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Technology of Transport and Conveyance

Field of Study: VŠTE 3708R044 TDPp Technology of Transport and Conveyance
Study Mode: 81 Bachelor's degree programme, full-time study mode, single-subject
Language of instruction: Czech
Standard length of study: 3 year(s)
Identification number:
Programme: B3709 DTS Technology of Transport and Communications
Faculty: Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice

Qualification awarded: Bachelor, Bc.

A Bachelor’s degree programme takes from 3 to 4 years (240 – 300 ECTS credits) to complete, and ends with a final state examination. Part of the examination is usually the defence of a Bachelor’s thesis. Graduates are awarded one of the following academic degree:
  • bakalář (Bc.) – Bachelor.
The abbreviation of these title is always written before the name.

Level of qualification

1 cycle EHEA, 6 EQF

Specific admission requirements

Admission to a Bachelor’s degree programme is conditional on completion of comprehensive secondary education or comprehensive secondary vocational education after 13 years of study. The secondary school leaving certificate (maturitní vysvědčení) is issued after passing the secondary school leaving examination.

Information on entrance examinations designed for this degree programme

CONDITIONS FOR ADMISSION TO A DEGREE PROGRAMME: a) Achievement of secondary education with GCSE (school leaving exam), b) Submission of a properly completed electronic application by the deadline, c) To hand in of certified copies of certificates from the third year of high school or the first year follow-up study. Until the registration it is then required to provide a certified copy of the school- leaving certificate. If the school-leaving examination was carried out abroad (not in Slovakia there is a condition of handing in of recognition certificates of equivalent foreign certificate or foreign education validation, d) Fee payment, e) Foreign country citizens applying for study in Czech language (not applicable to citizens of the Slovak Republic) demonstrate their readiness to study the language by passing an examination conducted in the Czech language or passing an exam in the Czech language at the VŠTE. Administrative fee is CZK 450. The fee can be paid: - by postal order (type “A”), - by transfer order (Komerèní banka, Account No: 78-484180297/0100, a variable symbol is prefix 666 and candidate’s application number), - by cash at the VŠTE cash register (in the office hours, see www.vstecb.cz) The order of candidates will be determined by the average of their school report from the third year of secondary school or the first year of the follow-up study. The lists of enrolled and non-admitted students will be available on the VŠTE official board after the Rector’s decision. The lists will be released on www.vstecb.cz,too.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning (formal, non-formal and informal)

There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by the Higher Education Act (article 89 and 90) and internal VŠTE Study and Examination Regulations (article 13).

Qualification requirements and regulations

Secondary education with secondary school leaving certificate.

Regulations:
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998) and internal regulations of the university, the VŠTE Statutes and VŠTE Study and Examination Regulations.

Profile of the programme

The aim of this field is to enable graduates to work in managerial positions in companies and organizations operating in the transport market. To meet the goal of this graduate profile requires connecting technical, technological and economic disciplines and subjects that characterize not only the functioning of all entities of the transport market, but also which are essential for processing and evaluation of technical-technological and technical-economic characteristics of transport modes and their role in decision-making processes of carriers and passengers, and not least the public administration. The Department of Transport and Logistics provides education in more than ten specialized vocationally oriented subjects of the study field Traffic and Transport Technology as well as it is in a close cooperation with professional practice.

Key learning outcomes

A. general

    The graduate will be able to:
  • Describe the technical and technological (partly economic) aspects of traffic and transport;
  • Define the transport, shipping and logistics processes;
  • Explain the specifics of the transport enterprise conduct;
  • Characterize the transport policy issues and analyze them according to knowledge about the functioning of state and local governments;
  • Name and characterize the various modes of transport and analyze their use;
  • Explain ways to create tariffs, timetables, timetables and fare;
  • List of technical standards and describe the principles of health and safety and their application in practice.
  • B. professional

