Physics Education

Prospects of graduates

The graduate of the study programme Theory of Physics Teaching is able to professionally orient in the broader context of physical cognition, knows the theoretical foundations of the theory of physics teaching, which is able to creatively apply in solving a wide range of problems in the field of active physical cognition for different target groups, knows the practical and methodological procedures of modern teaching methods and the use of digital technologies and is able to creatively apply them in his/her own pedagogical work and in the implementation of didactic research, knows the principles of developing and submitting scientific research projects focused on education, is capable of independent scientific research work in the field of physics education and is ready to participate in scientific programmes within the European Research Area.



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Conditions of admission

successful completion of the entrance exam



Additional information

General and Theoretical Physics

  1. Material point and rigid body mechanics
  2. Gravitational Field. Work, power, energy, conservation laws
  3. Fluid mechanics
  4. Mechanical vibrations and waves
  5. Kinetic theory of gases and thermodynamics
  6. Electrostatic fields.
  7. Electric current. Electric circuits
  8. Stationary magnetic fields
  9. Electromagnetic induction
  10. Currents of alternating electric currents. Intrinsic and forced oscillations. Resonance
  11. Electromagnetic waves. Light. Propagation of light
  12. Quantum properties of light
  13. The structure of the atom and the quantization of energy levels
  14. Classification of elementary particles. Nuclear reactions

Didactics of Physics

  1. School physics experiment, its functions, methodology of preparation, implementation and physical interpretation, analysis of selected physics experiment.
  2. Physical tasks, their classification, meaning, methods of solution and methodology of inclusion in physical education, analysis of the selected physical task.
  3. Physical dependence graph, elements of a graph, students' skills for working with graphs, use of graphs in physics education, description of an educational activity using a physical dependence graph.
  4. Modern teaching methods, active cognition, exploratory approach in physical cognition, demonstration of making a selected physics topic accessible through an interactive method.
  5. Feedback tools, objectification of the evaluation of learning outcomes, modification of the teaching procedure based on the obtained feedback results, demonstration of own creation of didactic test questions.
  6. Models and modeling in physical education, characteristics, methodology of using models, method of dynamic modeling, analysis of the selected model of physical phenomena.
  7. Modern didactic technology, its contribution to physics education, possibilities of its use in active student research, demonstration of a specific application and analysis of the possibilities of its use.
  8. Computer-assisted physics education, current possibilities, specifics, importance for students' understanding of the nature of physical phenomena.
  9. Working with talented youth, non-formal education, use of primary knowledge and building scientific literacy of students, analysis of a selected physics problem.
  10. On-line information resources and the use of multimedia in physics education, tools, possibilities and benefits of e-learning, presentation of a concrete solution on a selected topic.

Describe your approach to physics education.
In what ways would you like to contribute to the improvement of physics education with your dissertation.



Form of entrance exam

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  • Apply the application for study

    01.03.2024 - 31.05.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    17.06.2024 - 28.06.2024

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Additions
  • CV
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free


The fee for admission procedure
application form: 50 €
E-application form: 40 €

Billing information

Bank: Treasury. Bank code: 8180

Account number: SK 28 8180 0000 0070 0007 8491

Variable symbol: 2996

Constant symbol: 0308

Specific symbol: birth number without slash

Recipient message: name and surname of the applicant

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Detail of the study program

 
 
The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program

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