Master of Education Social Sciences

Study Programme Details
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




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of exploration and transformation with our Master of Education in Social Sciences. This program delves deep into the complexities of social and political issues, equipping students with the tools to analyze, contextualize, and address them effectively. Through a blend of theory and practice, students gain a comprehensive understanding of societal structures, processes, and developments, empowering them to make meaningful contributions to education and society.


Unlike the bachelor’s degree program, our Master of Education places a strong emphasis on educational sciences and subject didactics. Here, students not only deepen their subject-specific knowledge but also develop expertise in pedagogical methods and strategies tailored to the social sciences. From illustrating politological concepts to planning research and teaching projects, students are prepared to engage and inspire learners in diverse educational settings. With a focus on inclusion, our program ensures that every student is equipped to create inclusive learning environments where all voices are heard and valued.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 3, CEFR level C2)
  • Proficiency in two foreign languages (modern languages on CEFR level A2 or qualification in Latin/Greek)
  • Specific modules totaling 67 ECTS credits for subject knowledge/subject didactics modules in chosen school subjects
  • 24 ECTS credits for educational sciences, including a focus on inclusion
  • Bachelor’s thesis worth 7 ECTS credits
  • 9-week internship, including 25 days at a school
  • Introduction to Social Sciences Education
  • Pedagogical Methods in Social Sciences
  • Curriculum Development in the Social Sciences
  • Research and Teaching Projects in Social Sciences Education
  • Inclusion in Political Education

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Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are prepared to excel in a variety of roles within the education sector and beyond. From shaping curriculum to informing policy, their expertise in social sciences education opens doors to impactful careers with the potential to drive positive change in society. With strong analytical skills, pedagogical expertise, and a commitment to inclusivity, our alumni are poised to make a difference in schools, communities, and organizations worldwide.

Visa Requirements:

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