Master of Education Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences

Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

In the Master of Education program for vocational schools, Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences serve as a vital complement to the Major Professional Discipline of Agricultural Sciences. This interdisciplinary approach equips students with a comprehensive understanding of agricultural systems, blending economic principles with social dynamics. By delving into current trends and future possibilities in the field, students gain insights into sustainable agricultural practices, rural development, and global food security challenges. Through an active learning environment and practical applications, students are empowered to address real-world agricultural issues with innovative solutions.


The Master of Education program for vocational schools integrates professional disciplines with educational sciences, fostering a holistic approach to teaching. Central to this program is a practical semester, providing hands-on experience crucial for future educators. Aspiring teachers explore diverse methodologies and pedagogical strategies tailored to agricultural contexts. Beyond the classroom, students engage with industry experts, gaining valuable insights and networking opportunities. By embracing the intersection of theory and practice, graduates emerge as dynamic educators poised to make a meaningful impact in agricultural education.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 3, CEFR level C2)
  • Other language skills: Foreign language (CEFR level A2 or qualification in Latin/Greek)
  • Specific modules totaling 95 ECTS credits for subject knowledge/subject didactics modules in the major professional discipline
  • Bachelor’s thesis (7 ECTS credits)
  • 9-week internship, including 25 days at a school
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Rural Sociology
  • Agricultural Policy Analysis
  • Environmental Economics
  • Research Methods in Agricultural Sciences
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Sustainable Development in Agriculture
  • Agricultural Education Theory

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Education program in Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences are well-positioned for diverse career paths in both academic and practical fields. Alumni have pursued roles as agricultural education instructors, leveraging their expertise to inspire future generations. Additionally, many graduates have transitioned into agricultural extension positions, bridging the gap between research and practice in rural communities. The program’s emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving prepares students for the dynamic challenges of the agricultural sector, ensuring their success in a variety of roles.

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