University of Innsbruck

Überblick

Graduates of the Continuing Education Programme in German as a Foreign Language/German as a Second Language are qualified for teaching especially when it comes to the design and evaluation of target-group specific supportive measures. They may work in the training, further and continuing education of teachers of German as a Foreign Language and German as a Second Language as well as in the fields of language teaching and learning research or the development of suitable, modern foreign language teaching and learning concepts in multilingual contexts.

Info


Degree
Master of Arts (MA)

Duration/ECTS-Credits
6 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits
part-time

(Basic Programme:
3 semesters/60 ECTS-Credits
Masterdegree:
3 semesters/60 ECTS-Credits)

Study Code
UC 992 822

Start
October 2021

Language
German

Cost
Basic Programme: 4,500.- EUR
Masterdegree: 4,950.- EUR

  Curriculum

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Lernziele

Objectives

Graduates have distinguished subject-specific skills in the following areas:

  • analysis and reflection of teaching,
  • feedback and correction,
  • language acquisition and multilingualism in teaching languages and subject-specific matters
  • bilingualism and multilingualism,
  • literature as cultural activity
  • migration and communication,
  • teaching and learning methods in the context of special needs
Zielgruppe

Target group

(Future) teachers of German as a Foreign and Second Language, who want to develop their competences and skills with regards to the fundamentals and the design of language lessons from the perspective of foreignness, in the field of testing and evaluating on a national, regional or institutional level as well as of the legal, political and cultural context.

Voraussetzungen

Requirements

 

To the continuing education programme may be admitted who has passed

and

  • study programme of German Philology or a modern foreign language,
  • Bachelor’s Secondary School Teacher Accreditation Programme I –New Secondary Schools or
  • a Bachelor’s Secondary School Teacher Programme (General Education) in the subjects of German or a modern foreign language.

Participation in the university continuing education courses requires the admission as a non-degree student.

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Contact

Veronika Achner

Division for continuing education
Karl-Schönherr-Straße 3
6020 Innsbruck

  +43 512 507-39401
  weiterbildung@uibk.ac.at

Academic Supervision

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Dannerer
Department of German Studies

Instructors  

Will be announced

Organisational Information

Dates

Schedule and dates for winter semester 2021/22 (german)

Location

University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52
6020 Innsbruck

Admission Requirements

Persons may be admitted to the continuing education programme who have passed the German as a Foreign Language/German as a Second Language continuing education programme (basic course) or an equivalent specific education AND who have successfully passed one of the following study programmes at a post-secondary educational institution home or abroad amounting to at least 180 ECTS-Credits:

  • study programme of German Philology or a modern foreign language,
  • Bachelor’s Secondary School Teacher Accreditation Programme I – New Secondary Schools at a Pedagogical University, or
  • a Bachelor’s Secondary School Teacher Programme (General Education) at a University in the subjects of German or a modern foreign language,

The academic supervisor decides on the equivalence of a specific education based on §3 para. 1.

Modules

  • Teaching Skills
  • Research in Language Acquisition and Multilingualism
  • Language and Culture
  • Course Design
  • Master’s Thesis (20 ECTS-Credits)

Master's Thesis

  • The Master’s Thesis is a scientific piece of work that proves the ability to work on a scientific topic in the field of German as a Foreign Language / German as a Second Language independently and in a justifiable way in terms of content and methodology.
  • The topic of the Master’s Thesis must be selected from one or several compulsory modules listed in §5. The students are entitled to propose a theme for their Master’s Thesis or to select one of a number of suggestions.
  • The thesis is supervised by subject-specific qualified lecturers of the continuous education programme. The graduates have to propose a supervisor from the available programme lecturers to the programme director as well as the theme selected in accordance with the resp. lecturer. This proposal can be made to the programme director at the end of the first semester at the earliest. The suggestion is deemed to have been accepted if the director of the continuous education programme expressly accepts it or does not veto is within a month.

Enrolement

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General Information for the Registration for Continuing Education Programmes

Participation in the university continuing education courses requires the admission as a non-degree student.


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