Master's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training Programme (General Education) One Subject: Music Education


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Programme Coordination
Mozarteum University (Location Innsbruck)
Duration /
ECTS-Credits
4 semesters / 120 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Master of Education (MEd)
Qualification Level
Master (Second Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 7, EQF/NQF: Level 7
ISCED-F 0114 Teacher Training with Subject Sepcialisation
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code C 025 011 4
Curriculum
 Information on the Curriculum (2018W)*
Admission Requirements
Subject-related degree (at least 180 ECTS-Credits)
and 3,000 hours of pertinent professional experience.
Application Information on supplementary examination of the artistic aptitude

 

* Information on the Curriculum (2018W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies,
  available at: http://orawww.uibk.ac.at/public/lfuonline_meinestudien.studienblatt
  Section: Current Curriculum version.

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)    

 

Requirements

Relevant bachelor's degrees:

  • Istruments (Concert)
  • Voice
  • Conducting
  • Composition
  • Music Theory
  • Instrumental (Voice) Pedagogy
  • Elementary Music and Dance Pedagogy 

In the event that equivalence has been established in principle but with certain qualifications missing for full equivalence, supplemental examinations may be required. These examinations must be completed during the master degree programme.

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 4 semesters or 120 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

Recommendations for the First Semester »

1.0 ECTS-AP, 1 h: KE Piano Practice 1
1.0 ECTS-AP, 1 h: KE Artistic Minor Voice1 or Artistic Minor Jazz/Pop Voice 1
2.0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: VU Introduction to Music Pedagogy
1.0 ECTS-AP, 1 h: KG Dance and Movement 1
1.0 ECTS-AP, 1 h: UE Music-Making in the Classroom 1
1.0 ECTS-AP, 1 h: KG Guitar Practice 1
1.0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: KG Chorus Conducting 1
1.0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: KG Ensemble Conducting 1
4.0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: SE Seminar in Music Pedagogy
2.0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: KO Subject-Didactic Conversation Class

  Education Studies
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS School as Educational Institution and the Role of the Teacher
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Learning and Teaching in the Context of Diversity
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: PS Learning and Teaching in the Context of Diversity
1.5 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: VO Educational Research and Development of School and Teaching
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: PS Educational Research and Development of School and Teaching

Recommendations for the Second Semester »

1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KE Piano Practice 2
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Vocal Practicum 1
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS Subject Didactics 1
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Band Practice 1
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Voice Training for Children and Adolescents 1
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: SE Interdisciplinary Research Project

  Education Studies
3.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PR Dealing with the Challenges of Being a School Teacher –Teaching Practice I
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Diagnosing and Counselling
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS Diagnosing and Counselling
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PR Educating and Assessing – Teaching Practice II
3.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS Acting as a Teacher

Recommendations for the Third Semester »

1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KE Artistic Minor Piano 1 oder Artistic Minor Jazz/Pop Piano 1
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Vocal Practicum 2
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS Subject Didactics 2
5.0 ECTS-Credits,
1 h: Subject-Related Practical Course

  Education Studies
7,0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: PR Acting as a Teacher – Teaching Practice IIIa and IIIb
2,0 ECTS-AP, 2 h: VO School Development and Professional Community
4,0 ECTS-AP, 3 h: PR Research in the Field of Formal Education
3,5 ECTS-AP, 2 h: SE Education Laboratory – Reflection and Development in a Pedagogical Context

Recommendations from the First to the ThirdSemester (Education Studies) »

Courses for advanced study of modules 1 to 7 or on current topics in educational studies from the accordingly marked course offer corresponding to 2.5 ECTS-Credits.

