Applied and environmental geology

Bachelor's degree in full-time or combined form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied as a single subject or as a single subject with a specialization Water Resources Management.

What will you learn?

The Bachelor’s degree programme Applied and Environmental Geology provides comprehensive higher education. It is intended for those who plan to work in different geological companies of applied science (environmental geology, hydrogeology and engineering geology and economic geology).

“Geology - science indispensable for society and for nature conservation”

Its aim is to prepare graduates for basic work in companies as well as to further study and to allow them a qualified choice of their further profiling through some of the specializations of the follow-up master's program.

The curriculum of the Bachelor’s study programme covers the basics of geological disciplines (Mineralogy, Paleontology, Physical Geology, Applied geophysics, Petrology, Geochemistry, Historical Geology, Quaternary Geology, Regional Geology, Economic Geology, Hydrogeology, Geotechnics and Environmental Geology).

Specific training courses prepares graduates for practical tasks. An integral part of the study is practical training in the field and field work.

Practical training

An obligatory part of the study is a block Course of terrain work, field exercises and excursions, as well as practical exercises for compulsory and obligatory optional subjects.

Career opportunities

Graduates will find employment in the companies of applied geology (exploration, mining and quarrying, prospecting and ground water protection, geomechanics, geoconservation,etc.), at universities, cultural institutions, environmental institutions and in state administration.

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Nov 2023 – 29 Feb 2024)

a) Learning Potential Test or b) Interview to prove your learning potencial or c) Learning Potential Test and Interview to prove your learning potencial (Czech only)

Criteria for evaluation

Result of Learning Potential Test or Interview to prove your learning potencial

Recommended literature

The knowledge required to pass the Learning Potential Test is not obtained by studying specific information sources. Examples of previous years' tests can be found on:

Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Single-subject studies with specialization

In the single-subject studies, the student deepens knowledge in the concrete focus of the degree programme and chooses one specialization. The specialization is stated in the university diploma.

Follow-up studies

After completing the Bachelor's study programme of Geology, students can pursue their studies in the follow-up Master's study programme or in other Master's degree programmes in Geology

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Science
Type of studies Bachelor's
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization Yes
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction Czech

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doc. RNDr. Marek Slobodník, CSc.



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