Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Geography and Cartography

General information

The aim of the studies is to educate qualified secondary school teachers of geography and cartography. The programme is a part of a double-subject study programme. After graduation, students will gain a double-subject professional qualification of secondary school teachers.

In addition to the geographical and cartographic education, students are also trained in didactics and methodology; the courses of general pedagogical-psychological specialization prepare students for the professions of educationalists and youth workers. The students receive teacher training at secondary schools from experienced teachers - this is a compulsory part of the studies.

A successful graduate is able to

  • teach geography at secondary schools
  • select appropriate teaching methods and techniques to streamline the educational process
  • select and use appropriate routine methods of student assessment
  • use didactic technology (including ICT) and be able to adapt to its development
  • articulate clearly and in a sophisticated way with regard to the knowledge-level of the audience

Graduate employment

The graduates are fully qualified teachers of geography for all types of the upper secondary schools, and also upper primary schools or lower secondary schools. They have the experience of teaching geography at secondary schools and elementary knowledge of the organization and running of the school. The combination of the obtained skills broadens the career opportunities of the graduates - they can hold other positions that require accurate thinking, responsible work with facts, ability to formulate ideas, and good communication skills (institutions focusing on basic and applied research, universities, working with the youth and extracurricular activities, popularising, professional journalism, educational activities, and others).

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 Geography and Cartography

Combinations with fields of Faculty of Science

Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Biology
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Chemistry
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Mathematics

Combinations with fields of other faculties

Faculty of Arts
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in English Language and Literature
Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in History

Admission Requirements

Written test includes special test of geography and cartography on the level of bachelor study.

Recommended literature

as seen on web: http://www.geogr.muni.cz/

Evaluation criteria

Applicants will be accepted only on the results of entrance test. To hole result it is count a result of special test.

Frequently enrolled courses

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

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