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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) ,
The study program Psychology at Jacobs University Bremen deals with the general principles underlying human behavior, emotions, and thought, their empirical investigation, and the implications of research findings for theoretical questions and in a variety of applied settings. 

About

The Psychology programme is offered at Jacobs University Bremen.

At the center of this program is the role of human cognitions and feelings for interaction and communication across multiple dimensions of diversity with respect to the individual, dyads, and groups and within and between societies. Understanding and explaining related phenomena, such as conflict and cooperation, involves an interdisciplinary view on the interaction of biological, psychological, and cultural processes. The program includes training in analytical and research methods, and also in a range of applied (interpersonal and intercultural) skills.

Career Options

On successful completion of the BA in Psychology at Jacobs, you will be a strong candidate for junior positions in jobs that require skills in problem analysis, human interaction, presentation, and communication. This opens up career opportunities in fields such as intercultural relations, diversity management, human resources, information and media, sales and advertising, and applied research in companies, public institutions, and non-governmental organizations. You will also be well prepared for continuing with a general Masters program in psychology and related fields as well as specialized programs in psychology or beyond, as well as integrated Master-PhD-Programs focusing on research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Managing Demographic Change in Organisations
  • Neuroscience of Aging
  • Psychology of Food• Psychology of Happiness
  • From Theory to Practice: Sociological Theory and its Application to Reality
  • Biology, Brain and Cognition
  • Humans in Social Context
  • Applied Psychology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Recommendation Letter
  • Official or Certified Copies of High School/University Transcripts
  • Educational History Form
  • Standardized Testing (Sat/Act/Testas)
  • Zeemee Electronic Resume (Optional)
  • Language Proficiency Test

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    20000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    20000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Bremen

  • 738 - 1110 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Applicants of any nationality who submit a complete application via Common App will automatically be considered for a partial entrance scholarship from Jacobs University or an external scholarship(sponsored by Jacobs Alumni and various companies). Applicants interested in a scholarship are advised to apply as early as possible during the admissions cycle to increase their chances. Jacobs University’s scholarships are merit-based, taking into account your talent and academic potential without regard to your material wealth or resources.

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