Study Programs of the Department Pedagogy, Nursing and Health

The study programs offered by the Department of Pedagogy, Nursing and Health Care foster the personal and professional development of the graduates in their respective specialties. As »Reflective Practitioners« in their corresponding fields, graduates are able to use their acquired scientific and academic knowledge, associate it with theories and models and apply it in practice. 

The Bachelor's program in Medical Pedagogy (B.A.) and the Master's program in Health and Nursing Pedagogy (M.A.) are teacher-training courses. 

Those seeking a teaching career at a University, or a University of Applied Sciences, can qualify didactically and in the field of university development through our Master's program in Medical and Health Pedagogy (M.A.).

The planned Master's program Advanced Nursing Practice (M.Sc.) stands for evidence-based nursing practice in direct recipient care.

Cross-faculty overview of the Study Programs with focus on Educational Sciences in the Health Professions

The Departments of Pedagogy at the Faculty of Human Sciences (University) and Pedagogy, Nursing and Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences (University of Applied Sciences) cooperate closely in the implementation of their courses focusing on educational science.

The Medical Pedagogy (Bachelor of Arts), Health and Nursing Pedagogy (Master of Arts), Medical Education (Master of Education), as well as Medical and Health Education (Master of Arts) programs train highly qualified teaching staff for a wide variety of educational courses and tasks in the training and further education of health professionals.

Above all, the Bachelor's degree in Medical Pedagogy qualifies graduates to take over practical instruction in schools, as well as the practical facilities of the health care system (e.g. practical instruction). 

The Master's program in Health and Nursing Pedagogy qualifies graduates to take over theoretical teaching and assume school management activities at state-approved or recognized vocational schools for the health professions.

Students wishing to teach at public vocational schools take the Master's program in Medical Pedagogy at the Faculty of Human Sciences, with the vocational subjects of Health or Nursing. The Master of Education degree thus acquired fulfils the requirements for access to the Referendariat (practical teacher training) as stipulated by the Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs. 

Those wishing to teach at a University or a University of Applied Sciences, can qualify didactically and in the field of university development through our Master's program in Medical and Health Education, which specializes in advanced health-related study courses. 

Overview of the study programs of the Department Pedagogy at the Faculty of Human Sciences and Pedagogy, Nursing and Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences
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