Technical University of Ostrava

Introduction

Technical University of Ostrava

160+ years of tradition - 21st Century results

Top Ranked University

VŠB-TUO is the top ranked university in Czech Republic, drawing on 160+ years of research and academic excellence to provide world class education to 19,000 students from six continents. according to Times Higher Education Ranking

State-of-the-Art Equipment

Well-equipped laboratories give students access to the latest scientific equipment. For example, VŠB-TUO is home to the National Supercomputing Centre, Europe's 4th powerful supercomputer and an important tool for students and researchers from all areas of the University, powering advanced modelling for engineering and other related branches, as well as a state-of-the-art tool for IT specialists.

VŠB-TUO Provides:

  • High quality education with a low student/teacher ratio
  • English language programmes in a wide range of topics
  • Laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art scientific equipment
  • On-campus accommodation, cafes, athletic and recreation facilities, well connected by public transportation to all parts of the region’s largest city.

Excellence in Research and Education

Excellence in research informs opportunity for students in the classroom, which is a contributing factor to the high employability of University graduates. And the rapidly growing number of international students, 1400 in 2014, is testament to the high quality education, comfortable living conditions, and excellent value of the Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Master’s Programmes in:

− Mechanical Engineering − I.T. − Electrical Engineering − Civil Engineering − Nanotechnology − Mechatronics − Metallurgy & Materials Engineering − Mining and Geology − Finance − MBA − Architecture

…and many more…

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Czech

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Master in Advanced Engineering Materials

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 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. [+]

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. [-]

Master in Applied Electronics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

Students specialize in either Commercial or Industrial Electronics complimenting a basic study of electrical engineering. There is a particular emphasis placed on a highly efficient education in order to teach students to think creatively and apply new knowledge in the creation of new technical pieces of work. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Applied Electronics Branch Profile Students specialize in either Commercial or Industrial Electronics complimenting a basic study of electrical engineering. There is a particular emphasis placed on a highly efficient education in order to teach students to think creatively and apply new knowledge in the creation of new technical pieces of work. The instruction is focused on the practical, and facilitates development of distinctive diploma theses. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge Graduates have a broad and deep knowledge in the technical fields of this branch, which corresponds to the current state of the art. They understand the state-of-the-art theories, concepts and methods of the branch. They are able to apply knowledge from related branches in their own branch. Students of Applied Electronics acquires the necessary knowledge of mathematics, theory of electrical circuits, information technology, and special knowledge in the following technical fields: Applied Electronics Analogue and Digital Electronic Circuits Microprocessor Technology Semiconductor Power Systems Electric Regulated Drives Optoelectronics Measurement Technology Audiovisual Technology Construction of Electronic Devices - Skills Using their expert knowledge, a graduate is able to independently define and creatively deal with practical or theoretical problems within the branch. They can solve complex problems independently and creatively, using selected theories, concepts and methods of the branch, and apply some of the advanced research procedures of the branch to obtain new, original information. - General competencies: A graduate is able to make independent and responsible decisions in new or changing contexts of the individual technical fields of the branch, considering the broader social consequences of the decisions. Further, they are able to determine assignments of professional activities from available sources, they can coordinate them and bear responsibility for the results. They can convincingly communicate their own expert opinions to professionals and the public, use their professional knowledge, expert skills and general qualifications in at least one foreign language. Using the theoretical findings of the branch, they can plan, support and manage the acquisition of further professional knowledge, skills and qualifications of other team members. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Graduates will find employment at designing institutes, in R&D departments, developing electronic applications in the field of control technology, semiconductor power systems, electric regulated drives, measurement technology, audiovisual technology, as managers, designers of electronic devices, researchers and developers, etc. They can work at companies with electrotechnical production, in the management of technological processes at production organizations, or in maintenance and repair operations. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credits per semester. [-]

Master in Applied Mechanics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The main emphasis in graduate education in the field of Applied Mechanics is on the readiness and ability to develop, elaborate and make practical use of modern computational and experimental approaches to solve technical problems. [+]

