The selection of applicants for the Master’s program Early Childhood Research is based on the following documents (required):
Certificate of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in German or English (including Transcript of Records), or evidence that graduation can be achieved before commencing Master’s program.
Proof of proficiency in English at least at C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, issued in German or English (except for English native speakers)
University entrance qualification certificate, subject related/vocational qualification university entrance certificate, or a state or legally recognized equivalent or other state recognized equivalent issued in German or English.
Personal statement including a detailed written explanation for choice of Master’s program in English
Evidence of knowledge in research methods and statistics in English or German, e.g. credits in university courses (please attach the respective module descriptions), written empirical coursework (please attach)
CV in tabular form in English
If applicable, please include any further documentation of extra curricular activities relevant to the Master’s program, e.g. regarding a former vocational training, voluntary internships, or related activities in English or German
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The application period for students holding a certificate from a German university is May 1 – May 31. The application period for students holding a certificate from a university outside of Germany is April 1 – May 31.
Proof of proficiency in English at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is required. This corresponds to a band score of at least 7 for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
Basic knowledge of methods and statistics is highly recommended. Proof of this can be provided, for example, by supporting evidence of credit points earned in university courses (please enclose corresponding module descriptions) or by compiling empirical (final) papers.
This also depends on the area of the Bachelor's degree. Employment in the field of research, in the university context, in continuing education or student counselling, for example, would be conceivable.