Ethnology

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied as a single subject or in combination with another programme.

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Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2022/2023 (beginning: Spring 2023)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 November 2022.

What will you learn?

The objective of the Master’s degree programme in ethnology is to deepen the knowledge acquired in the course of the Bachelor’s degree programme. At theme-based lectures, ethnology is presented as a branch of science with specific methods. The teaching of scientific work is based on the improvement of formal skills, as well as on the development of students’ creativity, their problem-solving and assessment abilities and decision-making.

“Among people: traditions and innovations.”

Further information

https://www.phil.muni.cz/en

http://etnologie.phil.muni.cz/en

https://www.facebook.com/Centrum-pro-etnologick%C3%BD-v%C3%BDzkum-124971417602822/

Career opportunities

They are also able to work both in basic and applied research and can employ the acquired knowledge in purely scientific, popular and presentation areas. Their body of knowledge and methodological training provides them with a sufficient base for joining academic and museum institutions, participating in scientific and pedagogical activities at universities, for work in education including the leading and development of free-time activities, in non-profit organisations working with ethnic minorities including international level (e.g. humanitarian organisations etc.), as well as with the ability to assess and propose research methods.

Admission requirements

Deadline for submitting applications: August 1 - November 30

Who the programme is intended for: The programme is intended for graduates of any Bachelor’s degree programme.

Subject matter of the entrance examination: field examination. In this examination, the applicants’ knowledge of the given field of study is checked. This is done in the form of a motivation letter and an oral interview. Parameters of the motivation letter: length approx. 1 standard page (1800 characters including spaces). Upload the motivation letter into your electronic applications (rubric “Documents”) by 15 December. Applicants are required to include their full name and application number on the motivation letter.

    The oral interview consists of two parts:
  • a) a discussion over the motivation letter (reasons of the applicant for choosing the degree programme of ethnology, personal experience with the issues dealt with by ethnology and with the results of ethnological research in the form of publications, exhibitions, or other professional activities)
  • b) basic orientation of the applicant in the field of methodology, historiography, and basic topics of ethnological research.
  • Waiver of the entrance examination: The entrance examination can be waived for applicants who have passed the Bachelor’s examination in the field/programme of Ethnology at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University with an excellent (A), very good (B), or good (C) result. Applicants can ask for a waiver for the entrance examination via email to prijimaci.rizeni@phil.muni.cz.

    Web Department of European Ethnology.

    General information on the course of the admission procedure to the follow-up Master’s degree programmes at FA MU can be found here. Documents for the current admission procedure are kept in Materials for Applicants.

Criteria for evaluation

Pass/fail line of the entrance examination: 50 points (out of 100).


Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

Deadlines

1 Aug – 30 Nov 2022

Submit your application during this period

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Study options

Single-subject studies

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.

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Ethnology as a minor degree programme

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Courses – curriculum examples

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Follow-up studies

After completion of the Master’s degree study the graduet can continute in doctoral studies of ethnology or in doctoral studies related disciplines.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Arts
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Chovancová

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