Branch Profile Deeper knowledge of the core disciplines of mechanical engineering creates a broad basis for creative applications in engineering and other professional growth through various forms of lifelong learning. The main emphasis in graduate education in the field of Applied Mechanics is on the readiness and ability to develop, elaborate and make practical use of modern computational and experimental approaches to solve technical problems. Graduates will be able to perform static, kinematic and dynamic analysis of mechanisms and structures, to apply fracture mechanics in the assessment of limit states of components and structures, to assess the reliability and durability of machines and temperature loading, deal with technical tasks, flow dynamics and hydro-thermodynamic systems and heat and mass transfer. They will be able to exploit and further develop computer support in the design, planning and research activities for specific applications. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Graduates gain in-depth knowledge about the mechanics of solid bodies, strength and elasticity. In addition to the basic areas of mechanics covered in bachelor study, students deal with questions of fracture mechanics, plasticity, evaluation of the limiting states of parts and structures, examination of the reliability and operational life of machines, analyzing thermal loading, technical flow tasks, dynamics, hydro-mechanical and thermo-mechanical systems and the transfer of heat and mass. Graduates also understand the options, conditions and restrictions on the use of knowledge-related fields.   SKILLS In specific applications, graduates will be able to use and further develop computer aid design, structural and research and development activities. However, the main aim is focused on the preparation and ability to develop, elaborate and practically use computerized procedures in solving technical problems. A graduate can use expertise to independently identify and creatively solve theoretical or practical problems in the field, independently solve complex problems using selected theories, concepts and methods of the field and use some of the most advanced research approaches in the field in a manner allowing to obtain new original information. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Graduates will be able to independently and responsibly to decide on a new or changing context or radically changing environment, taking into account the wider social implications of decisions. By developing relationships and resources available they are able to define terms of reference for professional activities, coordinate them, and bear ultimate responsibility for their results. Graduates will be able to communicate clearly and persuasively both professionals and the wider public, their own professional opinions and use their professional knowledge, professional skills and general competence in at least one foreign language. In terms of teamwork, a student gets the ability to plan, promote and manage the use of theoretical knowledge, gaining additional industry expertise, skills and competencies of other team members.   Occupational Profiles of Graduates A deeper understanding of fundamental disciplines of mechanical engineering creates a broad basis for creative employment in engineering. The graduate will be able to perform static, kinematic and dynamic analysis of mechanisms to apply a knowledge of fracture mechanics in the evaluation of limit states of components and structures, to assess the reliability and durability of machines, thermal stresses and solve technical tasks of flow dynamics in hydro-mechanical and thermodynamical systems. In specific applications he/she will be able to utilize and further develop computer support in the design, especially by means of FEM. The graduate applies as a calculator engineer or researcher in engineering plants and also, after increasing the qualification in doctoral studies, as a researcher.   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 Automation and Computing in Industrial Technologies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Branch is focused to the exploitation of computers and automation of technological processes above all in the metallurgical industry by application of knowledge in the field of theory of automated control, integrated computer systems, modern methods of control with exploitation of artificial intelligence and applied informatics and control of technological aggregates and processes. [+]

Study Branch Economics and Management of Industrial Systems Branch Profile The Branch is focused to the exploitation of computers and automation of technological processes above all in the metallurgical industry by application of knowledge in the field of theory of automated control, integrated computer systems, modern methods of control with exploitation of artificial intelligence and applied informatics and control of technological aggregates and processes. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge advanced scientific methods of modelling, simulation and optimal control of dynamic systems, modern tools and techniques for designing and implementation of complex control systems based on programmable logic controllers, programming of information systems and modern control methods, detailed knowledge of industrial technologies, especially in the field of metallurgy and related technologies. Skills independent control of production and technological processes, particularly in the metallurgical enterprises ability of creative synthesis of gained technological knowledge in the field of metallurgy, knowledge of control methods and implementation of control and information systems, ability of independent analysis, design and implementation of control systems for technological processes especially in metallurgical industry field by means of application of modern computing, measurement and automation tools. General Competencies General competences within the scope defined by the national descriptors of the Czech qualifications framework with an emphasis on communication skills, management and organizational skills, ability to communicate in at least one foreign language, etc. Occupational Profiles of Graduates This unique engineering field of study follows on the bachelor’s study program and expands and deepens knowledge and practical abilities in the automation and informatics areas in industrial technologies. The teaching process is focused on application of modern technology from the artificial intelligence field, programed logic control and robotic systems in real industrial environment. The teaching process are conducted in modern laboratories, equipped with models of technological devices with computer support and with virtual reality elements. The students can gather scholarship by working on research projects under the department and its partner’s supervision. These projects can significantly enhance student’s experience in given area. Graduates are very desired and can work as an experienced techno-analytic workers. 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 Automotive Electronics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The goal of the master study programme Mechatronics, specialization Automotive Electronics is to prepare the graduates for work in research and development, and the design of mechatronic systems with a focus on automotive applications. [+]

Branch Profile The goal of the master study programme Mechatronics, specialization Automotive Electronics is to prepare the graduates for work in research and development, and the design of mechatronic systems with a focus on automotive applications. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Graduates will have gained knowledge of mathematics, electronic circuits, information technology, communication technology as well as specialized knowledge from applied electronics. SKILLS Graduates are able to analyse the dynamic properties of the complex structure system and use the mathematical/physical modelling and simulation of dynamic systems. GENERAL COMPETENCIES The background from electrical, mechanical and control engineering allows graduates to work with complexly structured systems and to consider the interaction of different dynamic subsystems of a car. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The multidisciplinary education is a great advantage for work in different areas of engineering. 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 Biomedical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

