Social pedagogy and counselling

Degree programme specification

The goal of the study programme is to provide graduates with employment potential in socio-pedagogic and guidance work. The study Social pedagogy and counselling will familiarize students with the major socio-pedagogical concepts, approaches, theories, and schools of thought. Systematic preparation for work with clients will equip students for how to social pedagogy work and to counselling work. The program will lead to conceptualization and understanding of social relationships of different types and severances of social and individual issues and will also prepare students for individual research and professional analytical work.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study follow-up master's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction czech

Work experience

A mandatory part of the curriculum is practical training (100 hours), which is categorized into a number of specialized course units. In addition, the study plan includes a mandatory course of practical practice (individual plan) of 70 hours. Every practice students choose to study once in any semester of study. The socioeducational practice where it takes place is chosen by students themselves, according to their own interests and future career direction. The practical training is complemented with course Social and Counselling services and Work with a client.

Graduate destination

Graduates have acquired the analytical and decision-making competence to take on managerial and programme posts in educational, social care, and cultural institutions, as well as mass media and humanities-oriented institutions, that require critical and rational thinking.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Further studies

After completing the Master’s degree study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in a doctoral degree study programe in pedagogy at the Faculty of Arts or at the Faculty of Pedagogy of Masaryk University.

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doc. PhDr. Dana Knotová, Ph.D.