Music for Education

General information

Studies in this field present musical education as a discipline that tries to mediate the values of the Czech and world classical music in today's mass culture and thus continues in the tradition of the Czech cantors. The profile of a graduate is a universally musically educated and socially useful personality. It emphasizes acquiring both theoretical and practical skills. The study represents its field as a discipline that can maximally use the latest information technologies. The study is generally focused on creating professional, pedagogical, psychological, communicational and other personal competences as an initial stage to the follow-up Master’s study Teacher of Music Education for Secondary Schools. Knowledge, skills and attitudes acquired during the studies are the basis of the ability to practice the profession of teaching assistant for music teachers and educational and auxiliary educational work. The acquired competencies give also a full qualification for the work of an instructor in free-time centres.

A successful graduate is able to

  • acquire a broad knowledge of music theory, music history, music sociology and ethnomusicology
  • use the skills in practical disciplines (playing an instrument, voice training, choir conducting)
  • use the basic skills of the information systems like music notography and basic sound processing
  • acquire a knowledge about education and content of educational topics related to the content of the field, which can be employed in the conceptions and implementations of extra-curricular and leisure activities

Graduate employment

Graduates are fully qualified as a teacher's assistant, instructor in free-time centres, as an educator in youth centres, educator in after-school clubs, and in various civic associations involved in educational activities.

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

Admission Requirements

The applicants will take the Learning Potential Test (in Czech language!) http://www.ped.muni.cz/studium/pro-uchazece-o-studium/test-studijnich-predpokladu and a field of study examination on Music.

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 http://www.ped.muni.cz/studium/pro-uchazece-o-studium.

Frequently enrolled courses

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

Additional information

Website of the Department of Music :

http://www.ped.muni.cz/wmus

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