This article was published in the UNI 2022 summer edition.
Bachelor’s degree courses
Unbranched Master’s degree
The teacher education programme offers 6 bachelor’s degrees and one master’s degree. The highest average monthly gross salary is in
in 2019. Depending on the subject, those interested in the field of training can choose between several higher education institutions, including those in the capital and in rural areas.
Average starting salary after graduation is taken as a ranking indicator.
The average gross monthly income for teacher education graduates in the 2017/18 academic year (based on 2019 data) is around HUF 229,000, but there are differences between institutions. For full-time students only, the highest salaries were paid to ME graduates, who earned more than HUF 279,000 per month. In terms of average gross monthly income, SE came second with almost HUF 248,000, while GFE came third with HUF 243,000.
88% of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in a field of study start working within 1.7 months of graduation on average. More than 88% of graduates find a graduate job.
14 % of graduates with bachelor’s degrees decide to continue their studies after graduation, the highest rates being found in the SZE (24 %), EKKE (18 %) and ELTE (17 %).
The average gross monthly income of ME graduates is close to HUF 279,000, which puts the institution at the top of our education area rankings for the expected graduate salary after graduation. The proportion of graduates in graduate jobs is high (91%) and it should be noted that ME graduates typically do not continue their studies after graduation.
The average gross monthly income of SE graduates is close to HUF 248,000, putting the university in second place in the ranking of education areas. SE also has a high proportion of graduates in graduate jobs (90%), but unlike ME, 10% of SE graduates choose to continue their studies even after they start working.
The average gross monthly income of GFE graduates is close to HUF 243,000, putting the institution in third place in the ranking of education areas. GFE students complete a bachelor’s degree in teacher education in an average of 6.7 active months. After graduation, 89% of graduates have a graduate job.
Only 7 % of teacher education graduates with a bachelor’s degree in teacher education have studied abroad (e.g. under Erasmus) during their training. During the training (before graduation), about half of the students had a professional job and 60% had a nonprofessional job.
After graduation, a high proportion of graduates, around one third, settle and/or continue their studies in Budapest or County Pest. After completing their bachelor’s degree, also due to the nature of their studies, they tend to find a job in the public sector (68% of graduates), 16% in the private sector and around 16% in non-profit or other employment. The proportion of graduates in the field of education who are present in the labour market as employees is high (9%). Overall, graduates in teacher education are satisfied with their work (82%).