Study plan and study related information
Study and examination information
The Academic year is divided into two semesters, autumn and spring. Teaching period lasts for 13 weeks, followed by 6 weeks of the examination period.
In order to fulfill requirements for enrollment to the following semester, a student needs to:
- gain at least 20 ECTS each semester or 45 ECTS for courses enrolled in a given semester and immediately preceding semester;
- successfully complete all repeated courses.
There are three groups of courses in the study curriculum:
- Compulsory courses must be taken and successfully completed during studies.
- Compulsory selective courses - once enrolled, the course becomes compulsory and must be completed.
- Selective courses do not need to be taken or completed the first time they are enrolled, however become compulsory if a student doesn't apply for course-repetition exemption.
In order to successfully complete a course, credit test/exam can be attempted up to three times the first time it's enrolled, twice when it is repeated.
The minimum credit requirement for study completion is 300 ECTS. After that students are allowed to take Final State examination and defend their Diploma Thesis.
These are only a few basic guidelines for studies, please find them all in detail in the MU Study and Examination Regulations (below). All students are obligated to know and follow the regulations throughout their studies at the university.
Compulsory pharmacy internships
There are two compulsory practical trainings included in the curriculum (FARP1_11 Pharmacy Internship I-2 weeks and FASM1_11 Internship II - 24 weeks). Students apply theoretical knowledge gained during the previous years of study in the real environment of pharmacy practice.
Compulsory 6-month pharmacy internship is integral part of study, undertaken in the last semester of the study. In order to be eligible for enrollment into FASM1_11, students need to gain at least 200 ECTS. Students in the English Master’s program must conduct at least 2 weeks of their internship in a pharmacy in the Czech Republic (either as part of Pharmacy Internship I or as part of Internship II). The remaining length of practice can be done anywhere in the world.
Please contact Dr. Dana Mazánková immediately after enrollment into FASM1_11 Internship II -24 weeks course. She will provide you all information necessary for successful completion of the course. You can also read instructions in this document.
Moreover, students can do other internships in a pharmacy or pharmaceutical company of their choice and gain extra credits.
In the 3rd year of study, during the spring semester, students should register for their Diploma Thesis topic in IS.
Therefore, during the 3rd year of study, you need to find a supervisor among academic staff and agree on a research topic. You can either choose from the topics offered in the IS, section 'Topic Lists - Diploma Thesis topic assignment', or contact the supervisor directly, depending on a topic/field you have in mind or department where you'd like to work on your research, and come up with a topic together.
In the 4th and 5th year, enroll in courses Diploma Thesis I-III (FACD1, FACD2, FACD3) according to study curriculum, and the given department, as follows: