Study Programmes in Hungarian

BA PROGRAMMES
PRESCHOOL TEACHER

The objective of the programme is to train professionals who are capable of and dedicated to educating children of 3-7 years of age, after acquiring profound theoretical knowledge, competencies and skills. Students choosing an ethnic minority specialization are also trained to educate children both in Hungarian language and in the language of the ethnic minority, to develop the identity and transmit the culture of the ethnic minority in an age-appropriate way.

Optional specializations

  • Preschool teacher training with German ethnic minority specialization
  • Preschool teacher training with Roma ethnic minority specialization
LOWER PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER

The objective of the programme is to train teachers for 1st through 6th grade children who develop children’s personalities – according to the changing societal demands and the purposes of primary education – in a complex way. Students are trained to teach in all content areas in grades 1 – 4, and to teach in a chosen content area for grades 1 - 6. Students with an ethnic minority specialization are trained to teach in all content areas in grades 1 – 4, and to teach the language and culture of the ethnic minority for grades 1 - 6.

Optional specializations

  • Primary school teacher training with German ethnic minority specialization
  • Primary school teacher training with Roma ethnic minority specialization
SOCIAL PEDAGOGY

The objective of the programme is to train professionals who are capable of working in institutions that help educational and social services; handle the learning, social and mental problems of children, young people and their families in a complex way; maintain, restore and develop a balance of the child, the young person and their environment. The practice-oriented training includes visits to institutions, intership and a 360-hour field practice.

Specializations

  • Family, child and youth protection
  • Integration problems of Roma communities
INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

The objective of the programme is to train infant and early childhood educators who provide for the care and education of children from birth to age 3. Graduates gain comprehensive knowledge of the early childhood care system, have the competence, autonomy and responsibility to perform the tasks of their profession.

CATECHIST - PASTORAL ASSISTANT

The programme aims at training catechists and pastoral assistants to perform preaching and pastoral activities. According to their specialization they either teach catechism to children, youth and adults, take part in the work of evangelisation, or they guide communities, lead or perform certain liturgical events, charity or cultural activities.

CHORISTER

The objective of the programme is to train professionals who conduct the music service of the church and can convey the biblical message in song and music. It provides the theoretical and practical skills which enable the students to lead activities of the church congregation of different ages.

MA PROGRAMMES
EDUCATIONAL SCIENCE

The objective of training is to prepare students for educational research and practical work in the public and higher education and in organizations; to design and evaluate learning programmes in schools; to participate in educational research and development, and to communicate the Hungarian achievements in educational science on national and international platforms. The programme prepares students to pursue doctoral studies in Educational Science.

Specializations

  • Family Care Pedagogy
  • Supportive Education
SOCIAL PEDAGOGY

The aim of the programme is to train professionals who give help using their theoretical knowledge about the functioning and the dysfunctions of the society, about interpersonal relationships, deviances, groups of special needs, about the education, development and professional assistance in a public educational, societal, child welfare, and child protection setting; who improve the circumstances of disadvantaged children, youth and their families. It prepares students for individual or team research, for the educational, decision-making, governing, planning and organizing duties in the areas of social pedagogy. Graduates of the programme can pursue doctoral studies in social pedagogy.

EXPERT IN MENTAL HEALTH IN RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

The programme aims at training experts in mental health in relations and community development who contribute to the management and alleviation of social problems and to the strenthening of local society; who are able to build, develop and lead fostering, supportive and protective communities or community networks in a settlement, at a workplace, in the civil society, in a church or a denomination.