Elective Modules (50 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 4: Gender and Ethnicity: Culture and Media (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are familiar with current and historic forms of gender and ethnic representation in different cultural systems of symbolization. They can apprehend interdependencies of gender and ethnic representation and the (re-)constructs of other social realities. The focus is on analysing medial representation.
Module 5: Gender, Ethnicity and Language (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students understand constructs of gender and ethnicity through language. They are able to evaluate key topics, concepts and contexts of feminist linguistics and to deal with subareas of the research object and theories as wells as methods of feminist linguistics in an exemplary manner
Students have to complete an internship in order to test and apply acquired knowledge and skills. The internship also serves to give insight to the occupational practice and to gain professional qualifications. It amounts to 200 hours and 8 ECTS credits. It is to be completed at institutions where gender experts, equal opportunities or diversity officers pursuant to § 1 sec. 4 work (e.g. educational and research institutions, media, private companies, NGOs and non-profit organisations, public administration, international organisations, institutions in the area of migration and integration, institutions in policy fields such as social, cultural, economic, development and gender equality policy). It takes place during the semester break. Students have to seek approval by the university programme director before entrance into the internship. A confirmation of the tasks performed (including duration, scope and content) issued by the institution is to be submitted in writing.
Module 8: Internship (10 ECTS-Credits, 1 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of 3 modules, whereof at least 2 compulsory modules
Learning Outcome: Students apply acquired knowledge and skills in a professional environment; upon completion of the module, students are familiar with the conditions of professional and/or academic practice.
Courses with a total of 10 ECTS-Credits can be selected freely from the curricula of the master¿s and/or diploma programmes at the University of Innsbruck.
Module 9: Interdisciplinary Skills (10 ECTS-Credits)
Prerequisites for registration: the prerequisites of the respective curricula do apply.
Learning Outcome: This module serves to widen the study programme and to acquire additional qualifications.
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  • 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).