Courses



Elective Modules (35 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 1: The Languages of Greece and the Aegean (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Knowledge about the genesis and development of Greek and/or another language from the Aegean region.
Module 2: Asian Languages (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Knowledge about the genesis and development of an Indo-Germanic or non-Indo-Germanic Asian language or language group.
Module 4: Western Indoeuropean Languages (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Knowledge about the genesis and development of Latin and/or Italic languages and/or Old Germanic and/or Lithuanian and/or Old Slavonic and/or Baltic and/or Celtic.
Module 5: Business Communication (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Understanding the problems and effective forces in Business Communication.
Module 6: Interactive Media (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Understanding the effectiveness and dynamic development of interactive media.
Module 8: Language, Politics and Society (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Detailed knowledge of concepts, theories and methodological approaches; skill to examine the relationships of Language, Society and Politics systematically and critically.
Module 10: Television and Radio (12.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Skills in media-specific design of communications products, experience in concept development and realisation of a practical media project.
Module 11: Print and Online Media (12.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Skills in media-specific design of communications products, experience in concept development and realisation of a practical media project.
Module 12: Core Theme: Applied Linguistics/Media Linguistics (15 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Broadened skills for exemplary analysis and independent examination of theories and models; critical handling of methods of empirical Communication Analysis.
Module 13: Language and Gender (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Understanding of interactions among language and perception as well as social and linguistic change; sensitisation for differences between scientific and ideological argumentation.
Module 14: Gender Studies (Advanced) (5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Capacity to describe and reflect on 'gender', gender relations and gender differences in language, its representations in the media and cultural texts.
Module 15/16: Module from other Master Programmes of the Faculty of Humanities 2 (5/5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: The prerequisites of the respective curricula do apply.
Learning Outcome: According to the learning outcome defined for the module, an insight to another discipline is gathered.
A maximum of two modules with a total of 5 ECTS-AP each or one module with a total of 10 ECTS-AP may be taken from the Master of Arts programmes of the Faculty of Humanities 2 of the University of Innsbruck. Gender-related modules are especially recommended.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).