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Faculty Faculty of Science (FPR)
Study programme Zoology (N1502)
Branch of study / Specialization Zoology (1502T003/2 - 1)
Level of acquired qualification Postgraduate Master
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 2 years
Number of ECTS credits 120
Qualification awarded Master (7)
Access to further studies Doctoral study programme  
Type of completion
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students
Klementová Šárka, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Email: sklement@jcu.cz
Phone: +420387772292
Fax:
Key learning outcomes Graduates are expected to launch their professions careers in research institutions, at institutes of education, in nature conservation, at zoological gardens and aquaria, and in museums.
Specific admission requirements Entrance examination - subjects related to the chosen study field
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations The study involves training in animal ecology and related science disciplines. Each student is obliged to acquire a minimum of 120 credits. The study is completed by final state exam that includes defending a master thesis.
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduates are expected to launch their professions careers in research institutions, at institutes of education, in nature conservation, at zoological gardens and aquaria, and in museums.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Šumbera Radim, prof. Mgr. Ph.D.
Status Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course code Course title (* Final State Examination) Language of instruction Number of ECTS credits Course availability
B Compulsory option 1 - KZO/881 Master Thesis, Practical Part Czech 13  
B Compulsory option 1 - KPA/881 Master Thesis, Practical Part Czech 13  
B Compulsory option 1 - KPA/885 Master Thesis Assignment Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 1 - KZO/885 Master Thesis Assignment Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - OJZ/930 Master´s English Examination - TOEFL Czech 8  
B Compulsory option - - OJZ/935 Master´s English Examination - TOEIC Czech 8  
A Compulsory - Winter KZO/270 Evolutionary Biology Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Winter KZO/152 Vertebrate Zoology Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Winter KZO/157 Practicals in Vertebrate Zoology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/159 Biology of animal behaviour Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/154 Invertebrate Zoology II Czech 9  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/149 Molecular methods in zoology I. Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/381 Mammalogy Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/382 Bird ecology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/158 Diversity of Fishes - I Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/456 Biology of Water Organisms I Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/783 Comparative physiology of vertebrates Czech 2  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBO/334 Population Ecology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/124 Animal Ecology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/366 Ecology of Mammals Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBO/330 Ecology and Biogeography of World Biomes Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/406 Comparative Animal Physiology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/412 Molecular Ecology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/384 Systematic Ornithology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/351 Tropical Ecology Czech 5 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Winter KBO/426 Community Ecology English 6 The course is available to visiting students
A Compulsory - Summer KZO/394 Phylogeny and Diversity of Organisms Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Summer KZO/155 Invertebrate Zoology Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Summer KZO/151 Practical course in Invertebrate Zoology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/368 Batrachology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/234 Environmental Physiology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/458 Biology of Water Organisms II Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/380 Herpetology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/671 Neurophysiology and Sensory Physiology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/571 Animal Evolution Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/160 Cognitive ethology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/392 Biodiversity and Macroecology Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/519 Soil Zoology Czech 8  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/383 Ornithology Czech 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/379 Diversity of Fishes - II Czech 6