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MSc in Business Administration – Business Psychology

Aarhus University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
August 2022
Application deadline: NON-EU: 15 January | EU: 1 March

About this program

MSc in Business Administration – Business Psychology

The MSc in Business Administration – Business Psychology is a cross-disciplinary programme where students meet lecturers from management, economics and psychology. To ensure professional relevance, the programme has been developed in collaboration with professionals working in areas related to business psychology.

The MSc in Business Administration - Business Psychology prepares students to perform in contemporary HR and communication functions, as organisational and change consultants, in executive management support functions, or as project managers – both within the private and public sector.

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degrees with direct admission

Students that hold a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BA i Erhvervsøkonomi med tilvalg) or a BSc in Economics and Business Administration (HA) from Aarhus University can pursue direct admission to the MSc in Social Sciences in Business Administration after they complete their Bachelor’s degree programme.

Students that hold a degree from another university

If you hold a degree from another university, your qualifications will be assessed once you have applied for admission.

English Language Requirements

All applicants without a legal right of admission to English language Master's degree programmes must provide documentation of English language qualifications identical or comparable with an 'English B level' with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the Danish upper secondary school ('gymnasium').

Please note that Danish language Master’s programmes may also have and English B requirement.

  • English B level (Danish upper secondary school level)

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Program content

The degree programme consists of two semesters in the first year which cover the compulsory courses in the programme specialisation and two semesters in the last year which are reserved for the student's own specialisation.

In the third semester you can choose elective courses within your areas of interest. You can also participate in project-based internship programmes either in Denmark or abroad.

The fourth semester is devoted to the final thesis.

Compulsory courses include:

  • Judgement and Decision-Making
  • Workplace Psychology
  • Organisational Theory
  • Communication Psychology
  • Organisational Intervention

Scholarships & funding

Aarhus University offers a limited number of scholarships to the most talented applicants from outside Europe.

The scholarship is usually a full or a partial tuition fee waiver, and in some cases, it also includes a monthly grant towards living expenses. Typically the scholarship is for the whole duration of your Master’s degree program.

You can find more information about Danish State Scholarships on the Aarhus University website.


  • EU/EEA/Swiss citizens: FREE
  • Others: €10,000

Career paths

The MSc in Social Sciences in Business Psychology prepares the students to perform in contemporary HR and communication functions, as organisational and change consultants, in executive management support functions, or as project managers – both within the private and public sector.


About this institute

Welcome to Aarhus University in Denmark!

Established in 1928, Aarhus University has grown to be a world-leading research institution with a modern, dynamic and highly international study environment. It is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 100 educational institutions, and recently ranked 69th in...

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Why study at Aarhus University

An international and diverse university

Aarhus University is home to many international students and researchers – 12% of our students are international, from over 120 different countries! For that reason, English is our second language here at AU and we offer over 50 English-taught courses at either Bachelor’s or Master’s level. All our PhDs are English-taught. We also have a dedicated International Centre, to provide and introduction to living in Denmark and offer support and guidance.

Informal environment with focus on critical thinking

Teaching at AU takes place in an informal and inspiring environment, with a high focus on developing critical thinking skills and encouraging open debate. Professors at AU welcome discussions and value student insights to their classes. Furthermore, many courses at Aarhus University are interdisciplinary to give a students a well-rounded perspective of their chosen subject.

A comprehensive university

Aarhus University has five main faculties: Arts, Business and Social Sciences, Health, Natural Sciences and Technical Sciences. Each faculty is highly specialized with state of the art research facilities available for student use. Our faculties of Natural and Technical Sciences both have a special focus on sustainability and facilitating a green transition.

Contact info

Aarhus University

Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C

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