• Grund: M.Ed. Grundschule
  • Haupt/Real: M.Ed. Hauptschule and Realschule
  • Gym: M.Ed. Gymnasium
  • SoPäd: M.Ed. Special Needs Education
  • WiPäd: M.Ed. Vocational and Business Education


  • * = English Studies (English) as a core subject has new regulations, see explanation (in German)
  •  = core subject, see explanation
  •  = potential combination subject 
  • (Koop) = cooperation subject with the University of Bremen, see explanation

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Teaching careers with Bachelor's degrees and Master's degrees

Subject in dual-subject Bachelor's degree Subject in Master of Education programme Career in teaching: chosen school type
Grund Haupt/Real Gym SoPäd WiPäd
English Studies English               
Biology Biology         
Chemistry Chemistry            
Elementary Mathematics Elementary Mathematics         
Protestant Theology and Religious Education Protestant Theology and Religious Education               
Franco-Romance Studies Franco-Romance Studies      
Geography Geography      
German Studies German               
History History            
Computing Science Computing Science         
General Education General Studies      
Art and Media Art            
Material Culture: Textiles Textile Design         
Mathematics Mathematics      
Music Music            
Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies Dutch         
Economic Education Economic Education      
Philosophy/Values and Norms Philosophy   
Philosophy/Values and Norms Values and Norms            
Physics Physics            
Politics and Economics Politics and Economics   
Slavic Studies Russian   
Special Needs Education Special Needs Education      
Social Studies Politics         
Hispanic Studies Hispanic Studies      
Sport Science Sports               
Technology Technology      
Economics and Business Administration Economics and Business Administration   
  • Further notes

    Core subject: One of the core subjects must be chosen in the degree programme and combined with an additional subject. Two core subjects may also be combined.

    Cooperation subject: These subjects can be studied in cooperation with the University of Bremen. The area of specialization and practical training modules are followed at the University of Oldenburg. Applications are processed by the University of Oldenburg.

  • Exceptions

    For the school type Gymnasium, the subjects biology and chemistry may be combined as an exception to the subject combination regulations.

    Other exceptions may be approved in individual single cases. More information is available from NLQ (Niedersächsisches Landesinstitut für schulische Qualitätsentwicklung), section Exams, Mr. Remark.

    For special needs education, Special Needs Education must be the primary subject. For business education, Economics must be the primary subject.