Arts for Education

General information

Students develop their creativity as a precursor to their future educational work and acquire practical art skills, develop their artistic activities and acquire basic theoretical knowledge of the field. They gain an overview of the developmental stages of the history of art, in practical workshops they are familiarised with artistic techniques and they learn the basics of didactics.

One of the distinctive and long-lasting traditions of the Brno department is an emphasis on the introduction of modern art and its mediation to the public. The degree structure offers the possibility of partial specialization depending on the strengths of individual students.

The departmental component includes relevant knowledge and skills, taking into account the development of the field. The learning outcomes of the field component are solid and well-structured knowledge and skills in the domain of artistic disciplines that create a balanced whole practical creative subjects and disciplines of theoretical and methodological. It is based on painting, drawing, graphic design, working with electronic media and spatial design, then art history, art theory and fundamentals of didactics and art mediation.

A successful graduate is able to

  • reflect on and apply their own creativity and develop the creativity of children and youth
  • demonstrate practical creative skills in different fields of art (drawing, painting, etc.)
  • review knowledge about the developmental stages of the history of art
  • have an orientation in contemporary art and art gallery operations
  • communicate the basics of teaching knowledge and skills

Graduate employment

The graduates master the basic art techniques, are able to consciously develop their own creativity and and that of their pupils and are ready to deepen these skills in the Master's degree. They are knowledgable in art history and are able to transmit basic theoretical knowledge and understanding of artistic creation and the history of art. According to §20 of Act no. 563/2004 Coll. on teachers as amended, they can work as a teaching assistant, instructor in free-time centres, as an educator in youth centres, educator in after-school clubs, or 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

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with Arts for Education

Combinations with fields of Faculty of Education

Civics and Social Studies Basic with a view to Education
Czech Language and Literature for Education
English Language for Education
French Language for Education
German Language for Education
Mathematics for Education
Music for Education
Physics for Education
Special Education for Education
Technology and IT for Education
Visual Arts for Education

Combinations with fields of other faculties

Faculty of Science
Mathematics for Education

Admission Requirements

The applicants will take the Learning Potential Test (in Czech language!) and a field of study examination on Art.

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

Frequently enrolled courses

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

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