It is possible to become a qualified history teacher by completing a master's degree, teachers' pedagogical studies and our studies in History as Second Teaching Subject (60 cr. + 10 cr. bridging studies). Completing the module enables students to work as history teachers in comprehensive school.
At our university students take cultural history studies, which are equivalent to history teacher studies as per the decision on equivalence issued by the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Turku. Students are also required to complete bridging studies in general history, which can be taken at our Faculty of Education, for example.
It is possible to take 25 credits of History as a Second Teaching Subject
studies at the Faculty of Education (basic studies in general history)
and/or 25 + 35 credits at the Faculty of Social Sciences (basic and
subject studies in cultural history). This minor subject is designed for
those students who aim to become teachers or simply wish to expand
their knowledge of history.
Note! The module is taught in Finnish.
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