  Es ist eine der folgenden Lehrveranstaltungen (2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) zu wählen:

VO Gendersensibilität im Schul- und Bildungssystem
VO Inklusion und Heterogenität im Schul- und Bildungssystem
VO Lebensweltliche Mehrsprachigkeit und Interkulturalität im Schul- und Bildungssystem
VO Pluralität der Weltanschauungen

Recommendations from the First to the Third Semester (Subject and Subject Didactics Music Education) »

  Courses corresponding to altogether 6 ECTS-Credits must be selected:

1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Guitar Practice 2
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: KG Band Practice 2
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 4 h: KG Jazz/Pop Workshop 1-2
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 4 h: KG Jazz/Pop Choir 1-2
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Percussion Practice 1
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: UE Music-Making in the Classroom 2-3
1.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: KG Voice Training for Children and Adolescents 2
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Techniques of Speaking and Rhetorics 1-2
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: KG Dance and Movement 2-3
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 4 h: VU Grundlagen des Arrangieren 1-2
2.0 ECTS-Credits, 1 h: UE New Media in the Classroom 1-2

One course corresponding to 4 ECTS-Credits must be selected:

4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: SE Musicology Seminar
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: SE Topics in Music History of the 20th and 21st Century
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: SE Analysis of Works
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Composition and Arrangement at School
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Applied Music theory in Improvisation and Jazz Composition
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Songwriting
4.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: SE Music Ethnology and Music Anthropology

Recommendations for the Fourth Semester » 

27.5 ECTS-Credits: Master's Thesis
2.5 ECTS-Credits: Master's Thesis Defense

During the first three semester further courses corresponding to 6 ECTS-Credits must be passed from Module 4 “School-Related Practical Skills”, in Education Studies Module 8, “Current Topics in School and Education Research” (5 ECTS-Credits).


Course Sequence (incl. Education Studies)

Qualification Profile and Skills

The Master’s Programme Secondary School Teacher Training (General Education) in one subject only: Music Education qualifies for teaching at all secondary schools (Neue Mittelschule, Polytechnische Schule, Academic Secondary Schools, Intermediate and Higher Vocational Schools).

Graduates are able to solve problems of teaching in secondary schools in an innovative and creative way. They are able to independently deal with scientific or artistic topics resp. with regards to contents and by using appropriate methods. They are able to participate in expert discourse, independently acquire more specialist, subject-didactical and pedagogical knowledge and to implement it in their teaching.

Graduates of the Master’s Programme Secondary School Teacher Training (General Education) in one subject only: Music Education are in particular able to reflect, modify and orientate to the teaching practice key scientific contents, theories and development perspectives I the fields of music education, music didactics and other music-related disciplines. They can comprehensively classify and analyse musical content as well as reprocess it for use at school and instruct varied artistic activities to learners in multi-perspectively organised learning environments in consideration of the target group.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates can resort to a wide spectrum of basic competences in artistic perception, experiencing and designing required for teaching at secondary schools, corresponding knowledge in musicology, theory and analysis as well as a sound knowledge in music didactics and school pedagogy.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

The Master’s Programme Secondary School Teacher Training (General Education) qualifies for teaching at secondary schools. Based on the Bachelor’s Programme, the graduates acquire the competences needed for teaching in a way to meet the educational requirements of a developing school and society.

With the qualifications acquired during the Master’s Programme, further job opportunities in the fields of the respective study programme and in the field of education, such as social and youth work or adult education, open up.

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the ECTS Grading Table) »

The ECTS Grading Table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The ECTS Grading Table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading
scheme
Definition
%-age
   
1 EXCELLENT:
Outstanding performance

TAB = %

2

GOOD:
Generally good, but with some errors

3 SATISFACTORY:
Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors

4 SUFFICIENT:
Performance meets the minimum cirteria

5 INSUFFICIENT:
Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     
Source: will be updated shortly


Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study).

Information about the Programme (in German only)

Forms (in German only)

Contact and Information

General Information about Bachelor's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training 
http://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten/soe/lehramt/   

Andrea Staudacher
Telefon +43 512 560319-3133
E-Mail Andrea.STAUDACHER@moz.ac.at 

Head of Curriculum Committee and Academic Staff Responsible for Recognitions 
 Mag. Reinhard Blum 
 Telefon +43 67688 122 346
 E-Mail Reinhard.BLUM@moz.ac.at 

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