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Faculty Faculty of Science (FPR)
Study programme Biology (P1501)
Branch of study / Specialization Parasitology (1501V009/5 - 1)
Level of acquired qualification Doctoral
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 4 years
Number of ECTS credits 240
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
Klementová Šárka, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Phone: +420387772292
Key learning outcomes The degree "Doctor (Ph.D.)" ensures that the graduates are equipped with the necessary skills and methodological knowledge to undertake original research in their chosen field of study. They have all the necessary pre-requisites for leading positions in a broad array of biologically oriented fields of research and management. Graduates are expected to launch their professional careers at research and educational institutions, including universities, at institutes of applied research, in public and state authorities, commercial concerns, and in specialised medical and veterinary laboratories.
Specific admission requirements unspecified
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations unspecified
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples academical
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Ditrich Oleg, doc. 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 - - KPA/805 Doctoral methodological seminar Czech English 2  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/950 Doctor´s English Examination Czech 8  
A Compulsory - - FPR/D1 State Doctoral Examination Czech English 0  
A Compulsory - - KPA/806 Literature review Czech English 10  
A Compulsory - - KPA/907 Conference Presentation (in foreign language)- doctoral studies Czech 5  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/940 TOEFL for Doctoral Students - Examination Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KPA/800 Doctor´s Thesis, Practical Part Czech English 28  
B Compulsory option - - FPR/803 Study stay Czech English 24  
B Compulsory option - - FPR/802 Study stay Czech English 16  
B Compulsory option - - FPR/801 Study stay Czech English 8  
B Compulsory option - Winter KZO/104 Molecular Methods in Zoology II Czech English 5  
B Compulsory option - Winter KPA/604 Molecular Phylogenetics English 6 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Winter KPA/501 Immunity to Parasites Czech English 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KPA/176 Biology of parasitic protists English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KMB/602E Advanced methods of molecular biology English 4 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/593 Molecular Phylogenetics Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KPA/483 Veterinary Parasitology Czech English 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KPA/172 Microbial Ecology and Genomics English 3 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Summer KMB/603 Advanced Methods in Molecular Biology Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KPA/175 Biochemistry and molecular biology of parasites English 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KPA/174 Current Trends in Parasitology Research Czech English 3