Society & Education

Religionswissenschaft

Study of Religion / Religious Education

Master of Education

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The Study of Religion is an academic nondenominational discipline belonging to the canon of the humanities and cultural studies. Religions are considered as an integral part of culture. In the focus of the study of religion are different religious traditions and the historical and recent significance of these Religions in contexts of society and media.

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Basic data

Title on graduation

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

More information at Application and enrolment

Enrolment for new students

for winter semester

without restriction

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

15.07.

Enrolment for advanced students

for winter and for summer semester

without restriction

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

15.01. resp. 15.07.

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

The Study of Religion is an academic nondenominational discipline belonging to the canon of the humanities and cultural studies. Religions are considered as an integral part of culture. In the focus of the study of religion are different religious traditions and the historical and recent significance of these Religions in contexts of society and media.

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Teacher training (Lehramt)

After completing their Referendariat period, graduates are qualified teachers in the following school subjects:

  • Grundschule
  • Gymnasien und Oberschulen
  • Inklusive Pädagogik/Sonderpädagogik an Grundschulen

More information on the offered courses for the teaching profession at public schools can be found here.

Possibilities for additional qualifications

Graduates qualify for admission to doctoral studies.

In order to qualify as a teacher at state schools in Germany it is mandatory to complete an 18-month period of teaching practice in school, ending with the second state exam.

Supplementary/optional courses
The Certificate Program Foundation Studies in Digital Media for Education is an optional course for students studying education related subjects.

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

Detailed list of available courses in online course prospectus

Subject combinations teacher training

Students should note that combinations of subjects vary according to the school category(elementary/secondary).

Here you will find more information on courses for students training to be teachers at state-run schools.

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

The programe deals with constructing theories for the study of religions and religious education, literature of religions, socialization and didactics, the european history of religion, empirical research on contemporary religion in society and culture and analyzing the media.

Education science

In this programme area, subject-related studies in the field of teacher training are supplemented with courses dealing with teaching practice. This programme area comprises 13 - 23 % of studies in the field of teacher training, depending on the type of school envisaged. It encompasses the following topics: studies in education, subject didactics, internships and key qualifications.

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

without restriction


for advanced students

without restriction


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 15.07. for winter semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 15.01. for summer semester
  • 15.07. for winter semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

SoSe and WiSe

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

Lehramtsfach im M.Ed.

Studied for

Grundschule + Gymnasien und Oberschulen + Inklusive Pädagogik/Sonderpädagogik an Grundschulen

Degree/qualification

Master of Education

Title on graduation

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

4 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 382,67 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations
Internship regulations

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Departmental counseling

Religionspädagogik: Dr. Eva-Maria Kenngott
Building: SpT, Office: C6210
E-Mail: kenngott(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67943

Studies centre

Studienzentrum FB 9
Building: SFG, Office: SFG 3300
E-Mail: studienzentrumfb9(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67511

Juliane Schoppe
office hours: Mo 12-14:00 and Thu 10-12:00 (SFG 3300)

Status

04.12.2018
Description of subject

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

The Study of Religion is an academic nondenominational discipline belonging to the canon of the humanities and cultural studies. Religions are considered as an integral part of culture. In the focus of the study of religion are different religious traditions and the historical and recent significance of these Religions in contexts of society and media.

Occupational fields and career opportunities

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Teacher training (Lehramt)

After completing their Referendariat period, graduates are qualified teachers in the following school subjects:

  • Grundschule
  • Gymnasien und Oberschulen
  • Inklusive Pädagogik/Sonderpädagogik an Grundschulen

More information on the offered courses for the teaching profession at public schools can be found here.

Possibilities for additional qualifications

Graduates qualify for admission to doctoral studies.

In order to qualify as a teacher at state schools in Germany it is mandatory to complete an 18-month period of teaching practice in school, ending with the second state exam.

Supplementary/optional courses
The Certificate Program Foundation Studies in Digital Media for Education is an optional course for students studying education related subjects.

Objectives and contents of program

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

Detailed list of available courses in online course prospectus

Subject combinations teacher training

Students should note that combinations of subjects vary according to the school category(elementary/secondary).

Here you will find more information on courses for students training to be teachers at state-run schools.

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

The programe deals with constructing theories for the study of religions and religious education, literature of religions, socialization and didactics, the european history of religion, empirical research on contemporary religion in society and culture and analyzing the media.

Education science

In this programme area, subject-related studies in the field of teacher training are supplemented with courses dealing with teaching practice. This programme area comprises 13 - 23 % of studies in the field of teacher training, depending on the type of school envisaged. It encompasses the following topics: studies in education, subject didactics, internships and key qualifications.

Application and enrolment

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

without restriction


for advanced students

without restriction


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 15.07. for winter semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 15.01. for summer semester
  • 15.07. for winter semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

SoSe and WiSe
Formalities

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

Lehramtsfach im M.Ed.

Studied for

Grundschule + Gymnasien und Oberschulen + Inklusive Pädagogik/Sonderpädagogik an Grundschulen

Degree/qualification

Master of Education

Title on graduation

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

4 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 382,67 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations
Internship regulations
Research and teaching

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Contact and counselling

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Departmental counseling

Religionspädagogik: Dr. Eva-Maria Kenngott
Building: SpT, Office: C6210
E-Mail: kenngott(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67943

Studies centre

Studienzentrum FB 9
Building: SFG, Office: SFG 3300
E-Mail: studienzentrumfb9(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67511

Juliane Schoppe
office hours: Mo 12-14:00 and Thu 10-12:00 (SFG 3300)

Status

04.12.2018