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Faculty Faculty of Education (FPE)
Study programme Psychology (P7701)
Branch of study / Specialization Educational Psychology (7701V003/01 - 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
Krátká Lenka, Mgr.
Phone: +420387773048
Key learning outcomes The aim of the program is to train scientific and conceptual researchers who will be able to solve complex and demanding theoretical and applied problems in educational psychology. The graduates will prepared for research work in basic applied research, and -due to the field's characteristics- interdisciplinary research will be emphasized. With respect to the profile of the work-place their training will focus more on the issues of dynamic psychological processes in the context of learning, education and upbringing, and on methodological questions as well as developmental and social psychological topics in the education context.
Specific admission requirements The applicants will be accepted on the basis of an interview.
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning Unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations Master degree in related subject
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples The graduates are prepared for work in research and innovations. They are able to solve complex and demanding theoretical and practical problems in educational psychology. They can work e.g. in basic as well as applied research oriented institutions or teach psychology at the higher education institutions.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Stuchlíková Iva, prof. PaedDr. 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 - - KPSY/XSDP2 Seminar dissertation Thesis II Czech 30  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XSDP1 Seminar of Dissertation Thesis I Czech 30  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XOSR Professional Report in the Reviewed Scientific Journal Czech 15  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XTMV Theory and methodology of science Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XPPV Research paradigms in educational and psychological research Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XOPX Professional practice Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KAJ/XCJA Foreign language I- English English 10  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XMEVZ Stay at a foreign university or International research Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XSDZ State doctoral exam Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XDOS PhD seminar Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XAUK Active Participation in the Conference Czech 10  
A Compulsory - - KPSY/XSDP3 Seminar dissertation Thesis III Czech 40  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XSPMA Mathematical modeling in psychology Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XOPSV Topical problems of psychological research Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XOPVP Developmental and consulting psychology Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XOPPP Current problems in Educational Psychology Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KNJ/XCJ2 Foreign language - German German 10  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XSPPU Psychological context of Learning Disabilities and Behavior Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XSPMV Psychology of Motivation Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XROP Reviews of Professional Publications Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XSPME Measurement issues in psychology Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XSPPE Psychology of Emotions Czech 15  
B Compulsory option - - KPSY/XSPPG Psychology of Gender Czech 15  
C Optional - - KPSY/XRZ3 Differential exam - Personality psychology Czech 0  
C Optional - - KPSY/XRZ1 Differential exam - General psychology Czech 0  
C Optional - - KPSY/XRZ2 Differential exam - Consulting psychological diagnostics of children and adolescents Czech 0  
C Optional - - KPSY/XRZ4 Differential exam - Developmental psychology Czech 0  
C Optional - - KPSY/XRZ5 Differential exam - Social psychology Czech 0