Mente et malleo - With intelligence and hammer

Degree programme objectives

The Geology program is designed for those who are planning to work in basic research and research. The field is aimed at obtaining master's education, both in the form of a full-time and a combined form. The course includes specialization in selected theoretical disciplines, subjects aimed at presentation of results and subjects related to the preparation of diploma thesis.

The aim of the study in the follow-up master's program is to consolidate and deepen the education gained in the previous bachelor program and to obtain the professional qualification of a geologist prepared for independent creative work in geological fields, both theoretical and practical, as well as geological education.

Study plans

Studies

  • Objectives

    The Geology program is designed for those who are planning to work in basic research and research. The field is aimed at obtaining master's education, both in the form of a full-time and a combined form. The course includes specialization in selected theoretical disciplines, subjects aimed at presentation of results and subjects related to the preparation of diploma thesis.

    The aim of the study in the follow-up master's program is to consolidate and deepen the education gained in the previous bachelor program and to obtain the professional qualification of a geologist prepared for independent creative work in geological fields, both theoretical and practical, as well as geological education.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • formulate and solve particular problems in an independent and creative way
    • to demonstrate deeper knowledge in practical disciplines according to their focus
    • on the basis of their own research they are to create a professional work and to present its results at the appropriate level both in oral and in written form.
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Graduates can find jobs in basic or applied research - at universities, institutes, museums, companies, specialized laboratories, environmental institutions, state management, etc. They can work independently and solve complex problems.

  • Practical Training

    Practical training depends on the choice of subjects students enrolled for. Practical training linked to compulsory courses is an obligatory part of the study plan for this study programme. Landscape research training and excursions.

  • Goals of Theses

    In the Mastr's thesis, the student demonstrates the ability to independently solve the problem of adequate difficulty, including work with literature, the processing and interpretation of the results and their presentation.

    The student has the right to propose the topic of his/her thesis on the topics listed for the given study program or outside of this offer, if the supervisor agrees to do so and lists the proposed topic. Topics of the final thesis are approved by the director of the department.

    The thesis includes literature thesis, i.e. a sufficiently good written summary of the current state of published knowledge about the topic on the basis of primary sources (i.e. scientific articles) including the list of cited literature.

    The data used for the Master's thesis should be obtained by field or laboratory research, exceptionally can be taken over. The data must be creatively elaborated and interpreted in such a way that the Master's thesis brings new discovery.

    The formal content of the Master's thesis is determined by the Dean's regulations. The extent of the core of the final thesis (i.e. the text and figures of the chapters between the Introduction to the Conclusions inclusive) must not exceed 50 pages. The minimum extent of work is not defined.

  • Access to Further Studies

    Students can pursue their studies in any follow-up doctoral degree programmes.

Basic information

Type
Master's degree programme (following the Bachelor's one)
Profile
academic
Degree
Mgr.
Degree in Advanced Master's state examination
RNDr.
Length of studies
2 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

20
number of active students
5
number of theses/dissertations

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