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

Description

Within the scope of the Dual-subject Bachelor, you can take Mathematics
  • as a primary or secondary dual subject (60 ECTS) or
  • as a Minor (30 ECTS) combined with a Major
Mathematics 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

Mathematics is a very old and fascinating science. It is still developing dynamically in the present, permeating many parts of modern industrial society. It offers versatile methods for analysis and understanding, modelling and simulation, forecasting and controlling processes in technology, biological sciences, medicine, economics, and society. Its strengths lie therefore in structural and conceptual clarity, broad applicability, and a lucidity that is achieved through abstraction and deduction. It is no coincidence that mathematics is one of the most important subjects taught in schools and in many non-mathematical fields. The dual-subject bachelor in Mathematics at the University of Oldenburg as one of two subjects has replaced the former 'Lehramt' programmes for the Gymnasium and vocational schools since the winter semester of 2004/2005. As far as possible, it should also qualify graduates for further study and for careers outside of school teaching, depending on the subject combination selected. Students may also study Mathematics within a single-subject bachelor's programme. Combined with a minor subject, this option offers a deeper perspective on mathematics. In the first few semesters, it is easy to switch between the single and dual-subject bachelor's programmes in Mathematics. Students who intend to qualify as teachers for the Grundschule, Hauptschule, and Realschule should register for the dual-subject bachelor's programme Elementary Mathematics. Students who enjoy solving problems and thinking logically, structurally, and geometrically are likely to be successful in this programme. Furthermore, a willingness to overcome difficulties through their own efforts, as well as to communicate with experts in other fields, with laypeople, and especially with instructors would be very helpful.

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

Application and admission

This course of studies accepts a limited number of applicants, and application is only possible in the winter semester.
The application deadline for the winter semester is 15 July.

Careers and areas of work

The master of Education (M.Ed.) in Mathematics qualifies graduates to work as teachers in the Gymnasium and in vocational schools. Possible career fields outside of school teaching include, among other things, continuing education, institutions that advise for or promote education, further education and training in companies, software development, editing, etc.
Outside of the school sector, a bachelor's degree combined with a relevant master's degree offers the best opportunities.

If students are interested in a non-school-related goal, more information can be found at the professional field of Mathematics (in German).

Your contact persons

Prüfungen
  • Fischer, Astrid
  • Examinations Office (FK5-FK6)
  • Contact form for students
Fragen zum Studiengang/-fach
  • Grieser, Daniel
  • Stein, Andreas
  • Student representatives of Mathematics
  • Student representatives of Teaching Degree Programme
Questions about studying
  • Study and Career Counselling Service
  • Matthé, Sabine

Documents: Regulations, forms, information

Anerkennung
  • Antrag auf Anerkennung von Prüfungsleistungen pdf
  • Professionalisierungsbereich Blanko (Anlage) docx
Forms
  • Early enrolment in master's modules pdf
  • Module examination for bachelor's docx
  • Application for admission to specialisation modules docx
  • Application for final thesis pdf
  • Notification of an illness in the examination procedure pdf
  • Grade improvement docx
  • Registration for final thesis pdf
Documents P-Amt
  • Prüfungsordnung - allgemeiner Teil 2020 pdf
  • What does "Changes to examination regulations" mean for students? pdf
  • Area of specialisation incl. practice modules - general regulations 2020 (Annex 3) (unofficial English translation) 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 Chemistry (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 Elementary Mathematics (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme General Education (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor)
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor)
Master subject
  • Master's Programme Mathematics (Master)
Masterfach-MEd (Kombi)
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Mathematics (Master of Education)
Masterfach-MEd (Kern)
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Mathematics (Master of Education)