The study programme in Business Education consists of two consecutive study programmes:
1. the Bachelor’s programme: degree „Bachelor of Arts“ (B.A.),
2. the Master’s programme: degree „Master of Education“ (M.A.).
Bachelor’s programme in Business Education
This interdisciplinary Programme in Business and Human Resource Education links economic and business education modules with electives from a second teaching subject. Normally, six semesters of regular studies or 180 credit points, respectively, are required to successfully complete the programme. The programme includes studies of Economics (96 credit points), of a second teaching subject (36 credit points) as well as Business Education (36 credit points). Studies are completed with a Bachelor’s thesis (12 credit points). One of the following additional teaching subjects may be selected: German, English, Protestant Religion, French, Computer Science, Mathematics, Spanish and Sports. Graduates will have different options for subsequent professional careers, e.g.
Those graduates, who want to become a teacher at vocational school, have to complete a practical teacher training programme of 18 month (“Referendariat”), consecutive to their university studies and organised by the respective ministry of education. It consists of practical teaching and additional educational studies. In addition to their Master’s degree, applicants for the Referendariat have to present a certificate of 12 months’ practical experience in business and administration or of a successfully completed apprenticeship in economics and administration.
Graduates with a very good Master’s degree are welcome to apply for doctoral studies.