Applied and environmental geology

Geologist helps both society and nature

What will you learn?

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.

Practical training

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

Career opportunities

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 requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Jan – 30 Apr 2020)

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

Criteria for evaluation

Result of entrance test.

Recommended literature

As seen on bachelor exam.

Application guide

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.


An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Follow-up studies

Graduates can pursue their studies in doctoral degree programmes.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Science
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

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doc. Mgr. Martin Ivanov, Dr.