TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME: SUBJECT EXERCISE AND SPORT (BED)

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Course Duration / ECTS8 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
ModeFull time
Study ID400
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. 

Why Salzburg?

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?

Teacher Training Programme Subject Exercise and Sport
Basics of Sports Education and Sport Didactics12 ECTS
Biological Basics6 ECTS
Kinesiology and Biomechanics7 ECTS
Training Science6 ECTS
Sports Psychology and Sports Sociology9 ECTS
Practice led by Theory I6 ECTS
Practice led by Theory II9 ECTS
Practice led by Theory III7 ECTS
Practice led by Theory and Sport Didactics6 ECTS
Pedagogical-practical Studies and Teaching Methodology (‘Fachdidaktik’)5 ECTS
‘Fachdidaktik’ and pedagogical-practical Studies11 ECTS
Pedagogical diagnostics, Principle of Inclusion6 ECTS
Bachelor’s thesis7 ECTS
Total240 ECTS

Contact

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Schwameder

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Schwameder
Head of the curriculum committee

Schlossallee 49, 5400 Hallein Rif
Tel.: +43 662 8044-4859
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