English / North American Studies, Department
Fakultät für Philologie at the Uni Bochum
- Universitätsstraße 150
- 44780 Bochum
- Phone: +49 234 32 22589
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Special features regarding teachingShort, compulsory introductory phase; opportunities for specialisation are provided as early as the second semester; option of studying English technical languages in a dedicated advanced module; participation in courses of the university's Learning through Research programme (teaching and testing of methodological skills for systematically investigating research issues involving interdisciplinary contexts and creatively conducive approaches); possibility of "independent studies" for especially gifted students (credited, relatively small research projects).
Special features regarding the international orientationCoordination of one-year Assistant Teacher positions and shorter teaching placements in English-speaking countries; fixed links to 12 first-class schools in England, Scotland and Australia, including, for example, Fettes College in Edinburgh. Annual summer school in Scotland with fully credited courses for approx. 40 students. Teaching is conducted entirely in English; credited compulsory stay abroad of at least six weeks.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsCity University Hongkong, China; Central Michigan University, USA; NUI Galway, Irland; UCC Cork, Irland; University of Limerick, Irland; Cardiff University, VK; University of Nottingham, VK; Newcastle University, VK; U niversity of Hull, VK; Free University Brussels, Belgien
Special features regarding research activitiesStrong overlap between teaching and research projects in the field of English Subject-related Didactics (Skills Day, Ganz In, Coaching for Refugees), Linguistics (Multilingualism in Afro-Mülheim, English as the International Lingua Franca) and literary st
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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