Teaching the subjects of Slovak language and literature

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
  • 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 - 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 have extensive scientific knowledge in the specialisation of teaching for the teaching of Slovak language and literature in secondary education.

  1. To acquire not only professional and methodological knowledge, but also the skills and competences to independently formulate a scientific problem, to think relationally-analytically about the defined problem, to formulate professional topics and tasks with the subsequent output in the form of conclusions, proposals and recommendations for the optimal solution of the given problem in the field of teaching Slovak language and literature in theory and school practice.

  1. On the basis of the acquired conceptual curriculum of teaching Slovak language and literature in undergraduate education to professionally plan, organize, manage the educational process in the specialization on the one hand, and to competently present the results of their own empirical observations, analyses and interpretations or generalizations before the professional community on the other hand.

  1. To know the methodological context of empirical-applicational research in educational sciences in the context of one's work as a teacher of Slovak language and literature, and to communicate and collaborate effectively with the external environment in a narrower and broader context.

  1. In connection with other key and specific competences of a teacher of Slovak language and literature in close connection with professional ethics, to evaluate oneself in the intent of developing self-reflective competence, in the perspective of lifelong learning and acquiring one's own authentic teacher profiling.

Learning Outcomes of the Programme of Study

knowledge

V1student possesses knowledge of the Slovak linguistic, geopolitical and ethno-cultural realm in both synchronic and diachronic socio-cultural perspectives

V2acquires professional and methodological knowledge in relational contexts in the areas of Slovak language and literature for the needs of school practice

V3acquire systematic knowledge in the history of literature, the methodology of literary studies, inter-literary issues and literary comparatistics

V4dispossesses a reading knowledge of literature in a contemporary context and uses it purposefully in stimulating pupils' reading activity

V5integrates knowledge from all components of teacher training in the didactics of the subject with a focus on school practice

skills

Z1student has a high level of proficiency in the Slovak language in oral and written interaction in a variety of communicative spheres

Z2applies systemic knowledge of the discipline in the didactics of the subject taught

Z3analyses the relationship between language, literature, society and culture with a view to development within the profiling

Z4seeks out and formulates professional topics and tasks related to research in literature, literary studies, verbal arts and culture

Z5connects knowledge and skills from the theoretical basis of the specialization with the didactics of Slovak language and literature

competence

K1students independently analyse, evaluate and creatively solve problems

K2has developed innovative and critical thinking and adequate value orientation in professional practice

K3 responds critically to linguistic and literary stimuli

K4 formulates a professional problem, reflects relationally-analytically on a defined issue within the field of study and with interdisciplinary overlaps

K5expertly presents the results of observations, analyses, interpretations, and generalizations



Prospects of graduates

Graduate Profile

The graduate of the Master's degree programme of the Teacher of Slovak Language and Literature in Combined Studieshas a full university education and a degree in the field of studyTeaching and Educational Sciences.The graduate of the degree programme is prepared as a beginning pedagogical employee, a teacher of Slovak language and literature for secondary education. He/she has comprehensively mastered the conceptual curriculum at the level of objectives, knowledge, skills and competences with regard to the complexity of pedagogical work in the teenage age period of pupils, taking into account the diversity of the socio-cultural context. Able to work adequately with pedagogical documents in accordance with the educational programme of the particular school and its profile. Within the framework of inclusion, he/she is qualified to work with pupils with specific educational needs as well as with gifted pupils. The graduate is not only characterised by a considerable theoretical background to be able to justify and evaluate educational reality with intervention competence, but also has adequate empirical experience gained in undergraduate studies. He/she is prepared for continuous lifelong learning and profiling, including the use of modern information and communication technologies. As a graduate of the Master's degree programme in Teacher of Slavonic Language and Literature, he has a deep theoretical knowledge of the process of socialisation and education. He is familiar with the content of general education and the content of the disciplines of his specialisation. In addition to teaching competence, he is able to participate in the development of methodological materials for teaching. The graduate is able to exercise independently the profession of a teacher at the level of lower and upper secondary education or to work as a methodologist for the teaching of specific subjects and subject groups. He/she is able to design, implement and reflect on educational activities within his/her subject specialisation. He/she has knowledge and experience in the field of research methodology in educational sciences in general and in the didactics of 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 specialisation.

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

Occupations in which graduates of the master's study programme teacher of Slovak language and literature in combination with the statistical classification of occupations (SK ISCO-08_2020) can be employed:2330 teachers in secondary schools,2330003 gymnasium teacher,2341002 teacher of the second level of primary school,2320002 lecturer of further education,2351002 methodologist in the field of education and training

  1. Relevant external stakeholders who have provided a statement or a favourable opinion on the compliance 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 of the Teaching of Subjects in Combination degree programme, 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 the Bachelor's degree in Teaching and Educational Sciences, which includes the 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) level of higher education in the study programme Teaching Slovak Language and Literature, it is necessary to prove the level of proficiency in Slovak language at least at B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and Literature.completion of a first (bachelor's degree programme) or second degree (master's degree programme) study programme.

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

Teaching of Subjects in Combination with Music Education - application deadline 21.04.2024



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

Teaching of Subjects Combined with Music Education - application deadline 21.04.2024



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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    19.05.2024

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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: 1080 €


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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Detail of the study program

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