With the completion of the Master of Education Secondary schools, you will acquire an application-oriented, scientific professional qualification for working as a regular school teacher. On the basis of a corresponding Bachelor's degree, you will be prepared for the teaching qualification for two teaching subjects.
You will gain knowledge of the general conditions of school and teaching on the one hand and develop skills that enable you to plan, carry out and reflect on subject- and school type-related processes of teaching and learning in a theory-based manner. In addition, you will supplement and deepen already existing subject-related content in your minor field of study and finally develop your professional "self" in the course of various internships, including class observation, planning and implementation.
Our graduates work in the following professional field:
The course of study, which comprises 120 credit points (LP), is divided into the following areas:
Educational science area (30 LP):
Didactic field (36 LP):
Specialist scientific area (6 LP):
Complex school internship (30 LP):
Master thesis (18 LP):
Examinations regulations for Master program Education for Secondary schools
You have the opportunity to complete your Complex school internship (KSP) abroad as well, thus professionalizing your teaching profile. The team of the Internship Department will be happy to advise you on all matters concerning an internship abroad.
more information about the Complex school internship in Secondary schools
The prerequisite for admission to the Master's programme is the completion of a relevant Bachelor's programme of at least six semesters' duration with a grade of 2.5 or better, in which the technical foundations for the respective subjects taught at regular school were acquired.
In addition, the following parts of the Bachelor's programme must have been completed:
For the respective subjects further admission requirements have to be fulfilled.
Till the end of studies:
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.
International applicants whose native language is not German must provide proof of sufficient German language skills (level B1) upon application.
Information on required German language skills and the German language test for university admission (DSH):
Language and Admission Requirements
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Apply for the winter semester from May 1 to July 15!
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