Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

Vocational college teaching post: vocational specialization in nutritional science and home economics as well as food technology

Vocational college instructors get students excited about their subject, and help young people through an important period in their lives. Being an instructor takes technical expertise and pedagogical skill. This career opportunity offers you very good earning potential and allows you to easily balance family and career through flexible part-time models.

The OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts is working with the University of Paderborn to offer a new teaching certification program in the two specializations of nutritional science and home economics and food technology. The concept is the only one of its kind in North Rhine Westphalia, and combines the strengths of both universities. In addition, the program allows you further professional development opportunities, for instance by getting involved in educational development.

The vocational college offers the widest range of different school-leaving qualifications in NRW, combining general and professional training. The staff of the vocational college reflects the diversity of the professional world. Specialists in social pedagogy, business administration, and commercial and technical fields work side by side.


As an instructor, you will get young people excited about natural sciences and technical contexts, while using your expertise to initiate and support technical teaching and learning processes.

Graduates will be qualified for the following careers:

  • Handling challenging educational positions
  • Continued training opportunities
  • Working on college teams
  • Dialog with young people
  • Opportunities for advancement

Entry requirements

  • General or relevant technical higher education entrance qualification, or equivalent certificate
  • Eight-week basic internship
  • One foreign language

Application period

For a study start in the winter semester 2021/2022:

  • until 15th october 2021


  • Nutritional science and home economics
  • Food technology


Topics: Teaching degree

Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semester
Foreign semester: Not required
Credit points: 180 ECTS

Location: Lemgo
Department: Life Science Technologies

Mode of study: Full-time
Cooperative study : Not a cooperative study

Course language: German

Central Student Advisory Service

Phone: +49 5261 702 2535
Email: studienberatung(at)



Preparatory course

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English

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