The degree programme "Primary and Elementary Education" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "Primary Education 2021".
The main subject in Primary and Elementary Education teaches you the pedagogical, sociological and psychological foundations of childhood. It serves to understand the teaching and learning processes of children in the transition from pre-school to primary school age as well as in primary school.
In the course of your studies you will acquire the technical foundations for children's educational and upbringing processes, child development and pedagogical values.
The bachelor's degree course at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.
Orientation Phase (First Year)
if necessary, foundation of school garden or technical communication and technical drawing
Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)
Specialist knowledge for the fourth subject is acquired with the minor course.
The course of study is concluded with a Bachelor's thesis.
The variant "Primary School" and the variant "Pre- and Extracurricular Education" differ in the scope of the modules.
The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.
Examinations regulations major Primary und Elementary Education 2012
It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:
Want to study one semester or year at the University of Erfurt?
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