English (Teaching Subject)

The subject English aims at preparing students for a career as an English as a foreign language teacher at (lower and upper) secondary schools through an occupation-oriented and research-based education. The degree programme focuses on education in the fields of language competences, subject-specific didactics, linguistics, cultural studies and literature studies. It aims at equipping students with the necessary competences, qualifications and structures of knowledge to systematically understand processes of language learning and explain decisions regarding subject-specific didactics in an adequate manner. Students gain teaching experience and acquire the necessary skills to reflect on it critically.

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General Information about the Teacher Education Programme

The teacher education programme for secondary school teachers (of general education) consists of a bachelor’s programme (8 semesters/240 ECTS credits) and a master’s programme (4 semesters/120 ECTS credits).

Students select two teaching subjects according to their interests and acquire subject-related academic and didactic knowledge. In addition, they have to complete courses on General Educational Fundamentals and Studies on Teaching.

Students who would like to study a third teaching subject, can do so by completing an extension curriculum.

Bachelor of Education

Master of Education

Language: English (instruction language) & German (admission requirement)

Admission Procedure

General Curriculum Master Teacher Education (in German)

Master Curriculum Subject-Section English (in German)

Modul Structure (in German)

Degree Programme Code MEd Subject English: 507

Attention

Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

 Overview of the bachelor programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

The courses of the general educational basics (ABG) can be found here.



 Overview of the master programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

The courses of the general educational basics (ABG) can be found here.



Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates