Study programmes / B-AGE Agricultural Engineering
Programme: B-AGE Agricultural Engineering
Field of study: B-AGE-ABU Agribusiness
Level of qualification:Bachelor
Mode of study: full-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:Students will develop knowledge of the bio-technical areas of production, processing and distribution of agricultural products as well as deepen their economic, managerial and communication skills in the concept of global trends of the new economics and requirements of increasing competition in terms of modern agrobusiness. At the same time they will increase their undestanding of the possibilities of diversification of activities within agricultural companies with a focus on alternative uses of land and other production factors to fulfill environmental and social functions of agriculture in rural regions.
Key learning outcomes: Ability of monitoring of markets concerned with agricultural production and services in relation to links within regional and national levels.
Ability of linking between the technological knowledge and economical knowledge (economical relations and limitations) in agribusiness aiming in effectiveness of decision making.
Ability of multispecialty approach in decision making processes in horizontal and vertical structure of agribusiness enterprises at junior management level.
Regional policy and environmental issues/measures skills and their application to business strategies and project management, respectively.
Valid information sources identification and selection in order of strategy making in agribusiness.
Legislation knowledge and its application ability into entrepreneurial and manager activities in the scope of agribusiness conditions.
Occupational profile:The graduates are ready to find jobs in modern agribusiness, in line managerial positions in agricultural companies and plants, in food industry companies, in services and trade, in positions of operational economists and specialists for production and trade. They are also able to find jobs in professional advising, in state and public administration, in interest groups and other organisations connected with the agribusiness activities not only in the Czech Republic but also in professional bodies of the European Community. The graduates' professional profile is also a useful background for individual entrepreneurial activity in small and family businesses.
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:doc. Ing. Martin Fajman, 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
CHZ-OHFarm Animal HusbandryExam4
UEASIntroduction to Economics of Agrarian SectorExam6
RUSORural sociologyExam5
PEVRSoil Science and Plant NutritionExam5
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
UDPRAccounting and Tax PreparationExam5
VYPTComputer TechnologyFulfillment of requirements4
INAGBInformatics in AgribusinesExam5
PRORPlant productionExam5
DMEPTransport and Mobile Energy SystemsExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
AJP1World Language - English Advanced Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
AJSP1World Language - English Intermediate Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
NJP1World Language - German Advanced Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
NJSP1World Language - German Intermediate Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
TPZZPAgricultural and Manufacturing MachinesExam5
EKOBusiness EconomicsExam5
PCHZDisease Prevention of AnimalsExam5
FIPSFinancial Products and ServicesExam5
STZPDStatistical processing of dataExam4
BCSEWorkshop for Bachelor ThesisFulfillment of requirements2
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
AJP2World Language - English Advanced Course 2Exam2
AJSP2World Language - English Intermediate Course 2Exam2
NJP2World Language - German Advanced Course 2Exam2
NJSP2World Language - German Intermediate Course 2Exam2
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
PICVKForaging and Fodder ProductionExam5
MRKTPCMarketing in Enterprise ActivitiesExam5
OCHRRPlant ProtectionExam5
PSCHZProduction Systems in Farm Animal HusbandryExam6
PSRVProduction Systems in Plant ProductionExam6
PRAXBVocational Practice (2 weeks)Fulfillment of requirements2
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OTAJZEnglish for specific PurposeExam3
OTNJZGerman for Specific PurposeExam3
5th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
PRAPOCompanies LawExam4
GENMOZGenetically Modified Organisms in AgricultureExam3
ZZVP1Processing of Animal Products 1Exam5
ZRPStorage and Processing of Plant ProductsExam5
6th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
BPBachelor ThesisFulfillment of requirements10
EPEASEconomics and Politics of European Agrarian SectorExam6
EKZPZEconomics of the Environment and Natural ResourcesExam5
KHJPFood Quality and HygieneExam3
LOGSALogistics in AgribusinessExam5