Study programmes / C-AP Animal Breeding
Programme: C-AP Animal Breeding
Field of study: C-AP-FH Fishery and Hydrobiology
Level of qualification:Master continuing
Mode of study: full-time
Qualification awarded:Master's degree
Specific admission requirements:Completed bachelor degree programme and entrance examination, if required.
Qualification requirements and regulations:Finished Bachelor's degree programme with bachelor diploma. 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 sixty follows the successful tradition of fishing specialization studies. It is based on science and zootechnical training base acquired in the bachelor program, animal husbandry, or in other similarly oriented programs. The course is made up of industry-průpravnými disciplines, which are based on profiling subjects, supplemented by a significant proportion of practical exercises, field trips, excursions and practice in high-end fishing operations. The study is the diploma thesis in the field of Fisheries, Hydrobiology or aquatic ecology.
Key learning outcomes: Master student of the field Fishery and Hydrobiology is ready for complex expert work in whole sphere of freshwater fishery.
Graduate is able to work independently in fresh water fish farming, fish feed and food processing, management of running water and protection of water environment.
At the same time is able to operate with legal framework including related legal rules.
Graduate obtain detailed knowledge and skills for scientific work in field as well.
Occupational profile:The graduates are able to find jobs in fish breeding, at the fisheries, in the management of running waters, in the food and nutrition industries, trade, fishing research, state administration and fishing education.
Graduation requirements:Min. 120 ECTS, state final exam, defence of the master's thesis.
Access to further studies:Successful graduates may proceed to doctoral study programme.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading:Further information available here.
Programme supervisor:prof. Dr. Ing. Jan Mareš

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
EVPEcology of Aquatic EnvironmentExam5
RICHTFish BiologyExam5
JZRYFish Quality and ProcessingExam6
ZKRYBFundamentals of fish farmingExam6
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
AHBApplied HydrobiologyExam7
RRTEVFisheries in Open Water BodiesExam6
RICHT2Systematic IchthyologyExam5
TCHRYBThe technology of fish farmingExam5
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
CHRYBFish diseasesExam6
RVAKRNutrition and Feeding of FishExam6
PRAXRDVocational Practice (8 weeks)Fulfillment of requirements8
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
DPDiploma thesisFulfillment of requirements20
PPRYBLegal regulation in the FisheriesExam4
Groups of courses for the entire plan
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 2 cours.)
CHDR1Breeding of waterfowlsExam4
SLHZ1Breeding Programmes of Farm AnimalsExam6
MNGBusiness ManagementExam5
ZEESComputers in Agriculture and Scientific ExperimentsExam5
CHDDRDecorative Fish CultureExam4
RLZDHuman Resources ManagementExam4
OTAJRLanguage Specialist - FisheriesExam3
STZPDStatistical processing of dataExam4