LEAD Graduate School & Research Network

Master's Programs

The following master's programs prepare specifically for a doctorate within LEAD:

Education Sciences and Psychology (M.Sc.)

This master's program teaches central content-related and methodological knowledge and its importance for educational practice and research considering different perspectives: How can learning outcomes be measured (diagnostics), influenced (intervention/counseling) and evaluated? What role do individual learners, groups of learners and society play? Self-Assessment tailored to this program provides information on the contents, requirements and professional opportunities.

School Psychology (M.Sc.)

The M.Sc. in School Psychology provides not only broad skills in the basic psychological subjects, but also more advanced study in educational psychology, psychometrics, crisis intervention and Ccnflict management, evaluation methods and quality assurance as well as in clinical child and adolescent psychology. It is the first and only master's degree in school psychology in Germany.

Psychology (M.Sc.)

The master's degree in psychology is a one-year course of study and builds on a four-year bachelor's degree in psychology ("consecutive master's program"). Students with a three-year Bachelor's degree can be admitted to the master's program on condition that the missing courses are made up for.

Sociology (M.A.)

The goal of the Master's program in sociology is to deepen the scientific knowledge and skills acquired in the bachelor's program. Students receive both insights into the current state of knowledge of the theoretical and empirical sociology as well as extensive training in qualitative and quantitative analysis methods.

Cognitive Science (M.Sc.)

The curriculum of this master's program ensures that students will gain deep insights into the whole field of cognitive sciences. Various basic research directions will be covered with the additional focus towards practical knowledge application. In this way, the program prepares for future practical work in cognitive sciences and related disciplines, as well as for future interdisciplinary knowledge exchange within science and industry.

Managerial Economics (M.Sc.)

The M.Sc. in managerial economics is designed as a 3-semester program. The curriculum includes both courses in economics and management science. Mandatory courses teach the essentials of managerial economics, while field courses allow students to specialize according to their individual interests and abilities.

Computer Science (M.Sc.)

The curriculum of this master's program focuses on computer graphics, computer engineering and applied computer science. All research groups have close cooperations with research institutes in the field. The program benefits from the Tübingen research profile, promising career prospects, excellent industry contacts and numerous partner universities abroad.

Bioinformatics (M.Sc.)

The Master's program in bioinformatics is a research-oriented program which qualifies for handling research issues in computer science, bioinformatics and mathematics in the life sciences. The scientific knowledge acquired in the bachelor's program is deepened and expanded. A high scientific standard is to be achieved.