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School of Social and Political Sciences
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)
Nikita Dhawan
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930002
Gender Theories (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Nikita Dhawan
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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-organisation 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
Gender Relations in Migration Societies (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Michaela Ralser
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Module 5: Master's Thesis Colloquium (2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of 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.
930005
Master Thesis Colloquium (SE / 2h / 2,5 ECTS-AP)
Max Preglau
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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)
Luis Manuel Hernandez Aguilar
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930007
Gender, Interculturality in Cultural Studies (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Anna-Esther Younes
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Module 5: Gender, Ethnicity and Language (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h)
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
641032
Feminist Linguistics (VO / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Claudia Posch
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930008
Gender, Ethnicity and Language (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Evelyn Brigitte Hayn
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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 hierarchisations 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
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323390
Gender and law (lecture) (VO / 2h / 4 ECTS-AP)
Katharina Rosa Raffl, Elisabeth Stögerer-Schwarz
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930009
Gender and Law: Norms and Normalisation (SE / 2h / 3 ECTS-AP)
Ilse Koza
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Module 8: Internship (10 ECTS-Credits, 1 h)
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.
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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930010
Intership Colloquium (SE / 1h / 2 ECTS-AP)
Itta Tenschert
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  COURSES
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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800974
SE Doctorate Program Gender Studies I (SE / 2h / 5 ECTS-AP)
Tove Soiland
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