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, students need to gain at least 20 ECTS each semester or 45 ECTS from two previous ones.
- There are three groups of courses in the study curriculum. Compulsory courses must be taken and successfully completed during study. Once enrolled in a course from the compulsory selective list, the course becomes compulsory and must be completed. Selective courses don't 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.
- A course may be attempted up to three times the first time it's enrolled, twice when a course is repeated.
The minimal requirement for study completion is 300 ECTS. After that students are allowed to take Final State examination and defend their Diploma Thesis.
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, find a supervisor among academic staff and agree on a research topic. You can also contact potential supervisor directly. Thesis topics can be given to you or you can come up with your own proposal.
Courses Diploma Thesis I-III (FACD1, FACD2, FACD3) please enroll in 4th year, respectively in 5th year, according to study curriculum.