FSS DKP05 Clinical psychology
Name in Czech: Klinická psychologie
doctoral combined
Included in the programme: FSS D-KP_ Clinical psychology

Final state doctoral examination and defence of the doctoral thesis

The State Doctoral Exam and the Doctoral Thesis Defence are required for graduating. The State Doctoral Exam tests the candidates’ ability to consider issues in the discipline taken both in the discipline-specific and interdisciplinary context. The Committee sets the candidate two or three topics in psychology. The candidate is to conduct a comprehensive review of the research literature on these topics. At the exam, the candidate answers questions pertaining a) to the methodological and research context of the topic, i.e. the candidate critically evaluates how certain issues are studied, discusses approaches to the scientific understanding of the phenomenon in a historical perspective, b) to the newest theories connected to the topic and their relationship to previous thinking, c) to controversies in approaching the topic, which the candidate is to critically evaluate.

Requirements of the study

As for the compulsory activities of candidates, they must take all compulsory courses that are connected to their Doctoral Thesis and to gain 240 EC. Furthermore, among compulsory activities, there is a long-term study stay abroad, conference attendances, working on scientific papers (three as minimum) and participating in teaching and research at the Department of Psychology.

Proposal of dissertation topics and topics of defended dissertations

Patients with medically unexplained symptoms.
Monitoring of patients change in the course of/after psychotherapy.
Negative effects of psychotherapy.
Cognitive and personality aspects of responding to assessment measure items in clinical settings: Response process as a part of validity argument.
Using the Personalized dynamic network modeling in psychotherapy and their effectivity.

Recommended progress through the study plan

Compulsory courses

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:PSYd0001Theory and Methodology of Science I. Čermákzk 0/0/010 --
FSS:PSYd0150Peer reviewed publication I a T. Řiháčekk 0/0/015 4-
FSS:PSYd0151Peer reviewed publication I b T. Řiháčekk 0/0/05 7-
FSS:PSYd0152Peer reviewed publication II a T. Řiháčekk 0/0/015 5-
FSS:PSYd0153Peer reviewed publication II b T. Řiháčekk 0/0/05 8-
FSS:PSYd0155Publication in a journal with IF (a) S. Ježekk 0/0/015 7-
FSS:PSYd0156Publication in a journal with IF (b) S. Ježekk 0/0/05 8-
FSS:PSYd0112Review of dissertation-relevant literature I. Čermákk 0/0/015 2-
FSS:PSYd0113Dissertation: finalization P. Macekz 0/0/020 8-
FSS:PSYd0115Presentation and defense of the dissertation project P. Macekz 0/0/010 1-
FSS:PSYd0117Peer-reviewing I Z. Vybíralk 0/0/02 6-
FSS:PSYd0118Peer-reviewing II Z. Vybíralk 0/0/02 7-
FSS:PSYd0029Participation on research and teaching L. Lacinováz 0/0/02 4-
FSS:PSYd0030Participation on research and teaching L. Lacinováz 0/0/02 5-
FSS:PSYd0031Participation on research and teaching L. Lacinováz 0/0/02 6-
FSS:PSYd0032Participation on research and teaching L. Lacinováz 0/0/02 7-
127 credits

Společný seminář

Student si každý semestr zapisuje kurz Společný seminář (alespoň 8x).

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:PSYd0107Seminar 1 Z. Vybíralz 0/0/08 --
8 credits

Vystoupení na konferenci

Student si opakovaně zapisuje Vystoupení na konferenci. Vystoupeními má za úkol získat minimálně 20 kreditů. Alespoň jedna konference musí být zahraniční. Za zahraniční konferenci student získává 10 kreditů a za tuzemskou 5 kreditů.

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:PSYd0108Conference presentation I S. Ježekz 0/0/0- --
0 credits

Konzultace bakalářské/diplomové práce pod supervizí

Student má za úkol alespoň dvakrát vést bakalářsko či diplomovou práci. Opakovaným zápisem tohoto kurzu musí získat alespoň 6 kreditů.

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:PSYd0157Thesis consulting I L. Lacinovák 0/0/03 --
3 credits

Profilující předmět

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:PSYd0137Clinical psychology: psychotherapy research II T. Řiháčekz 0/0/015 --
FSS:PSYd0139Clinical psychology: psychometrics II S. Ježekz 0/0/015 --
FSS:PSYd0141Clinical psychology: public health research II S. Elavskyz 0/0/015 --
45 credits

Selective courses

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:PSYd0136Clinical psychology: psychotherapy research I T. Řiháčekk 0/0/015 --
FSS:PSYd0138Clinical psychology: psychometrics I S. Ježekz 0/0/015 --
FSS:PSYd0140Clinical psychology: public health research I S. Elavskyz 0/0/015 --
FSS:PSYd0114Popularization of science S. Ježekz 0/0/04 --
FSS:PSYd0154Peer reviewed publication V J. Roubalk 0/0/010 --
FSS:PSYd0158Research in international context (invited lecturers) J. Roubalz 0/0/01 --
60 credits

Předměty naplňující požadavek zahraničního výjezdu -- foreign-stay courses

Every student must complete a stay at a foreign academic institution. This requirement is formally fulfilled by taking one of the 20-credit courses in this section. For more details, please see the course syllabi.

Code Name Guarantor Type of Completion Extent and Intensity Credits Term Profile Cat.
FSS:FSSd0900Research Abroad M. Vaculíkk 0/0/020 --
FSS:FSSd0910Study Visit M. Vaculíkz 0/0/04 --
FSS:FSSd0990Placement Abroad M. Vaculíkk 0/0/020 --
44 credits