Applied and environmental geology

Geologist helps both society and nature

Degree programme specification

The follow-up Master's study programme of Applied and Environmental Geology is intended for students planning to work in a common geological company environment (environmental geology, hydrogeology and engineering geology and economic geology). The programme is aimed at completing Master's degree in any form of the studies: full-time and part-time (combined). It also covers mentioned applied areas of specialization, a practical course and courses linked to preparing Master's thesis.

The goal of the studies in the follow-up Master's degree programme is to consolidate and deepen, irrespective of the chosen study programme, education gained in the previous Bachelor's degree programme and get professional qualifications in geology. The graduates are qualified to work independently and creatively in geological branches as theoreticians, practical geologists or educators.

The study program of Geology prepares highly educated specialists in geological branches, such as environmental geology, geophysics, geochemistry, historical geology, hydrogeology, mineralogy, magmatic and metamorphic petrology, palaeontology, quarternary geology and karsology, regional geology, sedimentary geology, soil mechanics and tectonics.

Faculty Faculty of Science
Type of study follow-up master's
Mode full-time, combined
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction czech

Work experience

Students get practical training according to their choice of courses, one-week practical course is obligatory.

Graduate destination

The graduates are expected to find employment especially in specialized geological companies, in institutes applying geological knowledge to practical needs (such as environmental departments etc.).

Admission Procedures

This study field is possible to study only in Czech language. Written test on the level of bachelor exam (only in Czech).

Criteria of acceptance

Result of entrance test.

Recommended literature

As seen on bachelor exam.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Further studies

Graduates can pursue their studies in doctoral degree programmes.

Further information

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