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?
  • I was surprised by how wide-ranging the discipline is, how many research fields it encompasses – and how diverse the individual areas of educational science truly are.

    Cosima Quirl, Master of Arts read more ...

  • The degree course requires a lot of work, and you have to deliver performance in any given semester. This concept introduces a continuity of sorts into the degree course, which is something I appreciate a lot for the most part.

    Jana Lena Jünger , Bachelor of Arts read more ...

  • I enjoy the combination of independent learning, familiarising myself with the research subjects and methods, and the exchange with lecturers and my fellow students.

    Rebecca Krebs, Master of Science read more ...

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,

has:

  • 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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