Faculty Faculty of Education (FPE)
Study programme Special education (B7506)
Branch of study / Specialization Special education of preschool age - Kindergarten teaching (7506R051/0 - 3)
Level of acquired qualification Bachelor
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 3 years
Number of ECTS credits 180
Qualification awarded Bachelor (0)
Access to further studies Master study programme  
Type of completion State Final Exam, Master's Thesis Defense
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students unspecified
Key learning outcomes The aim of this study programme is to equip graduates with professional competences required for the profession of teacher in a mainstream kindergarten, a kindergarten with classes for children with special needs and special needs kindergarten, as well as in school facilities in health institutions and non-profit facilities involved in the care of preschool children with SEN. These are psycho-social skills, social and communicative, methodological and subject, diagnostic and interventional (supportive) skills. Based on the studies the graduates will be able to adequately reflect the preschool children with special educational needs, will be ready to participate in their education and training, respect their anatomical, physiological and developmental traits which demand the usage of specialized methods and individualized forms of care for these children.
Specific admission requirements Entrance examination - subjects related to the chosen study field
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning not specified
Qualification requirements and regulations Completed high school education with final "maturita" exam.
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Qualified and professionally trained special needs educator for preschool children (preschool teacher) can be employed as a mainstream kindergarten teacher or special needs kindergarten teacher, as well as a managing worker in the middle management level of education. Graduates can also work as an assistant or consultant in the non-profit sector providing services for children with SEN. Graduates acquire competence to independently carry out practical activities of the special needs teacher focused on work with preschool children and family, as well as to carry out educational counselling as a part of comprehensive care for preschool children with special educational needs.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Jošt Jiří, doc. Mgr. CSc.
Status Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course code Course title (* Final State Examination) Language of instruction Number of ECTS credits Course availability
A Compulsory 1 Winter KBI/WPSOM Somatology Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KPES/WPZSP Basic Principles of Special Needs Education Czech 6  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KPES/WOPOB General psychology and personality psychology Czech 3  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KPES/WPPSŠ Law and social and school legislation Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KPES/WPÚSP Introduction to the study of special education Czech 1  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KSV/WSOCB Sociology Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KIN/WICTB Basics of ICT Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KPES/WPXB1 Serial School Experience in Common Kindergarten I Czech 6  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KPES/WOPDB General theory of education and history of education Czech 3  
A Compulsory 1 Winter KSV/WFFB Philosophy Czech 2  
B Compulsory option 1 Winter KAJ/WAJB1 Practical English I English 2  
B Compulsory option 1 Winter KNJ/WNJB1 German Language I German 2 The course is available to visiting students
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WPXB2 Serial School Experience in common kindergarten II Czech 6  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WPPB1 Pre-school Pedagogy I Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WPEPP Ethics in Helping Professions Czech 3  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KBI/WPSMP Somatopathology Czech 3  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WMČB1 Methodology of kindergarten activities I (art activities) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WDIB1 Methodology of integrated education in kindergarten I (games) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WMAB Foundations of mathematical literacy Czech 3  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WČTB The elements of pre-reading literacy Czech 3  
A Compulsory 1 Summer KPES/WVPB Developmental Psychology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option 1 Summer KNJ/WNJB2 German Language II German 2 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option 1 Summer KAJ/WAJB2 Practical English II English 2  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WPSPS Social Psychology Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WPPB2 Pre-school pedagogy II Czech 3  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WDIB2 Methodology of integrated education II (communication with children) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WPORB Partial disorders Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WPNEU Neurology Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WPZOF Basic Principles of Ophtalmopaedia Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WLOGB The Essentials of Logopaedics Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WSURB The Essentials of Surdopedics Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Winter KPES/WWXB1 Serial School Experience in special kindergarten I Czech 6  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WPPSY Psychiatry Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WETOB The essentials of behavioural disorder therapy Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WPZSO Basic Principles of Somatopaedia Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KTS/WMČB2 Methodology of kindergarten activities II (physical exercise) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WPZPS Basic Principles of Psychopaedia Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WPEOS Education of Persons with Combined Handicap Czech 4  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WDIB3 Methodology of integrated education III (creative drama) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WWXB2 Serial School Experience in special kindergarten II Czech 6  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WMPVB Methodology of research Czech 2  
A Compulsory 2 Summer KPES/WPATB Psychopathology and pathopsychology Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 - KPES/QWZB2 Pedagogy and Psychology  (*) Czech 0  
A Compulsory 3 - KPES/WBP2 BA Thesis II Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 - KPES/QWZB1 Special Pedagogy  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB5 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of mentally handicapped children (Psychopaedia)  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB4 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of children suffering from hearing impairment (Surdopedics)  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB8 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of handicapped children (Physical handicap therapy)  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB6 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of children suffering from visual handicap (Ophthalmopaedia)  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/OBP1W The defense of the Bachelors dissertation Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB9 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of children suffering from partial disorders  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB3 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of children suffering from comunication disorders (Logopedics)  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB7 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of children suffering from behavioural disorders (Behavioural disorder therapy)  (*) Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 3 - KPES/QWZB0 Didactics and methodology of pre-school education of handicapped and disabled children  (*) Czech 0  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WPSPD Special educational diagnostics Czech 4  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WXXB3 Serial School Experience in special kindergarten III Czech 8  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WMČB3 Methodology of kindergarten acticvities III (literary activities) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WPPED Paediatrics Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WPISP Integrative and inclusive special education Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WBP1 BA Thesis I Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 Winter KPES/WDIB4 Methodology of Integrated Kindergarten Activities IV (learning and thinking) Czech 2  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WPSOF Specialization in Opthalmopedia Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WPSSM Specialization in Somatopaedia Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WSLOB Specialisation in speech therapy Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WPSPY Specialization in Psychopaedia Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WSPPB Partial disorders specialism Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WSETB Specialism in behavioural disorder therapy Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WSSUB Specialism in surdopedics Czech 4  
B Compulsory option 3 Winter KPES/WPEDK Specialization in the education of Persons with Combined Handicap Czech 4  
A Compulsory 3 Summer KPES/WPNDB Approaches to talented children and pupils Czech 3  
A Compulsory 3 Summer KPES/WIOXB Individual School Experience Czech 8  
A Compulsory 3 Summer KPES/WMČB4 Methodology of Kindergarten Activities IV (musical activities) Czech 2  
A Compulsory 3 Summer KPES/WSXXB Block School Experience in special kindergarten Czech 10  
B Compulsory option 3 Summer KPES/WPPRM Project Management Czech 2  
B Compulsory option 3 Summer KPES/WSVP unspecified Czech 2  
B Compulsory option 3 Summer KPES/WPNES Non-profitable Sphere Czech 2  
B Compulsory option 3 Summer KPES/WPDBR Volunteering Czech 2  
C Optional - - KPEP/DIZ Dramatic Inprovizations Beginners Czech 2  
C Optional - Winter KPES/WSPB Function of SEN consultant in counselling center Czech 2  
C Optional - Winter ART/VPD Children's visual expression and its development Czech 2  
C Optional - Winter KPEP/LDB Puppet theater Czech 2