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Heidelberg University



Subjects: Economics,Business

M.Ed. | Master of Education

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
151 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Economic issues touch every aspect of our lives. We see economic growth, wage inequality, and unemployment in the news alongside financial crises, emission trading, and globalization's impact. In our personal and professional lives, we constantly make economic decisions. Studying economics helps students analyze and address these questions. The Master of Education course aims to prepare future economics teachers for grammar schools. Building on a Bachelor's degree in economics, this program deepens both subject-specific and didactic knowledge and skills. Students in this program explore various subjects, including economic growth, wage inequality, and unemployment. They also delve into financial crises, emission trading, and globalization. The goal is to equip them with the tools to teach these complex topics effectively. By focusing on these areas, the program ensures that future teachers can guide their students through the intricacies of economics. This preparation is crucial for fostering a deeper understanding of economic principles in the next generation.

Program Information

Study Location Heidelberg
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 151 EUR
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Qualification Requirements

The admission-restricted sub-degree program in Economics in the Master of Education requires a teaching-related Bachelor's degree in a corresponding economics sub-degree program in a polyvalent Bachelor's degree program, a Bachelor of Education ("Gymnasium teaching qualification") or a (partial) degree program with essentially the same content or an at least equivalent degree in scope of at least 2 credit points (LP) in the field of didactics and at least 74 CP in the field of economics . Of the 74 credits, at least 40 credits of economics coursework must be assigned to the following areas: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Mathematics, Statistics and empirical economic research, with at least 6 CP in each of these areas being required. Reading skills in English , which enable the reading of the original language texts relevant to the study and are usually proven by the Abitur certificate or by the corresponding certificate from the head of a course in which the language skills were acquired. In the event that the underlying bachelor's degree in economics requires less than 74 credits in economics or less than 2 credits in didactics, there is generally the possibility of missing specialist achievements in economics amounting to up to 17 credits (or up to 2 credits in didactics). until you register for your master's thesis. Further details are regulated by the admission regulations for the sub-degree course in economics in the Master of Education, profile line for teaching at high schools.

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