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M.Sc. Psychology: Cognitive and Clinical Psychology

What is the program about?
The Master's study program "M.Sc. Cognitive and Clinical Psychology" has been developed in close collaboration with the  Department's renowned teaching and research institutions for Cognitive Psychology and Clinical Psychology. The aim of the Master's program ist to enable students to expand and transfer their theoretical knowledge and to learn how to design and implement their own empirical research ideas. The 2-year program offers modules in cognitive and clinical psychology as well as excellent post-graduate training in advanced experimental, data-analytical and assessment methods. In the elective module, students can chose further subjects that endorse their academic career.

What else does the program offer?
During the study program, it is possible for students to take part in one of the various exchange programs with leading universities in the USA or in Europe to gain international research experience. Students are also encouraged to work as research assistants in one of the various research projects in the fields of cognitve psychology, experimental psychopathology or psychophysiology.

Career perspectives
The Master's program M.Sc. Cognitive and Clincial Psychology prepares students for an academic career in research and  teaching. Thorough training in quantative and empirical research methods equips graduates with the know-how to conduct full scale psychological experiments within a consecutive PHD program. A compulsory eight-week internship during the study program gives students the opportunity to get to know the occupational fields they are interested in and enables them to establish contacts and gain experience in a professional environment. Students studying in the Master's program "M.Sc. Cognitive and Clinical Psychology" also acquire the prerequisites in Clinical Psychology needed to apply for subsequent psychotherapy training programs.