Information on degree programmes

CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
B2110Geological Engineering3.0 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
KLE028doc. Ing. Martin Klempa, 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.
Regulations:
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
The study in this field is predominantly focused on the education of the specialists in hydrology, engineering geology, aplaied mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economy geology and applied geophysics. Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilizations, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics. This branch is aimed at the natural environment and resources, mining and technical monuments, the goal of this field of study is to educate specialists who would participate in the development of tourism in the Czech Republic.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
Knowledge:
Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilizations, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics. Except technical and economic subjects, students learn basics in social studies, natural sciences and also gain necessary organizational and language skills.
Skills:
Graduates are able to solve individually wide complex of geological and geoscience problems with utilization theory, concepts a methodology concern also problematic of related technical and geoscience fields.
General competencies:
Graduate is able to decide individually in relation to new and varying circumstances, so as take into account wide social consequences.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Graduate can find employment in wide range of geological investigation and exploitation enterprises, organization which deal with ecological geology problematic etc. Hi is also able to deal in the management post. The graduates can work as independent specialists in organization and promotion of tourism as well as qualified organizers of tourism and tourist guides specialized in inanimate nature and exploitation of natural resources.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Degree Branches
CodeDegree Branch TitleLanguage of Instruction
2101R003Geological EngineeringCzech, English
2101R004Geoscience and Industrial TourismCzech