Degree programme objectives

The goal of the study programme is to provide graduates with employment potential in socio-pedagogic and guidance work. The study Social pedagogy and counselling will familiarize students with the major socio-pedagogical concepts, approaches, theories, and schools of thought. Systematic preparation for work with clients will equip students for how to social pedagogy work and to counselling work. The program will lead to conceptualization and understanding of social relationships of different types and severances of social and individual issues and will also prepare students for individual research and professional analytical work.

Study plans


Studies

  • Objectives

    The goal of the study programme is to provide graduates with employment potential in socio-pedagogic and guidance work. The study Social pedagogy and counselling will familiarize students with the major socio-pedagogical concepts, approaches, theories, and schools of thought. Systematic preparation for work with clients will equip students for how to social pedagogy work and to counselling work. The program will lead to conceptualization and understanding of social relationships of different types and severances of social and individual issues and will also prepare students for individual research and professional analytical work.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • respect the age, individual, and other differences of the people/clients in socio-pedagogic and guidance work
    • oriented in theories related to the performance of pedagogical, counseling and social work and he can critically analyze them
    • apply ethical principles of associated professions
    • manage and develop teams and their human resources
    • manage and lead educational and preventive activities in different types of institutions / social environments
    • direct and indirect pedagogical and social work to be subject to valid legislation
    • offer guidance for overcoming difficult life situations
    • be fully prepared for organizational, methodical, and conceptual work, as well as for the conceptualization and completion of educational projects
    • positive self-education and self-reflection
    • conduct empirical research in designs of adequate research
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Graduates have acquired the analytical and decision-making competence to take on managerial and programme posts in educational, social care, and cultural institutions, as well as mass media and humanities-oriented institutions, that require critical and rational thinking.

  • Regulated Professions
    • No professional status
  • Practical Training

    A mandatory part of the curriculum is practical training (100 hours), which is categorized into a number of specialized course units. In addition, the study plan includes a mandatory course of practical practice (individual plan) of 70 hours. Every practice students choose to study once in any semester of study. The socioeducational practice where it takes place is chosen by students themselves, according to their own interests and future career direction. The practical training is complemented with course Social and Counselling services and Work with a client.

  • Goals of Theses

    The study is completed by the state final examination, which consists of two parts - the defense of a written master's thesis and the oral part of the exam.

    More detailed information is provided in the Standards for Written Works for the Master's State Exam at the Department of Pedagogical Sciences of the MU Faculty of Arts- http://pedagogika.phil.muni.cz/studium/magisterska-prace

  • Access to Further Studies

    After completing the Master’s degree study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in a doctoral degree study programe in pedagogy at the Faculty of Arts or at the Faculty of Pedagogy of Masaryk University.

  • Additional Information
    Additional information is available on the following website: http://pedagogika.phil.muni.cz

Basic information

Type
Master's degree programme (following the Bachelor's one)
Profile
academic
Degree
Mgr.
Degree in Advanced Master's state examination
PhDr.
Length of studies
2 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

14
number of active students

Faculty of Arts
Programme guaranteed by
Programme guarantor