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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.

Segment composition (blocks and Courses within):

Abbreviation
VVB-p
Name of segment
Vzdělávání v biologii-prezenční
Name of block
unspecified
Status
Compulsory
Min. credits
181
Max. ECTS credits
-
Min. number of courses
14
Course code Course title credits Completion Time requirements Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course availability
KBI/XSDZ State Doctoral Exam 0 Sdz 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDP8 PhD Practice Research VIII 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDP7 PhD Practice Research VII 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDP6 PhD Practice Research VI 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDP5 PhD Practice Research V 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDP4 PhD Practice Research IV 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KPSY/XTMV Theory and methodology of science 10 Zk 2D+0D+0D - -  
KBI/XDP2 PhD Practice Research II 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDP1 PhD Practice Research I 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XSD2 Dissertation Seminar 20 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XSD1 Dissertation Seminar 20 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XPVB Problems in Biology Education 25 Ko 0+0+0 - -  
KAJ/XCJA Foreign language I- English 10 Zk 4S+0S+0S - -  
KBI/XDP3 PhD Practice Research III 12 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
Name of block
unspecified
Status
Compulsory option
Min. credits
35
Max. ECTS credits
-
Min. number of courses
-
Course code Course title credits Completion Time requirements Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course availability
KBI/XPVVB Project Methods in Biology Educ. and FEP 10 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XDEVB Present. and experiment in biology ed. 10 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KPSY/XPSMB Psychology of Motivation 10 Zp 5S+0S+0S - -  
KBI/XTUVB Applic. of Textbook Theory in Biol.Educ. 20 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KZO/270 Evolutionary Biology 5 Zk 3+0+0 - Winter  
KBE/022 Ecology 6 Zk+ 3+1+0 - Winter  
KZO/212 Developmental Biology 5 Zk 3+0+0 - Winter  
KMB/250 Molecular Biology 5 Zk+ 3+0+0 - Winter  
KMB/608 Basic Methods of Molecular Biology 8 Zk+ 2+7D+0 - Winter  
KMB/023 Principles of Molecular Biology 5 Zk 3+0+0 - Winter  
KME/216 Immunology 6 Zk+ 2+1T+0 - Summer  
KMB/240 Genetics 5 Zk 3+0+0 - Summer  
KZO/394 Phylogeny and Diversity of Organisms 5 Zk 3+0+0 - Summer  
Name of block
unspecified
Status
Compulsory option
Min. credits
23
Max. ECTS credits
-
Min. number of courses
-
Course code Course title credits Completion Time requirements Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course availability
KBI/XHQD Quantitative Data Evaluation 15 Zk 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XHED Experimen. data assessment and modelling 15 Zk 0+0+0 - -  
KPSY/XPPV Res.paradigms in educ.and psych.research 10 Zk 4D+0D+0D - -  
KMA/XMKAV Meth.of a qualit. and an action research 8 Zp 0+0+0 - -  
KBI/XHKD Quantitative Data Evaluation 15 Zk 0+0+0 - -