FAQ

How is the international Master's degree programme Transformation Studies structured?

Standard Curriculum Transformation Studies, M.A.

Complex or ModuleCredit Points (CP)
per Semester
Total CP
 1234 
 
Core Modules
13922 - Introduction to Transformation Studies6    
13923 - Transformation Theories 6   
13924 - Transformation: Design and Methodologies  6  
41514 - Study Project  12  
      
Subject-specific Modules from the chosen field of study36  
      
Methods Modules12  
 
Elective Modules from other fields of study 6  
 
Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS)6  
 
14078 – Master’s Thesis   30 
Total30303030120
From when to when does the application period for the international Master's degree programme Transformation Studies run?

The application period runs from March 15 to July 15 of each year for the following winter semester.

How do I apply for the international Master's degree programme Transformation Studies?

There are two different ways to apply - depending on your country of origin:

  • European and International applicants submit their application online to the University Application Service for International Students uni-assist.
  • Applicants with a German higher education degree apply via BTU's Online Application Portal.
What requirements shall I meet for admission to the international Master's degree programme Transformation Studies?

You must have a relevant first academic degree (Bachelor's degree etc.) in this or in a comparable subject area with a university entrance qualification for Germany as well as sufficient knowledge of English.

How do I find out whether my English language certificate is recognized at BTU?

BTU accepts the following English language certificates:

  • TOEFL ibt (min. 79 points)
  • IELTS Academic (min. 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (min. B)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (min. C)
  • UniCert (Level II)
  • Information sheet on language requirements

Only applicants from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Great Britain, USA and students who have obtained a first degree in English in one of the above-mentioned countries or in Germany are exempted from these regulations.

How do I find out whether I have a university entrance qualification for a Master's degree programme in Germany?

Information on the recognition of European and international higher educational qualifications can be found in the German authorities' database anabin.

Is there a study place limitation in the international Master's degree programme Transformation Studies?

The limitation of study places is handled flexibly. The admission is based on academic aptitude.

What does it cost to participate in the international Master's degree programme Transformation Studies?

Participation in the Degree Programme currently costs € 341.40 per semester.