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Faculty Faculty of Science (FBI)
Study programme Biology (P1501)
Branch of study / Specialization Hydrobiology (1501V004/5 - 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 unspecified
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Vrba Jaroslav, 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 - - OJZ/940 TOEFL for Doctoral Students - Examination Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FBI/D1 State Doctoral Examination Czech English 0  
A Compulsory - - KBE/805 Doctoral methodological seminar Czech English 2  
A Compulsory - - KBE/907 Conference Presentation (in foreign language)- doctoral studies Czech 5  
A Compulsory - - KBE/800 Doctor´s Thesis, Practical Part Czech English 28  
A Compulsory - - KBE/806 Literature review Czech English 10  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/950 Doctor´s English Examination Czech 8  
B Compulsory option - - FBI/803 Study stay Czech English 24  
B Compulsory option - - FBI/801 Study stay Czech English 8  
B Compulsory option - - FBI/802 Study stay Czech English 16  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/017 Molecular methods in soil and aquatic ecology Czech English 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/350 Ecological Stoichiometry English 3  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/051E Advanced regression methods English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/052E Advanced ordination methods English 3  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/013 Modelling for ecologists in R Czech English 6 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Summer KMB/613 Bioinformatics for Biologists English 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBO/130 Practicals of multivariate analysis of ecological data English 6 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Summer KEBR/620 Stable isotopes in biology and environmental science English 6  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/261 Methods in Microbial Molecular Ecology English 6