Bachelor's Programme Secondary School Teacher Training
(General Education) Subject: Latin

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Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture
Faculty of Teacher Education

Duration / ECTS-Credits 8 semesters / 240 ECTS-Credits
(combination of two subjects or one subject and one specialisation)
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQF/NQF: Level 6 
ISCED-F 0114 Teacher Training with Subject Sepcialisation
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code
468
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2015W)*
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent
Supplemental Examination Supplemental examination in Latin is required before completion of the first diploma examination programme if this subject was not completed satisfactorily with at least 10 credit hours at a higher-level secondary school. Supplemental examination in Greek is required before completion of the first diploma examination if this subject was not completed satisfactorily with at least 10 credit hours at a higher-level secondary school ("Oberstufe") after the eighth grade.
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*Information on the Curriculum (2015W)

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)

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 grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution 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 grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

 Austrian grading
 scheme
 Definition
 %-age
      
 1  EXCELLENT:
 Outstanding performance
43.4 TAB = 100%

 2

 GOOD:
 Generally good, but with some errors
25.3
 3  SATISFACTORY:
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
19.5
 4  SUFFICIENT:
 Performance meets the minimum cirteria
11.8
 5  INSUFFICIENT:
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     
October 2018


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).

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP)

(1) Within the scope of the Studies and Orientation Period, which takes place in the first semester, the following course examination must be passed:

  1. School as an Educational Institution and Role of the Teacher, VO 2, 2 ECTS-Credits

(2) Successful passing of the Studies Induction and Orientation Period entitles to passing all further courses and examinations and to writing the Bachelor’s Thesis.

(3)  Before successful completion of the Studies Induction and Orientation Period courses amounting to 22 ECTS-Credits may be passed. The registration requirements listed in the curriculum must be adhered to.

General Information

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 6 semesters or 180 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 »

2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Introduction to Classical Philology
2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS Scientific Working
2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: UE Latin Morphology and Syntax I
  2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: UE Translation Exercise Latin
  2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Survey of the History of Latin Literature I

  Basics of Educational Science
  2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO School as an Educational Institution and Role of the Teacher
  2.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS School as an Educational Institution and Role of the Teacher

Recommended Courses for the first semester of the other Subject.

Recommendations for the Second Semester »

2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: UE Latin Morphology and Syntax II
2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Metrics
  5.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PS Interpretation
  2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Survey of the History of Latin Literature II

  Basics of Educational Science
  3.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: PR Dealing with the Challenges as a Teacher at School - Teaching Practice I

Recommended Courses for the first semester of the other Subject.

Course Sequence (incl. Basics of Educational Science)

Qualification Profile and Skills

The Secondary School Teacher Training Programme (General Education) qualifies its graduates as teachers in the selected subjects of general education / specializations for all secondary schools (Neue Mittelschule, Polytechnische Schule, Academic Secondary Schools,  Intermediate and Higher Technical and Vocational Schools). This study programme also meets the requirements for teaching in intermediate and higher schools in the South Tyrol. It consists of a Bachelor’s Programme and a subsequent Master’s Programme. It covers training in general education science, a pedagogical-practical training and a subject-specific and subject-didactic education in the two selected teaching subjects.

The Bachelor’s School Teacher Training in the subject of Latin teaches students the necessary knowledge and skills for competently teaching Latin at secondary schools.

The study programme focuses on Roman literature. The students not only get an overview of the epochs of Roman literature and their central works, but also learn in specialized courses to search for specialist literature and to use it for interpreting text passages independently.

The living on of Roman literature in European culture is another focus of the study programme. Therefore, the study of Latin texts of the Middle Ages and especially the Modern Age is an essential part of the programme. Since good language skills are required to competently deal with Latin texts, special courses for expanding the vocabulary and grammar as well as the interpretation skills of the students are offered during the study programme.

In the subject-didactic courses the students acquire the ability to impart their professional knowledge and skills to the students in a professional way. They will get an insight into the didactics and methodology of Latin lessons and can gain first experience of teaching Latin during an internship.


Expected Learning Outcomes

Thanks to their profound vocabulary and grammar skills, graduates are able to translate Latin texts. They have a detailed knowledge of Latin literature and are familiar with subject-specific working techniques and methods. They acquire knowledge in didactics and methodology of teaching Latin as well as the ability to convey content in an age-appropriate way and adapted to the needs of the individual students.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor’s Programme Secondary School Teacher Training (General Education) are admitted to the corresponding Master’s Programme and can be provisionally start their teaching service in the chosen general education subjects in secondary schools to complete the Induction and Orientation Phase.

With the qualifications acquired during the Bachelor’s Programme further job opportunities, such as social and youth work or adult education, open up.

Postgraduate and further Study at the University of Innsbruck

Information about the Programme (in German only)

Forms (in German only)

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Innrain 52d Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Authorised Representative
Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gabriela Kompatscher-Gufler

Dean of Studies
Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Pauer

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