Theatre and Film Studies
Theatre Studies: All the world’s a stage. Film Studies: We see film from within.
The aim of the study programme is a systematic preparation for academic and scientific work in academic and research institutions and universities or in the broader field of humanities, and also expert praxis in cultural institutions, creative industries, media etc.
The study programme has two orientations 1) Drama and Performativity - focuses on the theory and history of theatre and drama (including production modes), and 2) Audiovisual Culture and Society - focuses on theory and history of film and audiovisual culture, including production modes and institutions, cultural effects, and reception.
The study programme is highly specialized and individualized, focused on scientific work and tailored to the needs of individual dissertation projects. The study plan consists of a set of dissertation seminars, leading to the completion of the thesis. The system of dissertation seminars is supported by a series of type A/required as well as type B/selective and type C/selective courses (including lectures in English, practical training, or an internship abroad).
Practical experience is important part of doctoral programme. Students - according their specialisation - can join research project at the departments, take part in teaching (first as assistents and later provide courses on their own), and co-operate on other academic or organisational tasks.
Study programme also includes abroad intership (minimal length of stay 1 month) and internship in practical field in research institution or cultural industries (minimal lenght of stay 30days).
More info about the programme, research focus of the departments and individual teachers is provided on web pages of
Department of Theatre Studies https://divadlo.phil.muni.cz/
and Department of Film and Audio-visual Culture https://fav.phil.muni.cz/
Graduates of the doctoral degree study programme can work as top experts in scientific research and educational institutions, both nationally and internationally.
Doctoral graduates are trained for specialized positions requiring high qualifications in scientific research institutions, academia, museums, archives, theatres, and the film industry (production, distribution, festivals, cinemas, television, etc.), as well as in other cultural and creative industries, such as cultural management and policies, dramaturgy, press, editorial and publishing practices, etc.
There are no supervisors recorded for this study programme.
|Provided by||Faculty of Arts|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||4 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
|Doctoral board and doctoral committees|
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PhDr. Jaromír Blažejovský, Ph.D.
doc. Mgr. Pavel Skopal, Ph.D.
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.