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Elective modules corresponding to altogether 80 ECTS-Credits must be passed, whereby at least two elective modules must be passed from elective modules no. 1, no. 2 and no.3, and at least one module from elective modules no. 4, 5 and 6 as well as elective modules no. 7, no. 8 and no. 9. In place of the elective module Interdisciplinary Skills (no. 10) and Individual Choice of Specialisation (no. 11), complementary modules can be passed, providing the availability of places. Complementary modules are specified modules from other curricula corresponding to 30 ECTS-Credits. They are disclosed in the University of Innsbruck Bulletin.
Elective Modules (80 ECTS-Credits)
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Elective Module 2: English Literature and Culture I (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Highly specialised knowledge of central forms, concepts as well as historic, social and medial contexts of anglophone literature and cultural studies; critical dealing with different interpretation approaches; expansion of the competences for analysing traditional and new media text types as well as for independent scientific work.
Elective Module 6: American Literature and Culture II (15 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Highly specialised knowledge of genres, periods, concepts and theories in the field of literary and cultural studies; literary-scientific as well as (inter) cultural competences; extensive reading list of important primary and secondary works.
Elective Module 7: Research in Linguistics and Culture (15 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students can apply, evaluate, present and further develop their acquired knowledge in university research projects or in the non-university working world purposefully and successfully and to summarise their work experience in a convincing Report.
Elective Module 8: Research in English Literature and Culture (15 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Independent application of theories and methods of literary and cultural studies; development of research-led perspectives and their implementation in scientific practices (e.g. in the form of scientific events, excursion, projects); advancing of key competences (including project management, communication skills, transfer skills).

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).