Teaching the subjects of History

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 Slovak language and literature
  • Faculty of Education - Teaching of Subjects Biology
  • 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 - Physical education teacher
  • Faculty of Education - Art teacher (in combination)

Learning objectives of the study programme

  1. To acquire advanced skills and habits that will lead to a reasoned and critical knowledge of the past and to apply the ability to communicate this knowledge clearly in the educational process.

  1. To acquire a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the political, economic, social and cultural history of human society as a basis for practice in the teaching profession.

  1. Identify, locate and evaluate historical sources and sources of information. Critically engage with primary and secondary literature.Appropriately evaluate historical argumentation and historical narrative.

  1. Interpret evidence and historical argumentation, develop more complex historical explanations, apply relevant methods and theories of historical research. Independently formulate conclusions and present them in oral and written form.

  1. To know the basic principles and content of teaching history in primary and secondary schools, closely linking their own experience of teaching history and making use of the knowledge acquired in the pedagogical background.

Learning outcomes of the study programme

knowledge

V1student possesses a broad knowledge of important events in political, economic, social and cultural history

V2knows the key events of historical development and is able to apply them in the educational process

V3knows the principles, procedures and methods of working with historical sources

V4 knows a wide range of primary and secondary sources of historical research and can use them in the educational process

skills

Z1students can critically evaluate historical sources and secondary literatureZ2can analyse and address a range of pedagogical situations relevant to the teaching of history

Z3 communicates and collaborates effectively with external environments, solves communication problems and works in a team that he/she can manage

Z4can plan, design, manage and organise the educational process in history lessons

Z5knows the basic characteristics of historical periods and can take a position on them supported by arguments

competence

K1student is able to independently plan, design, manage and organise the formation of pupils in history lessons

K2student is able to effectively implement and manage educational, corrective and preventive activities in history lessons

K3is prepared for continuous professional development and lifelong learning

K4can solve complex problems, formulate his/her ideas both orally and in writing and argue constructively

language and literature, German language and literature, English language and literature, philosophy, religious education.



Prospects of graduates

Graduate Profile

The graduate of the Master's degree programmeHistory Teacher Training in CombinedHistory Teacher Training has a full university education at the second level in the field of studyTeaching and Educational Sciences.The graduate of the Master's degree programmeHistory Teacher Training is qualified to be a teacher of the subject of history. He has a deep theoretical knowledge of the process of socialization and education. He/she knows the contents of general education and the content of the subject of history. In addition to his/her competence as a teacher, he/she is able to participate in the development of methodological materials for teaching. The graduate is capable of exercising independently the profession of a teacher at the level of lower and upper secondary education. He/she is able to design, implement and reflect on educational activities within his/her subject specialisation. The graduate of the Master's degree in Teacher Education is qualified to be a teacher of subjects belonging to his/her subject specialisation. The graduate can act as a teacher of relevant subjects at the level of lower and upper secondary education, as a methodologist for the teaching of specific subjects and subject groups.

  1. The college indicates the professions for which the graduate is prepared at the time of graduation and the potential of the study programme in terms of graduate employment:

Occupations where graduates of the master's degree programme in history teaching can be employed in combination according to the statistical classification of occupations (SK ISCO-08_2020):2330 teachers in secondary schools,2330003 grammar school teacher,2341002 teacher of the second level of primary school,2355002 museum, gallery teacher

  1. Relevant external stakeholders who have provided a statement or concurring opinion on the alignment of the acquired qualification with the sector-specific requirements for the profession:

This is not the case for regulated professions.



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Conditions of admission

Conditions for admission to study for the study programmes PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY, JOURNALISM, TEACHING SUBJECTS IN COMBINATION and INTERMEDICAL STUDIES

  • acquisition of a first (bachelor's) degree or a second (master's) degree, - for the study programme Teaching of subjects in combination, the applicant is required to have acquired a level of education that can demonstrate the knowledge, skills and competences defined by the bachelor's degree in Teaching and Educational Sciences (usually the completion of a bachelor's degree in Teaching and Educational Sciences, which includes a bachelor's degree in Teaching of subjects in combination)
  • commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and the faculty;
  • in the case of applicants to the study programme TEACHING SLOVAK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN COMBINATION, who have obtained secondary education outside the Slovak Republic and have not completed at least the first (bachelor's) degree in the study programme Teaching Slovak Language and Literature, it is necessary to prove the level of proficiency in Slovak language at least at the B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference.

The final ranking of applicants will be based on the result of the state examination.



Additional information

The KU Faculty of Arts also offers the possibility of inter-faculty teaching combinations, i.e. the candidate can choose one subject from the offer of the KU Faculty of Arts and one subject from the offer of the KU Faculty of Education (accredited study programmes of the Faculty of Arts can be found at http://pf.ku.sk). Applicants for interfaculty programmes must meet the admission requirements from both teaching subject specialisations.

For the music education and art education teacher specialization programs, successful completion of a talent exam is required.

The Faculty also reserves the right not to open a study programme for which a low number of candidates apply. In this case, the application forms with all attachments as well as the admission fee will be returned to the applicant.

Handicapped applicants may request that the form and manner of the entrance examination be determined taking into account their handicap (written request to be sent together with the application form).

For more information visit http://ff.ku.sk admissions



Conditions for international students

Bidders are on a level playing field



Coordinator for students with specific needs

Counselling Centre, Catholic University, Hrabovská cesta 1, 034 01 Ružomberok, poradna@ku.sk



General information on the admission exam

The application form must be accompanied by:

a) proof of payment of the fee (without proof of payment, the application will not be registered) - in case of a paper application, to be pasted on the 3rd page of the application form; - in case of an electronic application, to be attached as an appendix;

b) certified copies of the documents of graduation (Bachelor's/Master's diploma, Diploma Supplement and State Examination Certificate) - applicants who have obtained the required studies in the previous period shall submit certified copies of the documents together with the application form; - applicants, applicants who complete the required studies in 2024 will deliver certified copies of the documents after their acquisition (at the latest on the day of enrolment), - applicants who have been issued documents of graduation by the Faculty of Arts of KU (they completed their previous studies at the Faculty of Arts of KU) do not need to submit them;

c) a decision on recognition of a foreign document of education for the purpose of continuation of studies in the Slovak Republic (valid for applicants who have obtained the required higher education abroad) - this confirmation must be submitted no later than on the day of enrolment;

d) a certificate proving the level of Slovak language proficiency at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (valid for applicants for the study programme of teaching Slovak language and literature in combination who have obtained secondary education outside the Slovak Republic and who have not completed at least the first (bachelor's) level of university studies in the study programme of teaching Slovak language and literature).

Signed paper (not electronic) application form should be sent to the following address:

Catholic University in Ruzomberok,

Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Studies,

Hrabovská cesta 1B,

034 01 Ružomberok

Student applicants can also submit only electronic application form without the need to print it, sign it and send it to the postal address of the faculty.

Acknowledgement of the application form and information about the further process in the admission procedure will be sent to applicants by electronic or conventional mail.

Deadline for verification of fulfilment of admission requirements: no later than 16 June 2024

Written decision on the result of the admission procedure will be sent to applicants no later than 30 days after the verification of the fulfilment of the conditions of admission to the study. The written decision shall be delivered to the applicants by hand.



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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
60


Additions
  • verified copy of the degree for applicant of other universities (paper form)
  • certified copy of certificate to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • photocopy of the Diploma Supplement to candidates from other universities (paper form)
  • proof of payment of the fee (electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 950 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 30 €
E-application form: 25 €

Billing information

Bank: State Treasury

IBAN: SK70 8180 0000 0070 0022 4399

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