first tuition fee installment and start your study!è>
The Cost Of Study
622€ * /Mo
Equal to 164€/ECTS
One-time admission fee
*Payment is made in 24-months period
The tuition fees cover access to the INSIDER Online Learning Tool, teaching materials available via the e-learning platform Moodle, access to the online libraries, professional coaching during the student project as well as the access to IEC-Alumni organization. You can choose the payment option that is most suitable for you - i.e., total payment upfront, semester installment, or monthly installment.How to Finance Your Study at Steinbeis
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