About this program
Bachelors in Engineering
In this bachleor program, the first four semesters of General and Mechanical Engineering are common. Subsequently, students study one of the 7 specializations. Graduates can continue in the field of study in the follow-up Master's degree programs and subsequently in doctoral study.
Graduates will find employment in technical-operational, business and management positions in manufacturing operations in mechanical engineering and other industries, as well as in the departments of production preparation and organization, in the design and construction of technological equipment, in the design and construction of technological operations, development departments and diagnostic workplaces. Graduates can easily orientate themselves in related engineering fields.
- Secondary school-leaving certificate
- English-language ability – students, who are not native speakers may be asked to demonstrate their ability to study in English, e.g. by presenting the results of any language tests they have taken. English language ability document - minimum requirements: IELTS score 5,0; TOEFL internet-based score 62 (possibly other certificates at the same level).
- Entrance examination (according to the Faculty Admission Procedure Rules and Conditions for Admission)
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- Semester 1
- Fundamentals of Energy Processes
- Mathematics 1
- Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals
- Physics I
- Structural Materials
- Technical Calculations
- Welding Fundamentals
- Work Transport and Logistics
- Czech Language for Foreign Degree Students a/I
- Physical Education A
- Basics of Mathematics
- Basic Winter Sports Course 1. year
- Semester 2
- Constructive Geometry
- Machine Operating, Diagnostics and Maintenance
- Mathematics II
- Properties and testing of materials
- Technology of Machining
- Czech Language for Foreign Degree Students a/II
- English Language c/I for FS (intermediate)
- Physical Education B
- Social Reality in Engineering Practice
- Basic Summer Sports Course 1.year
- Semester 3
- Dynamics I
- Engineering Metrolgy
- Fluid Mechanics
- Graphic Systems
- Mathematics III
- Mechanics of Materials
- Czech Language for Foreign Degree Students a/III
- English Language c/II for FS (intermediate)
- Soft Skills I
- Basic Winter Sports Course 2. year
- Physical education 2. year A
- Team Work Principals
- Semester 4
- Computer aided design I
- Control System Fundamentals
- Electrical Engineering
- Forming and Casting Technologies
- Machines Parts and Mechanisms
- Physics II
- Semester 6
- Numerical Mathematics
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava for more information.
Tuition fee: 50 000 CZK per semester, approx. 2000 EUR per academic year
Graduates will acquire professional skills in terms of using professional terminology and processing technical documentation. They can read technical drawings of products or parts and design the most efficient methods and procedures of their production, they can perform expert analysis of machinery and production technologies, they can analyze and evaluate technical solutions. They know the principles of the main scientific methods of the field and they can use some of their basic variants in practical context. Graduates can prepare, execute and compile a report on the results of laboratory or technical experiment, can verify new production processes, collaborate on the implementation of technological changes and innovation activities. Other professional skills are developed by individual specializations of the study program Engineering.
Within the specialization Applied Mechanics, the graduate has mainly practical skills in computer modeling and experiments. They will learn to create moderately complex computational models for static and dynamic finite element analysis in several programs using different software environments. In the field of experimental mechanics, the graduate has skills in the preparation of the experiment and its setting, implementation and evaluation of the results of the experiment. This is especially the area of experimental modal analysis vibration measurement, vibration diagnostics, tensometry and photoelasticimetry.
Within the specialization of Hydraulics and Pneumatics students will use the acquired knowledge in designing production equipment with hydraulic and pneumatic drives, assembling hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, creating larger systems, designing their control and regulation using modern simulation SW. They will be able to design hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, assemble and commission them, perform diagnostics, upgrades and repairs, plan and manage maintenance.
Within the specialization of Industrial Engineering, the student can provide and organize technological preparation of production, can design technological workplaces (design arrangement of machines and fixtures, material flow, continuity of workplaces and provide other technical conditions), read technical drawings and design the most efficient ways and procedures , assembly and surface treatment, organize and manage production and pre-production processes and perform their evaluation, verify new production processes, determine the method of quality control and technical testing and cooperate on production quality management, carry out technical supervision at workplaces, check adherence to technological procedures, apply tools from the field of economic and financial management of the company, to carry out marketing activities, to apply methods of Improve and project business processes in industrial sectors (metallurgy, engineering, automotive). The student is able to use basic legal, safety and hygienic regulations necessary for designing and managing engineering companies. The student has practical skills in the field of management methods and techniques, is able to use quality management systems of industrial companies and knows the basics of general and business economics.
