Study programmes / C-HE Horticultural Engineering
Programme: C-HE Horticultural Engineering
Field of study: C-HE-H Horticulture
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 programme Horticulture covers all aspects of production technologies of edible and ornamental horticultural crops, knowledge of assortments of horticultural plants. Programme profile consists of important ratio of voluntary courses, which make deeper insight of graduates in selected aspects of horticultural production. Important area is dedicated to the diploma thesis, which contribute to the competencies of graduates in the research.
Key learning outcomes: Knowledge of assortments of edible and ornamental horticultural crops.
Knowledge of production technologies of horticultural crops.
Knowledge of agro-climatic factors important for plant production.
Orientation in trading of horticultural products.
Knowledge of qualitative parameters of production.
Orientation in law acts related to the horticulture and trade.
Knowledge of environment-friendly alternative production processes.
Ability of lead the team.
Knowledge of scientific and professional terminology in world language.
Capability of independent professional, creative and scientific work.
Occupational profile:Graduated can find the positions in management of horticultural farms, in trade organizations with horticultural commodities, in education and research.
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:doc. Dr. Ing. Petr Salaš

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
SLEBreeding of PlantsExam5
DEN2General Dendrology 2Exam5
ZM1Horticultural Machinery IExam5
ZVIPrinciples of OenologyExam6
ZE2Vegetables GrowingExam7
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
OV2Fruit Production IIExam7
SOR1Nursery of Ornamental Plants IExam6
ZZPProcessing of Horticultural ProductsExam5
 A group of required courses
PRXNPracticeFulfillment of requirements6
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
PRLProduction and Utilization of AnnualsExam5
OVMSpecial Fruit ProductionExam6
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
POMBusiness ManagementExam5
PRTProduction and Utilization of PerennialsExam5
ZLSSpecial Vegetable ProductionExam5
 A group of required courses
DPDiploma ProjectFulfillment of requirements20
Groups of courses for the entire plan
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of optional courses (necessary to accomplish min. 0 crd.)
VCEApiculture for HorticulturistsExam5
ARBTApplied Plant BiotechnologyExam6
BFSBreeding of Fruit SpeciesExam4
OORCrop Protection for OrnamentalsExam5
ZM2Horticultural Machinery IIExam5
VYCHuman nutritionExam3
LROZMedicinal plants in ornamental horticultureExam5
IRSKOrnamental plants introductions and selectionsExam5
EKZPlant tissue cultures in horticultureExam4
TRZPrinciples of Lawn ManagementExam2
 A group of optional courses (necessary to accomplish min. 0 crd.)
ARBTApplied Plant BiotechnologyExam6
URKCut Flower Post-stogareExam2
ZSTDesign of Horticultural BuildingsExam5
EPZEcological Production of Vegtables and Special PlansExam5
TZZOEquipment for Processing of Horticultural WasteExam4
SKZFlower and vegetable seed productionExam5
ARR1Flower-arrangements 1Exam5
OVSFruit NurseriesExam4
SOR2Nursery of Ornamental Plants IIExam5
EOVOOrganic Fruit ProductionExam4
VASPlant Nutrition and SoilsExam5
ROEPlant Tissue CulturesExam5
KRJQualitology and control of qualityExam5
SPRSpecial PlantsExam5
OTSTropical and Subtropical Fruit ProductionExam5