Language and Literary Communication

Doctoral degree in full-time or combined form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject.

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Admission to Doctoral degree programmes in 2023/2024 (beginning: Autumn 2023)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 April 2023.

What will you learn?

The study programme of the tertiary education sphere develops further expert education of university graduates with a focus on the fields of the Czech language and Czech literature studies. The specificity of the field of study focused on language and literary communication lies in the interconnections of language and literature. This concept follows the most influential approaches in contemporary linguistics and literary science.

The characteristics and structure of the courses are instrumental in forming the graduate’s specialization and opening up their possibilities for finding employment. The courses are focused on the development of standards in linguistics, stylistics and communication, on literary communication in period and present literary-historical contexts, and they are also focused on specific linguistic and cultural functions of expressions used in language and literary communication. The emphasis is put on interpretation of various texts – literary texts of fiction, language messages and metatext, etc.

The aim is to prepare graduates for independent research and expert work. Therefore, the core of the progamme includes individual research preparation connected with the systematic development of expert knowledge in the field of study and writing a doctoral thesis, and also mediation of expert knowledge to the public and its application in practice.

Career opportunities

The education acquired by the specialized doctoral programme, which enables students to gain knowledge in specific methods and techniques of work with language and literary material and which is connected with a wider socially-scientific basis, creates the preconditions for finding employment in academic, cultural or educational institutions (universities of humanistic specialization, Czech Academy of Sciences, in the sphere of museums, libraries, publishing, expert magazines and daily press editing, in the sphere of internal and external communication in various institutions and companies).

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Aug – 30 Nov 2022)

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1 Jan – 30 Apr 2023

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Study information

Provided by Faculty of Education
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction Czech
Doctoral board and doctoral committees

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