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CodeDegree Branch TitleLanguage of InstructionStandard Length of Study
3908T002Safety EngineeringCzech2.0 years
Qualification AwardedMaster degree, Ing.
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
Branch Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
BER72prof. Dr. Ing. Aleš Bernatík
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 Branch
Study safety engineering, preparing a comprehensive well-educated professionals with deep knowledge of certain industry or government, able to correctly assess the potential need in various fields, for the purpose of implementing and maintaining a systematic strategy and measures to prevent major accidents, analysis and risk assessment and occupational health and safety. Graduates are able to develop security policy and contribute to the work of the senior management of companies or enterprises in industry and public administration bodies and local authorities.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
It demonstrates the broad and deep factual and theoretical knowledge in the field of security management, to implement the use of systems, methods and appropriate contemporary state of knowledge and requirements of the EU. Understand the theories and methods used to ensure adequate safety in enterprises, companies and institutions.
Can using the expertise of self-define and creatively solve theoretical and practical problems concerning the assessment, assurance and safety management in industrial enterprises also institutions. Independently and creatively can solve a complex problem, making use of selected theories, concepts and methods for security engineering
General competencies:
They are able to independently and responsibly to decide on new or changing contexts, both legislative and technical. By developing relationships and resources available to define the terms of reference for specialized activities in analysis and risk assessment, prevention of major accidents and OSH management system, is to coordinate and take responsibility for their results.Clearly and persuasively communicate both professionals and the general public's own expert opinion..
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Graduates are able to formulate safety policies and to participate in work of top management in companies, industrial enterprises and bodies of state administration and self-administration. They may find positions as heads of departments for the risk assessment and the safety checks especially of large complex or hazardous equipment systems; as co-ordinators and heads of safety sections in central and local authorities, in insurance offices and inspectorates of OSH and quality check; as advisors and consultants in authorities of hygiene service, security service, engineering companies concentrated on risk assessment, advisory bodies of state and local administration, labour unions, research institutes,.
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.
1. Semester1. yearWinter semester30 ECTS Credits
2. Semester1. yearSummer semester30 ECTS Credits
3. Semester2. yearWinter semester30 ECTS Credits
4. Semester2. yearSummer semester30 ECTS Credits