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.

    Vanessa Weimer, Bachelor's degree read more ...

Degree programmes

 

Educational Science, Master 2 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it offers the option of continuing both B.A. degree courses, or to test the combination with a non-consecutive course like Gender Studies. It thus paves the way for an alternative career choice.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Paedagogical 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,

... have:
good B.A. degree, a strong research drive and motivation
... enjoy:
diverse research methods and critically reflected theory
... struggle through:
a predetermined compulsory and elective compulsory course with little freedom of choice

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Educational Science and/or the respective Bachelor of Arts courses (Minor degree)
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?

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done from the 2nd semester.
Duration: subject to individual choice

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

Detailed information for international applicants

Bookmark and recommend

Your bookmarks
 
International Students
International Students

You’ll find lots of tips and information about studying and living in Germany on the following webpages.

mehr lesen...

Studying abroad
Studying abroad

Expanding your horizons and gathering experience while studying abroad.

read more...

How to enrol at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Bild In this video, Leyla shows you how the enrolment process works at Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Watch video clip