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Chinese, Master of Education

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it is the only M.Ed degree course in NRW that does not require a B.Ed. degree; rather, it can be studied following a B.A. degree in Sinology and provides the necessary qualification to become a school teacher for the subject Chinese.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Didactic methodology of the Chinese language

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
excellent understanding of modern and pre-modern Chinese, good grasp of the German language, motivation, the ability to work autonomously, stamina, assertiveness, social skills
... enjoy:
the language, teaching and interacting with young people
... struggle through:
the theory-practice relation within the framework of the teacher training course

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Sinology, B.A.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • Chinese teachers in schools

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: internship semester (Teacher Training Act 2009)

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Rüdiger Breuer, PhD
Building, Room: Universitätsstr. 134, Raum 3.11
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28253
Website academic advisory office


Degree programmes' website


Degree: Master of Education
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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