Study programmes / B-HE Horticultural Engineering
Programme: B-HE Horticultural Engineering
Field of study: B-HE-VV Viticulture and Viniculture
Level of qualification:Bachelor
Mode of study: part-time
Qualification awarded:Bachelor's degree
Specific admission requirements:Completed secondary education and entrance examination, if required.
Qualification requirements and regulations:Finished secondary education with school leaving certificate. Further information available here.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by the Act No. 111/1998 on Higher Education Institutions and the university "Study and Examination Rules". Further information available here.
Profile of the programme:Study of viticulture and enology program is focused on the education of graduates where find employment as specialists as vineyards agronomists, winemaking technologists, working in the wine trade and marketing, public employees. Graduates gain theoretical and practical knowledge of grapevine biology, technology of grapegrowing, ampelography, wine technology, chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology of wine. Furthermore, knowledge of economics and marketing. During the study obtain the practical ability to synthesize lessons learned and participate in management decisions. Based on these findings are able to access the innovative management of grapegrowing and winemaning companies, business of wine, wine marketing, development and implementation of new cultivation and processing technologies, marketing wine.
 
Key learning outcomes: Knowledge of technology of grapegrowing, then the particular biology of grapevines, modern agro-technical practices in grapegrowing and ampelography
Knowledge of technological processes in winemaking, wine chemistry and biochemistry and microbiology of wine
Ability to synthesize lessons learned and participate in management decisions
Ability to access the innovative management of grapegrowing and winemaning companies, business of wine, wine marketing, development and implementation of new cultivation and processing technologies, marketing wines or decisions in state institutions.
Competence for the leadership and management of sensory evaluation of wine and grapes.
Ability to perform core laboratory analysis for correct management of production quality.
 
Occupational profile:Graduates are able to access the innovative management of grapegrowing and winemaning companies, business of wine, wine marketing, development and implementation of new cultivation and processing technologies, marketing wines or decisions in state institutions.
Graduation requirements:Min. 180 ECTS, state final exam, defence of the bachelor thesis.
Access to further studies:Successful graduates may proceed to master's study programme.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading:Further information available here.
Programme supervisor:prof. Ing. Pavel Pavloušek, Ph.D.

To obtain 60 ECTS credits per academic year, students should choose courses from any other study programme taught at the university.

 
1st semester
 
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KAGRKAgroclimatology p.t.Exam6
KCH1Chemistry I (pt)Exam6
KBOTK-BotanyExam6
KMIBMicrobiology p/tExam6
KZVMTPrinciples of Higher Mathematics (p/t)Exam6
 
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
KSJN1International Language - German 1 p/tFulfillment of requirements1
KSJA1World Language - English 1 (Distance Learning)Fulfillment of requirements1
 
2nd semester
 
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KBIMBiometrics (KS)Exam6
KCH2Chemistry IIExam7
KVZRNutrition and Fertilization of Horticultural Crops p.t.Exam6
KPEDPedology (p/t)Exam6
 
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
KSJA2International Language - English 2 p/tFulfillment of requirements1
KSJN2International Language - German 2 p/tFulfillment of requirements1
 
3rd semester
 
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KVTComputer Technology p/tExam5
KORVK-Protecting vineExam6
KFRPlant PhysiologyExam6
KVIViticulture (B.Sc.) p/tExam5
KZVIWine Basics p/tExam6
 
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
KSJA3International Language - English 3 p/tExam1
KSJN3International Language - German 3 p/tExam1
 
4th semester
 
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KBRVBiology of the Vine p/tExam4
KPEKBusiness EconomicsExam6
KENOEnology p/tExam5
KGENGeneticsExam5
KDCHOIVK-Diagnosis of diseases and protection of horticultural crops - for VIN IExam5
KMRSMarketing p/tExam5
 
5th semester
 
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KARVAgrotechnics of Wine p/tExam6
KAMRVAmpelography of Vine p/tFulfillment of requirements3
KKBP1Colloquium of Bachleors Projects I p/tFulfillment of requirements5
KTSVOenology III p/tExam6
KSHJSensory Assessment of QualityExam5
KTPVTechnics for Viticuture p/tExam5
KVHPVineyard Practicum p/tFulfillment of requirements3
 
6th semester
 
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KZOVBasics of Fruit growing (Distance Learning)Exam6
KKBP2Colloquium of Bachleors Projects II p/tFulfillment of requirements4
KVCHBChemistry and Biochemistry for Winemakers p/tExam4
KVIPTraining of Viticulture p/tFulfillment of requirements3
KVIMVineyard Machinery p/tExam6
 
 A group of required courses
KBPBachelor ThesisFulfillment of requirements10