This course prepares the graduate to work in the paramedical professions as a Biomedical Engineer. The learning outcomes are of very high quality, as the professions are well regulated by Czech law, which informs the standards and quality of the teaching programme. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Biomedical Engineering Branch Profile This course prepares the graduate to work in the paramedical professions as a Biomedical Engineer. The learning outcomes are of very high quality, as the professions are well regulated by Czech law, which informs the standards and quality of the teaching programme. For example, graduates will be entitled to work in specially regulated medical professions in Czech Republic with a degree in this field, and will be prepared with a strong base of studies for work in many parts of the world. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge The course provides the knowledge that forms the basics needed for the practice of a technical medical profession, i.e. anatomy, physiology and pathology, definition of systems in biological items, biophysics, and physical methods in therapy. A substantial part of instruction is focused on technical subjects, especially on the theory of processing signals and images, digital processing of signals and images, and analysis and interpretation of bio-signals. Regarding the vast area of biomedical engineering, the course is focused in more detail on instrument engineering, i.e. biomedical sensors; diagnostic, therapeutic and laboratory medical apparatuses; and medical apparatus complexes. Students also acquire elementary knowledge in areas related to the operation of medical facilities, which is required for his/her practical activity in medical operations. With respect to the professional specialization of the course, the graduate possesses - a broad and deep state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of the subject and extent of the given branch - a broad state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and methods of the branch - an understanding of the possibilities, conditions and limitations of applying the findings of the related branches - Skills Graduates can independently define and creatively deal with theoretical or practical problems, using their expert knowledge, independently and creatively solve a complex problem using selected theories, concepts and methods of the branch, apply some of the advanced research procedures of the branch enabling them to gain new, original information. - General competencies: Graduates are able to make independent and responsible decisions in new or changing contexts or in a developing environment, define the assignments for professional activities according to the developing contexts and available sources, to coordinate them, and bear ultimate responsibility for the results, consider the ethical aspects ensuing from technical solutions, communicate to both experts and the public his/her own opinion in a comprehensible and convincing way, use their professional knowledge, expert skills and general qualifications in at least one foreign language Occupational Profiles of Graduates Graduates can find employment in activities related to diagnostic and medical care in cooperation with a physician. They will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in clinical engineering, healthcare facilities, and first aid. Graduates will be able to work with medical apparatuses, including assisting in examinations that require the use of such apparatuses, check and maintain the apparatus outfit, keep records of it and ensure its operation, to operate the medical software and cooperate in the tender process for medical apparatuses. A biomedical engineer is a medical worker without professional supervision (i.e. a graduate in a branch of study that meets the conditions of accreditation of the Czech Ministry of Health), and within the scope of their professional competence he/she without indication: a) provides medical care in accordance with legal regulations and standards b) follows the rules of the sanitary and epidemiologic regime in accordance with special legal regulations c) keeps medical documentation and other documentation ensuing from special legal regulations, works with the information system of a healthcare facility d) provides information to patients in compliance with his/her professional competence, or as the case may be, the physician’s instructions e) takes part in the practical education in the branches of study designed to provide professional competence to perform medical professions, as organized by secondary schools and higher technical colleges, in accredited medical study programmes designed to provide competence to perform a medical profession, as organized by the universities in the Czech Republic, and in educational programmes of accredited qualification courses f) participates in the preparation of standards Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Building Construction

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Study Branch Building Construction is prepared as a 1.5 year master’s study programme. It is focused on design and realisation of factory buildings, civil engineering, and transport construction. Education in theoretical disciplines, such as mechanics of materials, finite element method and dynamics, is extended during study. Gained knowledge is applied in structural subjects in the area of design... [+]

The Study Branch Building Construction is prepared as a 1.5 year master’s study programme. It is focused on design and realisation of factory buildings, civil engineering, and transport construction. Education in theoretical disciplines, such as mechanics of materials, finite element method and dynamics, is extended during study. Gained knowledge is applied in structural subjects in the area of design, assessment and application of concrete, masonry, steel and timber structures and bridges. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge - wide knowledge and understanding of structural mechanics and principles of structural design -wide theoretical knowledge (theory of elasticity, numerical methods, structural reliability concepts) - understanding of possibilities, of conditions and of limits of used methods and principles Skills - resolve structural design problems with use of obtained knowledge - searching, sorting and interpretation of information’s needed for structural design task - use of basic research approaches (numerical modelling, experimental testing, data analysis) necessary to resolve of practical problems in structural design General Competencies - ability to independent decision making (including cases when only partial data are available) - team work coordination including taking of responsibility for decisions and results - ability to give arguments convincing arguments to both specialists and public (in area of structural design) - ability to make conclusions from team member opinions - ability to use all obtained knowledge Occupational Profiles of Graduates The Study Branch Building Construction is prepared as a 1.5 year master’s study programme following all bachelors’ study programmes. It is focused on design and realisation of difficult factory buildings, civil engineering, engineering and transport constructions. Education in theoretical disciplines, such as mechanics of materials, finite element method and dynamics, is extended during study. Gained knowledge is applied in structural subjects in the area of design, assessment and application of reinforced concrete, masonry, steel and timber structures and bridges according to national and European standards. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 90 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis 1. Semester 1. year Winter semester Course Block: Compulsory Structural fire design Prestressed Concrete Metal and Timber Structures Structural Dynamics Finite Element Method Non-linnear and fracture mechanics 2. Semester 1. year Summer semester Course Block: Compulsory Concrete Structures Concrete Bridges Steel Bridges Metal and timber structures II Waterwork Constructions Underground and Geotechnical Constructions Computational systems for special structural problems 3. Semester 2. year Winter semester Course Block: Compulsory Precast concrete structures Diploma Project Environmental Impact Assessment Quality management of building structures Organization and Management of Building Up [-]

Master in Computational Mathematics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

