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Faculty Faculty of Science (FPR)
Study programme Molecular and Cell Biology (P1515)
Branch of study / Specialization Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics (1515V009/5 - 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 Doležal Tomáš, doc. 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
A Compulsory - - KMB/805 Doctoral methodological seminar Czech English 2  
A Compulsory - - FPR/D1 State Doctoral Examination Czech English 0  
A Compulsory - - KMB/806 Literature review Czech English 10  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/950 Doctor´s English Examination Czech 8  
A Compulsory - - KMB/800 Doctor´s Thesis, Practical Part Czech English 28  
A Compulsory - - KMB/907 Conference Presentation (in foreign language)- doctoral studies Czech 5  
A Compulsory - - OJZ/940 TOEFL for Doctoral Students - Examination Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - FPR/801 Study stay Czech English 8  
B Compulsory option - - KMB/613 Bioinformatics for Biologists English 6  
B Compulsory option - - FPR/803 Study stay Czech English 24  
B Compulsory option - - FPR/802 Study stay Czech English 16  
B Compulsory option - - KMB/618 Epigenetics and regulation of gene expression English 5 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Winter KMB/182 Molecular Biology Colloquia English 2  
B Compulsory option - Winter KMB/215 Bioinformatics Project English 8 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Winter KMB/622 Scientific Writing for Experimental Biologists English 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KME/615 Cell Line Cultures in Vitro 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 KMB/602E Advanced methods of molecular biology English 4 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Summer KMB/223 Techniques of microscopy and image analysis for biologists Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KMB/217 Methods of Functional Genomic English 5