Course detail

Introduction to environmental studies

FEKT-NUENAcad. year: 2015/2016

The course introduces students of technological orientation into generic environmental problematics and ecology, from the aspect of humanities and social sciences. After introduction defining the relation between enviromental studies and ecology, the material is subdivided into to fundamental blocks: influencing of man and society by nature and, in contrast, impact of human society to nature as a source of ecological crisis. The course outlines also possibilities of the crisis solution.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge obtained in the course forms a complementary material to the technical aspect as presented by the course Ecological Engineering


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Bittner, M. Úvod do udržitelného rozvoje, 2013, Masarykova univerzita, ISBN 978-80-210-6622-9

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Enabling students of technological orientation to see the environmental problematics as seen by environmentalists

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-BEI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

The other activities

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer