Master's Degree in Materials Science in Ostrava in Czech Republic

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

By focusing on research and development, materials science is able to provide new materials for use in industries. Materials science relies on several scientific and engineering departments to work together to problem-solve for the future.

Czech Republic is in the heart of Europe is a neighbor of Slovakia, Austria, Germany, and Poland. Czech universities offer long-standing reputation and interesting specializations.

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Master in Modern Metallurgical Technologies

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Ostrava in Czech Republic. Study Branch Metallurgical Engineering Branch Profile The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. In addition to these specialization areas, all graduates receive knowledge from the field of technical materials, industrial furnaces, preparation of non-ferrous metals and alloys, methods of planning and quality enhancement as well as managerial economics. Theoretical knowledge is complemented with a number of additional laboratory and computing practical exercises, in which the current laboratory technology is applied, and which address tasks related to metallurgical processes and their modelling. Theses are mainly focused on the selected study branches, or also partially extend to related study branches, such as Thermal Engineering and Ceramic Materials, or Materials Engineering. The study branch has a unique position in the structure of study fields at Czech universities. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates can characterize advanced and contemporary technologies of iron and steel production, foundry technology and forming technology of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. They have a good command of the technological principles of the iron and steel production, foundry technology and technology of materials forming. Based on their professional specialization, consisting of an appropriate choice of study courses, graduates are able to demonstrate a more profound knowledge of the theoretical principles related to technology of iron or steel production, foundry and materials forming technologies of foundry or modelling of forming processes. Graduates are able to use methods of statistical analysis and data processing. They can also use advanced modelling methods of steel production technology or foundry technology, or modelling of forming processes at the advanced level. Graduates can demonstrate basic knowledge of technical materials, production of non-ferrous metals, thermal processes in industrial furnaces, methods of planning and quality enhancement, and managerial economics. Skills Based on the selected study specialization, graduates are able to independently solve tasks in the field of current technologies of iron and steel production, foundry, or forming of materials. They are able, to a greater extent, to apply advanced methods of theoretical and experimental research for the technologies of iron and steel production, foundry or forming of materials. Graduates are able to apply the methods of statistical analysis, advanced numerical modelling methods, as well as basic principles of managerial economics to solve individual tasks. General Competencies Graduates have developed soft skills on a sufficient level. They have a good command of at least one foreign language at the B1-B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), and are prepared for teamwork. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The Master's Study Branch Modern Metallurgical Technology is designed as a modern study branch aimed at training professionals for current and highly sophisticated metallurgical technologies, covering in detail the issues of theory and technology of production, casting and processing of iron and steel or their forming, including the forming of non-ferrous metals and/or foundry of alloys based on both iron and non-ferrous metals. Theoretical knowledge is complemented with a number of additional laboratory and computing practical exercises, in which the current laboratory technology is applied, and which address tasks related to metallurgical processes and their modelling. The study branch has a unique position in the structure of study fields at Czech universities. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in European School for Brownfields Technical Redevelopment

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master’s program of the European School for Technical Brownfields Redevelopment is an interdisciplinary 2 year study branch based on a combination of natural, economic and construction engineering sciences, including professional disciplines. The main aim of the branch is to prepare graduates to manage projects and work activities in the restoration and development of abandoned industrial areas, often called brownfields. [+]

Study Branch Mineral Raw Materials Branch Profile The Master’s program of the European School for Technical Brownfields Redevelopment is an interdisciplinary 2 year study branch based on a combination of natural, economic and construction engineering sciences, including professional disciplines. The main aim of the branch is to prepare graduates to manage projects and work activities in the restoration and development of abandoned industrial areas, often called brownfields. Teaching and education has a base in scientific disciplines such as mathematics, physics and chemistry. It is expected that a bachelor’s study graduate has such knowledge. The study plan is composed of the compulsory subjects and electives that enable tailoring studies according to interests and professional intentions. Individual courses are designed to give students theoretical and practical knowledge to the extent of master study. Theoretical knowledge from lectures is developed further in field work, seminars, colloquia and exercises. The case study solutions that are discussed and dealt with in the professional colloquium and practical field works have a significant role in the educational process. The case studies are created in order to help students develop professional, systematic and independent work. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates are equipped with complex knowledge in the fields: Landscape and nature conservation, their components and functions, Technical restoration of functions of landscape segments, Environmental assessment of brownfields, Civil engineering and technical assessment, Economical and socio-economical assessment, Remediation and regeneration of areas, Consultancy and expert activities and Environmental protection and design. Graduates are able to use their knowledge and attainments from particular sphere for solving the problems of the brownfields in the urban area and open countryside. Skills On the basis of the acquired theoretical knowledge a graduate is capable of identifying, sorting and interpreting information related to brownfield redevelopment. During their studies students deepen their skills in laboratory, experimental and field tasks and consequently can work with maps and local plans, legislation, they can propose solutions for decontamination and remediation of brownfields or analyse and produce data in a GIS. General Competencies Graduates become independent experts who can make responsible decisions and understand the wide range of issues related to the problems of brownfields. They are able to build and lead a professional team and work in it. According to evolving context and available resources they are able to define the terms of reference for professional activities, coordinate them and to bear ultimate responsibility for the results. Graduates are able to clearly and persuasively communicate their own expert opinion with professionals and the general public, they are able to express themselves verbally and also in specialized press. Of course there is a continuous professional development, acquisition and use of new knowledge in the field. Master's degree graduates will be also able to independently and responsibly solve the ethical problems. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The study branch combines natural, economic and construction-technical sciences, and related disciplines in the field. The major aim of the studies is to prepare graduates to manage project and work activities in the field of redevelopment of abandoned industrial areas such asbrownfields. The instruction builds upon the knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry. The theoretical knowledge from lectures is expanded with learning practical skills within laboratory works, seminars, colloquia and field training. Solving case studies discussed and cooperated on within expert colloquia and practical field trainings make significant parts of the education process. The case studies are aimed to develop the topical expert focus of the studies and independent, systematic students' work. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Mining Engineering

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master’s studies in Mining Engineering enriches the knowledge gained in the specialized field and that increases the possibilities of advancement in the profession, especially to management grades. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Ostrava in Czech Republic. Study Branch Mining Branch Profile The Master’s studies in Mining Engineering enriches the knowledge gained in the specialized field and that increases the possibilities of advancement in the profession, especially to management grades. A graduate satisfies the conditions required by the Czech authorities for all official positions in mines and quarries in the Czech Republic. The course educates experts to work in the sphere of mining and in the processing of raw materials, including fossil fuels and metallic and non-metallic minerals. A graduate will be well-qualified to work in establishments engaged in civil engineering or to be employed as research workers working as state administration clerks in municipal offices and in regional authorities and ministries. After a successful graduation of the Master’s course, it is possible to continue in doctoral [Ph.D.] studies in the field of Mining or Mining Geomechanics. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge On the basis of theoretical and practical experience, the graduate can apply their knowledge and expertise in mining, processing, and cleaning up the mining activities, as deep, and superficial way, then find application in energy, engineering companies and handlers of valuable minerals and companies that deal with landscaping work. Skills Graduate of the programme Mining can provide engineering, design and manage the exploratory phase of the preparation of deposits, mining engineering works, traffic management, rehabilitation and liquidation activity in higher levels of business management. General Competencies The Master's degree in Mining Engineering is conceived so that future graduates enjoy the widest application in practice. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Mining engineering graduates meet all the conditions to enable them in the relevant regulations to hold all the control functions to "race down" eventually "race quarry” and manage the technical side of operation. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Thermal Engineering and Ceramic Materials

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

Master's degree course in Thermal Engineering and Ceramics follows the bachelor's program of the same name. Qualification subjects, compared to a bachelor's field, put more emphasis on the theoretical basis of the issues discussed, and a thorough elucidation of mutual connections of acquired knowledge. [+]

Study Branch Metallurgical Engineering Branch Profile Master's degree course in Thermal Engineering and Ceramics follows the bachelor's program of the same name. Qualification subjects, compared to a bachelor's field, put more emphasis on the theoretical basis of the issues discussed, and a thorough elucidation of mutual connections of acquired knowledge. A part of the field, besides components in the field of thermal technology and ceramic materials, are courses in metallurgy of steel and non-ferrous metals, steel materials, foundry, material engineering, economics and quality management. The aim of the study is education of experts, who are capable of dealing with the acquisition, use and management of energy, mostly thermal ones, even from non-traditional sources. In parallel, the aim of the study programme is the specialization of experts in the field of ceramic materials that are able to innovate the preparation technology, and decide about the application of materials in different conditions. Graduates are prepared to propose heat-technical equipment, especially in terms of energy savings and material composition with regard to environmental and economic aspects. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates can characterize the technology of iron and steel foundry technology and forming technology of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Control the principles of the technology of iron and the steel foundry technology, and the technology of forming materials. Graduates is acquainted with the nature of combustion processes, thermal processes modeling and equipment balances and optimization of thermal plants by using waste energy, determination of heat loss and the possibilities to minimize them. Graduates have knowledge of the raw material base, manufacturing processes, application, testing and evaluation of refractory and thermal insulating ceramic materials. They know the procedures for the design and implementation structures of refractory ceramics. They are familiar with progressive technology and applications of traditional glass and ceramic materials. Skills Graduates can solve complex tasks in areas related to energy or ceramic materials, including the assessment of the environmental and economic risks arising from those activities. Graduates will be able to Propose progressive thermal units including the choice of heating method, type of heat and linings. Use modern methods of theoretical and experimental research in the field of thermal processes or in the determination of the properties and structure of ceramic systems. Use statistical analysis and numerical simulations and basic principles of managerial economics, when solving a problem. General Competencies Graduates are able to use soft skills, are able to acquire, process and evaluate knowledge gained from the information sources. They are able to create their own views on the problems addressed and then present them, and able to work in a team-oriented environment. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The degree course creates conditions for training specialists in thermal engineering and ceramic materials. Students are acquainted with progressive technologies in the energy, heating, gas and optimization of thermal equipment, construction and refractory ceramics, insulation and composite materials. Modern designed teaching is supported by high-tech laboratory equipment including sophisticated software. Students can develop their skills through participation in research projects and internships at foreign universities. Graduates have the ability of independent decision making, creative and innovative skills and apply the technical and management positions, such as power engineers, technologists, designers of thermal equipment, experts in government, or as employees of scientific research teams. Employability of graduates is given lasting demand from employers throughout the Czech Republic and abroad. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Advanced Engineering Materials

