PhD in Physics (Focused on Education)

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science

Program Description

PhD in Physics (Focused on Education)

University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science

Study the PhD Physics, with a focus on education at UHK!

Doctoral program Physics – Didactics of Physics provides the opportunity for university educated professionals in the field of physical education to deepen their knowledge and training in fields they encounter in their professional and scientific activities. Students gain higher competences for inventiveness in solving problems associated with the transfer of physical knowledge, especially in the context of interpretation in the education of children, youth, and adults.

Specifics of this doctoral program are: the influence of teaching physics history, transfer of scientific knowledge into teaching physics - especially in secondary schools, development of physical thinking of pupils and physical problem solving by them, enhancement of creativity in the classroom and in extracurricular activities, educational and psychological problems associated with teaching physics at the middle and elementary school, the impact of computer technology in teaching physics, the use of interdisciplinary relations, etc.

Applicant Profile:

Graduates of master programs Physics Teacher Training for Lower and Upper Secondary School or graduates of the master study program Physics and programs relatives who have completed additional pedagogical studies or otherwise obtain a teaching qualification in accordance with applicable regulations.

Entrance Exam:

Applicant’s level of knowledge and its depth, prerequisites for his/her independent creative scientific work in the field of Physics Didactics is verified by the interview. The applicant shall submit a brief plan of his/her intended dissertation project and provides proof of any previous professional and publications.

Absolvent profile:

Graduate of doctoral study Didactics of Physics is qualified for individual scientific work and is able to creatively solve problems arising in connection with the teaching of physics, ie. with the transfer of physical knowledge. They are capable to use scientific methodology of physics and appropriate general didactic interpretations to solve fundamental problems associated with teaching at primary and secondary schools, alternatively at high schools and teacher training in physics.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2017
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Sept. 2018
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Czech Republic - Hradec Králové
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