Completing the Lehrdiplom

The requirements listed below do not include pedagogical training and other modules required for the Lehrdiplom; they only comprise the requirements in the field of English Studies (fachwissenschaftliche Voraussetzungen).

The complete requirements for the Lehrdiplom can be found in the corresponding Rahmenverordnung and Studienordnung (see www.ife.uzh.ch/llbm/lehrdiplomfuermaturitaetsschulen.html for more information).

Requirements for the First or Only Teaching Subject

English as first or only teaching subject

Literature Linguistics

Bachelor main subject with a minimum of 90 ECTS in English

25 ECTS 25 ECTS

Master main subject with a minimum of 45 ECTS in English

12 ECTS 12 ECTS

The Master Thesis must be written either in English Literature or in English Linguistics (or a closely related field, e.g. another modern language or computer linguistics).

Important: Students wishing to do the Lehrdiplom but intending to write their Master Thesis in a field other than English Studies are strongly encouraged to contact the adviser of studies before writing their Master Thesis.

Requirements for the Second Teaching Subject

English as second teaching subject

Literature

Linguistics

Bachelor main subject or first subsidiary with a minimum of 60 ECTS in English

18 ECTS

18 ECTS

Master main subject or first subsidiary with a minimum of 30 ECTS in English

6 ECTS

6 ECTS