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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich 07 - Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft


Fachrichtung Psychologie

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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,140
Number of master degree students 332

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 2/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 6/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/13 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 88.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 69.5 %

International orientation

International orientation 4/10 points
International orientation master's 2/10 Points

Research

Publications per academic 4.2
Citations per publication 2.4
Third party funds per academic 42.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.6
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.8
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 2.2
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 3.0
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.0
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The course structure of the BSc and MSc follows the recommendations of the German Psychological Society (DGPs). BSc: extensive methodology training; application-based specialisations in the subjects of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Educational Psychology. MSc: in-depth courses in Statistics and Diagnostics; specialisation in Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Learning, Development and Guidance also possible in Personnel and Business Psychology depending on capacities.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department maintains Erasmus/Socrates agreements with 20 psychological institutes in Europe. Students are also supported if they want to organise a stay abroad themselves, e.g. in the USA. Recognition of credits obtained at foreign universities according to the principles of the Lisbon Convention. Staff mobility agreements exist with 11 European universities as part of the Erasmus programme, regular stays by research scholarship holders (DAAD), "Applied Statistics and Network Analysis" guest lectureship (DAAD) and membership of the Brazil Centre at WWU.
  • Most frequent exchange universities
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Two computer labs which are freely accessible to students with 24 workstations, two computer labs primarily for teaching and for collecting data for Bachelor's and Master's theses, each with 20 workstations; WiFi; 3 EEG labs, TMS lab, psycho-physiological lab, language lab, four behavioural observation labs of which one is specifically for research into childlike behaviour in babies and infants; precision engineering and electronics workshop.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Within the context of current research projects, increasing attention is paid to interdisciplinary approaches (compare, for example, Priority Programme "Public Understanding of Fragile or Conflicting Scientific Evidence" (German Research Foundation Priority Programme 1409) and "Trust and Communication in a Digitised World" (German Research Foundation Research Training Group 1712/1)). A further interdisciplinary Research Training Group is currently being developed. There are also currently third-party-funded individual projects in all fields. Dedicated operating units in Organisational and Clinical Psychology and other practice partnership agreements also allow for an intensive transfer between research and professional practice.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    www.uni-muenster.de/Psychologie/forschung/index.html
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Students with long-term health problems are supervised and advised in close cooperation with the head of the examination board, the disabled students representative and academic advisers. In accordance with the applicable examination regulations, individually agreed upon disadvantage compensation is granted on request with regard to the schedule of studies and the organisation of examinations.Two special computer workstations are available for visually impaired students, which can also be used for examinations etc.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    As well as extensive individual guidance programmes, there are numerous measures in place with the aim of dealing with heterogeneity in the optimal way, e.g.: financing of conference trips for students of the BSc and MSc degree courses, financial support for student activities e.g. organisation of practical days; specific information events for female junior academics; support programmes in university teaching, e.g. the North Rhine-Westphalia certificate "Professional Teaching Skills for Higher Education Institutions" at the Centre for University Teaching at WWU.
  • Other special features
    Department facilities: Psychotherapy Outpatient Clinic (PTA), special outpatient clinics regarding procrastination, worries, obsessive compulsions, body dysmorphic disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders; Münster Consultation Laboratory, Consulting and Training for Organisations (BFO),Affiliated institute "Institut für Psychologische Psychotherapieausbildung" (Institute for Psychological Psychotherapy Training, IPP), collaboration with, for example, the OCC (Otto Creutzfeldt Center).
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Last update 2016: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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