Computational Mathematics has a distinct focus on the important areas of applied mathematics relative to other branches of Information and Communication Technology, which the students can use when dealing with practical problems in the workplace. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Computational Mathematics Branch Profile Computational Mathematics has a distinct focus on the important areas of applied mathematics relative to other branches of Information and Communication Technology, which the students can use when dealing with practical problems in the workplace. Students gain a solid base for a career, or can continue in a doctoral programme focusing on the development of new methods for computational solutions of engineering problems with particular application in R&D. Computational Mathematics is a branch of the study programme of Information and Communication Technology. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge The graduates in this study programme possess a broad and deep state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of the branch of information technology, and a practical knowledge of applied mathematics, along with the selected areas of application. The knowledge in mathematics acquired during the Master’s studies constitutes an appropriate theoretical basis for further doctoral studies. Skills The graduates in this study programme can search for, sort out and interpret the relevant information to solve a defined practical problem. They can also deal with complex problems independently and creatively, using selected procedures that make use of information and communication technology as well as applied mathematics. - General competencies: A graduate is able to make independent and responsible decisions in new or changing contexts or in a developing environment with respect to broader social consequences, to coordinate the operation of a team and bear ultimate responsibility for the results. They possess communication skills that enable them to express the essence of a problem, to sum up their own opinions and the opinions of other team members in a comprehensible way, and to express the nature of technical problems. They are prepared for further studies in the doctoral programme focused on the utilization of applied mathematics. Occupational Profiles of Graduates With a good understanding of the theoretical aspects of mathematics, informatics and communication technology, a graduate is qualified for flexible adaptation to the requirements of the workplace, including research and development. A graduate can find employment practically in all areas that use information and communication technology, regardless of the subject field. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Computer Science and Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master’s course of Computer Science and Technology provides the students with an education designed to help them find employment mainly in the field of creation and administration of various extensive and complex software products, in the creation and administration of computational systems and computer networks, in the production of computers and their components, and finally, among others, in the fields of business and education. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Computer Science and Technology Branch Profile The Master’s course of Computer Science and Technology provides the students with an education designed to help them find employment mainly in the field of creation and administration of various extensive and complex software products, in the creation and administration of computational systems and computer networks, in the production of computers and their components, and finally, among others, in the fields of business and education. Apart from the knowledge ensuring very good chances of employment in practice, the students are educated in relevant theoretical areas as well, which enables them to find employment in R&D as well as to continue their studies in the doctoral programme. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge In comparison with the Bachelor’s level, the Master’s knowledge of the preparation theoretical disciplines (e.g. mathematics, discrete mathematics, and theoretical informatics, logics) are deeper and broader. Moreover, the graduate is able to perform analyses. Also, there are more complex, theoretically demanding, or less frequent areas of informatics, such as the processing and analysis of data of various kinds, including multimedia data and very extensive data, systems implementing artificial intelligence, cognitive robots, systems of machine perception and recognition, computer modelling of various systems, designing of special (e.g. very powerful) computational systems. In the above mentioned areas, the graduate is capable of evaluation, and he/she also understands the elementary scientific methods used here. - Skills The graduates can design pieces of work of a large extent (e.g. software products, computation systems) as well as theoretically and technologically demanding pieces of work and can implement them as members or leaders of teams. They are able to choose the suitable procedure and technology for the solution. In non-standard situations they can modify the commonly used procedures appropriately. They can compare and evaluate various procedures. They can defend suggested solutions in a professional discussion. As a team member, the graduate can independently perform very demanding partial tasks. He/she can administer extensive and complex systems. The graduate can draw up extensive texts presenting complex ideas. - General competencies: When dealing with problems, the graduates can communicate with people, e.g. with other team members or with customers when specifying the tasks and handing over products. They can manage a problem-solving team, define the targets, determine strategies, choose alternative solutions, present and defend their opinions and chosen solutions, study technical literature, bear responsibility for their decisions and the work of the team, and educate themselves in the given branch as well as communicate with experts of the branch in a foreign language, especially English. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The graduates can find employment both as operating and managerial workers in various areas, such as in the creation and administration of various extensive and demanding software products, in creation and administration of extensive computational systems, in creation and administration of extensive computer networks, and in creation of software products for theoretically demanding computational procedures as well as in research, development, consulting and teaching activity within the branch. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Control and Information Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The aim of the course is to cultivate engineers as specialists in the fields of automation, control systems, measurement, and sensors using cutting edge laboratories and expert instruction. The priority of the Branch is to teach students to approach technical problem solving creatively, and to deal with assignments in the field of measurement and control engineering independently and systematically – i.e. to acquire all skills that are necessary for work as an engineer. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Control and Information Systems Branch Profile The aim of the course is to cultivate engineers as specialists in the fields of automation, control systems, measurement, and sensors using cutting edge laboratories and expert instruction. The priority of the Branch is to teach students to approach technical problem solving creatively, and to deal with assignments in the field of measurement and control engineering independently and systematically – i.e. to acquire all skills that are necessary for work as an engineer. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge The graduates have detailed knowledge in the technical areas they acquaint themselves with over the course of their studies. The students can focus in the following specializations: - Information Systems in Controls. - Automation and Information Systems in Industry. - Virtual Instrumentation. - Measurement and Control Technology in Medicine. - Skills You will become an expert in an up-and-coming branch of engineering. We will teach you how to measure, evaluate and manage the world around you using a computer. Our cutting-edge laboratories are not only used for teaching but also for the students to deal with technical problems of both science and practice. The students will learn to present their achievements in practical, project-oriented instruction. Within the projects they are encouraged to work as a team, which is what employers often require. - General competencies: The branch of Control and Information Systems is multidisciplinary and pervades a whole range of human activities. Our graduates find employment easily and are much sought after on the labour market. The students can continue their studies in Doctoral programmes. During the course of study, the students can participate in the projects drawn up for cooperating commercial firms. We will teach you to think up and implement a project and to sell the results of your work. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The graduates are primarily prepared to work in the sphere of control and information systems, particularly in the design and implementation of hardware and software for measurement and control equipment, in the planning, designing and preparation of software for control and information systems at companies engaged in the design and supply of electrical engineering and automation technology, and with the manufacturers of equipment complexes, machines, devices and transport equipment. The graduates can also find employment outside these industries, e.g. in the sphere of biomedicine or information technology. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Electrical Power Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

