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STUDY at the Institute of Lifelong Learning

The Institute of Lifelong Learning at Mendel University in Brno as a provider of higher education offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in pedagogy and technical-economic disciplines. The language of instruction in these degree courses is Czech. Thanks to professional and pedagogic competences of our academic staff we offer students high quality and interesting courses that will prepare them for a successful career.  

There are selected Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses for international students in English. Study is organized individually in the form of consultations.

Courses are taught in a pleasant environment, in modern technology-equipped classrooms and lecture halls.

 

Subjects in English with individual consultation

  • Specialization in Pedagogy (BA)

Basics of communication skills, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, General Psychology, Introduction to Educational Research, Introduction to Psychology, Principles of Insurance, School Ethics, Social Pedagogy, Social Psychology, World of Work

  • Technical Expertise and Insurance Industry (BA)

Economics and Management of Insurance, Financial Management, Fundamentals of Project Management, Process Management, Project Management, Psychology in business relations

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Czech Study Programmes

 

Specialization in Pedagogy

The field of study offers the following programmes:

  • Vocational Subjects Teaching - designed for university graduates to obtain pedagogical qualification for teaching vocational subjects at secondary schools.
  • Teaching of Vocational Subjects and Practical Training - designed for secondary school graduates to obtain pedagogical qualification for teaching vocational subjects and practical training.
  • Vocational Subjects Teaching (Bc. degree)

The graduates qualify for professions in pedagogy, psychology and didactics in the field of teaching vocational subjects at secondary schools specialized in agriculture, food processing, ecology, mechanization, economy, IT, forestry, wood processing, environment, horticulture, or veterinary issues. The graduates will be prepared both theoretically and practically to teach specialized subjects at secondary schools. The qualification of the graduates comprises a coherent system of knowledge and teaching skills in specialized pedagogical, psychological and didactic disciplines, as well as related disciplines, such as rhetoric, speaking in public, pedagogical ethics, social partnership, foreign language terminology, school hygiene and prevention, and information technologies.

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  • Teaching of Vocational Subjects and Practical Training (Bc. degree)

The graduates qualify for professions in pedagogy, psychology and didactics in the field of teaching vocational subjects and practical training at secondary schools specialized in agriculture, food processing, ecology, mechanization, economy, IT, forestry, wood processing, environment, horticulture, or veterinary issues. The qualification of the graduates comprises a complete system of knowledge and teaching skills in specialized pedagogical, psychological and didactic disciplines, as well as related disciplines, such as ecology, foreign language, rhetoric, speaking in public, pedagogical ethics, school hygiene and prevention, and information technologies.

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Technical Expertise and Insurance Industry (Bc. degree)

The graduate gets competence and skills anabling them to work as:

  • An authorized appraiser
  • An expert in economy, with a special focus on prices and appraisals
  • An expert on valuation
  • An independent adjuster of insurance claims. The qualification comprises a wide range of specialized subjects, such as theory of materials, maintenance and repairs of machines and vehicles, principles of private and public law, statistics, accounting, etc. The study programme is supplemented with a wide offer of optional subjects.

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Technical Expertise and Expert Engineering (Master study programme)

Expert Engineering is a follow-up to the first degree of the Bachelor study programme and the specialization of the Technical Expertise and the Insurance Industry provided by the Institute of Lifelong Learning at Mendel University in Brno. The programme enables the students to continue in their studies on the Master level on condition they graduate from the Bachelor level in technical and technical-economic fields, especially in Technical Operation, Waste Disposal Technology, Automation Management and Informatics, Vocational Subjects Teaching and Practical Training. The applicants will be evaluated according to their study results achieved on the Bachelor or Master study level in case the sylabus is identical or similar.

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