StudiesDegree programmes
Colour Technology and Interior Decoration as subject in the Master’s Teacher Training Course for Technical Education

Colour Technology and Interior Decoration as subject in the Master’s Teacher Training Course for Technical Education
(Master of Education)

© Dmitry Vereshchagin-Fotolia.com
© Dmitry Vereshchagin-Fotolia.com
Profile
Course type
postgraduate studies (master)
Standard Course Duration
4 semester
Course Start
Winter semester, Summer semester
Primary Language of Instruction
German
Special Requirements

A school internship lasting at least four weeks must have been completed at a school of vocational education.

Admission
Restricted admission
International

Stay abroad possible, but not obligatory.

Short Description

Colour Technology and Interior Decoration is offered as a vocational subject within the degree programme Master’s Teacher Training Course for Technical Education. In addition, a second teaching subject must be studied.

The degree programme builds on content from the Bachelor’s Teacher Training Course for Technical Education. Oriented towards craft occupations in the field of colour technology and interior decoration, students expand on creative, coating technology and room layout content in the scientific disciplines.

Study of teaching methodology is concerned primarily with types of vocational schooling up to the initial vocational training stage. Based on the analysis of work processes and the specialist knowledge required for this, a central component of the teaching methodological content is the development of school curricula and the design of teaching elements in vocational schools.

Colour Technology and Interior Decoration is worth 42 credit points within the Master’s Teacher Training Course for Technical Education (120 CP).

Further information for students on the website of the Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Sciences (German language only)

Areas of Focus

  • Creative coating technologies and historic preservation
  • Creative design in advertising and typography
  • Room layout and lighting design
  • Teaching methodology of colour technology and interior decoration
Course Content

Study of the vocational subject area of Colour Technology and Interior Decoration consists primarily of two areas:

Professional specialist content for the vocational area of colour technology and interior decoration

Central modules in this area are courses in Coating Technology, Design Technology and Structural Damage

Teaching methodology for the vocational subject area of Colour Technology and Interior Decoration

In the Teaching Methodology 2 module, students focus on the analysis of organisation systems and operational processes as well as the development of school curricula; based on this knowledge, students develop learning units in the Teaching Methodology 3 module. The Practical Training module gives students the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice in class, and to tackle exploration and research projects at a vocational school.

 

Semester

1

2

3

4

Compulsory modules

 

Coating and Plating Technology 2 (5 CP)

Design Technology 2 (5 CP)

Teaching Methodology 2 (5 CP)

Practical Training (8 CP)

Structural Damage (4 CP)

Design Technology 3 (5 CP)

Teaching Methodology 3 (5 CP)

Optional modules

One module from (5 CP each)

Operational Planning and Organisation;

Microtechnical Investigations;

Design and Architectural Drafting E – Technical Representation 2

Building and Construction Industry 1 – Cost Planning in Structural Engineering

Building and Construction Industry 2 – Tendering, Award and Invoicing

Building and Construction Industry 4 – Project Management

Recommended Abilities

In addition to an enjoyment of working with people, prospective students should have a broad interest in the areas of activity in occupations related to colour technology and interior decoration, from traditional areas of craftsmanship to industrial coating technology.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the consecutive Master’s Teacher Training Course for Technical Education are eligible for the preparatory phase of teacher training (teacher training period) for technical education. Outside the teaching profession, graduates may also find employment in vocational training with companies, chambers and associations. Graduates who embark on doctoral studies may then pursue further qualifications in academia.

Admission requirements and application

Application Deadlines

First-year students

  • June 1st – July 15th of the year for the winter semester
  • December 1st – January 15th of the year for the summer semester

Students resuming their studies and transfer students (application in a higher semester)

  • June 1st – July 15th of the year for the winter semester
  • December 1st – January 15th of the year for the summer semester

 

You want to apply?

Looking for exam information for this course?

Do you have questions about studying? We are happy to help!

Student Advisory Services
Address
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover
Building
Student Advisory Services
Address
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover
Building