htw saar QR-encoded URL
Back to Main Page Choose Module Version:


Individual Compulsory Elective Module

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Individual Compulsory Elective Module
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Midwifery Science, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021
Module code: HEB-31
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Seminar contribution/ungraded course work depending on the course chosen

[updated 09.11.2022]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

HEB-31 Midwifery Science, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 7, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Barbara Cattarius
Alle Professoren und LfbA

[updated 14.08.2023]
Learning outcomes:
Overall qalification objectives: Q9, Q11
Acquired skills:
Students can select modules worth 5 ECTS for their compulsory elective module from an updated list that is provided annually. The available modules are from the Faculty of Social Sciences and can include modules from the fields of social work, and health care management.
The list of compulsory elective modules is announced on a semester-by-semester basis.

[updated 09.11.2022]
Module content:
Some elective modules from the social science department are, for example:
-        Interkulturelle Kompetenz (Intercultural competence)
-        „No memory, no desire, no understanding“: professionelle Haltung (No memory, no desire, no understanding“: professional attitude)
-        Netzwerkarbeit und Kooperation zwischen bildungsrelevanten Akteuren im Sozial-raum (Networking and cooperation between education-relevant players in the social space)
-        Sprache als Baustein von Diversität (Language as a component of diversity)
-        Erziehungs- und Familienberatung (Educational and family counseling)
-        Kommunikation und Teamentwicklung (Communication and team development)
-        Religiöse Erziehung und Bildung in der modernen Gesellschaft (Religious education in modern society)
-        Einführung in die medienästhetische Praxis (Introduction to media aesthetics)
-        Existenzgründung:  Freiberufliche Betreuung - die Hebamme als Unternehmer*in (Starting a business: Freelance health care - the midwife as entrepreneur)
-        Vorgeburtliche Bindungsförderung nach Jenö Raffai (prenatal bonding according to Jenö Raffai)
-        Pädagogik, Didaktik und Beratung in der Erwachsenenbildung – Familienberatung, Familienplanung (auch In- und Ausland) (Pedagogy, didactics and counseling in adult education - Family counseling, family planning (in Germany and abroad)
-        Klinische Expertise und Handlungsfelder im In- und Ausland (Clinical expertise and fields of action at home and abroad)

[updated 09.11.2022]
Teaching methods/Media:
Seminar depends on the course chosen, student input is expected during the course.

[updated 09.11.2022]
Recommended or required reading:
The literature will be updated by the instructor for the course.

[updated 09.11.2022]
[Wed Feb 28 03:47:35 CET 2024, CKEY=hiw, BKEY=heb, CID=HEB-31, LANGUAGE=en, DATE=28.02.2024]