FF FDVHApJ Musicology
Name in Czech: Musicology
doctoral full-time
Included in the programme: FF D-VHA_ 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

Vědecko-výzkumná příprava

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDDP_AThesis L. SpurnýSDzk 0/0/020 --
FF:VHDDPT_ADissertation topic L. SpurnýSDzk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDP1_AResearch Paper 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDP2_AResearch Paper 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDRF1_AMusicological Paper 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDRF2_AMusicological Paper 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDRF3_AMusicological Paper 3 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDTP1_AText preparation 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDTP2_AText preparation 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDTP3_AText preparation 3 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDTP4_AText preparation 4 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDTP5_AText preparation 5 L. Spurnýz 0/0/05 --
FF:VHDTP6_AText preparation 6 L. Spurnýz 0/0/020 --
FF:VHDZK_AState final examination L. SpurnýSDzk 0/0/0- --
115 credits

Akademická příprava

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDM1_ASpecial lecture 1 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDM2_ASpecial lecture 2 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDM3_ASpecial lecture 3 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDM4_ASpecial lecture 4 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS1_AMusicological seminar 1 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS2_AMusicological seminar 2 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS3_AMusicological seminar 3 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS4_AMusicological seminar 4 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS5_AMusicological seminar 5 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDS6_AMusicological seminar 6 L. Spurnýk 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDX1_APractical courses 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDX2_APractical courses 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
120 credits

Mezinárodní konkurenceschopnost

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FF:VHDJ_01_APublication and paper 1 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
FF:VHDJ_02_APublication and paper 2 L. Spurnýz 0/0/010 --
20 credits