Technische Universität Dresden
|Location||The “Technische Universität Dresden” was founded in 1828 and is among Germany’s oldest universities of technology. With about 36,500 students and 5,300 employees, including about 507 professors, the TUD is the largest university in the German Federal State of Saxony. The TUD’s 14 faculties cover a wide range of fields in science and engineering, humanities, social sciences and medicine. Dresden, the capital of Saxony, is a Baroque city with 500,000 inhabitants located in the heart of Europe, with a long tradition of contact to the East and the West. It offers excellent cultural and social activities and sports in beautiful surroundings.|
|Course focus||Pedagogic activities at state-maintained institutions and private companies providing vocational training require teaching qualifications under various conditions. This postgraduate course provides graduates from developing countries with the opportunity to obtain pedagogic and didactic qualifications.
In-depth studies in the Compulsory Optional Section.
In the compulsory optional section, students are required to choose 3 or 4 of the 5 vocational-training orientated, in-depth study areas offered.
The chosen topics will be related to the students’ future work areas:
|Target group||Specialists responsible for project work aimed at restructuring or developing the vocational education system in the respective home country.
Graduates will obtain the required qualifications for employment with authorities, in offices of planning and consultation, in departments of personnel management, education, continued education and retraining in enterprises, in national and international organisations and in vocational, technical and engineering schools.
|Degree Awarded||Master of Arts|
|Course Begins||October 2014|
|Course Duration||24 months, including two practical training courses of 4 weeks each, and the Master’s thesis|
|Duration of German language course prior to beginning of programme||6 months. The course begins in April 2014.|