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    Liberal Arts and Humanities (0288RA120001)

    Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
    Study programme: Liberal Arts and Humanities (B0288A120001)
    Form of study: full-time
    Type of study: Bachelor's
    Language of instruction: English
    Standard length of study: 3 years
    Short note: All apllicants are required to take an entrance exam.
    Application type: Online, Paper

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      Application submission date: 31.03.2020
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      Bachelor degree study of the Liberal Arts and Humanities is university study in humanities focused on philosophy, history, and cultural and social anthropology. The program's significant feature is a widely open study schedule that allows students pursue their individual abilities and develop their interests. The student takes mandatory courses in humanities and social sciences and passes comprehensive exams relevant to each field. While properly choosing other courses during the study, the student can gradually specialise and focus either on further (Master) study in any of the relative theoretical fields, or on the practical use of acquired skills.
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      Admission exam is comprised of a summary of an English academic text, to be written in English, and answering follow-up questions based on the text, in English. Assessment is based primarily on factual accuracy of the summary and the depiction of the main thought line of the text. Questions are intended to ascertain whether or not the applicant fully grasped the contents of the text. The applicant can get up to 18 points for the test: 9 points for the summary and 3 points for each of the three answers.

      Duration of the exam is 3 hours. Dean of the faculty decides on the required number of points for admission.

      Prior to the examination, applicants receive a letter announcing the date and time of the examination. No dictionaries, books, notes, mobile phones or other digital devices are allowed. Applicants are informed about the result either on the day of the exam or the following day.

      2) Enrolment requirements also include submitting a copy of the applicant’s document of high school (secondary school) education. Deadline for applicants/admitted applicants to submit a copy of their high school (secondary school) diploma is September 30, 2020. Applicants who take their final high school exams in September, as well as those who won't get a recognition of their foreign diploma till the end of September, are allowed to submit a copy of a high school diploma along with a copy of a recognition of foreign education no later than October 22, 2020.

      Those applicants who graduated abroad/ from foreign schools are required to provide recognition of their foreign diploma. The applicant submits one of the following documents: a certificate of recognition of the foreign school report in the Czech Republic (the so-called „nostrification document“), or a European Baccalaureate diploma, or a foreign diploma which can be recognized under foreign states’ mutual agreement of recognition (high school diploma from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Slovenia), or a foreign high school diploma which the applicant submits directly to the faculty for the purpose of recognition (at the faculty, the applicant is charged an administration fee of 810 CZK). More information on the requirement of high school diploma submission is available on the faculty’s website: https://fhs.cuni.cz/FHS-1027.html. The applicant should send the required documents to the address of the faculty no later than August 16, 2020. The applicant should cover the fee together with the application fee, or later when they submit the documents to the faculty for the purpose of recognition.
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      Admission to Bachelor's studies is conditioned by completed secondary education confirmed by a school-leaving certificate.

      Verification method: entrance exam
      Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 09.05.2020 Until: 09.05.2020
      Alternative date (of entrance exam): 08.06.2020 Until: 12.06.2020
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      Admission exam is comprised of a summary of an English academic text, to be written in English, and answering follow-up questions based on the text, in English. Assessment is based primarily on factual accuracy of the summary and the depiction of the main thought line of the text. Questions are intended to ascertain whether or not the applicant fully grasped the contents of the text. The applicant can get up to 18 points for the test: 9 points for the summary and 3 points for each of the three answers. Duration of the exam is 3 hours.
      Dean of the faculty decides on the required number of points for admission.
      The entrance exam can be passed as a distance exam which occurs online. Prior to the examination, an applicant will receive a letter announcing the date and time of the examination with instruction and the access data.
      The date of the (online) examination is June 15.
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      Sample Admission Exam is available here: https://fhs.cuni.cz/FHSENG-704-version1-exam_sample_shv_aj.pdf
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      CŽV 16 - Preparation Course https://fhs.cuni.cz/FHSENG-712.html
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      The graduate of the Liberal Arts and Humanities acquires knowledge in many disciplines of humanities (philosophy, sociology, psychology, history, anthropology and economics) and interdisciplinary, thorough practical knowledge of at least one foreign language, including the capability of professional translation, the ability of critical thinking and sophisticated speech and writing. Great emphasis is put, above all, on self-reliance and responsibility training and on individual creative work, which allows for further effective education and flexibility under the changing conditions on the labour market. The graduate acquires qualifications for a wide range of jobs, e. g. in the fields of state administration and self-government, non-profit organisations, education, research activities for various institutions or consulting in the multicultural sphere and humanities-oriented institutions. The graduate with predominantly theoretical specialisation acquires not only a solid base in general humanities, but also expertise in any of the mentioned humanities disciplines, and thus is adequately prepared for master or post degree study in humanities. The graduate with predominantly applied skills specialisation may be employed in the fields of public relations, advertisement, media etc., as they acquire knowledge of creating research projects, text editing and preparation, information processing, creating company presentations etc.
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      Tuition [EUR] / per period: 2000 EUR / year