Career and Education - Engineering Education and Business Education Profiles


Career and Education - Engineering Education and Business Education Profiles

Degree Conferred Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Duration 6 Semesters Enrollment Wintersemester Admission restriction No restricted admission Entry requirements University entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur) or relevant subject-related matriculation standard or a completed, relevant technician or master craftsman training.
For the subject Sport: Proof of having passed the Qualification test.
Application deadline   Applicants with German university entrance certificate (Abitur)   an der OVGU 15. September    Applicants with international secondary school leaving certificate   über diesen Link 15. July Language German


You choose a vocational specialisation and a teaching subject.

Vocational specialisations:

Engineering Education:Civil engineering

  • Electrical Engineering
  •  Information Technology
  •  Metal Technology
  •  Laboratory and process technology


Business Education:
  • Economy and administration


  • German
  • Ethics
  • Computer Science (not in combination with Information Technology)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics (not in combination with Economics and Administration)
  • Social studies
  • Sport (proof of having passed the aptitude test)
  • Technology (not in combination with Laboratory and Process Technology or Economics and Administration)


The aim of the Bachelor's degree programme is to prepare students for highly qualified jobs in the field of vocational education and training. The programme combines engineering or economics content with business education studies in which fundamental knowledge in educational psychology as well as vocational pedagogy and vocational didactics are taught.

The Bachelor's programme is embedded in a consecutive Bachelor's-Master's model and can be continued at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg in the Master's programmes

  • Teacher training at vocational schools,
  • Vocational Education and Training Management and
  • International Vocational Education

be continued.

Career Perspectives

The Bachelor's degree leads to a polyvalent degree profile. The degree can be continued in Master's programmes at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. In addition, graduates are qualified for, among other things:   

  • Engineering or economic fields of activity, especially in connection with fields of activity in the vocational training sector (e.g. teaching/learning materials sector, new media, etc.)
  • Specialist and management activities in initial and continuing vocational education and training in the private sector
  •  Vocational and qualification counselling or
  • Teacher at training institutions in the private sector (e.g. in inter-company training courses, in training for master craftsmen and industrial foremen, in vocational adaptation training).

Competencies and Interests Required

Interest is expected in studying engineering and technology or economics and in working in the future professional fields.

More information

Note: For admission to the school preparatory service, evidence of relevant practical work experience totalling 52 weeks or relevant vocational training must be submitted following a Master of Education.

Detailed information on the teaching profession at the OVGU can be found here.

You can find more information about studying physics here.

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Last Modification: 16.11.2022 - Contact Person: Allgemeine Studienberatung