Master's programmes

Master's programme Teaching Social Sciences

The master degree programme of Teaching Social Sciences is taught in Dutch.

» Information about the MSc programme Teaching Social Sciences is only available in Dutch

Want to go into teaching following your Master’s in Political Science, Public Administration or Sociology? Take the one-year Civics & Social Sciences teacher training course.

You can start in September and February.

Programme overview

Degree
Master’s degree in Teaching in Social Sciences
Certification: MSc
Duration
2 years
Full-time/part-time
Full-time / part-time
Language
75% Dutch taught
25% English taught
Starting date
1 February 2017
1 September 2017
1 February 2018
1 September 2018
1 February 2019
1 September 2019
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme

Teach Civics & Social Sciences

The Master’s programme in Social Sciences combines theory with practice. One day will be devoted to lectures and tutorials, while the next day you’ll be teaching a secondary school class under the guidance of an experienced teacher. You will not only acquire new knowledge but you will also learn how to transfer knowledge effectively. 

Civics & Social Sciences

Civics and Social Sciences play a special role in the secondary school curriculum. They are the focus of political education; they are about helping pupils become democratic citizens. They encompass political participation among the youth, democracy, citizenship, and standards and values. Our Master’s programme will teach you how to make these complex issues appealing and accessible to a young audience. 

Why opt for the Civics teacher training programme at the University of Twente?

The programme is personal and small-scale. You will enjoy individual supervision and plenty of personal interaction. Our teaching staff are very approachable and always willing to lend a hand as needed. In addition, you will get to know fellow students of all ages, each with their own knowledge and experience to share and learn from. 

A career as a Civics teacher or beyond the classroom

When you graduate from this programme, you will have two Master’s degrees and a teaching qualification that enables you to teach all phases of secondary education. You will have teaching experience and be an expert in your field. You can start work as a Civics teacher or organize internal training courses at public institutions or in an in-company setting.

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