Characteristics of the Studies

The specialization of Music Theory and Education is based on the selection and synthesis of the musicological and musical educational disciplines, allowing a balanced preparation of highly qualified experts in terms of research and teaching. In accordance with a broad spectrum of musical pedagogy, the specialization follows the scope of the study corresponding to the target: preparation of specialists in the area of research of general music education, vocational training and other activities requiring such a specialization.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Entrance Examination

Applicants hand in a written research project proposal (including bibliography) up to 10 pages on the candidate´s selected vocational topic. The research project must be sent together with the application to the Department of Science, Faculty of Education, Charles University. It is expected that the research project has its own ideas and proves to have skills for scientific work. The project should include the characteristics of the research problem, the basic idea of the goals and structure of the issue and the methods in theoretical research and professional literature.

Evaluation Criteria: The applicant can get a maximum of ten points, the number of points for the admission to study is getting at least seven points.

Conditions for admission

Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 14.06.2019 until: 14.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 09.07.2019 until: 09.07.2019

Career Prospect

The graduate is trained for scientific research work in two occupations: 1) as a psychologist-university teacher and 2) as psychologist-practitioner (counseling psychologist, school psychologist, a psychologist in other institutions with any educational concern). He is able to carry out empiric research in his field of interest; to discuss it with his scientific peers; to lecture it to his students; to apply with it for a scientific grant.

Studies are not to compensate for the Master studies in Psychology if requested by Chambers or Associations of Psychologists as the condition for the psychology practice or for further studies (especially in medicine). It is adding to the previous instruction the competence for psychological research in education.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated April 13, 2019
This course is Campus based, Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Oct 2019
4 years
2,000 CZK
per academic year. Online Application fee: 540 CZK. Paper Application fee: 590 CZK.
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