Geography Education

Geography Education

Geography Education

Gain high-quality scientific training of geography curriculum, exploration of its intended, realised, and achieved forms.
Masaryk University
Faculty of Education
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Level of study
Doctoral
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Duration
4 years
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Mode
Full time study
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Start date
--
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Application
deadline
Closed
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Tuition fees
(academic year)
2,200 €
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Language
English
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Title
Phd.

What will you learn?

The objective of the study programme is to provide scholars, researchers, stakeholders, curriculum developers and motivated educators with high quality scientific training. Research can be conducted in the following areas:

  • content and aims of geography curriculum, exploration of its intended, realized and achieved forms;
  • principles, trends, actors, factors, processes and outcomes of geography education in broader socio-cultural contexts;
  • education and professionalization of geography educators at all levels and types of schools and other educational institution

Practical training 

As part of their studies, PhD students participate in the practical training of students of bachelor and master study programmes (seminars, bachelor and master theses supervision) and other professional activities. It is not an exception that students of doctoral studies work as geography teachers or educators directly in practice at different levels and types of schools and out-of-school facilities. An indispensable part of dissertation theses is also the determination of implications or recommendations for practice resulting from the results of dissertation research.

Career opportunitites 

Graduates can find their occupation as:

  • expert teachers at all levels and types of schools and other educational institutions;
  • researchers at universities, educational research institutes and other national and international research institutions;
  • university educators – educators of geography teachers;
  • quality consultants in geography education;
  • developers and evaluators of both formal and informal curricula, textbooks, atlases and other learning materials;
  • developers of the conceptual frameworks in the field of geography education.

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Admission requirements

The admission to the doctoral study program is conditional on the regular completion of the study in the master's study program of an equal or related field. Conditions for admission:

  • Submission of the application form and supplementary materials to the application form from 1st January to 30th April.
  • Payment of the fee for the admission procedure 600 CZK. The fee is not refundable.

For more information regarding to the amount of the tuition fee of 55 000 CZK (or an equal amount in EUR), please see https://is.muni.cz/obchod/fakulta/ped/?lang=en;setlang=en#poplatek.


Do you have any questions?

admission@ped.muni.cz

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