Educational Science

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What are the characteristics of the phenomena training, education and socialisation?
  • How can they be approached in a multi-perspective and interdisciplinary manner?
  • What does emerge during a historical, psychological and international investigation of these phenomena?
  • It is interesting to see the way theories develop over time and the way issues are being researched today.

    Sebastian Strauß, Bachelor's degree read more ...

  • The statistics class is a challenge, but, with a little hard work, it can be easily mastered.

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Degree programmes

 

Educational Science, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it makes an individual profile possible, integrates an optional internship and includes a free elective course that provides an insight into other degree programmes.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Pedagogical Anthropology
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Organisational Psychology and Sociology
  • Teaching and Learning Research
  • Sociology and History of Education
  • Internationally Comparative Educational Research

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

good B.A. degree, a strong research drive, discipline and considerable self-organisation
... enjoy:
diverse research methods, developing small-scale individual research projects and critically reflected theory
... struggle through:
the hurdles of data collection processes (e.g. transcription, SPSS)

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Educational science (to some extent psychology and social pedagogy; NOT, however, social work)
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in adult and continuing education
  • in individual-related/social services
  • in organisation-related services
  • in non-paedagogical fields

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done during the degree course.
Duration: 6 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.
Duration: subject to individual choice. Study abroad should be completed before the first exam term

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Sonja Steier
Building, Room: GA 1/148
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27395
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Erziehungswissenschaft
Building, Room: GA 2/40
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22113
Email:
Website Fachschaft

Profile

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

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