"Relations of power, interests, hierarchies, and order under scrutiny“
The main goal of the study of political science is to understand politics and issues connected to execution of power. The study puts emphasis on comprehension of basic political science concepts, acquisition of basic knowledge related to political systems and party systems of both European and some non-European countries, political philosophy and doctrines, theory and practice of democracies and non-democracies, modern political history, Czech and Czechoslovak politics from 1848 to present, functioning of the EU, methodology of political science.
During the study, students will acquire the ability to work with information – to evaluate information and to put information in contexts. They will learn to understand the world around them and to see related issues and problems from different perspective.
Political science graduates can be employed in various professional fields, most importantly as political-analytical experts in both public and corporate institutions, as professionals in political service and consulting activities, political parties, and non-governmental organizations. The field of their possible employment is broadened by the possibility of study combinations with other fields of study. For example, graduates in the study combination political science-journalism can focus on processional activities in the field of political journalism in various types of media
Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.
In this type of studies, the students focus on the main degree programme (120 credits) supplemented with another, minor, programme (60 credits). The student enrols in the degree programme in which he/she majors. Both the programmes are stated in the university diploma. You will find possible combinations on the websites of individual degree programmes. An exception is programmes preparing students for teaching professions, where both fields of study are equal and the thesis may be written in any of them.
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Education
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Informatics
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Social Studies
Graduates of the bachelor study program can (after meeting the requirements of admission) continue in any follow-up master degree at the Faculty. They profile is most suitable for the master degree in political science.
|Provided by||Faculty of Social Studies|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||3 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
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Mgr. Jakub Šedo, Ph.D.