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

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Programme Coordination LFU Innsbruck
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 Specialisation
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code
472
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2015W)*
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent
Supplemental Examinations Supplemental examination in Latin 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.
Application » Information about the admission procedure


*Information on the Curriculum (2015W)

The complete version of the curriculum (in process) 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)

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, 1 h: VU Fundamentals of the Study Programme
2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Culture and History of Eastern Europe
5.0 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO Selected Periods of Russian Literature

  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 »

7.5 ECTS-Credits, 6 h: UE Russian I
2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Russian Phonetics and Phonology
  2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VO History of the Slavonic Languages/of the Russian Language
  2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h: VU Selected Areas of Film

  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.

For the Bachelor’s Secondary School Teacher Programme in the subject of Russian, the beginners of the programme must either have language skills in Russian at A2 level or acquire these skills in the first semester within the scope of an integrative and action-orientated language training at the university. In the field of linguistics and literary and cultural studies, the students acquire the fundamentals future teachers need for their work at schools. Courses in these fields familiarise the students with the Russian language system, scientific working techniques, methodological and theoretical approaches as well as the literature and culture of the country (including film and media).

In subject didactics the students acquire the required know-how for the internship and their future lesson planning and holding as well as for designing tasks and tests.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates are experts for promoting personal development processes, for arranging of learning situations, for accompanying learning processes and for evaluating learning outcomes.

They have a sound knowledge in the fields of linguistics, literary studies, cultural studies and language didactics. They meet educational and teaching standards as well as methodological-didactical requirements and are able to design their classes in consideration of the age-specific requirements of their pupils and of the educational aims of the respective school types.

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 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 Studiy at the University of Innsbruck

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
29.1
TAB = 100%

 2

 GOOD:
 Generally good, but with some errors
33.8
 3  SATISFACTORY:
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
20.9
 4  SUFFICIENT:
 Performance meets the minimum cirteria
16.2
 5  INSUFFICIENT:
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     
March 2019


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

Examination Office
Standort Innrain 52d Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Authorised Representative
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang Stadler, MA

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

Information for Studends with disabilities

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