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Playing Instrument for Teacher Education (English Language for Teacher Education)

Charles University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Application deadline: 28 February 2022

Program description

Playing Instrument for Teacher Education with Double Curriculum Study English Language for Teacher Education

Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

This program is intended for graduates of music conservatory, musical high schools and musical basic schools who are not oriented for professional interpretation career.

It is possible to study two instruments – piano or violin.

The basic subjects are individual study of instrument, chamber music, improvisation, orchestra playing. Theoretical subjects – construction and history of instrument, instrumental literature.

Graduates should be prepared for getting a job in educational institutions for musical activities of children, in music schools, in cultural institutions, museums etc. For teaching qualification in basic and high schools it is necessary to continue in Master program.

A part of the study program maior is a bachelor's thesis.

English Language for Teacher Education

By majoring in English with focus on education, the students will acquire substantial expertise in the areas of linguistics (with a particular emphasis on theory of linguistic disciplines and their practical application), literature written in English, whereby, by studying various literary disciplines, the students will also learn how to analyse and interpret a wide range of literary texts. The practical language part of the curriculum will boost the students’ language skills so that by the time of graduation they will have reached C1-C2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. By successfully majoring in this BA programme, the students will qualify to be admitted to the magisterial follow-up programme primed for secondary school teachers.

Admission requirements

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

  • Exam in the first subject – a maximum score of 40 points.
  • Exam in the second subject – a maximum score of 40 points

Playing music for teacher education

  • Piano or violin

English language for teacher education

The entrance exam is conducted as a written test consisting of the following four parts:

  • Grammar test 
  • Grammar-lexical test
  • Lexical test 
  • Reading and comprehension test

Conditions for admission

Admission to Bachelor's studies is conditioned by completed secondary education confirmed by a school-leaving certificate. Admission to Post-Bachelor studies (Master's programme) is likewise conditioned by completed education in any type of study programme.

For more information, please visit the programme's website.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the university's website.

Tuition fees

Tuition [CZK] / per period: 60000 CZK / year

Career opportunities

Playing Instrument for Teacher Education

Graduates would find possibilities to work in different government and private institutions, to work as assistants in institutions for spare-time activities of children, young people and adults, and as teachers in music schools. They possess knowledge and skills in both components: special and general educational. The curriculums outcome is not qualification for teaching in basic and high schools.

English Language for Teacher Education

Graduate of the bachelor’s programme will be well-trained in linguistics, American and British literature, and he/she will be proficient in English. The study is conceived so that

the graduate will be able to either continue for a Master’s degree in teaching or other related programmes, or he/she can find employment in various state and international institutions.

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Charles University

Charles University was founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in the world. Yet it is also renowned as a modern, dynamic, cosmopolitan and prestigious institution of higher education. Charles University is ranked amongst the top 2...

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Ovocný trh 5
116 36 Prague
Czech Republic

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