Secondary School Teacher Training in Music

General information

The programme aims to prepare teachers for primary and secondary schools in music education (with a combination of two subjects) as a part of the subjects within aesthetic education. The programme provides students with broad-based knowledge and skills based on the field of music education and didactics, pedagogical and psychological disciplines with the support of current research findings, skills of reflection on the teaching process at the appropriate types and levels of schools, the skill of self-reflection in the teacher's role and acceptance of moral obligations and ethics of teaching.

The objectives of the study are to prepare graduates for the profession of music teachers in primary and secondary schools, to develop their basic attitudes and values so that they become active, responsible and independent members of their professional group, which works in aesthetic education.

A successful graduate is able to

  • exercise the profession of music teacher in primary and secondary schools competently
  • base his/her professional conduct on a well strucured base of knowledge and skills in the field of music education
  • develop professional knowledge and skills based on an interdisciplinary perspective of related disciplines
  • develop basic attitudes and values in general and musical aesthetics in an effort to form the value orientation of young people
  • reflexively and critically think and act as a professionalist in music education.

Graduate employment

The graduates are fully qualified to work as music teachers in primary and secondary schools and at the appropriate levels of grammar schools. Moreover, they are qualified to work in extracurricular (e.g. free-time) institutions.

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

Admission Requirements


Applicants will take a test on music, detailed information here (Czech only).

Evaluation criteria

Conditions and criteria for admission to studies in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes at the Faculty of Education, MU are made public on the PdF website

Additional information

Website of the Department of Music:

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