Education Science - Management and research in the education system combines in-depth knowledge in educational science with new approaches to market-oriented and sustainable pedagogy. They analyse current social problem areas and reflect on their consequences for educational science activities.
Among other things, they acquire knowledge:
in the management of educational processes and structures
in the planning, implementation and evaluation of projects
It combines educational theories with empirical methods. You will acquire competences in the areas of leadership, methods and communication and will be able to work in public and private institutions of the extracurricular education and science.
Our graduates* work in the following coordinating and leading professional fields:
in extracurricular educational institutions
in special education or social education institutions
for training providers in the field of initial and continuing vocational education and training
in adult education
in facilities for children and youth media
in educational technology companies
Education Science in Detail
Structure of the study programme
The study program in Education Science - Management and research in the education system - comprises 120 credit points (LP) and is divided into a three-semester study phase (90 LP) and a semester for writing the Master's thesis (30 LP).
It includes the following 8 compulsory modules:
Module A: Education science, pedagogy and reforms in the education system
Module B: Methods of educational research and evaluation
Module C: Fields of Work and Research in Education Science
Module D: Education monitoring, management and financing
Module E: Personnel development and law in the education system
Module F: Current issues in educational science
Module G: Professional field module - Internship
Module XX: Final module, for writing the master thesis
a relevant Bachelor's, Master's or Diploma degree with a scope of 60 credit points in Education Sciences, comparable to the Bachelor's minor in Education Sciences at the University of Erfurt, and a final grade of 2.0 or better
the completion of a non-relevant course of study of at least 6 semesters and with an above-average result (2.0 or better) and proof of two years of relevant professional experience in at least one of the fields of work and research of the Master's programme
Fields of work and research:
General Educational Science
Media for children
The Language Centre (Sprachenzentrum) offers around 140 language courses per semester in 16 modern and ancient (foreign) languages. It supports you in acquiring and deepening your language skills. www.uni-erfurt.de/sprachenzentrum
Numerous information and advisory services offer you the opportunity to see the study and living conditions in Erfurt for yourself at the open day. Get to know the green campus and the beautiful old town centre on guided tours. Information on the programme: Open Day
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