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Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Geotechnics and Underground Engineering)

VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
4 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Ostrava
English
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Program description

Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Geotechnics and Underground Engineering)

The basic aim of the specialization study - Geotechnics and Underground Engineering is the complex education and training of specialists and the achievement of the level of bachelor education, which will ensure the effective use of acquired knowledge especially in the field of geotechnical, underground and mining construction, foundation engineering, but also in the field of environmental and energy geotechnics.

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Admission requirements

Criteria for Admission

  • Secondary school-leaving certificate
  • English-language ability – students, who are not native speakers may be asked to demonstrate their ability to study in English, e.g. by presenting the results of any language tests they have taken. English language ability document - minimum requirements: IELTS score 5,0; TOEFL internet-based score 62 (possibly other certificates at the same level).
  • Entrance examination (according to the Faculty Admission Procedure Rules and Conditions for Admission)

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Program content

Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Geotechnics and Underground Engineering) – Full Time

Semester 1

Compulsory

  • Building Constructions I.
  • CAD and visualisation
  • Chemistry and Building materials
  • Descriptive Geometry
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design 1
  • History of Architecture
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education A

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/I for FAST (pre-intermediate)
  • English Language c/I for FAST (intermediate)
  • French Language c/I (intermediate)
  • German Language c/I for FAST (intermediate)
  • Russian Language for FAST c/I (intermediate)
  • Spanish Language c/I (intermediate)

Semester 2

Compulsory

  • Building Constructions II.
  • Building Information Model
  • Civil Engineering Geology
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design 2
  • Fundamentals of Structural Mechanics
  • Mathematics II
  • Physical Education B
  • Typology of buildings

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/II for FAST (pre-intermediate)
  • English Language c/II for FAST (intermediate)
  • French Language c/II (intermediate)
  • German Language c/II for FAST (intermediate)
  • Russian Language for FAST c/II (intermediate)
  • Spanish Language c/II (intermediate)

Semester 3

Compulsory

  • Actions on Building Structures
  • Building materials
  • Elasticity and plasticity
  • Physics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Roads

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/III for FAST (pre-intermediate)
  • English Language c/III for FAST (intermediate)
  • French Language c/III (intermediate)
  • German Language c/III for FAST (intermediate)
  • Russian Language for FAST c/III (intermediate)
  • Spanish Language c/III (intermediate)

Semester 4

Compulsory

  • Building Environment
  • Concrete Structures Elements
  • Geodesy In Civil Engineering
  • Physics for Civil Engineering Laboratory
  • Railway Infrastructure
  • Rock and Soil Mechanics
  • Structural mechanics

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/IV for FAST (pre-intermediate)
  • English Language c/IV for FAST (intermediate)
  • French Language c/IV (intermediate)
  • German Language c/IV for FAST (intermediate)
  • Russian Language for FAST c/IV (intermediate)
  • Spanish Language c/IV (intermediate)

Semester 5

Compulsory

  • Blasting operation and rock disintegration
  • Building Service-Systems
  • Concrete and Masonry Structures
  • Foundation enginering
  • Safety of construction work and operation
  • Structural analysis for Engineers
  • Surveying in Tunnel Construction

Semester 6

Compulsory

  • Basics of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology
  • Construction Machines and Mechanisms
  • Elements of Steel and Timber Structures
  • Excavation and Supporting of Underground Constructions
  • Foundation Engineering in Difficult Conditions
  • Rock and Soil Improvement
  • Technical Infrastructure

Semester 7

Compulsory

  • Building information modeling
  • Diagnostics of Structures
  • Geotechnical Constructions
  • Geotechnical monitoring
  • Project
  • Steel and Timber Structures
  • Underground constructions

Semester 8

Compulsory

  • Bachelor ´s Thesis
  • BIM
  • Computer aided design of geotechnical structures
  • Economy in construction processes
  • Field Trip
  • Geotechnical Laboratory
  • Legal environment in the construction industry

Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Geotechnics and Underground Engineering) – Part Time

Semester 1

Compulsory

  • Building Constructions I.
  • CAD and visualisation
  • Chemistry and Building materials
  • Descriptive Geometry
  • Ethics of Sport
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design 1
  • History of Architecture
  • Mathematics

