Study programmes / C-FE Forest Engineering
Programme: C-FE Forest Engineering
Field of study: C-FE-FE Forest Engineering
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:The programme is based on a broad comprehensive approach to forestry that encompasses fundamental understanding of forest ecosystems, forest management, development and application of close to nature silviculture, knowledge of both forest production and use of forest productive capacity, non wood forest produce, nature conservation including forest management of protected areas, understanding of the fundamentals of forest economics, and even psychological and sociological aspects of human resource management and forestry policy.
The knowledge gained in major courses is further widened in optional courses, such as protected area management; boreal, temperate, subtropical, and tropical forest ecosystem studies, forest management in foreign countries, etc. Students will become aware of aspects of supranational forest management, forestry organizations, nature conservation, and international timber trade.
The programme prepares graduates for a wide range of challenging positions in various state and private enterprises, budget organizations, state-funded institutions, non-governmental and other organizations concerned with forest, forestry and nature conservation in the Czech Republic or abroad.
Key learning outcomes: Skilled at utilizing and processing information
Capacity to adapt to new situations
Ability to analyse and synthesize
Ability to work in interdisciplinary team
Ability to define, denominate and solve (singly and creative) of theoretic and practical forestry problems
Ability to solve problems
Ability to make decisions
Designing and managing projects
Science and research skills
Occupational profile:239604
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. Petr Maděra

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
NRLEForest Growth ScienceExam5
FLZPFunctions of Forests in EnvironmentExam4
PPLEMultifunctional SilvicultureExam5
TTLT1Technique and Technology of HarvestingExam5
VSPFWater Structures for the Fulfillment of Forest FunctionsExam5
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
ZPRSAccess Constructions for Performance of Forest FunctionsExam4
IMTAdvanced MathematicsExam4
EKLDEcophysiology of Forest Tree SpeciesExam5
OLIForest ProtectionExam5
PULSpecial Purpose SilvicultureFulfillment of requirements5
SKAZTree Nursery Management and ReforestationExam5
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
LPForest PolicyExam5
GSLDGenetics and Forest Tree BreedingExam4
HOSPManagement of Structurally Rich ForestsExam5
TTDDTimber Haulage TechnologiesExam5
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
LDPDiploma ThesisFulfillment of requirements20
EKLIEconomics in ForestryExam5
OPLUNature ProtectionFulfillment of requirements4
Groups of courses for the entire plan
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 15 crd.)
AGLESAgroforestryFulfillment of requirements3
AZEAlternative Energy SourcesFulfillment of requirements3
DVLEDisturbances in Forest EcosystemsFulfillment of requirements3
EKOEFEconomic Efficiency of ForestryFulfillment of requirements3
ZAVVFundamentals of Scientific EducationFulfillment of requirements1
OGEGeneral GeneticsFulfillment of requirements3
GPZPGeoinformatics for Final ThesisFulfillment of requirements3
ILKIntensive Forest PlantationsFulfillment of requirements3
MYSYMycorrhizal SymbiosisFulfillment of requirements3
RHLDRhizology of Forest Tree SpeciesFulfillment of requirements3
ANDStatistics for Final ThesesFulfillment of requirements3
OLPSValuation of ForestsFulfillment of requirements3