Master's program in educational science (since 01.10.2008)

On the following pages you will find information about the Master's program in Educational Science.

 In addition to the regulations of the University of Vienna, the currebt curriculum in is relevant for the study program at the University of Vienna. The Curriculum for the MA in Educational Science contains all the necessary information on the structure of the MA in Educational Science. We ask you to read it carefully and to organize your studies on this basis.

For easier orientation (study path) during your studies, we have prepared a module overview of the MA Educational Science curriculum.

Master's degree programs can be completed after an identical or equivalent bachelor's/baccalaureate or diploma degree program. This scientifically oriented study program lasts four semesters and concludes with the title Master (M and addition according to the curriculum, e.g. MA or MSc). The study program consists of 120 ECTS credits and is aligned according to the Bologna framework.

The aim of the Master's program in Educational Science at the University of Vienna is to expand and deepen the subject-specific knowledge acquired in a Bachelor's program in Educational Science as well as the ability to conduct independent scientific work and to analyze problems independently on the basis of selected thematic emphases corresponding to the research profile of the Institute.

  • Graduates of the Master's Program in Educational Science at the University of Vienna are qualified to analyze complex educational science issues and to design educational processes as well as organizational and institutional frameworks. They possess conceptual, organizational and research-initiating knowledge that qualifies them for corresponding activities in the educational and social sectors in institutions, organizations, associations and companies as well as in research.
  • Graduates of the Master's program in Educational Science at the University of Vienna are familiar with the specifics, boundaries, terminologies and doctrines of educational science. This knowledge and understanding forms the basis for the development and/or application of independent ideas and interpretations.
  • Graduates will have a broad, detailed, and critical understanding at the state of the art of knowledge and research in one or more specialized areas of educational science. They are able to apply their knowledge, understanding, and problem-solving skills to new and unfamiliar situations that have a broader or interdisciplinary relationship to educational science.
  • Students acquire competencies that enable them to pursue further studies.