Registrar's Office


Location: A12 2-215
E-Mail: pruefungsamt.dez3(at)

Specific Advisory Service (English Department)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gehring

Board of Examiners

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Weiß

Location: A06 1-120
E-Mail: wolfgang.weiss(at)


M.Ed. Haupt-/Realschule

M.Ed. Haupt-/Realschule

Aims and Qualifications

The Department of English and American Studies offers a one-year programme of study, M.Ed. Haupt-/Realschule, after which students will graduate with the degree Master of Education (M.Ed.). This programme marks the second step of the triadic study path outlined above, following consecutively upon the B.A. Anglistik. Upon completion of the M.Ed. Haupt-/Realschule, students qualify for the Referendariat and, subsequently, for a teaching position in state schools (Haupt-/Realschule).


Students aiming at this degree will have to obtain a total of 120 KP during their Master programme:

Anglistik9 KP
Other Subject9 KP
Bildungswissenschaften36 KP
Praxisphase30 KP
Projektband15 KP
Master Thesis Module (MAM) [in English or in your other subject]21 KP
Total120 KP

In order to obtain your 9 KP in Anglistik you will have to complete the following module:

ang702: English Language Teaching                                                             9 KP
Total9 KP

Students who wish to write their M.Ed. thesis in a field of English other than didactics have to demonstrate relevant experience and competence to their potential supervisors.


Master Module:

ang702: English Language Teaching9 KP

Master Thesis Module (MAM):

M.Ed. Thesis                           18 KP
Colloquium/ Directed Studies3 KP


  • B.A. in Anglistik

Knowledge of Foreign Languages

  • M.Ed.Haupt-/Realschule students will have to certify knowledge of one foreign language (apart from English) before registering for their Master thesis.

Stay Abroad

  • M.Ed. Haupt-/Realschule students must complete and submit proof of a relevant three-month (twelve-week) stay abroad undertaken during their university studies by the time they register to submit their master’s thesis.
(Changed: 2022-04-20)