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

In the Master’s study programme students firm and fill knowledge and skills acquired during bachelor study. Furthermore, they gain further knowledge and skills to be able to understand the depth and breadth of engineering materials in interrelationships. [+]

Masters in Materials Science in Ostrava in Czech Republic. Study Branch Materials Engineering Branch Profile The new Master’s study branch Advanced Engineering Materials in the study programme Materials Engineering is based on the integration of three former study branches: Engineering Materials, Materials Diagnostics and Design, Non-Ferrous Metals and Special Alloys. These study branches represented the principal study branches in the study programme Materials Engineering in the past. The Master’s study branch Advanced Engineering Materials picks up on the study branch having the same name in the bachelor study programme. In the Master’s study programme students firm and fill knowledge and skills acquired during bachelor study. Furthermore, they gain further knowledge and skills to be able to understand the depth and breadth of engineering materials in interrelationships. The conception of the new study branch is the following: There are fundamental subjects such as Physics of Solids, Phase Transformations, Degradation Processes of Materials, Surface Engineering, Computer Simulation and Modelling in Materials Engineering. These subjects are suitably combined with other subjects in order to fulfil the learning outcomes given hereinafter. It can be assumed that the new Master’s study branch Advanced Engineering Materials will become the most important study branch in the Master’s study programme Materials Engineering. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates will have gained a deep knowledge of the subjects that represent an applied base of the study branch, e.g. physics of solids, phase transformations, degradation processes of materials, surface engineering etc. in such a level, which makes possible their application in other subjects and also in engineering practice. Graduates are able to describe detailed characteristics of different groups of engineering materials including materials for special purposes; they know detailed relations between internal structure of materials and their properties; they know advanced concepts of material properties improvement by means of changes in technology of material production and by means of structure modification. Graduates are able to characterise both basic and advanced methods of material properties testing, they can use even sophisticated methods of structure analysis. They are able to choose appropriate methods for material analysis depending on the kind of materials and purposes of their utilisation. Graduates can define advanced concepts of material degradation mechanisms; they can differentiate all important characteristics that play a key role in the resistance of materials to the different degradation mechanisms. Graduates are aware of limits of use of defined concepts or approaches and conditions of their use in practice. Skills Graduates are able independently and creatively: Perform a complex analyses of materials, their production technologies, properties etc.; to analyse and judge existing engineering solutions in the field of materials and to propose new innovative solutions. Perform an advanced material design taking into account all relevant properties in use (e.g. external loading; environment, etc.). Design suitable testing methods to evaluate materials properties as well as methods to evaluate materials structure. They are able to analyse obtained results in a highly qualified manner. They are also able to perform some kinds of testing by themselves. Perform sophisticated exercises in the field of materials engineering. Analyse relevant information and on their basis to judge existing technological procedures of material manufacturing and further processing and to propose innovative technological procedures. Exploit acquired knowledge and skills for both fundamental and applied research in the field of materials, mainly for a research and development of innovative materials with higher properties and also for an introduction of these materials into the production. General Competencies The graduates dispose of general competencies in the extent that is defined by the National qualifications framework for tertiary education with emphasis to communication, governing and organisation skills. They are able to communicate at least in one foreign language. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Students of the Advanced Engineering Materials Study Branch will deepen their knowledge in all important groups of materials: from metals, through polymers, structural ceramics up to composites. They will get a deeper understanding of microstructure – property relationships and advanced methods of materials characterization. Students will have an opportunity to work on modern experimental facilities and to participate in the solutions of industrial problems. They can take part of the studies in abroad, what will lead to the improvement of their language skills. All of this will bring them outstanding opportunities in the job market: in industrial companies, in scientific and research institutes, in marketing departments, and in educational organizations, etc. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]