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Study in which a student has a pre-defined list of compulsory courses, which he/she complements from the offer of the given selective and elective courses.
Compared to studies with specialisation, these programmes usually differ in that the student enjoys greater freedom in the choice of selective and elective courses.
Single-subject study with specialisation
The study consists of common courses for the given degree programme and specialised courses. The specialisation should increase knowledge in a specific part of the graduate’s profile. The degree programme may offer several specialisations; a student always enrols in one of them.
Joint (double-subject) studies
Joint studies are a combination of the main field of study and the secondary field of study, which forms part of a different degree programme. For the time being, it is not possible to freely combine the main and secondary fields.
With the exception of pedagogical studies, this joint study is asymmetric at Masaryk University, i.e. significantly differs in the volume of studies in the main and secondary study plans.
Daily mode of study means that the student’s duties are scheduled for individual working days according to a predetermined schedule.
Combined mode of study
A combined mode of study is often chosen by those applicants who also have some other duties (such as employment or family) which prevent them from attending lectures on a daily basis. Teaching takes place in blocks, usually on Fridays, mostly on the basis of a fixed schedule drawn up by the relevant faculty workplace.
All applicants must pass the entrance examination unless it has been waived for them.
The entrance exam for the Faculty of Science of Masaryk university programs is written or oral, or a combination of written and oral; as regards its contents and scope, it corresponds to the final State examination in the relevant Bachelor’s field of study. Requirements and further details can be found on the respective websites of the individual departments.
Area Kotlářská 2
University Campus at Bohunice, Kamenice 5
In the case of joint pedagogical studies, the entrance examination for a programme attended at the other faculty is governed by the conditions specified by that faculty.
One-field studies and joint studies with both fields taught at the Faculty of Science
For applicants who study at the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University in Bachelor’s study fields with a direct follow-up (see Waiver of the Entrance Examination), the entrance examination or its relevant part is replaced by the written part of the State final examination held in the spring semester of the academic year of 2022/2023.
Joint inter-faculty studies
The following conditions apply to applicants for joint inter-faculty degree programmes:
The entrance examination may be waived for applicants who study at the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University in the academic year of 2022/2023 subject to the following conditions:
Grades including recognised grades for which the numerical weight of the grade is determined are included in the average. Grades achieved in all attempts are included. If these conditions are met, the applicants need not apply for waiver of the entrance examination and need not indicate this fact in the e-application. This will be evaluated automatically based on the application for study they file.
Other applicants may apply for waiver of the entrance examination subject to the following conditions.
Insert the completed application form for the entrance examination waiver, including the required documents, into the e-application no later than April 30, 2023.
Applicants will be informed of a waiver of the entrance examination in electronic form by 22 May 2023. If the entrance examination for a programme which includes multiple specialisations is waived, the applicant will be assigned to the specialisation with the highest priority. The Dean of the Faculty may grant the application depending on the programme’s capacity. There is no legal entitlement to waiver of the entrance examination.
Foreign applicants (outside Slovakia) applying for the study of bachelor's or master's degree programs in the Czech language who have been exempted from the entrance examination are required to prove their knowledge of Czech by an examination in the Czech language at level B1 according to ALTE.
Enter the language level confirmation in the e-application no later than the date of enrollment in the study.
The number of admitted applicants is limited by the capacities of the individual degree programmes. As a rule, applicants whose entrance examination has not been waived will be admitted based on the order of their final score achieved during the examination. The score required for passing the entrance examination is not identical with the score required for passing the State Bachelor’s examination. Specialisation preference may be taken into account when evaluating the entrance examination.
The maximum possible score that can be achieved in the entrance examination is 1000 points. The weights for the individual parts of the examination are as follows:
|Degree programmes with one-subject entrance examination||1 subject = 1000 points|
|Degree programmes with double-subject entrance examination||1st subject = 500 points, 2nd subject = 500 points|
Students with various types of handicaps are assisted in the preparation by the Support Centre for Students with Special Needs – Teiresiás.
The centre can offer help to people with a sensory or motor impairment, chronic illness, psychological problems and specific learning disorders. These people receive support ranging from the organisation’s own dispatching centre for personal assistance, to a number of aids, and to counselling and the centre’s own university-wide office for studies.
You can already ask for assistance in entrance examinations when filling in the e-application. For more information on this workplace, go to www.teiresias.muni.cz. You can contact the centre at email@example.com.
An applicant for study at the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University may file an appeal against a decision on admission/non-admission for study. The appeal has to be lodged with the Dean of the Faculty within 30 days of delivery of the decision and sent to the following address: Office for Studies of the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno.
The number of successful applicants may be increased after enrolment if it is found that the capacity limit for the field has not been reached. In that case, admission to study will be offered to other applicants exactly according to the order of scores they attained in the entrance examination, regardless of whether or not the applicant has filed an appeal against the Dean’s decision.
Additional admission will be recorded in the applicant’s e-application in the week after enrolment in the 1st year. The decision on admission will be published in the e-application.
More information on appellate proceedings
Meeting of the Rector’s advisory committee: will be specified
Scholarships are granted at the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University in accordance with the Scholarship Rules of Masaryk University, both within scholarship programmes of the Faculty and outside of them. All scholarships programmes of the Faculty are announced annually.
The conditions for granting scholarship are governed by the following regulations, in particular:
Joint study – a combination of two programmes in single study
Combined study – a mode of study which does not require daily presence at the Faculty
Inter-faculty studies – a combination of two programmes organised by different faculties in single study