study programme

Geodesy and Cartography

Original title in Czech: Geodézie a kartografieFaculty: FASTAbbreviation: N-P-C-GKAcad. year: 2023/2024

Type of study programme: Master's

Study programme code: N3646

Degree awarded: Ing.

Accreditation: 30.5.2003 - 31.12.2024

Specific admission requirements

Candidates applying to study in the consecutive master’s study programme Geodesy and Cartography must demonstrate knowledge and understanding within the scope specified by the appropriate directive of the Dean of FCE BUT in the following ways: through successful completion of the bachelor’s study programme Geodesy and Cartography at FCE BUT, or at another university (in which case the programme must provide an adequate basis for the pursuit of further studies via the consecutive master’s study programme Geodesy and Cartography); or through successful completion of another bachelor’s study programme and the demonstration of sufficient knowledge from the core specialized subjects required for study in the consecutive master’s study programme Geodesy and Cartography; or via passing an entrance exam in natural science subjects, general foundation subjects and core specialised subjects within the scope of knowledge required from graduates of the three-year bachelor’s study programme Geodesy and Cartography at FCE BUT or other civil engineering faculties in the Czech Republic or abroad.

Key learning outcomes

Graduates from the consecutive master’s study programme have gained highly specialized (theoretical and specialized) knowledge in their field of study. They are able to apply the gained knowledge from the field of geodesy and cartography when solving problems within the field of Geodesy and Cartography.
They are capable, within the scope of the skills they have gained, of independently solving even demanding specialised problems and are thus prepared for a career as an engineer in industry. As highly-qualified specialists they are able to hold high engineering and managerial posts and successfully perform the functions required of them. They are able to work in state administration (at Land Registry Offices and State Land Offices), where they may carry out all kinds of activities, including management (collecting the outputs of land surveying activities, settling disputes, check measurements, organising work on the making of digital cadastral maps, management of cadastre redevelopment via new mapping, negotiation with municipalities, with property owners and other authorized entities, etc.).
Graduates are competent to participate in surveying activities during special construction work such as the demarcation of tunnels, mining works, large bridges and special structures. They can design and guarantee demarcation procedures and check measurements. They can participate in obtaining source data for geological, geotechnical and geophysical surveys. They can apply the most precise satellite-based methods, methods of remote sensing and aerial scanning to create new maps, including 3D outputs. They are capable of collaborating in the creation of modern map products including Internet map services.
They are also able to take responsibility for the professional management of individuals and groups.

Access to further studies

Graduates may continue their education further through a doctoral study programme, where they may gain the title Ph.D. With regard to graduates’ knowledge of foreign languages in their specialised area they can study for a doctorate either in the Czech Republic or abroad.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Graduation requirements

diploma thesis, final state examination

Mode of study

full-time study

Programme supervisor

ECTS departmental co-ordinator