Within the Robotics specialization, the graduate gains experience and skills in mastering independent routine work in the areas of construction of individual robot elements and their peripherals (conveyors, manipulators, robot effectors, etc.), including the implementation of special sensors (force-torque etc.). Furthermore, the basics of the methodology and procedures of risk analysis of these workplaces. Skills with routine use of 3D CAD software - Creo, V-Rep simulation SW and basics of Robot Studio.
Within the Machine and Process Control specialization, the graduates will be able to solve practical problems in the implementation of computer support for production systems management. They will be able to use the tools of industrial automation visualization software and design and create simple web information systems applications, configure the operating system from the administrator's point of view, create simple networks and administer them. In the area of measurement, diagnostic and control systems design, graduates will be able to find, organize and interpret relevant information for solving practical problems. They will be able to design and implement simple applications of logic control, adjust parameters of PID controllers.
Within the specialization Manufacturing Technology the student is able to analyze technological processes from the theoretical and practical point of view, propose corresponding input parameters of processes, using suitable software tools to process processes practically and interpret the obtained results for the needs of industrial practice.
The graduates will acquire the basic knowledge of the theoretical areas of mathematics, constructive geometry, physics, computer graphics, computational methods, mechanics of rigid and flexible bodies and environments, material science, thermomechanics and hydromechanics at a level enabling their practical application, such as engineering materials, manufacturing technology, machine and machine parts design, manufacturing system design and control, both cross-sectional to all students and additionally within the scope of a specific specialization. The study program utilizes extensive cooperation with industrial partners both in the organization and provision of teaching and in solving technical problems of practice in the framework of seminar and especially bachelor theses.
Within the specialization Applied Mechanics, graduates will gain deeper theoretical knowledge in the subjects Dynamics, Elasticity and Strength, Technical Vibration, Machine Parts and Mechanisms, as well as basic knowledge in the courses Finite Element Method, Experimental Methods in Mechanics, Vibration Diagnostics, Material Fatigue and Numerical Mathematics.
Within the specialization Hydraulics and Pneumatics, students will acquire knowledge about the function of basic hydraulic and pneumatic elements, their application in hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. They will learn schematic symbols, basic connection, design of simple schemes wiring, which they verify on trainers in laboratories and using mathematical simulations. In a broader context, they will acquire knowledge about flow in hydraulic elements and machines, piping, pumping and lubrication technology. They acquire a theoretical and practical knowledge base, which they will use in their application in a unique field.
Within the specialization of Industrial Engineering the student gains knowledge of industrial technologies, knowledge necessary for designing technological workplaces, production units, organization and management of production and pre-production processes and their evaluation. They will also acquire knowledge of the methodology of industrial management, basics of marketing activities, quality management systems of industrial companies and basics of general and business economics. They will also acquire knowledge of basic legal, safety and hygiene regulations necessary for designing and managing engineering companies, knowledge of methods and techniques of management.
Within the Robotics specialization, the graduate gains experience as designers of robotic elements, manipulators and peripheral devices of robotized workplaces (conveyors, bins, heads of industrial robots etc.), including collaborative robots, but also as designers of these devices and especially operational technicians ensuring operation, adjustment , programing, diagnostics, maintenance and repair.
Within the Machine and Process Control specialization, graduates will gain a broad understanding of concepts and methods in the design and operation of industrial equipment measuring, diagnostic and control systems. They will also gain knowledge of the theory and applications of automation and computer science for practical use of computers and their networks for various areas of computer support of production process control.
Within the specialization Engineering Technology the student gains a deeper knowledge of basic technological processes (forming, welding, machining) and heat treatment of materials, surface treatments of semi-finished products and basics of tool construction. Students will learn about the possibilities of computer support of technological processes and their organization and management.
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