      The graduate will be able to:
  • Independently acquire, interpret and disseminate the latest knowledge on the development of the transport sector;
  • Select the appropriate mode of transport and means of transport for the commodity, including optimal design session;
  • Independently solve transport-logistics jobs;
  • Design optimization measures that will reduce the transport and logistics costs;
  • Manage and optimize the complex processes of transport and transport processes in large-scale transport and transport systems, including the optimal use of transport and the management of reverse logistics in relation to the environment;
  • Prepare a price offers and tariffs for traffic and transport processes;
  • Manage professional activities related to the optimization of material flow in the production process;
  • Propose the optimal mode of transport in sub-transport processes and appropriate handling and mechanical equipment;
  • Perform basic economic and statistical analyzes to determine the transport parameters;
  • Categorize data for location-address-allocation of tasks;
  • Coordinate the process of unification, standardization, palletization, containerization at traffic transport process, manage a comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of traffic and transport process;
  • Assess transport in a concept of urban planning based on system knowledge;
  • To carry out transport, including transport of dangerous goods, oversized items, perishable goods, live animals, etc.;
  • Effective use of theoretical knowledge in the specific context of practice and he / she applies it to the public and private sectors, with a focus on transportation.
  • C. practical

      The graduate will be able to:
  • Coordinate team activities and be responsible for its results;
  • Use of foreign sources of information to communicate in a foreign language for common and specialized topics;
  • Make independent decisions and solve common work and non-work problems;
  • Express themselves in written and oral forms in a variety of learning and work situations;
  • Use their personal and professional prerequisites for successful application in the world of work, to build and develop their career and understands the associated need for lifelong learning;
  • Work with a personal computer and its basic and application software, but also with other ICT resources and they efficiently use adequate resources;
  • Independently acquire further expertise, skills and competence, both on the basis of experience, theoretical knowledge and self-discipline.

    Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

    Study program Technology of Transport and Conveyance is professionally oriented field that - in the course of the study - systematically prepares future graduates for professional positions in organizations / institutions dealing with transportation and shipping. Graduates will be able to hold the positions of the lower and middle levels of management in organizations of all modes of transport, professional positions in public administration and enterprises that implement transport processes. Furthermore, they can be employed as an expert on the middle level of management of industrial and commercial enterprises in the field of transport technology in transport and logistics technologies and an integrator of passenger and freight transport. Graduates profile also meets the requirements for private enterprise in all transport sectors.

    Access to further studies

    Admission to a Bachelor’s degree programme is conditional on completion of comprehensive secondary education or comprehensive secondary vocational education after 13 years of study.

    VŠTE doesn´t offer any master´s degree programmes.

    Course structure diagram with credits (60 per full-time academic year)

    Fulfilment of the requirements of studies in a programme is recorded through a credit system based on the principles of the European Credit Transfer System (henceforth ”ECTS”).

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    Commentary to the study plan

    ECTS Credits at VŠTE are based on the workload students need in order to achieve expected learning outcomes. They reflect the quantity of work each course requires in relation to the total quantity of work required to complete a full year of academic study at the institution, including: lectures, practical work, seminars, private work, and examinations or other practical activities. 60 ECTS credits are attached to the workload of a full-time academic year of formal learning and the associated learning outcomes. At VŠTE, one ECTS credit corresponds to 26 hours of workload for an average student, which is determined with regard to the study capacity of 1 academic year (1560 hours). The amount of workload corresponds to the organization of the academic year (13 week of teaching and 6 week assessment period). The total number of credits required for graduation from a degree program equals to a multiple of thirty by the total number of semesters of the standard study period of the degree programme (the total number of credits per semester is 30, i.e. 60 credits per academic year). This number includes credits of the compulsory, compulsory optional and optional courses. During the degree programme, the students may register courses of up to 12% more credits than the total amount of credits required for graduation from a degree programme. This rule applies to all courses (compulsory, compulsory optional and optional) and includes repetition of failed courses. The students can register into the semester only if they take courses totalling at least 20 credits in the first semester, 40 credits in the second semester including the credits of the previous semester, 60 credits in the third semester including the credits of the previous semesters, and 80 credits in the fourth semester including the credits of the previous semesters.

