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Masters in Applied Geology

VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Masters in Applied Geology

The Applied geology in the master’s study is a technically oriented geological field of study that in necessary extent ensures all the geological research and survey activities. The study is focused mainly on the education of experts in the area of hydrogeology, engineering geology, technical mineralogy and petrography, environmental geochemistry, deposit geology and applied geophysics. The students go through subjects of natural scientific and technical nature, which will enable them to adapt professionally to related and interdisciplinary fields. In theoretical and practical tuition it aims at performing, managing, organizing and evaluating of all types of geological works. The study is permeated with analysis of geological problems and associted technical activities, evaluation of economic and environmental aspects of geological, mining and industrial activities, application of information technology and geoinformatics.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree (at least)
  • 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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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.


Tuition fee: 50 000 CZK per semester, approx. 4000 EUR per academic year


Graduate's knowledge

Theoretical as well as practical parts of the education are targeted at implementing, managing, organizing and assessing of all kinds of geological operations. The core of the study concentrates on the analysis of geological phenomena, assessment of economic and ecological aspects of geological activities, mining and industrial utilizations, application of computer technologies and geoinformatics.

Graduate's skills

Graduates are able to solve individually wide complex of geological and geoscience problems with utilization theory, concepts a methodology concern also problematic of related technical and geoscience fields.

Graduate's general competence

Graduate is able to decide individually in relation to new and varying circumstances, so as take into account wide social consequences.

Career paths

Graduate can find employment in wide range of geological investigation and exploitation enterprises, organization which deal with ecological geology problematic etc. Hi is also able to deal in the management post.

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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

VSB-TUO’s study programs are built on a 170-year tradition. Currently, there are almost eleven thousand undergraduates and graduates studying for degrees at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD levels in engineering, IT, technology, economics and business administration. Courses are provided by seven...

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Why study at VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

Study at VSB-TUO places an emphasis on practical training, whilst investigating real problems from today’s state-of-the-art industries, using the latest software and instruments. In many subjects 50% of the coursework is practically oriented, perfectly complimenting the advanced theoretical instruction, and ensuring that graduates have gained the education and experience sought by employers the world over. VSB-TUO has strong links to industry and thrives on applied research, in cooperation with companies and institutions worldwide, in finding innovative solutions to modern day issues.

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VSB - Technical University of Ostrava

17. listopadu 2172/15
70800 Ostrava-Poruba
Czech Republic

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