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Master Sociology – Social and Economic Psychology


University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Full time See Course MSc 4 Semesters

About the course

This programme provides you with:

  • a solid foundation in sociological and advanced methods of cross-sectional data analysis.
  • in-depth knowledge of social and economic psychology, including advanced skills in decision-making, persuasion, consumer behavior and organisational psychology.
  • skills for planning, conducting and evaluating psychological studies.
  • general analytical skills for identifying, understanding and solving societal problems.

Due to the programme’s interdisciplinary nature and also because of the diversity in the backgrounds, students are encouraged to broaden their horizons. Additionally, this program puts an emphasis on the area of business ethics and corporate social responsibility. Theoretical and methodological skills in sociology and psychology are continuously applied to current issues during the course of study.

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Entry Requirements

A Bachelor degree or equivalent in the respective field (worth at least 180 ECTS) credits and an overall grade point average of at least 2.7 (German grade). Applicants must meet the following requirements:

At least 18 ECTS credits in the field of Social Sciences or Business Administration or Economics
At least 12 ECTS credits in the field of Statistics or Methods in Quantitative Social Sciences, or Applied Quantitative Empirical Social Research
English language skills level B2 CEFR

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