TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME: SUBJECT EXERCISE AND SPORT (BED)
|Course Duration / ECTS||8 semesters / 240 ECTS|
|University degree||Bachelor of Education (BEd)|
|Faculty||Interfaculty Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology|
|Department||Interfaculty Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology|
|Admission Requirements||In order to be admitted to the Bachelor’s degree teacher training programme for the subject of Exercise and Sport, applicants must hold the ‘Matura’ or another higher education entrance qualification, and successfully pass the supplementary examination which assesses students’ kinetic skills and abilities. Moreover, students must have basic alpine skiing skills. Please find further criteria, exam dates and the online application on our website: https://spowi.uni-salzburg.at/ergaenzungspruefung/allgemeine-information/.|
|Language of instruction German||Proof of language proficiency|
We recommend students to undergo a sports medical examination prior to starting your studies. The university institute for preventive and rehabilitative sports medicine offers these examinations for students and prospective students at a special rate.
What will I learn?
In the Bachelor’s degree teacher training programme for the subject of Exercise and Sport, students acquire basic knowledge of scientific areas (such as sports education, sports psychology, sports ecology, sports sociology, sports biology, kinesiology, biomechanics, training science), thematic fields (such as health care, performance and competitions, games and design, social learning, taking risks and experience, security and risk management) and diversity issues (gender, age, culture, talents and impairments) relevant for teaching the subject of Exercise and Sport.
Which career opportunities do I have?
The Bachelor’s programme qualifies students for teaching the subject of Exercise and Sport at secondary school level I. In combination with a Master’s degree, graduates are also qualified to teach at secondary school level II. Moreover, graduates are qualified to work in all occupations orientated towards education in the context of exercise and sport.
A unique campus, the Interfaculty Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology at the University of Salzburg is an internationally renowned location, which closely combines interdisciplinary research with teaching and application in the fields of school, health sports and high-performance sports, and which actively integrates students into numerous projects. Very good connections with schools, where students can gather teaching experience.
How is the course structured?
|Basics of Sports Education and Sport Didactics||12 ECTS|
|Biological Basics||6 ECTS|
|Kinesiology and Biomechanics||7 ECTS|
|Training Science||6 ECTS|
|Sports Psychology and Sports Sociology||9 ECTS|
|Practice led by Theory I||6 ECTS|
|Practice led by Theory II||9 ECTS|
|Practice led by Theory III||7 ECTS|
|Practice led by Theory and Sport Didactics||6 ECTS|
|Pedagogical-practical Studies and Teaching Methodology (‘Fachdidaktik’)||5 ECTS|
|‘Fachdidaktik’ and pedagogical-practical Studies||11 ECTS|
|Pedagogical diagnostics, Principle of Inclusion||6 ECTS|
|Bachelor’s thesis||7 ECTS|