A high-quality theoretical education and a universal basis of application-focused studies ensure high adaptability of the graduates to all particular requirements of their future professional practice, either in operation and engineering or in science and research. The basic subjects include applied mathematics, selected principles of electrical power engineering, and electrical heat technology. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Electrical Power Engineering Branch Profile A high-quality theoretical education and a universal basis of application-focused studies ensure high adaptability of the graduates to all particular requirements of their future professional practice, either in operation and engineering or in science and research. The basic subjects include applied mathematics, selected principles of electrical power engineering, and electrical heat technology. The course is divided into five specializations: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power, Generation of Electric Power, Electrical Power Engineering in Transport, Electrical Machines and Devices, Commercial Electrical Engineering, specializing in the following subjects - electrical power engineering of industrial and distribution networks, power plant equipment, electrical power engineering in transport, electrical machines and devices, and technological processes. Further, the department offers the following optional subjects – electromagnetic compatibility, diagnostics of electric equipment, theoretical electrical power engineering, transient events in electrification systems, designing electricity distribution networks, computers for measurement and diagnostics, protection and automation in distribution networks, control of electrification systems, and many others, see the syllabus. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge Graduates posses a thorough, state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and methods of the chosen specialization, either Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power, Generation of Electric Power, Electrical Power Engineering in Transport, Electrical Machines and Devices, or Commercial Electrical Engineering, s well as an understanding of the possibilities, conditions and limitations of applying the findings of the related areas. - Skills Graduates are able to independently define and creatively deal with theoretical or practical problems of the branch, using their professional knowledge; independently and creatively solve a complex problem using selected theories, concepts and methods of the branch; apply some of the advanced research procedures of the branch enabling them to gain new, original information. - General competencies: Graduates are able to make independent and responsible decisions in new or changing contexts or in a developing environment with respect to broader social consequences of the decisions; define the assignments for professional activities according to the developing contexts and available sources, to coordinate them, and bear ultimate responsibility for the results; deal with an ethical problem independently; communicate to both experts and the public his/her own opinion in a comprehensible and convincing way; use their professional knowledge, expert skills and general qualifications in at least one foreign language; plan, support and manage the acquisition of further professional knowledge, skills and qualifications of other team members. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The graduates in Electrical Power Engineering are able to deal with operational and technical problems in the spheres of production, transmission, distribution and the use of electric energy. The graduate can find employment in leading and managerial positions at the stage of assembly, implementation, maintenance and operation of electrical equipment, in technical, design, investment, and operational departments of power plants and distribution companies, in power control rooms, departments of preparation and operation of electrification systems, in technical, designing, investment, assembly, and operational departments of industrial companies, in the area of the use of electrical energy in industry when dealing with the issues of electrical drives, electric heating equipment, electric lighting of indoor and outdoor areas, at testing laboratories, technical testing, and at research and development institutes. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Energy Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

This program introduces students to energy policy and presents it as one of the pillars of electricity and heat production in the Czech Republic. Students gain practical experience by contributing to the improvement of the cooperation of the Department and Faculty with various institutions and workplaces in the Czech Republic and abroad aimed at achieving a high level of expertise on the latest research equipment. [+]

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Study Branch Energy Engineering Branch Profile Branch covers a wide range of energy issues. It introduces students to energy policy and presents it as one of the pillars of electricity and heat production in the Czech Republic. Graduates will be able to assess the choice of technology used in new energy sources according to criteria for maximum energy efficiency and minimum emissions. Students gain practical experience by contributing to the improvement of the cooperation of the Department and Faculty with various institutions and workplaces in the Czech Republic and abroad aimed at achieving a high level of expertise on the latest research equipment. All students deepen their knowledge of the theory of fluid mechanics, heat transfer and mass transfer and combustion, and study further on the construction and operation of the basic units of power equipment such as boilers, turbines, compressors, power stations, internal combustion engines and acquires of water management in energy, air and traffic control, diagnostics and maintenance in power. Students choose from one of the four specializations. For "Thermal power equipment and industrial power" possibilities include heat, nuclear power plants or the use of secondary sources of energy. For the specialization "Alternative energy and environmental technology" possibilities include ventilation and air conditioning, alternative and renewable energy sources and energy use of biomass and waste. The third specialization “Construction of steam boilers and heating equipment”, prepares specialists in the field of thermal calculations, design and construction of steam boilers, and is characterized by subjects: a steam boiler II, materials and strength design of boiler parts and design methodology in the field. Fourth specialization “Nuclear power equipment” prepares specialists in thermal and hydraulic calculations, design and construction of nuclear power plant components and is characterized by subjects: chemistry in nuclear energetic, nuclear power equipment, manufacturing technology of nuclear components, nuclear power machinery and applied mechanics in nuclear energetic. Graduates get good jobs, and practical application, whether it is focused on the design, operation and management. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge The objective of this study branch is the education of an engineer prepared for design, operation or managing work in power engineering and Energy Technology and in connected branches. In the basic, mandatory study programme, a student deepens his/her knowledge in the theory of fluid mechanics, the transfer of heat and mass and combustion and is thoroughly acquainted with the design and operation of basic units in the energy branches such as boilers, turbines, compressors, power units, combustion engines and obtains knowledge from the areas of water management in power engineering, air protection and operation, regulation, diagnostics and maintenance in power engineering. - Skills Students choose one of three possible specializations, and from options within each. For the specialization “Thermal Energetic Equipment and Industrial Power Engineering”, he/she can select for example, the gas industry, the heating industry, nuclear power equipment or the use of secondary energy sources. For the specialization “Alternative Energy and Environmental Technology” subjects include ventilation and air conditioning, alternative and renewable sources of energy or the energetic use of biomass and waste. The third specialization “The Construction of Stream Boilers and Thermal Equipment”, as a preparation of specialists in the areas of thermal calculations, with the design and construction of steam boilers, is characterized by the subjects, for example: steam boilers II, the materials and strength dimensions of boiler parts or construction methods. - General competencies: Graduates of this branch can easily find employment and well apply themselves in practice, whether it be oriented on design, operation or management. Specializations include: Thermal Power Equipment and Industrial Power Engineering, Alternative Energy and Environmental Technology, the Construction of Steam Boilers and Thermal Equipment. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Energy and Energy is part of almost all human activities. Graduates may work in energy companies, project organizations, and so on. Students during their study will be familiar with the production of heat and electricity, resource-efficient materials, incl. biomass and waste, will be able to identify sources of pollution, use diagnostic energy processes, handle design of combustion devices able to use both fossil and renewable energy sources. 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 30 ECTS credits per semester. [-]

