Master of Arts (M.A.)Applied Socio-Pedagogical Educational Research
How can educational processes be a success? What role do social structures play in this? You can dive deeper into these topics and produce original research related to these questions through transdisciplinary Master’s in Applied Socio-Pedagogical Educational Research. In addition to subject-specific, methodological, pedagogical, sociological and management-related topics, historical and philosophical perspectives are also considered.
Vocational and academic qualification: During your studies, you will deepen your knowledge of research methods and also conduct your own research in order to be able to independently carry out application-oriented practice research in a professionally sound manner.
You will have a variety of professional options after the degree. You can work in formal, non-formal and informal education. With the Master’s degree, you create the necessary requirements to work in management positions. Activities in research and academics as well as a doctorate are also open to you. Esslingen University of Applied Sciences is a member of the Baden-Württemberg Doctoral Association. Professors at the Faculty of Social Work, Education and Nursing Sciences can also offer Master's graduates the opportunity to do a doctorate by taking this path.
Your career opportunities
Work in early childhood education, social work or therapeutic education
In inclusive settings in schools
In training and advanced studies and in adult education
In recreational education, out-of-school education and care
Upload your documents We need your documents and certificates so that we can process your application. You can upload them in Esslingen’s “HEonline” campus management system. We need your documents by the application deadline at the latest.
All done! You can view the processing status of your application at any time via HEonline. You should keep your login details safe. Shortly after the application deadline, you will be able to see whether you have received an admission offer in HEonline and hochschulstart.
Can I apply although I have not yet received my final certificate?
Yes. You can also apply even though you have not yet received your final certificate. To admit you, we need only a summary of grades received with a provisional overall grade.
Can I apply even though I will not complete my studies until the application deadline has passed?
You can apply if you have written confirmation of the current provisional overall grade for your Bachelor/Diplom degree. You must provide proof of your final grade when you enrol, however.
This awaits you
You will learn to look at and analyse education throughout the entire educational process. In this way, you can deepen your ability to reflect and prepare yourself optimally for professional challenges. During your studies, you will deal intensively with empirical social and educational research and conduct your own research. With this Master’s degree, you gain the necessary experience to work in management positions.
What distinguishes usGood reasons for studying at Esslingen University
In addition to subject-specific topics, historical and philosophical perspectives are also examined.
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Large and bright seminar rooms can be modified with individual modules to suit all needs.
You will deepen your knowledge of research methods and learn to apply them to your own research projects.
We support parents as well as students with responsibilities for children and relatives in their studies with advisory services.
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