Courses



Compulsory Modules (100 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 2: Literary Studies (5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 1
Learning Outcome: Students are able to explain and assess literary theories and theoretical-methodological paradigms of literary science. They are aware of the simultaneousness and continuous differentiation of conceptualisations of literary theory and methodology. Ability of the skill to reflect on hermeneutic and semiotic processes and to independently explore and substantiate theoretical-methodical approaches for analysing literary texts.
Compulsory Module 3: Linguistics (5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 1
Learning Outcome: Competence to recognize, scientifically describe and critically evaluate linguistic structures; skills to adequately assess the pupils` language performances with the acquired analysis competence; Fundamental knowledge of gender-, age-specific and age-atypical development of the receptive and productive linguistic competences of listening, reading, talking and writing with main focus on the ages between 10 and 18; awareness of linguistic challenges for learners; knowledge of appropriate ways of intervention for typical problems of language acquisition
Compulsory Module 4: Subject Didactics (5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 1
Learning Outcome: Competence to present and reflect on main subject-didactical contents, theories, development perspectives and application fields; fundamental knowledge of language didactics
Compulsory Module 8: Written German (5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 1
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of fundamental concepts, methods and results of text linguistics; skill to independently analyse linguistic processes, expression forms and competences, also under the aspect of their development, as well as critical reflection on underlying norms; ability to reflect on writing processes; knowledge and ability to use fundamental strategies of (scientific) text production.
Compulsory Module 10: Linguistics in Education (5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 6
Learning Outcome: Skills to present and explain connections between language and cognition, language and society and thus another skill of linguistic variation and variability (social, medial, spatial, temporal); competence in using language varieties and multilingualism; skills to independent analysis of linguistic processes, expression forms and competences, also under the aspect of their development; skills of application in the classroom.
Compulsory Module 13: Advanced Topics in Teaching German (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 11
Learning Outcome: Skills to deal with and critically reflect on the current research standard of subject didactics; ability to use this knowledge for actual subject-didactical issues; subject-related skills in diagnosis and support; ability to write a seminar paper, which presents results in a conclusive way and corresponds to scientific standards.
Compulsory Module 14: Advanced Topics I (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Modules 5, 9 and 10
Learning Outcome: Ability to deal with and critically reflect on the current state of research with regards to a selected topic; skill to use this knowledge for an actual question in literary science or linguistics; ability to analyse texts and expressions with regards to different perspectives of literary-science and linguistics; ability to write a seminar paper, which presents results in a conclusive way and corresponds to scientific standards.
Compulsory Module 15: Advanced Topics II (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Modules 5, 9 and 10
Learning Outcome: Ability to deal with and critically reflect on the current state of research with regards to a selected topic; skill to use this knowledge for an actual question in literary science or linguistics; ability to analyse texts and expressions with regards to different perspectives of literary-science and linguistics; ability to write a seminar paper, which presents results in a conclusive way and corresponds to scientific standards.
Compulsory Module 17: Bachelor's Thesis (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 1 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 14
Learning Outcome: The graduates are able to apply theoretical and methodical instruments of German studies to a specific topic.

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).