Master in European School for Brownfields Technical Redevelopment

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 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 Finance

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The objective master’s study in Finance is to prepare highly qualified experts able to solve analytical tasks and work at related managerial positions at middle and upper management in companies and institutions. [+]

Study Branch Economic Policy and Administration Branch Profile The objective master’s study in Finance is to prepare highly qualified experts able to solve analytical tasks and work at related managerial positions at middle and upper management in companies and institutions. Study is structured and focused the way so that the graduates will practice in financial departments and in the financial management of non-financial institutions (production and business companies), financial institutions (commercial and investment banks, investment companies, insurance companies) and national economy (government and regional administration). Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge The base of study is to obtain knowledge in the following areas: - financial management and financial decision-making of the companies, costs management, calculations, prices, accounting and taxes, - financial and capital markets, commercial and investment banking, insurance companies, - financial decision-making under risk, investment decision-making, company valuation, financial modelling, tax theory, - financial, money and capital markets, commercial bank management, investment companies and insurance companies, derivatives valuation, financial assets portfolio management, - international finance, international financial institutions, financial systems, fiscal and tax systems, etc. Skills analyzing financial situation of a company solution of the financial management problems investment project valuation proposal of the price and costs calculations orientation in the managerial accounting understanding the principles of taxation and taxes orientation in area of banking and insurance understanding commercial bank management, investment companies and funds, instance etc property valuation, security valuation, company valuation financial models proposal, etc řízení portfolií finančních aktiv orientace v oblasti mezinárodních financí, mezinárodních finančních institucí a mezinárodních soustav General Competencies Graduates are prepared for highly qualified positions, where they will be able to solve analytical tasks and work at managerial positions at the middle and upper level of the management of companies, banks, insurance companies and other bank and non-bank institutions. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Finance is a prestigious, dynamic and perspective field of study that offers to students a complex financial education. Graduates will be prepared for highly-qualified positions, where they are able to perform analytical tasks and managerial positions in middle and upper management of companies and institutions. Furthermore, they can find a position in financial departments of companies, as the heads in the institutions of the financial market, as tax advisors, 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. [-]

Master in Geoinformatics

Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The aim is to prepare graduates who master professional subject matters from the sphere of geoinformatics and geoinformation technologies at the level that enables the creation of new applications of geoinformation technologies, project management and the management and administration of geoinformation systems, the implementation of the advanced analysis, and search for new ways to solve different spatial problems. [+]

Study Branch Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformatics Branch Profile The aim is to prepare graduates who master professional subject matters from the sphere of geoinformatics and geoinformation technologies at the level that enables the creation of new applications of geoinformation technologies, project management and the management and administration of geoinformation systems, the implementation of the advanced analysis, and search for new ways to solve different spatial problems. These will be applicable in both the state and local governments as well as in the private sector (manager of the utilities, transport undertakings, companies involved in the collection and distribution of geodata, etc.). Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge Graduates are equipped with the knowledge from the area of digital processing of remote sensing data, planning of applications of geoinformation technologies, advanced methods of gathering, storing, analyzing, and publishing of data, modelling and simulation of geosciences problems, and from the area of entrepreneurship and management. Skills The graduate can plan and manage the application of geoinformation technologies and large databases of geodata, creating algorithms for the spatial problems solving, apply advanced statistical methods of processing of data, collaborate in creating models and simulation of spatial processes and in the use of geoweb technology. General Competencies The graduate can act in the role of the commercial agent, analyst for the needs of applications development and as geodata analyst, manager of large scale applications and databases of data, geoweb technology manager (mapservers and servers of geoweb services). Occupational Profiles of Graduates This study branch is ideal for students who would like to gain detailed knowledge about geoinformatics and geoinformation technologies. Students will enlarge their knowledge about a group of current geoinformation technologies and advanced analytical methods. The emphasis is put on technical matters and thus majority of subjects are focused on programming, algorithmization, advanced analytical methods, modelling and simulation. The study branch is organised to offer the students the possibility to find a job in a company/institution working with spatial data. 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 Geological Engineering

Campus or Online Full time 2 weeks September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The study in this field is predominantly focused on the education of the engineers in applied geology (hydrology, engineering geology, technical mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economy geology, drilling exploration and applied geophysics). [+]