    Example of study plan

    1. year
    Autumn semester30 ECTS credits
    Mandatory courses:
    AJP_1English First I5 credits
    INF_1Informatics 12 credits
    MAT_1Mathematics I5 credits
    MOPTechnical Thesis Methodology5 credits
    PEK_1Business Economics4 credits
    PRI_1Businees Management4 credits
    TVP_1Physical Education - Swimming2 credits
    UCE_1aAccounting I3 credits
    Spring semester30 ECTS credits
    Mandatory courses:
    AJP_2English as the First Language II5 credits
    DOTTransport constructions5 credits
    INF_2Informatics II2 credits
    MAT_2Mathematics_25 credits
    OVS_aPublic service organization4 credits
    STAStatistics5 credits
    Choice from the blocks of courses:
    RJA_aQuality control4 credits
    2. year
    Autumn semester30 ECTS credits
    Mandatory courses:
    ADP_1English for Technology of Transport and Conveyance Major I3 credits
    DPRTax Practice2 credits
    OVYOperations Research3 credits
    TSDTechnology and management of road transport5 credits
    TZDTechnology and management of railway transport5 credits
    ZPDEnvironment and transport4 credits
    Choice from the blocks of courses:
    GIDGeoinformatics in transportation2 credits
    MAR_aMarketing3 credits
    SOK_aSocial Communication3 credits
    Spring semester30 ECTS credits
    Mandatory courses:
    ADP_2Technology of Transport and Conveyance major II3 credits
    DORtransport law3 credits
    EDP_aEconomics of a Transport Corporation4 credits
    LOG_aLogistics4 credits
    TLDTechnology and control of transport4 credits
    TMDTechnology and control of city traffic4 credits
    Choice from the blocks of courses:
    LPTLogistic and transport technology4 credits
    UPDcity planning and transport4 credits
    3. year
    Autumn semester30 ECTS credits
    Mandatory courses:
    OPX_d1Professional practise20 credits
    PSS_aPsychology and Sociology4 credits
    Choice from the blocks of courses:
    PEM_aPersonnel Management4 credits
    Free Choice:
    ZSKWinter Sports Course2 credits
    Spring semester30 ECTS credits
    Mandatory courses:
    BAKBachelor work14 credits
    DPYTransport Vehicles5 credits
    ZASForwarding agancy5 credits
    Choice from the blocks of courses:
    ODPPersonal transport and conveyance4 credits
    Free Choice:
    AKOProfessional English Conversation2 credits

    Examination regulations, assessment and grading

    The end of the course means meeting the requirements of either the credit or examination.

    The due dates of completion of courses are made public by the Examiner or the examination board Chairperson or another academic staff in IS VŠTE at least two weeks prior to the beginning of examination period. The number of dates of course completion must comply the type and form of course completion, number of enrolled students and course characteristics resulting from the requirements for course completion.

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    The local grading scale complies ECTS principles employing the following grades:

    GradeLetter symbolPoint value
    ExcellentA1
    OutstandingB1.5
    GoodC2
    SatisfactoryD2.5
    AcceptableE3
    UnacceptableF4

    The classification is recorded in the IS VŠTE written designation. A numeric value is used to determine grade point average.

    Students’ grade point average is determined separately for each of their studies as a weighted average of the numerical values from all dates classified completion of courses, which students study in full, including the evaluation of non-conforming.

    Weighted grade point value of the course is given as a credit value. For more details please see the Study and Examination Rules of The Institute of Technology and Business.

    Graduation requirements

    The study is properly completed by a state examination before an examining board. The state examination itself and the release of the results are open to the public.

    The state examination includes the defence of the thesis.

    Work defence is oral.

    The subjects of the state examination are tested in a written or oral form. Defence of the thesis does not provide automatic access to sitting other parts of the state examination.

    Mode of study

    full-time

    Programme director or equivalent

    doc. Ing. Rudolf Kampf, Ph.D.