Special Needs Education (Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education))

You want to apply for a Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) in Special Needs Education.

Most important points

  • The study course is admission free.
  • Application for beginning students is not possible in summer semester.

Special admission requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or a similar qualification in the subjects required for the admission to the master's degree programme
  • Combination of subjects according to the regulations for Master's degrees for teachers in Lower Saxony (Nds. MasterVO) in the currently valid version
  • At least 66 credit points in economics, of which at least 5 credit points in didactics/teaching
  • At least 12 credit points in the teaching subject, of which at least 5 credit points in didactics/teaching
  • At least 18 credit points in vocational and business education
  • Successfully completed practical training in a school
  • You must provide evidence of English language proficiency


The minimum requirements for English language proficiency are:

  • School certificate: Proof of English study at school for four years or three years, if studied as part of a university entry qualification. At least the German grade 4 (ausreichend, sufficient) or 5 in the last two years of language classes
  • Language proficiency: Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Level B1.
(Changed: 2022-01-18)