Bachelor of Education: Psychology and Philosophy (teacher education programme)

This website provides a short overview of the Bachelor's programme in Psychology and Philosophy, which represents a teacher education programme for the teaching subject "Psychology and Philosophy". Currently, this degree programme is primarily taught in German and admission to the programme requires German language skills (level C1). Please consult the German version of this website for more detailed information.

  • Degree programme code: UA 198 425 XXX 02
    Degree programme code: UA 193 060 XXX
  • Programme duration: 8 semesters (full-time)
  • ECTS: 240 ECTS
  • Degree: Bachelor of Education (BEd)

Partial programme curriculum

Curriculum (in German)


Programme objectives, learning goals, and prospective careers

The Bachelor’s teacher education programme for the teaching subject Psychology and Philosophy offers teacher candidates an academic education in the areas of both psychology and philosophy. The bachelor’s programme aims to equip students with the necessary academic and didactic skills and qualifications to teach the subject of Psychology and Philosophy in a way that is appropriate for young adults. This comprises subject-specific as well as didactic knowledge and competencies in regard to psychological and philosophical methodology in theoretical, as well as applied areas of research.

Graduates of this programme are capable of interpreting and analysing theoretical and applied research in psychology and philosophy, have knowledge of psychological and philosophical core concepts, methods, and schools of thought, and can implement this knowledge in didactic designs. Furthermore, students are able to incorporate new media in didactic contexts, and gain basic competencies in the areas of argumentation and communication, as well as critical thinking and reflection.

General information regarding teacher education programmes is provided here.