M.Sc. Civil Engineering: Building Structures

Czech Technical University | Prague, Czech Republic
Study plan is focused on detailed analyses of load-bearing structures, design of concrete, steel, timber and masonry elements and structures including their interactions as well as optimization of their structural and technological design. Students will be trained in using new and non traditional materials; fundamentals of dynamic analyses are also incorporated.

Description of Civil Engineering: Building Structures

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Study plan is focused on detailed analyses of load-bearing structures, design of concrete, steel, timber and masonry elements and structures including their interactions as well as optimization of their structural and technological design.

Students will be trained in using new and non traditional materials; fundamentals of dynamic analyses are also incorporated. Specialization of graduates will be achieved through the selection from a variety of optional subjects and demonstrated particularly within final diploma work.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline March 31
Tuition fee
  • Free (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

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Semestr 1

  • Mathematics 4
  • Materials engineering
  • Building structures 6
  • Numerical analysis of structures
  • Concrete structures 4
  • Steel structures 3C
  • Structural design project 3
  • Optional courses

Number of hours 27
Number of credits 30

Semestr 2

  • Experimental analysis
  • Dynamics of stuctures
  • Concrete structures 5
  • Timber structures 2
  • Foundations 2
  • Structural design project 4
  • Optional courses

Number of hours 27
Number of credits 30
Total number of hours for year 54
Total number of credits for year 60

Semestr 3

  • Diploma project

Number of hours 78
Number of credits 90

Requirements for Civil Engineering: Building Structures

  1. For study programmes of Civil Engineering/Stavební in and Civil Engineering the condition is successful completion of a four-year Bachelor degree study programme in the same or related branch of study (related branches of study are specified in par. 3).
    For the study programme of Intelligent Buildings the condition is successful completion of study in Bachelor degree study programmes in branches of study oriented towards building structures, architecture, building environment technology, building services.
  2. Submission of a properly filled in application form by 31.3.2011, including compulsory enclosures specified in the Dean´s Directive.
  3. Submission of an authenticated copy of the Bachelor diploma, including the diploma supplement in a time pursuant to the Dean´s Directive. If Bachelor study was completed abroad (not applicable to the Slovak Republic), the condition is submission of an official translation of the documents above into English.
  4. Foreign citizens (excluding applicants from the Slovak Republic) applying for study in a study programme in Czech will certify their readiness to study in Czech language by submitting a certificate of passing the school-leaving or state examination in Czech, or by a certificate of passing an examination in Czech at min. A1 level according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".
  5. Applicants for study in a study programme in English will certify their readiness to study in English language by completing the Bachelor degree study programme in English or by submitting a certificate of a school-leaving or state examination in English, or by a certificate of passing an examination in English at min. A1 level according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".

Work Experience for Civil Engineering: Building Structures

No work experience is required.

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Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Czech Republic Czech Technical University is a public university. It was established in 1707 with the motto of “Scientia est potential” which means “Knowledge is power”. It ranked 121 among the technology universities of the world which was surveyed by THES-QS World University Rankings in 2010. Christian Joseph Willenberg was the first founder of this university. In 1705 he seek permission from Emperor Leopold I for teaching engineering sciences . It was granted in 1707. He started teaching 12 students in his flat. The number of students rose to 200 in 1779. Lately Jan Ferdinand Schor became the successor. The Prague polytechnic became a technical university in 1863. In that time Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering and Architecture were taught.