Additional subjects / third subjects

If you’re enrolled in a Master of Education programme, you may opt to study a third subject (additional subject) as an independent master’s programme.

You can start taking courses in your additional subject during your Bachelor of Education programme and even complete the relevant coursework and performance assessments. These will be recognised once you start your Master of Education programme. Please consult your departmental student advisory service first.


Your additional subject may be one of the following:

  • Chemistry (90 ECTS credits)
  • German (120 ECTS credits)
  • English (120 ECTS credits)
  • French (120 ECTS credits)
  • History (120 ECTS credits)
  • Computer science (120 ECTS credits)
  • Italian (120 ECTS credits)
  • Latin (90 or 120 ECTS credits)
  • Mathematics (120 ECTS credits)
  • Philosophy / Ethics (120 ECTS credits)
  • Physics (120 ECTS credits)
  • Russian (120 ECTS credits)
  • Spanish (120 ECTS credits)

The following subjects are not available for study as additional subjects: biology, political science, sport science, economics.