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INFO Master Programme Gender, Culture and Social Change (120 ECTS-Credits, 4 semesters)
Compulsory Modules (42.5 ECTS-Credits)
Module 1: Theories and History of Gender Relations I (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are capable of evaluating core social scientific strands of theories of women¿s and gender studies and can differentiate key questions of gender studies. They have knowledge of social movement research (feminist movement) and of gender studies¿ connectivity with humanistic, cultural and social scientific as well as economic disciplines. They are able to classify gender as a principal structuring category in societal contexts.
930001
Gender Theories (VO / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Erna Appelt
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930002
Gender Theories (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Erna Appelt
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Module 3: Difference and Heterogeneity in Migration Societies I (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have methodological, terminological and critical-reflexive knowledge to analyse social discrepancies, social differentiations and heterogeneity in migration societies. They are able to theoretically capture and analyse linkages and interactions of various forms of discrimination with a gender dimension as well as processes of self-organization in the realm of civil society.
930003
Differences and heterogeneity in migration societies (VO / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Max Preglau
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930004
Migration and Gender (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Nikita Dhawan
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Module 4: Difference and Heterogeneity in Migration Societies II (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have critical knowledge of lines of differences operating in society, of different forms of discrimination and socio-structural classification with due consideration of migration matters. They are capable of analysing societal problems in an applied fashion, conceptualising and debating solutions by using key categories like gender, race and class and to productively applying them to questions of social, cultural and educational policies.
603144
Concepts and Problems of Intercultural Education (VO / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Erol Yildiz
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Module 5: Master's Thesis Colloquium (2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h)
Prerequisites for registration: positive evaluation of the compulsory modules 1-4.
Learning Outcome: Graduates are able to design and carry out a scientific research project and to convey their research findings in different settings. Additionally, they have advanced presentation skills, have expertise in dealing with complex interrelations and have proficient foreign language skills. Graduates are able to critically reflect acquired knowledge, to specifically refine and renew it.
930009
Master Thesis Colloquium (SE / 2h / 2,5 ECTS-AP)
Erna Appelt
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Elective Modules (50 ECTS-Credits)
Module 4: Gender and Ethnicity: Culture and Media (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
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.
930006
Gender, ethnicity and culture (VO / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Sylvia Hahn, Barbara Herzog-Punzenberger, Christina Hollomey-Gasser, Gergana Mineva, Max Preglau, Michaela Ralser, Dirk Rupnow, Elisabeth Scheibelhofer, Wiebke Sievers
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930007
Gender, Interculturality in Cultural Studies (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Maria do Mar Castro Varela
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Module 6: Gender, Norms and Normalisation (10 ECTS-Credits, 6 h)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are aware of the influence of law and legislation on the different lifestyles of women and men. They are able to evaluate societal hierarchizations and discriminations in a legal context. They are familiar with the basics of pertinent legal regulations (e.g. equality, gender mainstreaming) and can analyse how law takes part in shaping the construct of gender.
323390
Gender and law (lecture) (VO / 2h / 4 ECTS-AP)
Katharina Rosa Raffl, Elisabeth Stögerer-Schwarz
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930008
Gender and Law: Norms and Normalization (SE / 2h / 3 ECTS-AP)
Ilse Koza
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Module 8: Internship (10 ECTS-Credits, 1 h)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of modules 1-4
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.
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.
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930005
Internship Colloquium (SE / 1h / 2 ECTS-AP)
Itta Tenschert
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