CONDITIONS AND CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION TO STUDY IN STUDY PROGRAMMES ACCREDITED
IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

AT THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION
MASARYK UNIVERSITY

VALID FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023

Article 1: Filing an application

The applicant registers for the admission procedure via an electronic application in the Information System of Masaryk University (https://is.muni.cz/application/info.pl?lang=en) and sends the printed documents to: Study Department, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Poříčí 7, 603 00 Brno, Czech Republic.

The fee for the admission procedure and for the assessment of the fulfilment of the condition for admission to study according to § 48 section 4 letter (d) and section 5 letter c) of the Act on Higher Education Institutions and Article 14 of Annex No. 2 to the MU Statute are set out in the Dean's Measure No. 2/2021.

Article 2: Conditions for Admission to a Bachelor’s Programme

By 28 February 2022, the applicant must send a copy of their completed secondary education certificate with a notarized translation (if the document is not in English or Czech) verified by superlegalization or apostille (if required), a B2 English language certificate, a cover letter and their CV in English. Based on an online interview and assessment of the officially certified copies of all abovementioned documents the applicant may or may not be admitted to study. The assessment of the documents is performed by a committee composed of members appointed by the dean of the faculty.

Article 3: Conditions for Admission to a follow-up Master’s Programme

By 30 April 2022 the applicant must send a copy of their completed Bachelor’s degree certificate (including list of grades/transcript of records) with a notarized translation (if the document is not in English or Czech) verified by superlegalization or apostille (if required), a C1 English language certificate, a cover letter and their CV in English. Based on an online interview and the assessment of the officially certified copies of all abovementioned documents, the applicant may or may not be admitted to study. The assessment of the documents is performed by a committee composed of members appointed by the dean of the faculty.

Article 4: Conditions for Admission to a Doctoral Programme

Applications for doctoral study programmes starting in the autumn semester 2022 can be submitted between 1 January 2022 and 30 April 2022. Applications for doctoral study programmes starting in the spring semester 2022 can be submitted between 1 August 2021 and 30 November 2021.

 

  • a text specifying the research focus of the dissertation (incl. introduction, state of the art, research aims and questions, research methodology, expected outcomes, references) in English approved by the future supervisor at Masaryk University
  • an overview of the applicant's professional activities in the field of the relevant doctoral programme, a list of any published results or results accepted for publication,
  • other materials, if any, as required by the individual programmes,
  • optionally, he/she may also provide other materials demonstrating his/her study skills and active/responsible approach to studies (e.g., in the form of a professional and disciplinary portfolio with relevant letters of recommendation from university teachers or employers; internships abroad, etc.).

The entrance examination to doctoral study programmes at the Faculty of Education MU is held in the form of an online interview and includes:

  • a professional debate on the submitted topic of the dissertation research prepared by the candidate in the range of 6 - 12 standard pages - 50 points,
  • verification of the foreign language level - 20 points,
  • verification of knowledge in the scientific field - 30 points.

For each part of the examination points are allocated based on the assessment. The pass mark for admission is 60 points, with a maximum of 100 points. If more than one candidate meets the admission requirements, the order of best candidates is determined based on the results of the entrance examination.

Based on an online interview and an assessment of the officially certified copies of all abovementioned documents, the applicant may or may not be admitted to study. The assessment of the documents is performed by a committee composed of members appointed by the dean of the faculty.

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