Study Branch Geological Engineering Branch Profile The study in this field is predominantly focused on the education of the engineers in applied geology (hydrology, engineering geology, technical mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economy geology, drilling exploration 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. Key Learning Outcomes 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. 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 Graduates are to decide individually in relation to new and varying circumstances, so as take into account wide social consequences. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Master studies is designed first of all for graduates of bachelor studies of geology, mining and geography. The Master's level focuses on gaining a deeper knowledge of applied geology. The basic study is accompanied by a professional profiling enabled by selecting the relevant elective courses. Students are offered optional courses based on anticipated trends and needs of the national economy. Students can obtain a specialization in hydrogeology, engineering geology, applied mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, economic geology and applied geophysics. 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 Geotechnics

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master’s study Branch Geotechnics follows on the bachelor’s degree of the same name. The knowledge acquired in the bachelor course is further developed in two ways. First it it further develops the fundamentals of study in order to achieve achieve an advanced level in them. Secondly it develops the fundamentals in order to see geotechnical engineering in its complexity, and also proceeds with aspects... [+]

The Master’s study Branch Geotechnics follows on the bachelor’s degree of the same name. The knowledge acquired in the bachelor course is further developed in two ways. First it it further develops the fundamentals of study in order to achieve achieve an advanced level in them. Secondly it develops the fundamentals in order to see geotechnical engineering in its complexity, and also proceeds with aspects that assist the graduate’s future employment. The master’s study terminates with a thesis defence on a geotechnical topic and with a comprehensive examination in three geotechnical matters. The acquired knowledge is sufficient to take up a professional work in the upper levels of geotechnical practice. The master study constitutes a platform for a successful, long term individual professional accomplishment. The best graduates may qualify to continue on to Doctoral study. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge A graduate has a broad knowledge not only of the basic geotechnical disciplines, but also from a number of specialized disciplines that reflect the contemporary state of knowledge in the field and is able to solve complex geotechnical problems. Graduates demonstrate a broad knowledge of theories and methods of the field, but is able to effectively implement activities and findings of other related disciplines. Skills Based on the knowledge of the field of study the graduate is ready to perform a comprehensive solution of the theoretical and practical problems by using the latest knowledge in the field. They are able to apply advanced methods and new practices and attract new original information, which may contribute to the further development of the field Geotechnics. General Competencies Graduates are poised to decide independently and responsibly to address the problem, and flexibly and effectively respond to newly contexts and conditions of realization. In this context, they are able to specify and coordinate the professional activities in compliance with the changing context and resource availability. They are able to present and advocate for their own professional opinions. Graduates are prepared for professional communication in at least one foreign language and are motivated to further develop professional knowledge and skills. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The Branch Geotechnics can be studied in the Czech Republic only on the Faculty of Civil Engineering VŠB-Technical University Ostrava. The branch is accredited for bachelor's, master's and doctoral study. Graduates can obtain authorization in the same field Geotechnics in the Czech Chamber of Licensed Civil Engineers and the Technicians and the Czech Chamber of Architects. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 90 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis 1. Semester 1. year Winter semester Course Block: Compulsory Mechanics of Underground Structures Blasting Works and Their Impacts Modeling in Geotechnics Shaft Sinking and Unconventional methods of the Excavation of Underground Construction Geohydrodynamics Ventilation and Safety in Underground Engineering Mathematics IV Course Block: Optional Special Methods in Geomechanics 2. Semester 1. year Summer semester Course Block: Compulsory Concrete Structures Metal and Timber Structures Environmental Geotechnics Underground Engineering Statics and Dynamics of Geotechnical Structures Investigation Methods in Geotechnical Engineering Course Block: Optional Numerical Methods 3. Semester 2. year Winter semester Course Block: Compulsory Environmental Impact Assessment Quality management of building structures Diploma Project Organization and Management of Building Up [-]

Master in Marketing and Business

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master’s degree Marketing and Business follows on from the Bachelor’s degree of the same name, deepening students’ knowledge of issues which are necessary for active influencing markets and the successful conducting marketing and business campaigns. [+]

Study Branch Economics and Management Branch Profile The Master’s degree Marketing and Business follows on from the Bachelor’s degree of the same name, deepening students’ knowledge of issues which are necessary for active influencing markets and the successful conducting marketing and business campaigns. Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge The philosophy of the degree curriculum is based on the potential future employment opportunities of graduates, and focuses especially on developing knowledge of marketing management, the market applications of marketing (international marketing, service marketing, business marketing) and business skills (sales management, purchase management, retail management, foreign trade operations). Teaching also includes advanced courses in marketing research and statistics. Skills Graduates find application as marketing and business managers, researchers and staff of advertising agencies, marketing consultants, public relations specialists, and in business to business markets, services, business firms in the consumer market and in public administration, and can also realize their business plans as individuals. General Competencies Graduates will be able to solve the partial nature of economic tasks and organize their solutions team. They are able to apply basic research methods and analysis of information processing as a basis for solving practical problems. Graduates will be able to solve the partial nature of economic tasks and organize their solutions team. It is able to apply basic research methods and analysis of information processing as a basis for solving practical problems. Graduates will be able to solve the partial nature of economic tasks and organize their solutions team. It is able to apply basic research methods and analysis of information processing as a basis for solving practical problems. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The master’s branch follows the bachelor's degree of the field and deepens its expertise in areas that are needed for marketing influencing the market and successful implementation of business activities. The philosophy of the program is primarily built on the knowledge of marketing management and marketing applications (international marketing, marketing services, business marketing) and business skills (purchasing management, retail management, foreign trade operations). Graduates of the program can work as managers in the marketing and business department of production companies. You can also find them in advertising, research and media agencies or may act as spokespersons in companies and institutions. 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 Mechatronic Systems

