Study programmes / B-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management
Programme: B-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management
Field of study: B-WI-WI Wood Technology and Timber Management
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:The programme covers areas such as product designing, production process, production control, and product placement in the area of consumption and housing. The aim of the programme is to develop a new way of thinking needed for an interdisciplinary approach to the issues studied and for the application of the latest findings in the related fields of science. During the programme, theoretical and practical aspects are closely linked and demonstrated in well-equipped laboratories, workrooms and testing rooms.
Key learning outcomes: Ability to apply knowledge
Ability to organize nad plan ahead
Ability to work independently
Knowledge in materials, their properties and use
Knowledge in wood products, thein constuction and production
Knowledge in technological process
Knowledge in working practices
Knowledge in production techniques nad mechanization
Orientation in legislativ and regulations
Knowledge in the principles of economic caltulation and financial accounting
Occupational profile:Graduates will be able to work as technical specialists involved in the management of various wood processing companies, in which wood as a renewable resource is treated in accordance with the ecological knowledge and the requirements of sustainable development. Graduates will be equipped for careers in management, manufacture, trade, and administration within wood processing companies, as well as in primary production, joinery, manufacture of wooden houses, interior furniture, selling consultancy within the wood industry or other sectors. They can pursue career paths in a wide variety of both public and private companies, as a self-employed businessmen, or in the area of education.
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. Zdeněk Kopecký, CSc.

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
KGConstructive Geometry and Technical DrawingExam5
ADDSData AnalysisExam4
PDSIntroduction to ForestryFulfillment of requirements4
OBDManual WoodworkingFulfillment of requirements3
DRTWood TechnologyExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
AJSP1English Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
NJSP1German - Course 1Fulfillment of requirements1
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
CADAECAE (Computer-aided engineering)Fulfillment of requirements3
TEOMMachining of MaterialsExam4
PRXDRPractical TrainingFulfillment of requirements2
VOBProduction ObjectsExam5
SDRWood AnatomyExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
AJSP2English Course 2Exam2
NJSP2German Course 2Exam2
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
SMDHydrothermal Treatment of WoodExam4
VVMLarge-scale MaterialsExam5
FVDRPhysical Properties of WoodExam5
LNHOLPlastics, Adhesives and Paint MattersExam4
PPVTechnology of Sawmill ProductionExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OJAD1English for Specific Purpose 1Fulfillment of requirements1
OJND1German for Specific Purpose 1Fulfillment of requirements1
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KDRConstructing of WoodenExam4
MVDRMechanical Properties of WoodExam5
PRXDPractical Training IIFulfillment of requirements3
DRMTimber MechanizationExam4
OCHDWood ProtectionExam4
MBDKWood-based MaterialsExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OAJZDEnglish for Specific Purpose 2Exam4
ONJZDGerman for Specific Purpose 2Exam4
5th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
KNBConstructing of FurnitureExam5
EDPEconomy of Wood-Processing CompanyExam5
EVBMEnergy Use of BiomassExam4
VPDProduction and Implementation of Timber StructuresExam5
STRV1Structural Joinery IExam5
6th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
BPBachelor ThesisFulfillment of requirements10
PDVPEntrepreneurship in Wood Processing IndustryExam4
VNBTFurniture ManufactureExam5
SDVSpecial Woodworking ProductionExam4
STRV2Structural Joinery IIExam5
Groups of courses for the entire plan
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 17 crd.)
AZEAlternative Energy SourcesFulfillment of requirements3
BSDBiotic Pests of WoodFulfillment of requirements3
CADCAD - SystemsFulfillment of requirements3
VPTPCalculation Procedures in Technical PracticeFulfillment of requirements3
DCHDendrochronologyFulfillment of requirements3
K3CADDesign with CAD - 3DFulfillment of requirements3
ERBOErgonomics and Occupational SafetyFulfillment of requirements3
GPZPGeoinformatics for Final ThesisFulfillment of requirements3
HDRHistory of Wood TechnologyFulfillment of requirements3
PMPChainsaw OperationFulfillment of requirements3
USTIntroduction into BuildingFulfillment of requirements3
DKDIntroduction to DendrologyFulfillment of requirements3
UDSAZMaintenance of Timber MachineryFulfillment of requirements3
VSCADManufacture with CAD/CAM SystemFulfillment of requirements3
MKSMaterials and Construction of Structural EngineeringFulfillment of requirements3
MTRPMicroscopic Techniques of Plant TissueFulfillment of requirements3
PRXVPractical TrainingFulfillment of requirements3
ANDStatistics for Final ThesesFulfillment of requirements3
KPSStructural Features of BuildingsFulfillment of requirements4
SMStructural MechanicsFulfillment of requirements3
UTDUtility Tropical WoodFulfillment of requirements3
ZDDRWood Waste ProcessingFulfillment of requirements3