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Degree programme specification

The goal of this Bachelor’s degree study programme is to prepare experts qualified to work in education and development with people of all age groups. The graduate is equipped with the knowledge, skills, and competences acquired through the study of theoretical and applied disciplines, emphasizing a broader theoretical-pedagogical and human-science basis on one hand and application on the other. The graduates are prepared to continue their studies in a Master’s degree study programme building on the knowledge, skills, and competences acquired in the Bachelor’s degree study programme.

The study programme in pedagogy focuses on developing the competences relevant to planning, preparing, and undertaking empirical research and on developing the abilities and skills to explore a diversity of issues in education through theoretical study. Graduates can use their widely applicable competences in working with specialized texts and advanced communication skills in a wide variety of jobs as well as in lifelong learning.

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

In their current form, the study programme curricula include practical training. Parts of some courses take place in schools. The practical focus is strengthened by including the Motivation Build-up course and the Animation course, the latter focusing on experiential education.

Graduate destination

Graduates of the programme find employment in offices and institutions dealing with education and upbringing at all levels, including in non-profit organizations. They can work in institutions providing formal and non-formal education.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Further studies

At the Department of Educational Sciences, graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in pedagogy or a similar discipline can continue their studies in a Master’s degree study programme in pedagogy, social pedagogy and counselling, or andragogy. Graduates can also choose from among pedagogical or related degree study programmes at other universities or other institutions of tertiary education throughout the Czech Republic.

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