The Master’s examination will determine if students have acquired the following: in-depth knowledge in economics, and business and human resources, an overview of the correlations and skills to apply and communicate the scientific methods and findings in the area of economic sciences as well as the second subject and the ability to work independently and scientifically.
In addition, the Master’s programme also serves to show if sufficient aptitude and disposition are present to begin with doctoral studies.
The programme of study in Business and Human Resources is designed for one of the following occupational areas:
The Master's Programme in Business and Human Resource Education is accredited (ZEvA Hannover).
The Master’s programme in Business and Human Resource Education comprises:
Economic Sciences: 30 credits, Second teaching subject: 34 credits, Business and Human Resource Education (educational studies and subject-related didactics in Economic Sciences): 33 credits, Master’s thesis: 23 credits
If one of the languages English, French or Spanish is chosen as a second subject, then Article 8 of the regulations for Master’s degrees for teachers in Lower Saxony (Nds. MasterVO-Lehr) requires three months of programme-related studies abroad in a country in which the selected language is also the official language. The three months abroad can take place during either the Bachelor’s or the Master’s programme.
Nds. MasterVO-Lehr further provides that occupational activities are verified by means of vocational training or subject-specific practicals. The subject-specific practicals must comprise a total of at least 52 weeks, while the individual internship must be at least 4 weeks long.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Note: For courses to be considered intermediate or advanced, the course content must clearly go beyond introductory or basic concepts.
Determining the relevance and suitability of previous studies for the Master's degree programme in Business and Human Resource Education will be based on the documents enclosed in the application.
If German is not your native language, you will need to submit proof of your German language skills. The selection process is a two-stage process. The initial selection round will evaluate candidates based on their written application. The second round will evaluate candidates based on personal interviews. Further information on the application process and eligibility requirements can be found in the admission regulations ("Ordnung über die Zugangsvoraussetzungen und über die Zulassung") for the Master’s degree in Business and Human Resource Education.
There are no tuition fees. All national and international students only pay semester fees of around 300 EUR twice a year: www.uni-goettingen.de/en/40054.html
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