Information on degree programmes

CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
N3502Architecture and Construction2.0 years
Qualification AwardedMaster degree, Ing. arch.
Level of QualificationSecond Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Third cycle
Graduation Requirements120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis
Mode of StudyFull-time
Programme Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
PER64doc. Ing. Martina Peřinková, Ph.D.
Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits1. year / Winter semester1. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
2. year / Winter semester2. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
Specific Admission Requirements
Specific admission requirements are determined by the Dean of the faculty. For more information please click here.
Specific Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning
Informal learning - max. 60% of credits gained in prior lifelong learning can be recognized, as determined by the Dean of the Faculty.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Qualification Requirements:
Finished higher education in Bachelor's degree programme.
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998). Studies at VŠB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
Two-year master's degree in architecture and construction continues on the four-year bachelor degree of architecture and engineering, field of study of the same name and Architecture Building. Emphasis in the Master's program is on the architectural design and construction disciplines, which are an integral part of every construction project. The two-year program includes courses in architecture and urbanism with an emphasis on studio work.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
Graduate has a deep knowledge and understanding of the subject and scope of the field corresponding to the contemporary state of knowledge. Graduates have a broad knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and methods relevant contemporary state of knowledge in the field. A graduate of the understanding of the possibilities, conditions and restrictions on the use of knowledge-related fields.
Graduates can use the expertise of self-define and creatively solve theoretical or practical problem in the industry. Graduates able to independently and creatively solve complex problems using the selected theories, concepts and methods of discipline.
General competencies:
Graduates are able to independently and responsibly to decide on new or changing context or radically changing environment, taking into account the wider social implications of decisions. Graduates can according to the evolving context and available resources to define the terms of reference for professional activities, coordinate them, and bear ultimate responsibility for their results. Graduates will be able to separate address ethical problems. Graduates can communicate clearly and persuasively both professionals and the wider public, their own professional opinions. Graduates can apply their professional knowledge, professional skills and general competence in at least one foreign language. A graduate can plan, manage and promote the use of theoretical knowledge, gaining additional industry expertise, skills and competencies of other team members.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Graduated from two-year master's program is particularly the case as a creative designer - an architect with a strong technical awareness in the conceptual design and design all kinds of buildings and the main coordinator of the projected work. Another possibility is the use of professional administrative institutions and offices dealing with the issue of building including conservationists. Completion of Master's degree is a prerequisite for the continuation of doctoral studies.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Course block: Compulsory - all courses are compulsory.
Course block: Choice-compulsory - student has to choose at least one course from the list of courses.
Course block: Optional - student can choose any course from the list of courses.
IMPORTANT: Student has to select so many courses to reach 30 ECTS credits per semester. Rules in detail and convenient selection of courses can be consulted with the programmme director.
Bellow stated courses are assigned for the degree studies only. Students coming to VŠB-TUO for an exchange stay must select courses from the List of courses for exchange students.