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Teacher Education of Playing Instrument

Charles University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
On campus

About this program

Teacher Education of Playing Instrument with double curriculum study Teacher Education of Musics for Lower and Upper Secondary Schools

The aim is to educate a school-leaver who is able to teach instrument playing (piano or violin) at different kinds of music schools. The study is tied with preceding bachelor study, concentrated on gaining special musical knowledge and abilities. Master study degree focuses on collaboration with pedagogical and psychological subjects and with praxis at basic and high schools to development of musical pedagogical skills. The subjects take account of pedagogical orientation of master degree.

Admission requirements

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

  • Exam in the first subject
  • Exam in the second subject
  • Pedagogical-psychological Preparation Oral Examination

Teacher Education of Playing Instrument

  • Audition
  • Interview

Teacher Education of Musics for Lower and Upper Secondary School

The entrance tests the talent and contains two parts: oral and practical exam.

  • Oral exam: motivational interview on a music-pedagogical topic, music theory, music history, general cultural knowledge.
  • Practical exam (maximum score 15 and passing minimum score 6): level of the practical part of the state final exam of the bachelor's study Music Education:
    • Instrumental performance (piano or violin) and vocal performance (in the complete length of approximately 10 minutes).
    • Singing of a folk song with harmonization - presentation of different types of folk song.

Pedagogical-psychological Preparation Oral Examination

The objective of the oral interview is to check the level of the candidate´s knowledge of the basics of pedagogical and psychological disciplines in accordance with the requirements stipulated by the obligatory subjects of the pedagogical-psychological preparation for the bachelor´s study program at the Faculty of Education of Charles University. The subjects are as follows: Introduction to Pedagogy (General and Social Pedagogy), Basics of Psychology (General, Developmental and Social Psychology), Basics of General Didactics, Basics of Special Pedagogy.

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 about admission requirements and selection processes, please visit the programme's website.

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Career paths

The graduate of the master studium is full qualificated in the professional, didactic and pedagogic sphere as well as in the sphere of organisation, administration, general education and professional or personal culture. He acquires qualification for music education at basic music schools, basic and high schools.

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Charles University

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Ovocný trh 5
116 36 Prague
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