level of course unit
Learning outcomes of course unit
Graduates are able to: - apply their acquired knowledge in a work situation. - understand processes in the working environment. - solve problems and implement solutions in real-life projects (practical skills). - create and further develop arguments, solutions and strategies on their own (problem solving skills). In addition, students widen, further develop and successfully implement their knowledge about communication with superiors, members of staff and colleagues (social skills).
prerequisites and co-requisites
Students’ theoretical knowledge will be complemented by practical activities and problem-solving in a real business environment. They must complete a minimum of 100 working hours as part of a full-time position at an external company. This work placement ensures that students are prepared for starting work after completing their studies and feel more confident doing so having already gathered experience in implementing their acquired knowledge. The aim is for them to become familiar with and understand procedures, workflows and situations in a working environment. Students receive support and advice as part of their work placement, enabling them discuss and reflect on problems and success stories.
recommended or required reading
Brenner, D.: Schön, dass Sie da sind!: Karrierestart nach dem Studium. BW Verlag, 2007.
assessment methods and criteria
Report of the Internship
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Christian Huber
year of study
3. Year of studies
recommended optional program components
course unit code
type of course unit
mode of delivery