Teaching of Subjects Biology

This study program must be combined with one of the following study programs:

  • Faculty of Arts and Letters - Teaching the subjects of English language and literature
  • Faculty of Arts and Letters - Teaching of Subjects of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Arts and Letters - Teaching the subjects of History
  • Filozofická fakulta - učiteľstvo nemeckého jazyka a literatúry (v kombinácii)
  • Faculty of Arts and Letters - Teaching the subjects of Slovak language and literature
  • Faculty of Education - Teaching of Subjects Geography
  • Faculty of Education - Music teacher (in combination)
  • Faculty of Education - Teaching of Subjects of Informatics
  • Faculty of Education - Teaching of the Subjects of Mathematics
  • Faculty of Education - Teaching of Religious Studies
  • Faculty of Education - Russian language and literature teacher (in combination)
  • Faculty of Education - teacher of Italian language and literature (in combination)
  • Faculty of Education - Art teacher (in combination)

The scope of the study programme follows from the fields of study 1.1.1 Teaching of academic subjects and 4.2.1 Biology. A student of the Master's degree is eligible to teach the subjects of his/her specialisation at the second level of primary and secondary schools. The student is able to keep abreast of new findings in rapidly developing disciplines (molecular biology, genetics, taxonomy at the molecular level, ecology) and incorporate them into the teaching process. The student has acquired the most important knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for teaching academic subjects for II. Grade Elementary and Secondary School in Biology. The student is competent to expand his/her knowledge and skills in his/her specialty on a lifelong basis.

Prospects of graduates

The graduates of the master's study field are eligible to perform, according to the achieved degree of education, the profession of a teacher of relevant subjects at the level of lower and upper secondary education, the profession of a methodologist for teaching specific subjects and subject groups, a specialized employee of the state administration for the field of education and training in primary and secondary schools, in the single-subject study of the field - a teacher of the relevant general education (or vocational) subject (groups of subjects) at the level of primary, lower and upper secondary education, respectively. leisure time animator (e.g. in ZUŠ), leisure time animator. A graduate of the second cycle of higher education in subject teaching is qualified to be a teacher of subjects belonging to his/her specialisation at primary and secondary education level. He/she knows the basic content of the disciplines of his/her specialisation, the principles of its structure, is familiar with the methodology of the production of the content of the discipline and its wider cultural and social context. He/she can handle this content as a product of human (scientific) activity and, in this context, can project it for didactic purposes and aims. In addition to mastering teaching competence (designing, implementing and reflecting on classroom teaching), he is able to participate in the development of methodological materials for teaching. He or she also has an adequate knowledge of research and development methods in the didactics of his or her field of study.

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Conditions of admission

- completion of the same or related bachelor/master study programme (definition of related fields of study: www.akreditkom.sk);
- commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and the faculty;
- for the teacher study programmes in art education, music education and musical arts (piano, organ or solo singing specialization), it is also conditional upon successful completion of the talent examination (see the talent examination section);
- for the study programme in Teaching for Primary Education, the basic condition of admission is the completion of a Bachelor's degree in the study programme in Pre-school and Elementary Pedagogy;
- other study programmes - without a talent examination;
- those applicants who best meet the established conditions for admission to the study will be admitted to the study;
- all applicants who have achieved a grade worse than D in the state final examination in the given field during their bachelor studies must take part in the admission examination.
The ranking of applicants will be based on the following rules:
▪ The ranking of applicants will be based on the results achieved in the bachelor's studies (average of the state examination).
▪ In the case of talent examinations, the ranking will be calculated as follows: 50% for the results in the bachelor's studies and 50% for the talent examination.
▪ If more than one applicant meets the admission requirements for a given study programme, those applicants who have demonstrated the highest level of aptitude for the study according to the admission requirements will be admitted.

Coordinator for students with specific needs

University coordinator for students with specific needs
Mgr. Janka Hofmanová, KU Counselling Centre, Hrabovská cesta 1, 034 01 Ružomberok
Students with specific needs are advised to contact the KU Counselling Centre (poradna@ku.sk) in order to obtain qualified information about the demands and conditions of studies in sufficient time before applying for university studies.
Coordinator for work with PF KU students with educational needs
Mgr. Katarína Kohútová, PhD., Hrabovská cesta 1, 034 01 Ružomberok; katarina.kohutova@ku.sk

General information on the admission exam

If an applicant wishes to apply for more than one study programme, he/she must apply for each study programme separately. The applicant should send the application form to the department (city) at which he/she wishes to study.
The application form should be accompanied by:
- a CV;
- a certified copy of the diploma and the certificate from the bachelor's degree;
- proof of payment of the fee, which should be pasted on the 3rd page of the application form. Without proof of payment, the application will not be registered. The admission fee is non-refundable!;
- the applicant for the study programme Teaching for Primary Education shall submit a medical certificate on the ability to take physical education without limitations and a certificate from a professional employee - speech therapist that the applicant does not have impaired communication skills;
- applicants who require specific conditions for health reasons shall inform the faculty about it when submitting the application;
- in the case of applicants who have obtained their first degree abroad, a decision on the recognition of the foreign document of education for academic purposes (more information on the website of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic: http://minedu.
Confirmation of the registration of the application and information on the further process in the admission procedure will be sent to applicants in writing. In case of a low number of applicants for the study of teaching in one of the subject combinations, the faculty will propose applicants to study in other combinations.

Form of entrance exam

Talent examinations are held on the following dates:
▪ Music Education 20.04.2022
▪ Music Art 20.04.2022
▪ Art Education 08.06.2022
The Talent Examination in Music Education consists of a practical part, a written test and an interview with the candidate. A minimum of Bachelor's level skills and knowledge are required. For more information see: https://khkurk.wixsite.com/katedra/talentove-skusky
The Music Arts Talent Examination consists of a practical part and an interview with the candidate. A minimum of Bachelor's level skills and knowledge are required. For more information, see: https://khkurk.wixsite.com/katedra/talentove-skusky
The Art Talent Examination consists of two parts: theoretical and practical. Candidates demonstrate their theoretical knowledge in the art history exam, which focuses on historical or contemporary issues in the visual arts. The practical exam consists of active creative work, which is carried out in each studio, i.e. the studio of intermedia, design and craft, surface art disciplines, spatial art disciplines. The candidate will take a practical examination on a topic that is announced at the time of the entrance examination. The practical examination includes a portfolio presentation from each art studio.

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • CV (paper form, electronic form)
  • Bachelor diploma (paper form, electronic form)
  • doklad o zaplatení poplatku, ktorý treba nalepiť na 3. stranu prihlášky. (paper form, electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 900 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 39 €
E-application form: 35 €

Billing information

The electronic application will become valid only after the paper application has been sent together
with all the documents in accordance with the instructions for the admission procedure.

The annual tuition fee according to the Rector's Directive on the amount of tuition fees and fees associated with studying at the Catholic University of Ružomberok is in force.

Invoicing data

Domestic payment method:
Name of the intermediary bank:
ŠTÁTNA POKLADNICA, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava 15
IBAN: SK86 8180 0000 0070 0022 4305
Payment Recipient: Catholic University of Ružomberok,
Faculty of Education, Hrabovská cesta 1A
034 01 Ružomberok
Variable Symbol: According to the table

Variable Symbol. The admission fee is not refundable.

day form: 1300501904
external form: 1300501904

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Detail of the study program

Chystáš sa študovať na vysokej škole na Slovensku? Teraz môžeš získať štipendium až 9 000 € počas prvých troch rokov štúdia. More information

Detail of the study program


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Last update: 05.05.2022 12:14

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