Information on course of study: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor)

Information on course of study: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor)

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Course of study name: Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry (Bachelor)
Duration: 6 Semester
Academic degree: Bachelor of Science
Language: German
Type of admission: Application/enrolment possible in the winter semester


Within the scope of the Dual-subject Bachelor, you can take Chemistry 

  • as a Major (90 ECTS) combined with a Minor
  • as a primary or secondary dual subject (60 ECTS) or
  • as a Minor (30 ECTS) combined with a Major

Chemistry can be studied either in connection with a non-teaching career goal or as a professional teaching qualification. If you want to become a teacher, you must follow the combinations of subjects for each teaching position.

Orientation and goals

Chemistry is an interdisciplinary field based on underlying concepts, theories and models that contribute to a rational-critical view of the world. Chemistry is required for the production and application of a great variety of materials in industry, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and in the private household sphere. For this reason, chemistry is essential for our society and the common good.
Chemistry is also an essential field in the public school system because of its significance for culture and society, as well as its contribution to promoting creativity and problem solving skills. The ability to draw upon and communicate knowledge of chemistry to a wider public is highly sought after in a variety of career areas, including scientific centres, newspaper editing, associations, and in all those places where modern scientific knowledge needs to be conveyed to a wider audience.
If you enjoy communicating and explaining the ideas, phenomena, knowledge and models that make up chemistry, and if you want to work with ans inspire young people with chemistry, then you should study Chemistry at the University of Oldenburg! A strong academic background in chemistry, mathematics, German, and English (equivalent to years 12 and 13 in the Gymnasium) would be of great advantage for the successful and timely completion of this programme.

Language skills

In order to study this course at the University of Oldenburg as a student from outside of Germany, you need an adequate knowledge of German.

German Language Proficiency
You can proof your German language proficiency with the following language certificates:

  • DSH: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (Level 2)
  • TestDaF: Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (with level 4 in all four areas)

The proof of language proficiency must be presented for the enrolment. For other proof possiblities see: Language requirements

Careers and areas of work

The successful completion of this dual-subject bachelor's degree programme qualifies graduates for a number of career fields that require knowledge of chemistry as well as interdisciplinary skills in the natural sciences. These include for example positions as science editors for newspapers and publishers, overseeing the training of chemistry laboratory technicians, in science centres, and in adult education. An additional qualification in a second subject in the natural sciences (30/90 or 90/30 credit points) might be very advantageous for graduates who do not intend to qualify as schoolteachers.
A completed bachelor's degree is a prerequisite for beginning a master's programme in education that qualifies graduates to teach in the Gymnasium, vocational schools, and for special needs teaching (120 credit points, 4 semesters, degree title - Master of Education), as well as for the Grundschule, Hauptschule, and Realschule (60 credit points, 2 semesters, degree title - Master of Education). Entry to the teaching field generally requires qualifications in two taught subjects.

Your contact persons

  • Fischer, Astrid
  • Examinations Office (FK5-FK6)
  • Contact form for students
Fragen zum Studiengang/-fach
  • Wark, Michael
  • Student representatives of Chemistry
  • Student representatives of Teaching Degree Programme
  • Peetz, Michael
  • Study and Career Counselling Service
Questions about studying
  • Matthé, Sabine

Documents: Regulations, forms, information

Documents Anerkennung
  • Professionalisierungsbereich Blanko (Anlage) docx
  • Antrag auf Anerkennung von Prüfungsleistungen pdf
P-Amt Forms
  • Anzeige einer Prüfungsunfähigkeit pdf
  • Anmeldung der Abschlussarbeit pdf
  • Antrag auf Notenverbesserung docx
  • Modulbescheinigung Bachelor docx
  • Antrag auf Zulassung von Fachmodulen im Professionalisierungsbereich (Austauschmodule) docx
  • Vorziehen von Mastermodulen pdf
  • Erklärung Abschlussdokumente Bachelor pdf
Examinations and examiners

Postgraduate / combined course of studies

Kombinationsfach (2FB)
  • Geography (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme German Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Music (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Art and Media (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Sport Science (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Philosophy / Values and Norms (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Material Culture: Textiles (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Physics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Protestant Theology and Religious Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Special Needs Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Slavic Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Gender Studies (Bachelor)
  • Franco-Romance Studies (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Technology (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme English Studies (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Education (Bachelor)
  • Hispanic Studies (in cooperation with the University of Bremen) (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Elementary Mathematics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme General Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-subject bachelor's programme Low German (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor)
Masterfach-MEd (Kombi)
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Chemistry (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Special Needs Education) Chemistry (Master of Education)
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Chemistry (Master of Education)
Masterfach-MEd (Kern)
  • Master of Education Programme (Hauptschule and Realschule) Chemistry (Master of Education)
Master subject
  • Master's programme Chemistry (Master)