INFO Subject Music Education - Instruments (Universität Mozarteum Salzburg - Standort Innsbruck)
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Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (relevant course examinations) (no courses)
If combined with the teaching subject of Music Education - Instruments the following additional regulations must be noted: The listed attributions in modules 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 must be applied not only to the Artistic Majors (KHF) but also to the respective artistic first and second majors (1. KHF and 2. KHF). The following compulsory modules corresponding to 100 ECTS-Credits must be passed:
Compulsory Modules (100 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Compulsory Module 4: Music Pedagogy and Subject Didactics (9 ECTS-Credits; 9 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module - can resort to a fundamental knowledge in the field of music pedagogy and music didactics, - can examine music-pedagogical or subject-didactical issues resp. based on scientific criteria under supervision, - are able to implement music-pedagogical or subject-didactical concepts resp., also in relation to gender, diversity and inclusion for their lesson planning, - can use their respective artistic-practical competences including dance and movement as well as knowledge of music science and music theory for their teaching, - know about the basic conditions of musical talent and development, - can resort to a manifold repertoire of methods for designing teaching, learning and prac-ticing processes, - are sufficiently familiar with different teaching forms at school, - are able to develop a critical awareness for music and its manifold historic and sociocultural contexts and functions, joint singing and music-making and social learning in creative design Special notes: The Portfolio Support course serves the preparation for the exam before a committee at the end of this module. Examination before a committee on the music-didactical portfolio in semester 6 (in combination with compulsory module 7)
Compulsory Module 5: Musicology (14 ECTS-Credits; 14 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module - have a knowledge of music history based on reflection of relations an developments, - can resort to a comprehensive understanding of musical epochs, styles and genres and a well-founded repertoire knowledge, - are able to recognise and reflect on music in its historic, social and aesthetic conditions of development and are able to make auditory-stylistic classifications, - are familiar with physical and physiological conditions of sound creation, - know about economic, cultural and socio-political conditions in the field of music making and music reception, - are ready to deal with the emergence and effects of music in a critical and reflected way, beyond the scope of the study programme.
Compulsory Module 6: Musical Theory (10 ECTS-Credits; 10 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module - can resort to knowledge and skills in the fields of music science and music theory, apply it in an interlinked way and work on scientific issues under supervision, - are able to auditorily perceive harmonic, melodic and formal principles and implement them closely linked to the respective artistic-practical subjects, - are able to use their knowledge of music theory in their artistic practice and prepare them for use at school, - can resort to a fundamental understanding of music forms, styles and genres in the historic context. Special notes: If combined with the subject Music Education - Instruments, no courses which were already selected for the subject Music Education - Instruments may be selected.
Compulsory Module 7: School-Related Practical Skills (12 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module - have a comprehensive artistic-practical and music-didactical reflected competence profile focused on school practice, - can resort to advanced competences, partly artistic-practical skills in the majors and competences in music theory - understand auditee and musical-theoretical skills as immanent part of the artistic practice - are able to guide instrumental and vocal music including dance and movement in class in a gender-sensitive and diversity-sensitive way. - have an artistic-practical repertoire of methods based on the respective competence areas, - are familiar with the manifold possible uses of the new media in class - possess the required qualities for acting as authentic artistic-pedagogical role model in school. Only courses may be chosen, which are not compulsory in other modules. Moreover, it is recommended to select courses with regards to one's own school-practical profile and to the examination before the committee at the end of the module. Examination before the committee to show artistic-practical aptitude or school-practical competences resp. in semester 8 (combined with compulsory modules 2 and 3)
Compulsory Module 8: Choir and Ensemble Conducting (6 ECTS-Credits; 12 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module - are able to conduct choirs and ensembles, - have a command of conducting techniques, basic methods of studying and school-specific knowledge of literature, - experience work with choirs and ensembles as suitable platform for imparting music, - experience artistic-practical skills (piano, vocal) as immanent part of work with choirs and ensembles.
Compulsory Module 9: Subject-Related Practical Course (5 ECTS-Credits; 1 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module - are able to prepare special knowledge correctly and understandably for teaching music and to plan, implement and evaluate their teaching based on the principles of modern music didactics, - are able to reflect on research in music didactics in the context of the teaching practice, implement it and critically question their own teaching. Special notes: The subject-related practical course includes getting to know the fields of school practice, sitting in on subject-specific classes and holding of teaching units or sequences resp. in the subject Music Education as well as a preparation, support and follow-up phase at the university.
Compulsory Module 10: Bachelor's Thesis (5 ECTS-Credits; 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory modules 5 and 6
Learning Outcome: Graduates of this module are able to deal with a subject-specific or subject-didactical topic in relation to the school context in a methodically correct way and to present the results in writing and verbally in an understandable way.
  COURSES Compulsory Module 11: Interdisciplinary Skills (5 ECTS-Credits)
Prerequisites for registration: The registration requirements specified by the respective curricula must be met.
Learning Outcome: This module serves to expand the study programme and to acquire additional qualifications.
Providing the availability of places, courses amounting to 5 ECTS-Credits can be freely chosen from one's own subject and/or the curricula of the Mozarteum University Salzburg/location Innsbruck or the Bachelor and Diploma Programmes of the University of Innsbruck, with the exception of the teaching subject. It is recommended to pick courses relating to school practical issues, on gender-specific aspects and inclusive pedagogy. For further information about courses click COURSES.

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