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English, Master of Education

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it is part of a modular degree course for teachers. Students have the the option to decide whether they wish to continue their studies to become teachers after completing their B.A. degree.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Didactic Methodology

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
excellent English skills and an interest in teaching

... enjoy:
languages, reading

... struggle through:
a plethora of reading materials and, if required, the Latin proficiency certificate

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • English and American Studies + an additional degree course combinable as per RUB regulations
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the teaching profession

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 4 weeks (Teacher Training Act 2005); internship semester (Teacher Training Act 2009)

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory.
Duration: 6 weeks; 3 months if aiming at becoming a teacher, if the 2nd degree course is not a modern foreign language

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

PD Dr. Monika Müller
Building, Room: GB 5/141
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25066
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Anglistik
Building, Room: GB 6/135
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25053
Website Fachschaft


Degree programmes' website


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

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