FF FDVHpJ Musicology
Name in Czech: Hudební věda
doctoral full-time
Included in the programme: FF D-VH_ Musicology

Final state doctoral examination and defence of the doctoral thesis

At the state final examination, the student demonstrates their knowledge of a broader range of topics related to their doctoral thesis. The student also demonstrates their knowledge of the terminology, history, approaches and theories of musical science.
An oral exam in form of a public defense of the thesis based on the submission of the thesis. Points of the public defense: 1. introduction of the student and their overall study and professional profile by the supervisor, including the student's specific research outputs (i.e. the actual conferential, publicational or project activities) 2. introduction of two reviewer’s thesis reports 3. student’s reaction to the reviewer’s thesis reports 4. public discussion about the overall study and professional profile of the student, their thesis and related issues.

Requirements of the study

- The preparation of the dissertation thesis is carried out throughout the entire study period and constitutes at least 60% of work duties.
- The student submits their dissertation thesis in the extent and form that is common for the given type of work. Other requirements, such as the extent and form of the thesis will be designated by the Dean or, within the scope of their authority, by the Doctoral Board.
- The student publicly presents the results of their work at international professional conferences (seminars) and in a scholarly journal (or in conference proceedings). The paper is presented in a foreign language. The student proves their language and professional knowledge.
- The student participates in classes for bachelor’s and master’s degrees. This also includes the realization of workshops and summer schools, optionally also teaching at elementary school, high school, art school. The decision of the course guarantor (supervisor, consultant) is decisive for the completion of the course. To avoid overloading students, a teaching maximum of 60 hours of pedagogical work per course of study must be followed.
-During the duration of the course the student has to attend an internship abroad in length of at least 30 days at least once.

Suggestion of theses topics and the topics of defended theses

The subject is focused on the topics of older and newer Czech and European music cultures with special attention to some topics: musical activities of religious brotherhoods in Moravia in early modern period, music at the royal courts, Leoš Janáček, Alois Hába, research of the audience taste, relationship of the music theory and aesthetics of the 19th and 20th century.


Recommended progress through the study plan

Přehled předmětů

Vědecko-výzkumná příprava

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDDPThesis L. Spurnýz 0/0/025 --
FF:VHDDPTDisertation topic L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDP1Research Paper 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDP2Research Paper 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDRF1Musicological Paper I L. Spurnýz 0/05 --
FF:VHDRF2Musicological Paper II L. Spurnýz 0/05 --
FF:VHDRF3Musicological Paper III L. Spurnýz 0/05 --
FF:VHDTP1Text preparation 1 L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDTP2Text preparation 2 L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDTP3Text preparation 3 L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDTP4Text preparation 4 L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDTP5Text preparation 5 L. Spurnýz 0/020 --
FF:VHDTP6Text preparation L. Spurnýz 0/020 --
FF:VHDZKState final examination L. SpurnýSDzk 0/0/0- --
135 credits

Akademická příprava

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDM1Special lecture 1 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDM2Special lecture 2 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDM3Special lecture 3 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDM4Special lecture 4 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS1Musicological Seminar I L. Spurnýz 0/0/0 2 hodiny jednou měsíčně.10 --
FF:VHDS2Musicological Seminar 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0 2 hodiny jednou měsíčně.10 --
FF:VHDS3Musicological Seminar 3 L. Spurnýz 0/0 2 hodiny jednou měsíčně.10 --
FF:VHDS4Musicological Seminar 4 L. Spurnýz 0/0 2 hodiny jednou měsíčně.10 --
FF:VHDS5Musicological Seminar 5 L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDS6Musicological Seminar 6 L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDX1Practical courses 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDX2Practical courses 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
110 credits

Jazykové dovednosti a mezinárodní konkurenceschopnost

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDJ_DS01Publication and paper in foreign language I L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDJ_DS02Publication and paper in foreign language II L. Spurnýz 0/010 --
FF:VHDZInternational internship L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
30 credits

Rozvoj pedagogické způsobilosti

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDPPPedagogical practice L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
10 credits