Art of Music (P8201)
Tyoe of programme: PhD programme
Length: 3 years
Level of qualification
Specific admission requirements
Admission to the PhD programme is contingent on due completion of a Master´s programme and the awarding of the title MgA./Mgr. The entrance examination takes the form of an oral interview on the candidate?s proposed doctoral project before the admissions committee. The decision to admit a candidate to the PhD programme is made by the Dean based on the recommendation of the admissions committee. The final instance in the admissions process is the Rector, whose decision is final.
Specific requirements for admission are published on the web page http://www.hamu.cz/studium/prijimaci-rizeni-hamu.
Electronic application for admission: https://prihlaska.amu.cz/apps/kos/prihlaska/.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning
Recognition procedures at AMU are governed by Article Nos. 89 and 90 of Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on Higher Education Institutions, as amended and the AMU Attendance and Examination Regulations (Articles 8, 14, 18)
Qualification requirements and regulations
Completed university education in a Master,s programme.
The Czech education system is governed by Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on Higher Education Institutions, as amended and the Academy's internal regulations - AMU Attendance and Examination Regulations
Profile of the programme
A strictly selective programme for the best music interpreters, music theorists and tonmeisters. Graduates are also trained for a pedagogical career at university-level arts schools.
Key learning outcomes
Preparation for scientific and pedagogical work, or artistic and pedagogical work, at various pedagogical and scientific institutions, etc.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
Significant scientific profiling of the student.
Access to further studies
Course structure diagram with credits
Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Studies are assessed by credits and examinations stipulated by the individual study plan.
The credit is an ungraded form of assessment of studies. It is allocated upon fulfilment of the whole set of obligations stipulated for individual subjects and is recorded in the doctoral study records or the information system with the word „Credited“ (Z).
An examination is a graded form of assessment of studies, which tests knowledge and level of creativity in the relevant subject. It may be practical, written, oral or a combination of these methods. It is graded with the words „pass“ - „fail“ and is recorded in the doctoral study records or the information system.
The oral defence of the dissertation is public. A precondition for an oral defence is the fulfilment of the requirements of the individual study plan for the doctoral study programme, including the submission of the dissertation with all required formalities. The result of the oral defence is also announced in public by the chairman of the committee for the state doctoral examination. If the result of the oral defence is negative, the Dean shall notify the student in writing of the committee?s decision. In accordance with its conclusions, the committee shall state in the decision the conditions under which the oral defence may be repeated. The student may request an oral defence of the revised dissertation in a period between five months and one year from the unsuccessful oral defence. The oral defence may be repeated only once. A successful oral defence is a necessary precondition for the state doctoral examination.
The state doctoral examination is held in public. The preconditions for conducting the state doctoral examination are the fulfilment of the individual study plan of the PhD programme, the submission of a dissertation with all required formalities, and its successful oral defence.
The student registers in writing for the oral defence of the dissertation and for the state doctoral examination.
The committees for the oral defence and the state doctoral examination and their chairpersons are appointed by the Dean on the recommendation of the doctoral board. Committees shall have at least five members. Professors, assistant professors and experts approved by the faculty?s artistic council are eligible for appointment as committee members. At least one committee member must be from a department outside of the faculty. The supervisor participates in the oral defence and examination as an auxiliary committee member in an advisory capacity. A syllabus of the dissertation must be available to committee members at least ten days prior to the oral defence.
The result of the oral defence is evaluated with the words ?successful defence? or ?unsuccessful defence?, and the result of the doctoral examination is evaluated with the words „pass“ or „fail“. The state doctoral examination committee will deliberate on the result in camera.
The state doctoral examination may be repeated only once.
Mode of study
full-time / part-time
Programme director or equivalent
prof. BARTOŇ Hanuš
Occupational profile of graduate
Programme director or equivalent
prof. MAREŠ Vlastimil