Deutsch / German (First State Examination/Extended Examination)
Program: Deutsch / German
Degree: First State Examination
Program length: 9 semesters / 4.5 years (240 ECTS points)
The study program of the "Deutsch / German" subject in the Teaching in Secondary Schools program is oriented based on the requirements of the practice of teaching German in secondary schools. The program imparts the subject-related and teaching-related principles for exercising the teaching profession in secondary schools and collects initial experiences in practical teaching in schools, following academic instruction. The program qualifies students for academic work and for the socially responsible execution of the teaching profession based on the acquired expertise; that is, through knowledge, qualifications and perspectives.
The university education provides future teachers with professional qualifications in order to analyze, plan, design and reflect educational processes in German teaching in schools.
The "Deutsch / German" subject incorporates the required learning content specific to school teaching and the intended professional context of school teaching from all school-related German studies fields (Linguistics, Literature of the Middle Ages and Modern German Literature).
In addition to the subject-related analysis of these subjects, their preparation with respect to teaching methodology is also in the foreground of interest.
The teaching program in the "Deutsch / German" subject prepares you for your profession as a teacher, as well as for a wide and diverse range of other employment possibilities (e.g. extracurricular education, official authorities, publishers, teaching and research at university, etc.).
Of course, other options, such as a Master or Doctorate program, are also open to you.
Education certificates General higher education entrance qualification or subject-related higher education entrance qualification or master’s certificate and comparable certificates from advanced professional training or professional qualifications Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admission
Other foreign language skills:
NOTE: before the interim examination (end of 4th semester), skills in two foreign languages must be demonstrated, including English or French. One foreign language must be certified at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The other foreign language must be certified at Level B2. If Latin skills apply instead of one of the modern foreign languages, these must be certified at the level of the Latinum. It is recommended to be able to provide proof of these skills at the start of the program.
Restricted admission None
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