Study programme

Sustainable Building Design

Academic Year 2024/25

Abbreviation: NPC-EVB Code: N0732A260018 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 "Sustainable Building Design"

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 specifying the subjects of the entrance examination, the extent of the minimum knowledge required and the method and criteria for the evaluation of the entrance examination and other factors relevant to 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 conditions for admission to the study program are: - proper completion of study in any type of study program - and passing the entrance examination if the Dean is not forgiven. The entrance examination takes the form of a test of basic theoretical courses profiling base and courses profiling base specialization in the range of required knowledge for a graduate of the four-year bachelor study program Civil Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering.

Access to further education

The follow-up Master's degree program of Sustainable Building Design is a continuation of the Bachelor's degree program of Sustainable Building Design and similarly focused Bachelor's degree programs. A graduate of the follow-up Master's degree program of Sustainable Building Design may continue to study a doctoral degree program of similar orientation.

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
NHA059 Noise and vibrations in buildings 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHA060 Multi criteria assessment of buildings 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NIA021 Construction work quality control and building diagnostics 1 2 4 Cr,Ex
NTA036 Energy Audit of Building 1 2 4 Cr,Ex
NTA037 Experimental methods and measurements 2 2 4 Cr
NTA038 Management and Control of HVAC 2 1 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
NAB028 Numerical and applied mathematics 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
NBB011 Applied Physics (EVB) 2 1 3 Cr,Ex

1st year / Summer Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NHA061 Smart buildings 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NHA062 Modern building envelope 1 2 3 Cr,Ex
NHA063 Fire safety during builiding operation 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NHA064 Specialized seminar 2 3 GCr
NTA039 Computer modeling 1 2 2 Cr
NUA022 Facility management 1 2 2 5 Cr,Ex
NUA023 BIM Design 2 2 Cr

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

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NUB018 Project management IPMA 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NZB016 Presentation Skills (EVB) 2 2 4 Cr,Ex

2nd year / Winter Semester / compulsory courses

Code Title Lectures
hours/week
Practices
hours/week
Fieldwork
hours/semester
Credits Completion
NHA065 Energy Savings in Building Renovations 2 2 4 Cr,Ex
NHA066 Professional Practical Training 1 2 Cr
NHA067-A Specialized project 2 2 Cr
NTA040 Diploma seminar 5 GCr
NTA041 Computer modeling 2 1 2 4 Cr,Ex
NUA025 Facility management 2 2 1 4 Cr
NUA026 Smart Cities and Regions 2 1 3 Cr,Ex
NVA066 Economy of Investments 2 1 4 Cr,Ex
NZA017 Law 2 2 Cr