Berufspädagogik Technik

Berufspädagogik Technik (M.Sc.)

Fields of study electrical engineering and information technology or metal technology

This master’s degree program is aimed at graduates of a technical or pedagogical bachelor’s degree program who would like to deepen and expand their knowledge and skills in vocational pedagogy. The focus is on imparting practice-oriented knowledge and developing innovative teaching and learning concepts in order to best prepare future specialists for their professional activities. You will not only acquire a sound knowledge of technical subjects, but also of the didactics and methodology of teaching knowledge and skills. With this master’s degree, you are ideally equipped for a career as a teacher or trainer in technical professions or as a specialist in vocational training research and development.

What is the degree program about?

The master’s degree program in Vocational Education Technology builds consecutively on the bachelor’s degree program in Vocational Education Technology. The standard period of study is 4 semesters.

In the master’s degree program, the focus is on the second subject and vocational pedagogy. You can set your own focus in the chosen subject science. The concept of university schools promotes a comprehensive, conceptual examination of professional practice. The examination of the special didactics of the subject science and own experiences at a vocational school in the surrounding area are of great importance.

The master’s degree is equivalent to the first teaching examination (1st state examination) for vocational schools if evidence is provided of at least one year of professional internship or completed relevant vocational training. For the acquisition of the career qualification, the traineeship for the teaching profession at vocational schools must also be successfully completed, which concludes with the 2nd state examination.

The following majors are available for selection in the master’s program:

  • Metal technology
  • Electrical engineering and information technology
  • Possible second subjects: mathematics, physics, computer science, physical education, German, English, Protestant religion, electrical engineering and information technology, metal technology, ethics and professional language German.

Other second subjects may be approved upon application.

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