Master of Adult Education
If you want to help adults in acquiring new knowledge and education, this Masters is for you!

Master of Adult Education

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Study set-up and major topics of a Master of Adult Education

To follow the Masters programme in Adult Education, you need to show a Bachelors degree in this subject or a related one, like education. Mostly you will need to attend a group interview to defend your entry.

Learning is a lifelong ambition and trained specialists are needed to teach adult learners. The Master of Adult Education prepares you to successfully give a wide range of educational programmes. 

Your field of activity in Adult Education lies within the general education. You are not teaching adult's workplace - related subjects or qualifications. The emphasis of this course sets political, cultural and social aspects in the centre, and gives you space to practice it. Besides pedagogical basics, you will learn how to impact knowledge target groups oriented.

Depending on colleges and universities, you often have the chance to participate in a semester abroad to deepen you knowledge as well as your cultural and language skills.

Employment Opportunities after getting your Master of Adult Education

With the successful completion of your Masters programme in Adult Education, you have several opportunities to find an employment:

  • At family literacy institutes
  • In community projects
  • Research in academic institutes
  • Consultant in different companies
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Following universities and colleges have Masters degree programmes in Adult Education:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Berufsbegleitender Masterstudiengang Erwachsenenbildung     Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe
  Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaften   comprehensive profile   Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
  Adult Literacy, Lifelong Learning and Development: International Perspectives     University of East Anglia
  Professional Master's Programme     Bath Spa University
  Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education     University College London
  Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management     University College London
  Education     Sheffield Hallam University
  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)     University of Bristol
  Adult Education for Social Change     University of Glasgow
  Education: Post-compulsory Education     York St John University
  Teaching Adults     University of Glasgow
  Higher and Professional Education     University College London
  Practitioner Enquiry     Newcastle University
  Higher Education (Research)     King's College London
  Medical Education (Research)     King's College London
  Practice Education     Edge Hill University
  Educational Studies for Adult, Youth & Community Contexts     University of Glasgow
  Higher Education Management     University College London
  Educação e Formação de Adultos     Universidade do Porto
  Adult Learning and Global Change     Linköping University
  Education (Research)     The University of New South Wales
  Educational Technology     OTH Amberg-Weiden
  Andragogika     Uniwersytet Warszawski
  Erwachsenenpädagogik/ Lebenslanges Lernen     Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  Erwachsenenbildung     TU Kaiserslautern
  Erwachsenen- und Weiterbildung     Universität Graz
  Technical Teacher Education     Kent State University
  Pädagogik der Gesundheitsberufe     HSD Hochschule Döpfer GmbH
  Berufsbegleitender Masterstudiengang Geragogik     Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe
  Higher Education     Macquarie University
  Medical Education     Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  Bildung - Kultur - Anthropologie     Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  Pädagogik für Gesundheitsberufe     Fachhochschule Kärnten
  Learning and Teaching - Master of Higher Education     Macquarie University
  Instructional Technology     Kent State University
  Erziehungswissenschaft     Universität zu Köln
  Berufsbegleitender Master Berufliche Bildung im Gesundheitswesen - Fachrichtungen Pflege, OTA/ATA und Rettungswesen (M.A.)     SRH Wilhelm Löhe Hochschule
  Adult Education     Boğaziçi University
  Psychologie     Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  Erwachsenenbildung     Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg
  ...     ...

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