Faculty Faculty of Education (FPE)
Study programme Specialization in Pedagogy (P7507)
Branch of study / Specialization Biology Education (7507V093/0 - 1)
Level of acquired qualification Doctoral
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 4 years
Number of ECTS credits 180
Qualification awarded Doctor (8)
Access to further studies The doctoral degree is the highest possible level of education in Czech education system.  
Type of completion State Doctoral Examination and dissertation defense.
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students
Krátká Lenka, Mgr.
Email: cincurova@pf.jcu.cz
Phone: +420387773048
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Key learning outcomes The aim of this postgraduate study is professional development of research fellows and specialists in the area of biology education with following competencies: (i) be to able to investigate and analyze science / biology curricula in all the school types including universities that provide biology teachers' education, (ii) be to able to suggest educational conceptions and solutions based on scientific methodology, (iii) be to able to define main trends in the biology, and (iv) to transform its scientific knowledge to the science / biology education, (v) be to able to be professional leaders of science / biology teacher groups and to develop science / biology education conception of a concrete school.
Specific admission requirements The applicants will be accepted on the basis of an interview.
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning (a) Graduation in Master study programme Teacher Training in Natural History or Biology or study programme with biology background, (b) applicant must have undertaken pedagogy and educational psychology (c) ability to use English language
Qualification requirements and regulations Applicants must demonstrate good knowledge and skills in the area of biology education, pedagogy, educational psychology and methodology of scientific work. Examination will be partially conducted in English language.
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples The graduate is qualified to observe, transform and implement new findings in earth science into the programme contents of primary, secondary and third level schools including teacher training faculties. The graduate will be trained to develop lifelong learning and biology-popularization programmes. He/she will acquire knowledge and skills enabling his professional adaptability within the specific conditions of his work position in the area of education, civil service, or non-governmental organizations.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Papáček Miroslav, prof. RNDr. 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 - - KBI/XSD1 Dissertation Seminar Czech 20  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XSD2 Dissertation Seminar Czech 20  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP3 PhD Practice Research III Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP2 PhD Practice Research II Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP1 PhD Practice Research I Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP7 PhD Practice Research VII Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP6 PhD Practice Research VI Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KAJ/XCJA Foreign language I- English English 10  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XPVB Problems in Biology Education Czech 25  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP4 PhD Practice Research IV Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP8 PhD Practice Research VIII Czech 12  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XSDZ State Doctoral Exam Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XTMV Theory and methodology of science Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KBI/XDP5 PhD Practice Research V Czech 12  
B Compulsory option - - KBI/XHKD Quantitative Data Evaluation Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KBI/XHED Experimental data assessment and modelling Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KBI/XDEVB Presentation and experiment in biology education - creative workshop Czech 10  
B Compulsory option - - KMA/XMKAV Methods of a qualitative and an action research Czech 8  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XPPV Research paradigms in educational and psychological research Czech 10  
B Compulsory option - - KBI/XHQD Quantitative Data Evaluation Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KBI/XPVVB Project Methods in Biology Education and FEP Czech 10  
B Compulsory option - - KBI/XTUVB Application of Textbook Theory in Biology Education Czech 20  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XPSMB Psychology of Motivation Czech 10  
B Compulsory option - Winter KMB/608 Basic Methods of Molecular Biology Czech 8  
B Compulsory option - Winter KMB/023 Principles of Molecular Biology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KMB/250 Molecular Biology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/270 Evolutionary Biology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/022 Ecology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/212 Developmental Biology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KMB/240 Genetics Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/394 Phylogeny and Diversity of Organisms Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KME/216 Immunology Czech 6