Course Description

    The KPH-Edith Stein offers initial and further training in teaching and social professions at its sites in Salzburg and Stams.

    Stams

    • bachelor degree course in primary education
    • bachelor degree course in secondary education
    • bachelor degree course in special needs education (SEN)
    • bachelor degree course in catholic relgious studies

    Salzburg

    • bachelor degree course in catholic religious studies
    Teaching Degree for Primary Schools

    The course is dedicated to the acquisition of professional skills for teaching in primary schools.

    This course equips the students with competence in planning, organizing and evaluating classes in primary schools. The student will be able to support and foster learning, to sense the special learning needs of pupils and to take on responsibility in the school sector. Evaluation of and constant research in developing teaching practices form a great part of the students' training.

    The final bachelor thesis and its defensio guarantee a close connection of theory and practise.

    Admission requirements: A-levels or corresponding Certificate of General Educational Development (can be taken in Stams).

    Length of studies: 6 semesters (180 EC)

    Final degree: 'Bachelor of Education' with qualification to teach in primary schools.

    The Bachelor Degree Programme (180 EC) is made up of the following components:

    Humanities39 EC
    School Practice36 EC
    Academic Subject Studies84 EC
    Practice Oriented Research21 EC

    KPH Edith Stein cooperates with various universities and colleges throughout Europe. Students of the BEd programme can do a credited semester abroad at one of our partner institutions.

    Teaching Degree for Secondary Schools

    The course is dedicated to the acquisition of professional teaching in secondary schools.

    This course equips the students with competence in planning, organizing and evaluating classes in secondary schools. The student will be able to support and foster learning, to sense the special learning needs of pupils and to take on responsibility in the school sector. Evaluation of and constant research in developing teaching practices form a great part of the students training.

    The final bachelor thesis and its defensio guarantee a tight connection of theory and practice.

    Admission Requirements: A-Levels or corresponding, Certificate of General Educational Development (can be taken in Stams)

    Length of studies: 6 semesters (180 EC)

    Final Degree: Bachelor of Education (BEd) with the qualification to teach in secondary schools.

    For a bachelor of education in the secondary sector students choose one core subject and one foundation subject.

    Core Subjects (one is compulsory): German, English, Mathematics

    Foundation Subjects (one is compulsory): Art, Biology and Environmental Science, Geography, History and Social Studies, Physical Education, Music, Physics and Chemistry, Textile Art, Design and Technology, Nutrition and Home Economics, Religious Studies (combined study programme with the Institute of Religious Studies)

    The Bachelor Degree Programme (180 EC) is made up of the following components:

    Humanities39 EC
    School Practice36 EC
    Academic Subject Studies84 EC
    Practice Oriented Research21 EC

    KPH Edith Stein cooperates with various universities and colleges throughout Europe. Students of the BEd programme can do a credited semester abroad at one of our partner institutions.

    Teaching Degree for Catholic Religious Studies

    The course is dedicated to the acquisition of theologic knowledge and pedagogic skills. Students develop the ability to experience a religious dimension in every day life, especially in the life of children and juveniles. The students develop their ability of judgement based on the knowledge of the Bible and religious tradition. In addition they become acquainted with the manifold conditions (anthropological, sociological, psychological, etc.) for faith and religion.

    This course equips the students with competence in planning, organizing and evaluating classes in primary schools. The student will be able to support and foster learning, to sense the special learning needs of pupils and to take on responsibility in the school sector. Evaluation of and constant research in developing teaching practices form a great part of the students' training.

    The final bachelor thesis and its defensio guarantee a close connection of theory and practise

    Admission requirements: A-levels or corresponding Certificate of General Educational Development (can be taken in Stams)

    Final degree: 'Bachelor of Education' with qualification to teach Catholic religious studies in compulsory and vocational schools

    The Bachelor Degree Programme (180 EC) is made up of the following components:

    Humanities39 EC
    School Practice36 EC
    Academic Subject Studies84 EC
    Practice Oriented Research21 EC


    KPH Edith Stein cooperates with various universities and colleges throughout Europe. Students of the BEd programme can do a credited semester abroad at one of our partner institutions.