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Programme Structure

The programme Bachelor in Vocational School Teacher Training consists of 180 ECTS and has a standard study period of six semesters.

The component ‚Berufliche Fachrichtung Wirtschaftswissenschaften’ (69 ECTS) is offered by the WiSo-faculty as part of the bachelor programme Vocational School Teacher Training.

  • In the mandatory section (39 ECTS), students will develop foundation knowledge of Business and Economics as well as didactic approaches to Business and Economics.
  • Furthermore, students select five optional modules (30 ECTS) from the area of Business Administration.

The other components of the programme „Bildungswissenschaften“ including internships (30 ECTS) and „gewähltes Unterrichtsfach bzw. die gewählte sonderpädagogische Fachrichtung“ (69 ECTS) are taught outside of the WiSo-faculty. Further information for these parts of the programme can be found on the website of ZfL. General information in English about Teacher Education at the Unviersity of Cologne can be found here.

The Bachelor's thesis (12 ECTS) can be written within the vocational specialisation in Business and Economics or within the other components of the programme outside of the WiSo-faculty.

Example Study Plan

Below, you can find an example study plan for the WiSo-Faculty modules of the programme. The plan can be adjusted within the second year of study (3rd and 4th semesters) and within the third year of study (5th and 6th semesters) if required.

Berufliche Fachrichtung Wirtschaftswissenschaften, study start - winter semester

Example study plan for the "berufliche Fachrichtung Wirtschaftswissenschaften" component of the Bachelor's programme in Vocational School Teacher Training with a winter semester programme start. This example plan only refers to the modules offered by the WiSo-faculty.



Further Information about Studies

Further information regarding the individual modules is provided in the module catalogue.

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