The International Honours Degree in Teaching

University College Absalon offers an international honours degree as part of the Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Teacher Education.

The increased number of international schools worldwide is creating a high demand for teachers with intercultural competences. As a response to this demand, University College Absalon has developed an honor’s degree with an international focus.

Your opportunities

All students must apply to the Danish Teacher Education program that authorizes you to teach in the Danish primary and lower secondary schools. Once you are enrolled, you have the option for pursuing an international profile.

An example of Structure – 250 ECTS (minimum)

11 Possibility for teaching experience at an international school
12 The test covers The pupil’s learning and development, General teaching competence and Special education
13 General education: Religion, life education and citizenship

In order to graduate with honors you must

  1. Take the three modules “English as an additional language”
  2. Take the module “General Education (KLM)” (a special course comprising 20 ECTS points)
  3. Spend one semester studying abroad or have a teaching experience abroad
  4. Take a teaching subject taught in English, which contains additional international competences.
  5. Collect and select material during the programme for a portfolio and subsequent presentation/test in 7

For more information about the programme, admission requirements or application procedure please contact our teacher education in Vordingborg: Honoursdegree@pha.dk

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