branch detail

Architecture

Original title in Czech: ArchitekturaFAAbbreviation: ARCHAcad. year: 2017/2018Specialisation: -

Programme: Architecture and urban design

Length of Study: 4 years

Profile of the branch

The ability of the doctoral student of an independent scientific work on the selected topic, familiarity with scientific work methodology, especially the problem analysis and synthesis of the findings and its creative application in the proposed solution.

Key learning outcomes

The graduate is ready for an independent scientific and research work in the field of architecture and urban design theory, is able to solve practical problems in the field of architecture and urban design independently and at a scientific level, publishes outcomes of both practical and theoretical activities, also in any of the world languages, is able to teach at a higher-education institution.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Scientific and research workplaces targeted at the issues related to architecture and urban design.
Higher education institutions providing studies in the branch of architecture and urban design,pment, etc.).
State administration (departments of all-level development, departments of urban design development, etc.), specialized organizations and public offices (e.g.historical sites preservation) etc..

Entry requirements

The master degree qualification in the branch of architecture or similar achieved at a higher-education institution in the Czech Republic or a school of architecture abroad.
Passing successfully the admission examination during which the applicant proves his/her interest and expert knowledge for a research work.

Programme supervisor

Issued topics of Doctoral Study Program

  1. Architectural language

    The dissertation is focused on architectural language. The issue will be discussed from the artistic, technological, historiographical, sociological and psychological point of view, with the basis in contemporary theory of architecture.

    Tutor: Horáček Martin, doc. PhDr., Ph.D.

  2. Industrial history of town

    Perception and aproach es to industrial heritage, examples from Czech country and Europe.

    Tutor: Zemánková Helena, prof. Ing. arch., CSc.

  3. Mansions South Moravia - the potential and limitations of use

    The aim is to sort out the system and evaluate the current structure of mansions in a defined area (southern Moravia), an assessment of their current situation from different perspectives, with emphasis on the possibilities for their future use.

    Tutor: Boháč Ivo, doc. Ing. arch., Ph.D.

  4. Traditionalism in architecture of the 19th, 20th and 21st century

    The dissertation is focused on traditional form languages in architecture from the 19th through the 21st century. The subject might be the analysis of the work of particular architect/s, architecture in specific region, or application of traditional design in the contemporary architecture.

    Tutor: Horáček Martin, doc. PhDr., Ph.D.

  5. Transformation of housing

    Radical development of technology and changes in social life during last century caused changes of typology and forms in individual as well as communal houseing. This phenomenon should be analyzed in case studies or by complex view.

    Tutor: Šlapeta Vladimír, prof. Ing. arch., DrSc.

  6. Transformation of housing

    Radical development of technology and changes in social life during last century caused changes of typology and forms in individual as well as communal houseing. This phenomenon should be analyzed in case studies or by complex view.

    Tutor: Šlapeta Vladimír, prof. Ing. arch., DrSc.


Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, winter semester
CodeTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
D01Fundamentals of Scientific Work Ics0winterCompulsoryExyes
DA2Protection and Renovation of Monumentscs0winterCompulsory-optionalEx1yes
DU6Problems of Inner Citiescs0winterCompulsory-optionalEx1yes
DU3Architecture and Protection of Landscapecs0winterCompulsory-optionalEx1yes
DU7Sustainable Urban Developmentcs0winterCompulsory-optionalEx1yes
1. year of study, summer semester
CodeTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
D03Theory of architecturecs0summerCompulsoryExyes
D02Theory and Development of Urbanismcs0summerCompulsoryExyes
D011Fundamentals of Scientific Work IIcs0summerCompulsoryExyes
DA3Architectural Spacecs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DA6Digital Imagingcs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DU8Geographic Information Systemscs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DA1Language of Architecturecs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DA10Advanced Methods of Digital Modellingcs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DU1Urban and Regional Developmentcs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DU2Spacial Planning Development Strategy cs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
DA4Technology and Construction in Architecturecs0summerCompulsory-optionalEx2yes
2. year of study, winter semester
CodeTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
D04Professional and Academic Englishcs0winterCompulsoryExyes
DU8Geographic Information Systemscs0winterCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA11Landscape Architecturecs0winterCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA2Protection and Renovation of Monumentscs0winterCompulsory-optionalExyes
DU6Problems of Inner Citiescs0winterCompulsory-optionalExyes
DU3Architecture and Protection of Landscapecs0winterCompulsory-optionalExyes
2. year of study, summer semester
CodeTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
DA3Architectural Spacecs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA6Digital Imagingcs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DU8Geographic Information Systemscs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA1Language of Architecturecs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA11Landscape Architecturecs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA10Advanced Methods of Digital Modellingcs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DU1Urban and Regional Developmentcs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DU2Spacial Planning Development Strategy cs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
DA4Technology and Construction in Architecturecs0summerCompulsory-optionalExyes
3. year of study, summer semester
CodeTitleL.Cr.Sem.Com.Compl.Gr.Op.
D05State Doctoral Examinationcs0summerCompulsoryExyes