Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Biology

General information

The upper-secondary teacher-training follow-up Master's study programme of Biology, double-subject is a follow-up of the Bachelor's study programme of Biology. Graduates will become fully qualified teachers of biology at secondary schools. The goal of the study is to deepen their knowledge of specific biological disciplines. Each student chooses courses according to their interests and relevant to the topic of their Master's thesis. Specific courses of pedagogy and didactics of biology together with several practical training courses at secondary schools prepare students for their career as biology teachers at upper secondary schools.

A successful graduate is able to

  • apply the current knowledge of fundamental biological disciplines
  • apply the scientific knowledge in teaching
  • provide students of secondary schools with a comprehensible explanation of natural phenomena and their principles
  • teach students how to put the acquired theoretical knowledge into practice
  • raise students awareness of healthy life style, protection of the environment to the benefit of the society

Graduate employment

Graduates will be qualified to teach biology, ecology and nature conservation at secondary schools, in particular at grammar schools. Moreover, they will be able to work as specialists in different educational and ecological centres, zoos and botanical gardens.

Faculty Faculty of Science
Type of study follow-up master's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction czech

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Biology


Combinations with fields of

Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Geography and Cartography
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Chemistry
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Physics

Combinations with fields of other faculties

Faculty of Informatics
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Informatics

Admission Requirements

The information displayed in this block refers to a previous admission procedure.

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

Recommended literature

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

Evaluation criteria

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

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Additional information

More information can be found on the department's website.http://botzool.sci.muni.cz/

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