Study programme

Civil Engineering – Building Construction

Academic Year 2024/25

Abbreviation: NPC-SIS Code: N0732A260023 Type of study: Master's Language of instruction: Czech

Awarded degree: Ing.

Level of qualification: master's (second level)

Awarded qualification: Ing. in the field of "Civil Engineering – Building Construction"

Form of studies

full-time study

Specific admission requirements

Admission of applicants for a follow-up Master's degree program at the Faculty of Civil Engineering is governed by the Higher Education Act, the BUT Statute, the BUT Faculty Statute and the relevant Dean's Directives at the Faculty of Civil Engineering. The Dean's Directive specifies in detail: - the manner and time limit for the submission of applications for study, - the method of substantiating the required educational attainment by the Higher Education Act, - the form of the entrance examination (see below) with the specification of the subjects of the entrance examination, the extent of the minimum required knowledge and the method and criteria for the evaluation of the entrance examination and other facts decisive for admission to study, - rules governing the remission of the entrance examination, - the minimum level of fulfillment of the requirements necessary for admission to the study program, - binding dates, in particular the dates of the entrance examinations as well as substitute dates, or the date of the supplementary entrance examinations round, - deadlines for sending invitations to the entrance examination and deadlines for the candidate to inspect, in accordance with the Higher Education Act, his / her material relevant to the decision on admission to study, - the method of assessing the absence of excuses at the entrance examination; defining the possibility of taking the entrance examination in the alternative term, - the method of notifying candidates of the results obtained at the entrance examination, including the date of notification. - announcement of the results of the entrance examination, drawing up a waiting list, deciding whether or not to accept and enrolling admitted applicants for study. The entrance examination takes the form of a test of basic theoretical courses profiling foundation and courses profiling foundation specialization in the range of required knowledge for a graduate of the four-year bachelor study program Civil Engineering, specializing in Building Construction at the Faculty of Civil Engineering.

Access to further education

The graduates may continue in a doctoral study programme.

Course completion requirements

diploma 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
NAA019 Mathematics 5 (S) 2 1 4 Cr,Ex
NDA015 Elasticity and Plasticity 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHA040-A Introduction to Buildings‘ Design 2 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NLA022 Concrete Structures (S) 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NOA019 Metal Structures 2 2 2 5 Cr,Ex

1st year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB016 Finite Element Method 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
NHB041 Computer Aided Building Physics Application 1 2 3 Cr,Ex

1st year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NHB042 Saving and Building Adaptation 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NTB023 Experimental Methods in Building Services 2 2 4 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
BYA002 Intermediate Level English (exam) 2 Ex
NBA007 Applied Physics 2 1 3 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB020 Theory of Reliability 2 1 3 GCr
NHB045 Building Acoustics and Daylighting Buildings 2 1 3 GCr
NVB025 Construction Valuation 2 1 3 GCr

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB018 Dynamics 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NHB048 Selected Chapters from Fire Protection of Buildings 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NTB026 Selected Chapters of Heating 2 2 4 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NFB013 Special Foundation Methods (S) 2 1 4 Cr,Ex
NHB046 Sustainable Building 2 1 4 Cr,Ex
NTB025 Computer Modeling Basics of Buiding Services Systems 2 1 4 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB021 Selected Chapters of Structural Mechanics 2 (S) 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHB047 Selected Chapters from Building Constructions 1 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NLB025 Selected Chapters of Concrete Structures 1 (S) 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NOB021 Simulation of Metal and Timber Structures Behaviour 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NTB027 Selected Chapters of Air-conditioning 2 2 5 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB019 Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NHB044 Low Energy Houses 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NLB024 Static at Reconstructions (S) 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NOB022 Selected Chapters of Metal and Timber Structures 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NTB028 Selected Chapters of Plumbing 2 2 4 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB017 Diploma Seminar (S-STM) 3 Cr
NHB043 Diploma Seminar (S-PST) 3 Cr
NLB023 Diploma Seminar (S-BZK) 3 Cr
NOB020 Diploma seminar (S-KDK) 3 Cr
NTB024 Diploma Seminar (K-TZB) 3 Cr

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NZB012 Ethics in Business 2 2 Cr
NZB013 Presentation Skills 1 1 2 Cr
NZB014 Company Practice Psychology 2 2 2 Cr

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NHB052 The Course of the Building Design Process 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
NOB027 Special Metal Structures (S) 2 1 3 Cr,Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NHB055 Selected Chapters from Building Constructions 2 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NLB029 Special Concrete Structures (S) 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NTB034 Thermomechanics 2 2 5 Cr,Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB023 Nonlinear Mechanics 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NIB011 Modern building materials 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NLB030 Selected Chapters of Concrete Structures 2 (S) 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NOB023 Automation of the Design of Metal and Timber Structures 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NTB031 Management and Operation of HVAC 2 2 4 Cr,Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB025 Reliability and Theory of Material Damage 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NFB014 Mathematical Modeling of Geotechnical Constructions 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHB050 The Proposal of Building in the Process of Planning Permission Proceedings 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHB051 Room Acoustics 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHB053 Reconstruction and Renovation of Historical Buildings 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NLB026 Computing Calculation of Concrete Structures 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NOB024 Diagnostic and Reconstruction of Metal Structures 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NTB030 Fluid Mechanics 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NTB033 Enviromental Engineering 2 2 5 Cr,Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB024 Specialized Project (S-STM) 8 GCr
NHB054 Specialized Project (S-PST) 8 GCr
NLB028 Specialized Project (S-BZK) 8 GCr
NOB026 Specialized Project (S-KDK) 8 GCr
NTB032 Specialized Project (S-TZB) 8 GCr

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory-optional courses / required 1 course

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NDB022 Structural detail (S-STM) 3 3 GCr
NHB049 Structural Detail (S-PST) 3 3 GCr
NLB027 Structural Detail (S-BZK) 3 3 GCr
NOB025 Structural detail 3 3 GCr
NTB029 Energy Audit of Buildings 3 3 GCr