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Protestant Theology, Master of Education

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it combines the discipline-related principles of the Bachelor's degree in Protestant Theology with didactic methodology and religion pedagogy, thus preparing for teaching Religious Education in schools.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Religious Education Pedagogy
  • Didactics of Religion
  • Exemplary subjects of Protestant Theology in
  • Religious Education classes
  • Ethical Judgment in Religious Education classes
  • Interreligious and Interdenominational Learning
  • Religion and Communication

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
the desire to teach the theological subjects studied in the BA course in schools, showing great expertise and enthusiasm
... enjoy:
theological way of thinking and teaching this way of thinking in a discipline-relevant manner
... struggle through:
the challenge of rendering alienated knowledge teachable

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
B.A. Protestant Theology
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
as teacher in secondary schools of the Gymnasium or Gesamtschule type.

And else?

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Michael Waltemathe
Building, Room: GA 7/159
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22275
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Evangelische Theologie
Building, Room: GA 8/159
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28503
Website Fachschaft


Degree: Master of Education
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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