Teaching at vocational schools
Teachers especially for technical subjects at vocational schools are urgently needed. By cooperating with the Karlsruhe University of Education, students of the Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology can obtain a degree in engineering and subsequently qualify for a teaching position at a vocational school.
Students who are enthusiastic about electrical engineering and interested in the teaching profession at the same time can keep all their options open: After graduating with a Bachelor's degree, a direct start into professional life as an engineer is just as possible as joining an engineering or teaching-related Master's degree program. As the two universities are closely located, students enjoy good conditions for their combined studies. Graduates of the Master's program can enter the higher service (comparable to college teachers) and teach the subjects of energy and automation technology, or systems and information technology with the minor subjects of computer science and physics.
The qualification for teaching at vocational schools is offered for all specializations in the Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. In the third and sixth semesters, students take two elective modules from the field of pedagogy-didactics at the University of Education. In addition, students must carry out a work experience at a vocational school.
In the Master's degree program "Higher Teaching at Vocational Schools" at the University of Education, students deepen their pedagogical and didactical knowledge, and they also take 2 modules in their specialization subject area at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.