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The teacher training-related master’s degree comprises a total of 120 credit points (CP). The scope of the subject biology within the teacher training master’s degree depends on your chosen focus.

The following overview shows the content of the subject of biology within the teaching post-related master’s degree.


Sec I

Sec II

Basic modules 21 LP 24 LP
Specialized modules 12 LP 15 LP
Advanced module 1: Zoology and Ecology 6 LP 15 LP
Advanced Module 2: Evolution and Behavior 6 LP 6 LP
Advanced module 3: zoology, ecology, biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology 6LP 9LP
Modules of subject didactics 9 LP 9 LP
Advanced module 4: Subject Didactics II & occupational field-related subject module II Biology 9 LP 9 LP
Compulsory elective modules
A compulsory elective module totaling 6 CP must be successfully completed.
9LP 6 LP
Organismic and occupational biology 1 9LP 6 LP
Organismic and occupational biology 2 9LP 6 LP
total 21LP 30LP


Admission to a teaching post-related master’s degree requires proof of having completed a Bachelor of Education at the University of Potsdam. If you did not acquire the Bachelor of Education at the University of Potsdam, you must have the equivalence of your Bachelor degree determined by the Center for Teacher Education and Educational Research (ZeLB) in good time before you apply for your matriculation for the Master’s program for each sub-area of ??the teaching-related Bachelor’s degree at the University of Potsdam . The ZeLB coordinates the examination of the equivalence of the degree and provides the forms required for the application.

In addition, you must provide the following evidence:

  • a proof of participation in activities of the university to establish the individual conditions for work as a teacher and
  • a phoniatric report


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