Study programme

Geodesy and Cartography

Academic Year 2024/25

Abbreviation: DPA-GK Code: P0532D260002 Type of study: Doctoral Language of instruction: English

Awarded degree: Ph.D.

Level of qualification: doctoral (third level)

Awarded qualification: Ph.D. in the field of "Geodesy and Cartography"

Form of studies

full-time study

Specific admission requirements

The conditions for admission to doctoral study programs at FCE BUT are governed by the following regulations: - Act No. 111/1998 Coll. on universities and amending and supplementing other acts, - BUT Study and Examination Regulations, - BUT Statutes, - Directive of the Dean for admission procedure at FCE BUT for doctoral study programs. Any applicant who has successfully completed a master's degree program may apply. An applicant who has successfully complied with the admission procedure specified in the Dean's directive for admission to the DSP is admitted to study. At the entrance examination, the applicant proves: professional knowledge, results of his / her professional and scientific experience to date (during his / her studies or in practice), professional knowledge of a foreign language (English language is uniformly required at BUT). The applicant applies for the topics of the doctoral study and must be approved by the supervisor of the topic of the doctoral study.

Access to further education

Doctoral study program Geodesy and Cartography is a follow-up master study program Geodesy and Cartography. and other sister follow-up Master's degree programs.

Course completion requirements

final state examination, doctoral thesis

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
DEA053 Doctoral seminar 1 (GAK) 4 Cr
DYA004 English Language Tutorial for PhD Students 2 1 Cr

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

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEB054 Analysis of Measuring Data 3 8 Ex
DEB055 Geodesy 3 8 Ex
DEB056 Spatial data acquisition and processing 3 8 Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA057 Doctoral seminar 2 (GAK) 8 Cr

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

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DAB029 Discrete Methods in Civil Engineering 1 3 4 Cr
DAB030 Numerical methods 1 3 4 Cr
DAB038 Mathematics 3 4 Cr
DAB039 Probability and mathematical statistics 3 4 Cr

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

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEB058 Physical Geodesy 3 7 Ex
DEB059 Geodetic Networks 3 7 Ex
DEB060 Cartography 3 7 Ex
DEB061 Advanced geophysical technologies 3 7 Ex
DUB027 Relational Database Management Systems 3 7 Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA062 Doctoral seminar 3 (GAK) 8 Cr

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

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DAB032 Time series analysis 3 10 Ex
DAB034 Discrete Methods in Civil Engineering 2 3 10 Ex
DAB035 Numerical methods 2 3 10 Ex
DAB036 Numerical methods for the variational problems 3 10 Ex
DAB040 Mathematics 2 3 10 Ex

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

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEB063 Satellite Geodesy 3 8 Ex
DEB064 Photogrammetry and laser scaning 3 8 Ex
DEB065 Information systems and digital cartography 3 8 Ex
DEB066 Engineering Geodesy 3 8 Ex

2nd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA067 Doctoral seminar 4 (GAK) 8 Cr
DYA005 English for PhD students 8 Ex

3rd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA068 Doctoral seminar 5 (GAK) 14 Cr
DEA069 Doctoral state examination 20 Ex

3rd year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA070 Doctoral seminar 6 (GAK) 14 Cr

4th year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA071 Doctoral seminar 7 (GAK) 20 Cr

4th year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
DEA072 Doctoral thesis 0 Ex