Health Education

General information

The objective of the three-year Bachelor’s degree in health education is to prepare professionals with general socio-scientific knowledge covering educational and psychological disciplines, who will be ready to continue in the follow-up Master’s degree in Teaching health education. During the course, emphasis is placed on the development of professional skills and knowledge in health science, psychosocial areas and related scientific disciplines that the graduates will use in a practical context or in the Master’s degree. Part of the study will be to gain field-specific knowledge and skills in schools and institutions aimed at primary and secondary prevention.

A successful graduate is able to

  • based on the knowledge in health science to create a holistic concept of health
  • use adequate resources
  • understand and lead a professional debate on field-specific resources
  • produce their own text, presentation, project, etc.
  • apply the knowledge, skills and abilities in the capacity of an assistant teacher in health edu.
  • apply the knowledge, skills and abilities in the capacity of a professional in health
  • understand the role of an individual and society in health promotion and protection

Graduate employment

The knowledge, skills and attitudes acquired during the studies form the basis of professional competences. The graduate will have a basic professional degree with a didactic component and will be ready to continue in the follow-up Master’s degree in teaching health education or specialized study of health education. According to Section 20 of Act No. 563/2004 Coll., on educational staff as amended, the graduate can work as an assistant teacher, instructor in free-time centres, educator in youth centres, educator in after-school clubs, or in various civil associations engaged in educational activities.

Faculty Faculty of Education
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time, combined
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech

Additional information

Any questions may be resolved at the Department of Physical and Health Education, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Poříčí 31, on the open day or during the office hours of the study guarantor.

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