Master’s Degree Teacher Education for Vocational Schools

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With the Master’s Degree Teacher Education for Vocational Schools students will earn the professional requirements for employment in the traineeship for teaching at vocational schools. The basic knowledge in subject area and subject teaching methods of two school subjects that students have gained in the Bachelor’s degree will now be put into relation for their future career field school and supplemented with studies about teaching methods and school practice. (berufspädagogische und schulpraktische Studien)

Degree Master of Education (M. Ed.)
Standard Course Duration 4  Semesters
Amount of CPs 120 CP 
Start of Course Winter Semester and Summer Semester (Summer Semester only
if there are free capacities)

Regulations & Documents TEVS

In the Examination Regulations of the respective Degree, you will find a list of the contents and required examination performances.

Professional Experience

Before registering for the Module Master Thesis for the Master’s Degree Teacher Education for Vocational Schools, you will have to have spent 52 weeks in a professional occupation. 

Further detailed information can be found in the Regulations Proof of Professional Experience for the Bachelor’s Degree Technical Education and the Master’s Degree Teacher Education for Vocational Schools.


For the Master’s Degree Teacher Education for Vocational Schools you will have to intern in your vocational discipline.
 This is comprised of:

  • 4 week internship in your vocational discipline

  • 2 week internship in your subject

The internship in your vocational schools takes place at vocational schools either full-time during the semester break, or part-time during the semester. The internships in your vocational discipline are organized by the participating faculties at the Leibniz University Hannover.

Language Requirements and Study Abroad

  For the subjects English and Spanish, you will already have to proof language proficiency in certificate form upon application.  

Language Requirements for Teacher Education for Vocational Schools

There are language requirements for the following subjects, that must be proven before registration for the Module Master Thesis for the Master’s Degree: Catholic Religious Education.

Further detailed information about Language Requirements and Stays Abroad can be found in the Examination Regulations for the Master’s Degree Teacher Education for Vocational Schools.