Secondary School Teaching Degree Master of Education (M.Ed.) Complementary subject Physics

Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
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 transformative journey in education with our Secondary School Teaching Degree Master of Education (M.Ed.) program, specializing in Physics. Over a standard period of 2 years, you’ll acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to excel as an educator in secondary schools. With a total of 120 credit points to be earned, our program offers flexibility while maintaining academic rigor.


Upon completion of our program, you’ll be equipped to teach physics at general secondary schools, community schools, and vocational schools. With a comprehensive curriculum that covers both theoretical and practical aspects of physics education, you’ll develop the expertise needed to engage and inspire students in the classroom. Additionally, opportunities abound beyond traditional teaching roles, including positions in foundations, associations, adult education, universities, publishing houses, and advisory centers. Pursuing a doctorate is also a viable path for further academic and professional growth.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a teaching-related field with a focus on physics
  • Completion of a minimum of 180 credits, including coursework in two specialist sciences, subject didactics, educational sciences, and practical school studies
  • Orientation internship of at least three weeks at a secondary school
  • Proficiency in the German language at B1 level or equivalent for non-native speakers
  • Classical Experimental Physics I (8 LP)
  • Classical Experimental Physics II (7 LP)
  • Classical Experimental Physics III (9 LP)
  • Classical Theoretical Physics I (6 LP)
  • Classical Theoretical Physics II (6 LP)
  • Internship Classical Physics I (6 LP)
  • Practical Classical Physics II (6 LP)
  • Internship Modern Physics I (6 LP)
  • F-LA Practicum (6 LP)
  • IT (4 LP)
  • Modern experimental physics LA (8 LP)
  • Modern Theoretical Physics LA (8 LP)
  • Elective module (6 LP)
  • Seminar (4 LP)
  • Physics didactics (3 LP)
  • Demo-Practicum I (3 LP)
  • Demo-Practicum II (4 LP)
  • Didactics lecture (4 LP)
  • Master’s thesis (15 LP)

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are well-positioned to make meaningful contributions to the field of education and beyond. With a solid foundation in physics education, pedagogy, and practical teaching experience, they are sought after for their expertise and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

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