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    Zoology (0511VD030027) DSP II

    Faculty: Faculty of Science
    Study programme: Zoology (P0511D030027)
    Form of study: full-time
    Type of study: doctoral
    Language of instruction: English
    Standard length of study: 4 years
    Application type: Online
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      Application submission date: 15.12.2022
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      The program is carried out without any specialization.
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      The entrance exam is one round and the interview will deal mainly with the dissertation plan and candidate’s knowledge in the given field of study.
      During the entrance examination the candidate must demonstrate the technical and linguistic skills to study the given field, along with abilities necessary for independent scientific work.

      The examination is graded with a maximum of 100 points, of which 30 points may be awarded as a bonus for giving a more specific idea of the study content and planned dissertation in the voluntary application appendix, including the dissertation topic, a brief annotation, an anticipated supervising department and the consent of a specific supervisor to supervise such doctoral project.

      Based on a written request submitted electronically together with the application, but no later than by 6th January 2023, the dean may permit that the entrance exam will take place via information and communication technology, but only for serious and documented reasons such as health or study abroad.
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      Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study programme.

      Verification method: entrance exam
      Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 03.02.2023 Until: 03.02.2023
      Alternative date (of entrance exam): 10.02.2023 Until: 10.02.2023
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      Graduates are specialists in zoology. It covers of multiple fields from protozoology, invertebrate zoology, entomology, vertebrate zoology to primatology and human studies. The methodologies include: taxonomy, phylogenetics and evolution, population genetics and genomics, morphology and evo-devo, ethology and behavioural sciences, evolutionary psychology, animal ecology and conservation. Each graduate is competent in a certain combination of methodological approaches and studied taxa. The graduates already demonstrated their ability to perform excellent research and to publish the results in scientific journals. They are experienced in preparation of the projects and grant applications, coordination of the team, reporting the results, writing papers, lecturing and international scientific communication.