Study programme

Architecture of Building Construction

Academic Year 2024/25

Abbreviation: BPC-APS Code: B0731P010002 Type of study: Bachelor's Language of instruction: Czech

Awarded degree: Bc.

Level of qualification: bachelor's (first level)

Awarded qualification: Bc. in the field of "Architecture of Building Construction"

Form of studies

full-time study

Specific admission requirements

Candidates applying to study in the bachelor’s study programme Architecture of Building Construction must demonstrate knowledge and understanding within the scope specified by the appropriate directive of the Dean of FCE BUT, which requires them to have successfully completed their secondary education with a “Maturita” (final secondary school exam). Furthermore, students must successfully pass a talent test and a subsequent National Comparative Exams (SCIO) and an oral exam in which they must demonstrate their interest in the field.

Access to further education

The bachelor's study program Architecture of Building Construction is followed by the follow-up master's study program Architecture and Urban Development. Graduates may also continue their studies with another similarly focused follow-up master's degree program at another faculty or another university.

Course completion requirements

bachelor's thesis, final state examination

Organization and the rules for examination, assessment and grading

Program guarantor

Structure of courses

1st year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BAA014 Mathematics 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BAA015 Descriptive Geometry 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
BDA015 Structural Mechanics 1 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA006 Contemporary Architecture 2 2 Ex
BGA007 Elements of Architectural Design 1 3 4 GCr
BGA008 Residential Buildings 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA009 Public Buildings 1 2 1 3 GCr
BGA010 Fine Arts 1 2 2 GCr
BHA040 Building Constructions 1 (APS) 2 2 4 GCr
BUA012 Basics of Computer Science 1 1 2 Cr

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BDA016 Structural Mechanics 2 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA011 Public Buildings 2 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA012 Industrial Buildings 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA013 Fine Arts 2 2 2 GCr
BGA014 History of Architecture 1 2 2 Ex
BGA015 Architectural Design Studio 1 8 GCr
BHA041 Building Constructions 2 (APS) 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
BSA011 Applied Ecology 2 1 3 GCr
BUA013 Modeling of Structures in 2D 2 2 GCr

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGA016 Rural and Farm Buildings 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA017 Monument Restoration 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA018 Fine Arts 3 2 2 GCr
BGA019 Urbanism 1 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA020 History of Architecture 2 2 2 GCr
BGA021 Architectural Design Studio 2 8 GCr
BHA042 Building Constructions 3 (APS) 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
BLA022 Load-Bearing Structures 1 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BUA015 Architectural Applications of CAD 2 2 GCr

2nd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BFA013 Load-Bearing Structures 2 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA022 Interior and the Inner Space 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA023 Fine Arts 4 2 2 GCr
BGA024 Urbanism 2 2 1 3 GCr
BGA025 History of Architecture 3 2 2 Ex
BGA026 Architectural Design Studio 3 8 GCr
BHA043 Building Constructions 4 (APS) 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
BIA011 Building Materials and Geology 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BUA014 Modeling of structures in 3D 2 2 GCr

3rd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGA027 Fine Arts 5 2 2 GCr
BGA028 Urbanism 3 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA029 Architectonic Composition 2 2 Ex
BGA030 History of Architecture 4 2 2 GCr
BGA031 Introduction to the Traditional Building Handicraft 2 2 Ex
BGA032 Architectural Design Studio 4 8 GCr
BHA044 Building Physics 1 2 1 Cr
BOA019 Load-Bearing Structures 3 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BTA023 Building Services and Technical Infrastructure 1 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BUA016 Computer Science for Architects 2 1 Cr
BYA002 Intermediate Level English (exam) 2 Ex

3rd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BEA028 Geodesy and Cartography 2 1 GCr
BGA033 Theory and Aesthetics 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BGA034 History of Architecture 5 2 2 Ex
BGA035 Detail in Architecture 1 1 2 3 GCr
BGA036 Architectural Design Studio 5 8 GCr
BHA045 Building Physics 2 1 1 2 Cr,Ex
BTA024 Building Services and Technical Infrastructure 2 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BZA010 Building Law 2 2 Cr

3rd year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGB037 Creative Plein Air 2 2 40 3 GCr
BGB038 Visual Communication Techniques 2 2 3 GCr
BGB039 Traditional Building Trades 2 2 3 GCr
BGB040 Drawing and Modeling in Architecture 1 3 3 GCr

4th year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGA041 History of the Fine Arts 2 2 Ex
BGA042 Detail in Architecture 2 3 3 GCr
BGA043 Bachelor Project 14 GCr
BVA025 Building Economics 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
BZA012 Sociology (APS) 2 2 Cr

4th year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGB044 Architecture of Technical Civilization 2 1 3 GCr
BHB047 Low Energy Houses 2 1 3 GCr
BWB014 Technology of Constructions 2 1 3 GCr

4th year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGB045-A English for Architects - Guide for Working Abroad 2 1 3 GCr
BHB046 Reconstruction of Building 2 1 3 GCr
BRB012 Integration of Structures to Landscape 1 2 3 GCr
BUB017 BIM Design 2 3 GCr

4th year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BGA046 Professional Practical Training (APS) 1560 30 Cr