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/I for FAST (komb.st.)
  • German Language b/I for FAST

Semester 2

Compulsory

  • Building Constructions II.
  • Building Information Model
  • Civil Engineering Geology
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design 2
  • Fundamentals of Structural Mechanics
  • Mathematics II
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Typology of buildings

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/II for FAST (komb.st.)
  • German Language b/II for FAST

Semester 3

Compulsory

  • Actions on Building Structures
  • Building materials
  • Elasticity and plasticity
  • Physics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Roads

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/III for FAST (komb.st.)
  • German Language b/III for FAST

Semester 4

Compulsory

  • Building Environment
  • Concrete Structures Elements
  • Geodesy In Civil Engineering
  • Physics for Civil Engineering Laboratory
  • Railway Infrastructure
  • Rock and Soil Mechanics
  • Structural mechanics

Mandatory optional type B

  • English Language b/IV for FAST (komb.st.)
  • German Language b/IV for FAST

Semester 5

Compulsory

  • Blasting operation and rock disintegration
  • Building Service-Systems
  • Concrete and Masonry Structures
  • Foundation enginering
  • Safety of construction work and operation
  • Structural analysis for Engineers
  • Surveying in Tunnel Construction

Semester 6

Compulsory

  • Basics of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology
  • Construction Machines and Mechanisms
  • Elements of Steel and Timber Structures
  • Excavation and Supporting of Underground Constructions
  • Foundation Engineering in Difficult Conditions
  • Rock and Soil Improvement
  • Technical Infrastructure

Semester 7

Compulsory

  • Building information modeling
  • Diagnostics of Structures
  • Geotechnical Constructions
  • Geotechnical monitoring
  • Project
  • Steel and Timber Structures
  • Underground constructions

Semester 8

Compulsory

  • Bachelor ´s Thesis
  • BIM
  • Computer aided design of geotechnical structures
  • Economy in construction processes
  • Field Trip
  • Geotechnical Laboratory
  • Legal environment in the construction industry

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee: 3500 € per academic year

Qualification

Graduate's knowledge

According to the catalog of the National System of Occupations, he is a graduate of the bachelor study program Civil Engineering who is competent to work as an independent construction engineer, which includes primarily the position of site manager, independent construction engineer technologist, independent construction engineer for the preparation of production and investment, independent construction engineer designer and independent construction engineer of investments and engineering.

Graduate's general competence

The graduate is able to solve a standard practical geotechnical problem under the guidance of more experienced workers, is able to obtain necessary information for solving the given problem, to sort, analyze and interpret this information. The graduate is prepared to coordinate and manage the work team and to be responsible for the results of the work team in the given problem area.

The graduate is able to present the solved problems and proposed methods and methods of solution in a clear and knowledgeable way. Graduate specialization skills also include basic professional communication in a foreign language.

Career opportunities

Graduate's employment

Graduates will find employment in institutions and companies dealing with investment, engineering and design activities, in the apparatus of state administration and local government at the regional level, municipalities and cities but also in all departments and papers dealing with investments in supply companies, especially in marketing and training and procurement of buildings, the property owners and organizations engaged in property management (real estate agencies, large industrial enterprises, medium and high management of administrative and commercial centers, hospitals, government agencies, etc.).

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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

VSB-TUO’s study programs are built on a 170-year tradition. Currently, there are almost eleven thousand undergraduates and graduates studying for degrees at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels in engineering, IT, technology, economics and business administration. Courses are provided by seven...


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Why study at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

Study at VSB-TUO places an emphasis on practical training, whilst investigating real problems from today’s state-of-the-art industries, using the latest software and instruments. In many subjects 50% of the coursework is practically oriented, perfectly complimenting the advanced theoretical instruction, and ensuring that graduates have gained the education and experience sought by employers the world over. VSB-TUO has strong links to industry and thrives on applied research, in cooperation with companies and institutions worldwide, in finding innovative solutions to modern day issues.

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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

17. listopadu 2172/15
70800 Ostrava-Poruba
Czech Republic

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