Bachelor programme / Master programme design: Tech.Tex

From the academic year 2017/18 new admission requirements for school teacher accreditation programme handy craft und textil design are announced.
If you want to start at the location Salzburg, observe the regulation on the admission procedure at the location Salzburg and the deadlines for registration for admissions procedure under

Sign up in time and complete the Self Assessment Test.
Log in time also to the artistic entrance examinations for the desired teaching subject at the respective location.

The teacher training subject "Handy craft and Textile Design" has to be combined with a second teacher training subject. 
The bachelor's program lasts eight and the master's program four semesters.


The bachelor's program serves the specialized artistic, didactic, pedagogical and scientific, educational science and practical teaching basic training as professional training in two subjects for teaching at middle and high schools. The prerequisite is to systematically deal with artistically-applied, scientific and educational contents and methods of the respective subject. The study is based on both the level of appreciation of the arts as well as on the state of research the science involved, referring to the curricula of schools and colleges and the general and holistic educational objectives contained therein.

The aim of the Bachelor's degree in teaching timbered education is the professional education for the exercise of the Magisterium of middle and high schools. A teaching qualification can only be done in consecutive assignment of the corresponding Master's program. Moreover, the bachelor's program more professional fields, such as extracurricular youth education, adult education, cultural and media work, among other things opened.

In addition, the study aims to contribute to personal development and development of social skills of students: Students should be able to perceive and shape artistically-applied and societal developments.

Design and Structure

The eight semester course is modular. A module is a group of teaching and learning content to thematically and didactically meaningful units of study. The names and content descriptions (study objectives) of the individual modules as well as the number of to-reach for each module ECTS credits and the kind of performance assessment are laid down in curricula. The module descriptions refer to the relevant learning outcomes and competences.

The total volume for the Bachelor program teacher training is 240 ECTS credits. This corresponds to a planned study period of 8 semesters. Two subjects have to be completed in a freely selectable combination, educational science and practical study in schools.
Der Gesamtumfang für das Masterstudium Lehramt Sekundarstufe (Allgemeinbildung) beträgt 120 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte. Dies entspricht einer vorgesehenen Studiendauer von vier Semestern. Dabei sind zwei Studienfächer (je 18 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte) in frei wählbarer Kombination oder ein Studienfach und eine Spezialisierung (je 18 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte), Freie Wahlfächer (4 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte) sowie Allgemeine Bildungswissenschaftliche Grundlagen (20 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte) und pädagogisch-praktische-Studien in Form eines Masterpraktikums (30 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte) zu absolvieren. Das Masterpraktikum kann als Wahlmöglichkeit im Rahmen des Wahlpflichtmoduls "Pädagogische Herausforderungen erforschen, reflektieren und gestalten" absolviert werden. Für die Masterarbeit inkl. Begleitlehrveranstaltung sind 24 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte, für die Masterprüfung 6 ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte vorgesehen.
In addition to the general university maturity, the admission requires the mastery of the German language (at least level B2) and the passing of an admission examination to determine the artistic maturity.

The admission examination for the Bachelor's degree in Technical and Textile works consists of the following partial examinations:

1. Presentation of artistic works (portfolio)
2. Communication skills
3. Examinations