Upper Secondary School Teacher Training in Biology

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

The programme can be studied only in combination with another programme.

What will you learn?

The upper-secondary teacher-training follow-up Master's study programme of Biology, double-subject is a follow-up of the Bachelor's study programme of Biology. Graduates will become fully qualified teachers of biology at secondary schools. The goal of the study is to deepen their knowledge of specific biological disciplines. Each student chooses courses according to their interests and relevant to the topic of their Master's thesis. Specific courses of pedagogy and didactics of biology together with several practical training courses at secondary schools prepare students for their career as biology teachers at upper secondary schools.

“Biology under the school lens”

Practical training

Practical training 1 – three weeks of biology teaching. The training should take place in September, before the beginning of the first semester. Practical training 2 - teaching of biology under supervision of an experienced pedagogue with 10 lessons of observations, 10 lessons of teaching and 10 lessons of assistant work for the host school.

Further information

More information can be found on the department's website.http://botzool.sci.muni.cz/

Career opportunities

The graduates of this study programme will be qualified to teach biology, ecology and nature conservation at secondary schools, in particular at grammar schools. Moreover, they will be able to work as specialists in different educational and ecological centres, zoos and botanical gardens.

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Jan – 30 Apr 2024)

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

Criteria for evaluation

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

Recommended literature

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language.

Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

Study options

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Science

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Informatics

Follow-up studies

After a successful completion of the Master's study programme (and satisfying the admission requirements), graduates can continue their studies in the doctoral programme.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Science
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies No
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. Iveta Hodová, Ph.D.



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