Master-Distance Learning Pedagogy

Study by your own rules
60 or 120 ECTS German
Distance Learning

Start your online master’s programme in Pedagogy today

Pedagogy enables people to develop, to learn, to grow – in any phase of life. Nowadays, it is strongly impacted by the digital zeitgeist. That’s why we need people with a passion for pedagogy to carry it into the future. People like yourself! 

Discover your perfect master’s programme in Pedagogy – as a 120 ECTS programme in Pedagogy, Educational Consulting and Management or as a 60 ECTS programme in Leadership in Pedagogy or E-Consulting in Pedagogy. You decide where to take your career. We will guide you along the way. 

Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Arts (MA) 60 or 120 ECTS
    German
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    12-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 316€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    The IU International University of applied sciences is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

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Study Programs

Your master’s programmes in the field of pedagogy

We have two 60 ECTS programmes and one 120 ECTS programme in pedagogy. 

Admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme E-counselling in pedagogy: 

  • If you have at least 210 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma: one year of professional experience 
  • If you have 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree: two years of professional experience or one year of professional experience and completion of courses amounting to 30 ECTS 

Your advantage: You can complete your master’s degree in no time and update yourself on the latest future trends. 

 

Admission requirements for the 60 ECTS programme Leadership in pedagogy: 

  • If you have at least 210 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma: one year of professional experience 
  • If you have 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree: two years of professional experience or one year of professional experience and completion of courses amounting to 30 ECTS 

Your advantage: You can complete your master’s degree in no time and update yourself on the latest future trends.


Admission requirements for the 120 ECTS programme Pedagogy, educational counselling and leadership: 

  • At least 180 ECTS from a completed bachelor’s degree or diploma focusing on (social) pedagogy or educational science 

Your advantage: You invest a little more time and gain much deeper knowledge that builds on your bachelor’s degree. 

Personal counselling
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100% Flexible

At IU you study at your own pace

100% your way

Take your IU study programme with you – no matter whether you’re on your way to work or traveling the world. You even get to choose whether you want to take your exams online or on site.

Innovative

The online campus and our study app IU Learn are innovative smart tools for every learning style. You study according to your individual needs.

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

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Prof. Dr. Karin Thier
Head of department

"After completing this programme, you will be well prepared for a management position in the field of pedagogy in the digital age. You could find work as a pedagogic manager in professional training in organisations, as a manager for E-learning and digital educational contents, as a pedagogic supervisor in educational organisations such as daycare facilities or work independently as an (E-)consultant." 

Advantages

Your advantages in IU Distance Learning

Your degree brings with it many career advantages, such as the chance of a salary increase, more attractive tasks or career advancement. In addition, you will develop personally! We make sure that you can integrate your studies as flexibly as possible into your daily work and family life.
High-level education, accessible admission
We offer high-level education with unrestricted admission. Start right away without waiting terms.
Ideal for lateral entries
Your degree can help you make that job change.
Personal development
Your degree can broaden your horizon – professionally as well as personally.

Your electives in the field of pedagogy

Your master’s programme in the field of pedagogy is as practice-oriented as possible. In the 60 ECTS programmes, you get to choose one subject area from six modules. In the master’s programme E-counselling in pedagogy, you can focus on areas such as diversity management, challenges of teaching and learning in virtual spaces or challenges of organisational development in pedagogic spaces. The master’s programme Leadership in pedagogy offers you options such as diversity-aware leadership, employment laws or diversity-oriented organisation development. In the 120 ECTS programme Pedagogy, educational counselling and leadership, you choose two out of 13 modules to prepare for your career. Your options include digital ethics in educational and advisory contexts, development of digital structures in educational and advisory facilities or inclusive pedagogy. 

Free trial? Let’s go! You can try out your study programme for four weeks – no commitment. The fees for this period only apply if you decide to continue your studies with us.

Simply register online for your desired programme.
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Careers

Your professional future

(E-)Educational counsellor in professional training

As an (E-)educational counsellor, you advise adolescents and adults on their professional training – in person or online. Your task is to analyse the foundation and develop solutions starting from there. 

Find out more about our master’s programme E-counselling in pedagogy (60 ECTS) 

Pedagogic manager in educational organisations

You are in charge of all pedagogic processes and concepts in the educational system, ensure managers and employees are engaged in goal-oriented tasks and stay focused on the targets. Your goal: completing projects and solving problematic situations as efficiently as possible. In addition, you are in charge of personnel placement and public relations. 

Find out more about our master’s programme Leadership in pedagogy (60 ECTS) 

Pedagogic staff in professional training

You plan training programmes of all kinds and oversee the ones taking place. In addition, you develop new programmes while taking online concepts into consideration. The acquisition, selection, consultancy and qualification of course instructors as well as the assistance of course participants are your responsibility, too. 

Find out more about our master’s programme Pedagogy, educational counselling and leadership (120 ECTS) 

Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of.