Follow-up Master's degree inform. The language of instruction is Czech.
The programme can be studied as a single subject or in combination with another programme.
Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2023/2024 (beginning: Autumn 2023)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 April 2023.
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.”
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.
Deadline for submitting applications: January 1 - April 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 1 June. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
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.
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
An example of your study plan:
After completion of the Master’s degree study the graduet can continute in doctoral studies of ethnology or in doctoral studies related disciplines.
|Provided by||Faculty of Arts|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||2 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
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