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CodeDegree Branch TitleLanguage of InstructionStandard Length of Study
3646R006GeoinformaticsCzech, English3.0 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
Branch Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
IVA026doc. Ing. Igor Ivan, 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 VŠB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Branch
The course is designed primarily for students who are interested in geography and information technology. Students will learn in detail how to acquire so-called spatial (geographical) data (using global navigation satellite systems, satellites or drones), store (using database systems), process, analyze, visualize and publish, whether in the form of standard maps or services on the Internet. Students acquire comprehensive knowledge of geographic information systems and geoinformation technologies and knowledge needed to develop their own applications. Several subjects are taught in English. The program provides graduates with the opportunity to continue their studies or find employment in a number of public institutions and private companies using spatial data.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
Graduates are equipped with knowledge of the basics of programming, geoweb technology, geographic information systems, satellite navigation and positioning systems, remote sensing, digital terrain models, gathering, storage, analysing, and publishing of geodata, and from the area of project management.
The graduate can acquire geodata in the field, or, where appropriate, from existing resources, he can update them, insert them into the database, perform simple or standard analysis and visualization of geodata, and manage existing applications geoinformation technology.
General competencies:
The graduate may act as a geodata collector, geodat database manager, geodat analyst, application manager for geoinformation technologies, and may continue to follow-up study.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
The aim of the course is both theoretical and practical mastering of basics of geoinformation technologies and their application in practice. After the basic theoretical subjects, which develop mathematical, physical and informatics basis for the study at the study branch, students obtain knowledge of geoinformation technologies in specialized subjects. The study is accompanied by the subjects from the fields of social sciences. The study branch is designed to provide students with the opportunity to continue to study in a follow-up study program or to get job in the field of companies and public institutions that use relevant practices and technologies to support their work activities.
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
5. Semester3. yearWinter semester30 ECTS Credits
6. Semester3. yearSummer semester30 ECTS Credits