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Course Duration / ECTS4 semesters / 120 ECTS
University degreeMaster of Arts (MA)
Admission Requirements
and Curriculum
· Students must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or comparable
degree) in an equivalent or related field from an accredited
Austrian or foreign institute of higher education.
· Curriculum
Language of instruction GermanProof of language proficiency
Dates and Deadlines· The dates and deadlines change every semester.
· The current deadlines and dates can be found here.
Information on the department
and departmental student representatives
Department of Educational Science

Are you already a student at the PLUS and want to take up this study program as well – or switch? Please contact the Office of Admissions via the link below.

If you still need help or advice after enrolling (registering for a study program), you will find important links here.

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What will I learn?
The MA course in Educational Sciences builds on the BA course in Pedagogy. Students hone their research skills and acquire further competences in the fields of education and development, social education, educational research and social-scientific methodology.

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Which career opportunities do I have?
Careers for MA graduates in Educational Sciences include leading positions in various educational, political or economic institutions as well as teaching and research at institutes of higher education, universities or research-related institutions.

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Dr. Andreas Paschon
Head of the curriculum committee Educational Sciences

Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 662 8044-4241

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