The aim of the bachelor’s degree programme Music education is to educate students for planning and teaching music education and leading choirs at the primary and secondary school level in general education as well as for teaching at the preschool level in music schools under supervision of a competent teacher.
Furthermore, the study educates students for planning and leading programmes for other target audiences in the field of informal education as well as for work in a team environment together with teachers, parents and the technical staff.
The programme gives graduates the necessary knowledge for planning and teaching music education and choral singing.
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will
The basic goal of the professional bachelor study programme Preschool education is to qualify students for quality educational work with young children – preschool children and children in the first grade of nine year primary school (The Primary School Act, 1996) and for cooperation with parents, co-workers and other professionals. In the process of education, students of preschool education become familiar with various concepts of childhood and education, and gain fundamental theoretical and practical knowledge from individual areas of kindergarten operation (The Kindergarten Curriculum, 1999).
Graduates of the programme must know how to communicate with children and adults, and must be capable of planning, executing and critically analysing educational work. The elective subjects of the programme encourage students to gain a more in-depth training in those areas of work in kindergartens for which they have a special interest and ability.
An important goal of study is the acquisition of the fundamental and broadly transferable knowledge that will allow graduates, in the process of lifelong learning, to themselves seek out sources and ways of acquiring the specific knowledge and skills that they will need in work.
The basic goal of the academic bachelor study programme Art Pedagogy is to qualify students to execute a quality educational programme for pupils on both the class level and subject level at primary and secondary school (The Primary and Secondary School Act) in cooperation with a team of teachers, professional workers and parents.
While attending the obligatory subjects of this programme students become familiar with and understand the specifics of the artistic development of the individual and how to nurture this development. They gain theoretical and practical knowledge from the design fields of drawing, painting, graphics, sculpture, architectural design and visual communication for arts activities in the primary and secondary school (for the curriculum of the primary and secondary school).
In the elective subjects of the programme the students gain a deeper knowledge in their interest areas.
The academic bachelor study programme Primary teacher education is designed taking into account the fundamental principles of the European higher education sphere, as formed in the Bologna process. Therefore, the completion of the first cycle enables entry both to work (employment) and to further study.
This programme is the first cycle programme and therefore does not yet enable the independent undertaking of professional work in education. The fundamental goal of this study programme is to empower students for the continuation and completion of study on the second level, or to enable students to seek employment after the first level by providing a broadly based pedagogical education.
The broad palette of study areas and the additional depth of knowledge provided by elective subjects will enable graduates of the first level to be employed and to work independently in other social vocations and in liberal professions.
The basic goal of the academic bachelor programme Social pedagogy is to qualify students for quality preventive, developmental, compensational, educational and socially inclusive social pedagogical work with individuals, groups and communities in the area of supporting and helping people to master their lives in various life periods and situations.
The study goals include achieving an ability to work in various institutional and informal environments in which social pedagogy operates. The study programme conveys the basic theoretical knowledge, along with the competences required for both practical work and research work in the area of social pedagogy.
The general goal of the study is to offer a qualification for the theoretically reflective analysis of social phenomenon, institutions and professional work in the context of the life sphere of the individual, with an emphasis on intercultural and anti-discriminatory work. An important goal is the acquisition of the basic and broadly transferable knowledge that will enable graduates, in the process of lifelong learning, to continue to seek out sources and ways of gaining the specific knowledge and skills required in their work on their own.
The basic goal of the academic bachelor study programme Special and rehabilitation pedagogy is to qualify students for the quality execution of the continuum of programmes of inclusive educational and rehabilitation work with people with special needs in various organisational forms, institutional and informal environments and in all life periods.
In the process of education, students of special and rehabilitation pedagogy will acquire: the basic theoretical knowledge and understanding of the fields of fundamental and specialist pedagogical study and of the rehabilitation of people with special needs,
The academic bachelor study programme Speech and language therapy is based on research in the field of humanities, social sciences, medical and natural sciences.
Since the programme trains for different areas of work in the sectors of social activities, education, health care, social care, employment, etc., it is based on interdisciplinary research findings and achievements of various sciences, such as linguistics, electroacoustics, medicine, pedagogy, sociology, psychology, philosophy, etc...
Speech and language therapy is a highly interdisciplinary science pertaining to humanities, medical and social science. The study of speech and language therapy and surd pedagogy trains experts for work on preventing, identifying, diagnosing and addressing the problems of human communication in order to understand the processes and functions associated with the perception and production of speech and language (verbal and / or non-verbal) regardless of the form of expression - in writing or orally, kinetic (sign language translation).
The study programme trains employees to address the provision of hearing aids and to carry out the necessary remedy work in relation to listening and speaking.
Graduates of the academic bachelor study programme Two-subject teacher gain:
The programme enables the continuation of study in the 2nd Bologna cycle, and with this the gaining of a qualification for independent work in institutions in the field of education in both of the selected subject areas.
The single cycle (integrated) master study programme Mathematics education is designed for the education of mathematics teachers in high schools.
The structure and scope of its pedagogical courses meet the requirements for teaching of mathematics as an independent subject on all levels of pre-university education. Graduates of the programme can continue their studies in the third cycle.
They are qualified to teach mathematics in all types of high schools. They can find employment in institutions involved in the development of education. Given their ability of analytical thinking, they can also find employment in the business sector.
The academic study programme Physical education is tailor-made for students who wish to work in sports programmes for children and young people. In the course of study, students gain the state-of-the-art theoretical and practical knowledge that they need if working in various sports programmes intended for children and young people.
They become experts in the area of extra-curricular school sport activities in primary and secondary schools and other educational institutions or in the clubs and other private institutions.
Students can upgrade their studies with a direct transfer to the master study programme Physical education, which empower graduates for conducting physical education classes in primary and secondary schools and numerous other sports programmes intended for children and young people.