Psychology

General information

The Psychology programme offers insight into the concepts and approaches in modern psychology and its disciplines as well as an overview of the history of psychology. As a part of their studies, students are prepared for academic careers in psychology, with a special focus on psychodiagnostics and classification of psychology disciplines, and are required to write original essays and critical commentaries. The study programme also includes courses and trainings focused on personality development, communication skills, self-reflection, and providing professional help to people in need.

A successful graduate is able to

  • Use accurate terminology describing the disciplines of psychology that are covered by the study programme.
  • Describe and explain the theoretical background of psychology.
  • Design a research project in psychology so that it can be successfully completed.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to phenomena and events of everyday life.
  • Use the skills of a psychologist.

Graduate employment

Graduates of Psychology as a single-subject programme have a broad basic education in psychology and are ready to enrol in a Master’s degree programme. Graduates of Psychology combined with another discipline can pursue a career in professions that allow them to combine their knowledge of psychology and related skills with the competences obtained in the other programme (e.g. public and private sector; social care; state administration; diplomacy; non-governmental organizations; journalism; HR; editing, publishing, and education; marketing; politics; public relations; law enforcement; management; business; etc.).

Faculty Faculty of Social Studies
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech

Admission Requirements

see general information about entrance exam at the faculty

Recommended literature

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Evaluation criteria

see general information about the assessment and ranking of the applicants

Frequently enrolled courses

Recommended study plans and other information can be found in the faculty study catalouge.

Additional information

For further information please go to http://www.psych.fss.muni.cz/.

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