Music teacher

MUSIC ARTS TEACHING (single subject with a specialization: piano, organ or solo singing)
The graduate of the study has the ability to think critically and methodically, can engage in the creation of didactic projects and methodological texts. He/she is familiar with school legislation and school documents, can apply his/her professional potential in various institutions of art and culture and keeps in touch with the latest developments in his/her discipline. He/she has the necessary knowledge of the musical arts and is proficient to the required degree (as determined by the compulsory repertoire) in playing the chosen musical instrument (organ/piano) or in solo singing and in music education, while understanding the broader context of education and training. Gain an overview of historical and contemporary forms of musical art. It will acquire a range of creative practices and methods for the interpretation of a musical work and for the didactically and methodologically correct procedures for transmitting these practices to the pupil. In his/her profile, he/she integrates knowledge and skills into the knowledge resulting from the completed study programme: interpersonal, related to teamwork, creative and practical, critical reflection.
The graduate has the opportunity to work as a pedagogical worker in primary schools and in primary art education - a teacher of playing an instrument (organ or piano) or a teacher of singing, as an artistic-pedagogical worker and a worker in management activities in institutions of art and culture. It is assumed that some of the graduates may continue their studies at the 3rd level (doctoral studies for obtaining a PhD degree at domestic or foreign institutions).



Prospects of graduates

MUSIC ARTS TEACHING (single subject with a specialization: piano, organ or solo singing)
The graduate of the study has the ability to think critically and methodically, can engage in the creation of didactic projects and methodological texts. He/she is familiar with school legislation and school documents, can apply his/her professional potential in various institutions of art and culture and keeps in touch with the latest developments in his/her discipline. He/she has the necessary knowledge of the musical arts and is proficient to the required degree (as determined by the compulsory repertoire) in playing the chosen musical instrument (organ/piano) or in solo singing and in music education, while understanding the broader context of education and training. Gain an overview of historical and contemporary forms of musical art. It will acquire a range of creative practices and methods for the interpretation of a musical work and for the didactically and methodologically correct procedures for transmitting these practices to the pupil. In his/her profile, he/she integrates knowledge and skills into the knowledge resulting from the completed study programme: interpersonal, related to teamwork, creative and practical, critical reflection.
The graduate has the opportunity to work as a pedagogical worker in primary schools and in primary art education - a teacher of playing an instrument (organ or piano) or a teacher of singing, as an artistic-pedagogical worker and a worker in management activities in institutions of art and culture. It is assumed that some of the graduates may continue their studies at the 3rd level (doctoral studies for obtaining a PhD degree at domestic or foreign institutions).



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Conditions of admission

The number of admitted students for the academic year 2023/2024 may be adjusted according to the interest in studies and the possibilities of the PF KU.
Admission Requirements:
- for the study programme Teaching for Primary Education, the basic condition of admission is the completion of a bachelor's degree in the study programme Preschool and Elementary Education;
- for the study programme Teaching of Physical Education (single subject/in combination), the basic condition of admission is the completion of the same bachelor's/master's degree programme;
- for other study programmes, the completion of the same or a related bachelor's/master's degree programme (definition of related fields of study: www.accreditation.sk);
- commitment to respect the Catholic spirit of the university and the faculty;
- for teacher study programmes in art education, music education and musical arts (piano, organ or solo singing), the successful completion of a talent test is a prerequisite (see the talent test section);
- other study programmes - without a talent test;
- those applicants who best meet the established admission requirements will be admitted to the study;
- all applicants who have achieved a grade lower than D in the state final examination during their Bachelor's studies must take part in the admission examination in the field of study.
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.



Additional information

Akreditované magisterské študijné programy:
Štandardná dĺžka štúdia:
- v dennej forme 2 roky
Udeľovaný titul: magister (Mgr.)



Conditions for international students





Conditions of admission without the entrance exam





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 well in advance before submitting an application for university studies.
Coordinator for work with students with educational needs
Mgr. Katarína Kohútová, PhD., Hrabovská cesta 1, 034 01 Ružomberok; katarina.kohutova@ku.sk



General information on the admission exam

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE ADMISSION PROCEDURE
In case the applicant wishes to apply for more than one study programme, he/she has to apply for each study programme separately.
The application form must be accompanied by:
- CV;
- certified copy of the diploma and the certificate from the bachelor's study;
- proof of payment of the fee, which has to 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 of 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;
- the applicant for the study programme Teaching for Physical Education shall also submit a medical certificate of medical fitness https://www.ku.sk/app/cmsSiteBoxAttachment.php?ID=6946&cmsDataID=0 ;
- an applicant for the study programme Special Education and Education of the Mentally Handicapped shall submit 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 this when submitting their 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 EXAMS:
Talent exams are held on the following dates:

▪ Music Education 25.8.2023
▪ Music Arts 25.8.2023
▪ Art Education 22.8.2023
▪ Physical Education 23.8.2023



Music Arts Talent Examination consists of a practical section, a written test and an interview with the candidate. Skills and knowledge of at least undergraduate level are required. For more information see: https://khkurk.wixsite.com/katedra/talentove-skusky
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/62c3b3_812562707df4487c86a1bd56e1d5d353.pdf
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
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/62c3b3_09b63fe4528a4100870041a14f796baf.pdf
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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 presentation of a portfolio from each art studio.



  • Apply the application for study

    30.06.2023

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    25.08.2023 - 25.08.2023

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
20


Additions
  • leaving certificate (paper form, electronic form)
  • CV (paper form, electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free

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

Billing information

Annual tuition fee according to the current Directive Directive of the Rector on the amount of tuition fees and fees associated with
study at the Catholic University in Ružomberok.
Domestic payment: Bank: the State Treasury
Account: SK86 8180 0000 0070 0022 4305
Variable symbol:
Variable symbol full-time form: 1300501904
Var. 1300501904
Foreign payment method:
Name of the intermediary bank: ŠTATNA POKLADNICA, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava 15
IBAN: SK86 8180 0000 0070 0022 4305
BIC: SPSRSKBA
Beneficiary of payment: Catholic University of Ružomberok,
Faculty of Education, Hrabovská cesta 1A
034 01 Ružomberok
Variable Symbol:
The student, when paying the fee associated with the admission procedure, shall indicate to the above account number
the variable symbol according to the form of study (full-time/external) he/she is applying for. The admission fee is non-refundable.

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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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