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Master

Psychology: Human Resource & Career Management (track)

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This track focuses on personnel psychology, the discipline that examines individual processes within the organization. It is the study of how organisations hire and retain the right people for the right job.

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Human Resource & Career Management

Study programme

Questions such as these are explored in the Human Resource & Career Management Master's track.

  • ​How do you recruit and select the right people for the right job?
  • What are the best ways to retain, reward, and assess people?
  • Do you influence your career choices or are they determined by others? 
  • What is required for a successful career these days and how can you help people achieve that? 

small-group teaching approach

Important topics in this field

Recruitment, psychological assessment and personnel selection

Learn to help people achieve a successful career

Focus on selecting the right person for the right job

Careers

The Human Resource & Career Management track prepares students for jobs like:

  • HR consultant on topics such as recruitment, personnel selection and assessment, talent management, job evaluations, remuneration structures, performance management, and motivating and retaining employees
  • HR employee
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Career advisor

Is this Master's track for you?

If you are interested in the following topics than this Master's track might be a good fit for you. 

  • Recruitment, psychological assessment and personnel selection
  • Employee retention
  • Performance appraisal and remuneration
  • Career development and career planning
  • Job market skills
Facts & Figures
Degree programme MSc Psychologie
Mode Full-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 66604