Ethnology

Among people: traditions and innovations.

Degree programme specification

The main objective of the Bachelor’s degree programme in ethnology is to present ethnology to the students as science, as well as to introduce them to the topics of ethnological research, its methods and methodology including the application of the acquired knowledge in practice. The teaching of scientific work makes an inseparable part of the study; it lies both in the acquisition of formal characteristics and in the development of students’ creativity, their problem-solving and assessment abilities and decision-making.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time, combined
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech
Results of entrance exams from previous years here

Work experience

Field research is an obligatory part of the studies. Within the field research the students are supposed to master basic ethnological research methods and to describe basic researched phenomena. The fieldwork (2 x 5 workdays) is conducted under professional supervision of guarantors. The course of professional museum practice is to deliver the basics of ethnographic museology (work with ethnographic collections, their registration /CES/, storage, and familiarity with the museum institution's operation); it is organized in cooperation with partner museums in the range of 60 hours.

Graduate destination

The graduate from the programme has professional competences which allow him/her to be employed in expert institutions (scientific organizations, memory institutions: museums, heritage preservation etc.), as well as cultural and public-educational institutions, and in state administration and self-governmental administration and in NGOs. The gained knowledge of realia and the developed abilities to identify, describe and evaluate cultural phenomena and processes, which are purposefully developed at among students during their studies, indicate the potential of succeeding in e.g. creative industry and tourism.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Further studies

The graduate from the bachelor study programme of Ethnology can (after having met all the conditions for admission) continue his/her studies in the consequent master programme of Ethnology or relative disciplines.

Further information

https://www.phil.muni.cz/en

http://etnologie.phil.muni.cz/en

Not sure?
Do you have any questions?

Search the MUNI discussion forum for advice

MUNI discussion forum


Or send us an e-mail

Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Chovancová

Consultant

e‑mail:

You are running an old browser version. We recommend updating your browser to its latest version.