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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
B0715A270007Materials and technologies for the automotive industry3.0 years
Qualification AwardedBachelor degree, Bc.
Level of QualificationFirst Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Second cycle
Graduation Requirements180 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Bachelor thesis
Mode of StudyFull-time
Programme Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
TOM37doc. Ing. Petr Tomčík, 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
3. year / Winter semester3. 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 secondary education with secondary school-leaving exam.
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998). Studies at VSB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The curriculum is designed to cover the issues of materials and technologies currently used in the automotive industry and to match the graduate profile. The study is based on a balanced combination of knowledge of materials, technologies in the automotive industry and engineering together with the knowledge of the solutions of specific vehicle groups. The content and structure of curricula and the innovation of study papers are continuously consulted with representatives of industrial enterprises. Experts from practice take an active part in professional lectures.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
The graduate acquires theoretical knowledge and practical skills directly related to automotive technology, especially in the field of material design, vehicle construction, automobile prototype construction, technology of automotive parts production from metal materials, polymers and composites, automotive assembly technology, vehicle measurement and adjustment, drives vehicles.
The graduate is able to read technical drawings and design more efficient production procedures, assembling, determining the way of inspection and technical tests, and performing technical supervision at workplaces.
General competencies:
The graduate will receive a comprehensive overview with an emphasis on materials and technologies used in the automotive industry, computer literacy, gain an overview of the environmental aspects of mobile sources of environmental pollution and, last but not least, the basic legislation for the approval of traffic control on the road.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
The graduate gains experience in the automotive industry and in mechanical engineering to the position of engineer, technologist, designer, research and development worker, testing and service technician, technician in car service. Further on the middle management positions in the production plants.
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 VSB-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
5. Semester3. yearWinter semester30 ECTS Credits
6. Semester3. yearSummer semester30 ECTS Credits