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The aim of the study is to prepare graduates for research and development work, and design of mechatronic systems with applications in the various kinds of production and applied technologies. [+]

Branch Profile The aim of the study is to prepare graduates for research and development work, and design of mechatronic systems with applications in the various kinds of production and applied technologies. Graduate profile includes methods for the integrated design of mechatronic systems which are composed from the mechanical and electronic subsystems, including actuators, sensors and control systems. Graduates are trained in computer aided modeling and computer simulation and design of control algorithms. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Graduates will have gained knowledge important for the design of mechatronic systems. SKILLS Graduates are able to analyse the dynamic properties of complex structured systems and use mathematical/physical modelling and simulation of dynamic systems. GENERAL COMPETENCIES The background from electrical, mechanical and control engineering allows graduates to work with complex structured systems and to consider the interaction of different dynamic subsystems in the design phase of the new mechatronic system, using the suitable control to achieve the required behaviour of the final system. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The multidisciplinary education is a great advantage for the work in different areas of engineering. 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

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 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. [+]

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 Mobile Technology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

Graduates gain experience in the field of information and communication technologies with a focus on the mobile networks. They can design, operate, modify and optimize mobile wireless networks, develop, and optimize applications for mobile devices, and have knowledge of mobile networks, radio technology and software designing of applications for mobile devices. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Mobile Technology Branch Profile Graduates gain experience in the field of information and communication technologies with a focus on the mobile networks. They can design, operate, modify and optimize mobile wireless networks, develop, and optimize applications for mobile devices, and have knowledge of mobile networks, radio technology and software designing of applications for mobile devices. Practical laboratory training is carried out in coordination and cooperation with experts of leading telecommunications companies which focus on providing mobile services such as T-Mobile and O2. Study also focuses on business needs and its incorporation in the design of appropriate mobile applications, both in the sphere of labor-service and areas of administration and management. Graduates have the potential to control the technical tasks related to the operation of mobile networks, and the design and implementation of customized solutions. Graduates are in strong demand as mobile network engineers and developers of software for mobile devices. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge A graduate has a deeper and broader command of theoretical disciplines such as mathematics, with an enhanced ability to perform analyses. Study covers more complex, theoretically demanding or less frequently practical areas of information and telecommunication technology, e.g. processing and analysis of data of various kinds. The graduate is able to evaluate the above mentioned areas and understands the basic scientific methods applied here. - Skills The graduates can design large scale projects (e.g. software products in the environment of mobile networks) and implement them as members or leaders of teams. They are able to choose the suitable procedure and technology for the solution. In non-standard situations they can effectively modify the commonly used procedures. They can compare and evaluate various procedures, and defend suggested solutions in professional discussions. - General competencies: Graduates develop communication skills towards problem solving, e.g. with other team members or customers when specifying the tasks and delivering results. They can manage a problem-solving team, define targets, determine strategies, choose alternative solutions, present and defend their opinions and chosen solutions, study technical literature, bear responsibility for their decisions and the work of the team, educate and themselves in the given branch as well as communicate with experts of the branch in a foreign language, especially English. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The graduates can find employment both as operating and managerial workers in construction and maintenance of software systems in mobile networks as well as in the creation and administration of telecommunication and mobile networks. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Modern Metallurgical Technologies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 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. [+]

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 Nanotechnology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Czech Republic Ostrava

The Master‘s Study Branch of Nanotechnology is the second level of nanotechnology study following upon Bachelor’s study. [+]

Branch Profile The Master‘s Study Branch of Nanotechnology is the second level of nanotechnology study following upon Bachelor’s study. The study programme contains more advanced methods of the structural and properties’ study of nanomaterials, theoretical and experimental approaches. During the first year of study students may choose one of two orientations - physical or chemical. Both orientations have common fundamental theoretical and experimental subjects including modelling and computer design of nanomaterials. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE The aim of the master‘s study of Nanotechnology is to provide advanced education of characterization and properties of nanomaterials. Students extend their knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry in specialized subjects as electron microscopy, magnetic and optic properties of nanomaterials. The programme includes study of the relationship between properties of nanomaterials and their structures and utility as well. Graduates will have gained detailed knowledge about modern methods of structure study (for example electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy etc.). SKILLS The graduates of Nanotechnology master‘s study can use specialized knowledge to solve practical problems. They can use advanced research methods in nanotechnology that allow them to obtain new information based on practice and theory. GENERAL COMPETENCIES Graduates are able to independently make responsible decisions to solve individual parts of a problem. They know how to solve practical problems with characterization and preparation of nanomaterials, can formulate the results of experiments and opinions of a research team in a report. They understand specialized literature and databases and can make use of this knowledge. Graduates are also able to present their knowledge and experience in a foreign language. Graduates have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The two-year study program includes advanced methods of assessment of structure and characteristics of nanomaterials, both theoretical and experimental. Theoretical subjects include the study of the electron structure, optical and magnetic characteristics and deal with the relationship of the nanomaterial characteristics and their functionality. Molecular modelling and computer design of nanomaterials is also a part of the programme. Furthermore, the programme includes advanced experimental methods of the structure and characteristics of the nanomaterials assessment (e.g. various types of microscopy, spectroscopic methods etc.) with sufficient ratio of the laboratory work in the laboratories equipped with modern apparatus. During studies, a student chooses one of two specializations (physical, chemical), differing in the way of manufacturing and characterization of the nanomaterial attributes. 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

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 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. [-]

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