study programme

Municipal Engineering

Original title in Czech: Městské inženýrstvíFaculty: FCEAbbreviation: BPC-MIAcad. year: 2020/2021

Type of study programme: Bachelor's

Study programme code: B0732A260006

Degree awarded: Bc.

Language of instruction: Czech

Accreditation: 8.10.2019 - 8.10.2029

Profile of the programme

Academically oriented

Mode of study

Full-time study

Standard study length

4 years

Programme supervisor

Degree Programme Board

Fields of education

Area Topic Share [%]
Civil Engineering 100

Study aims

The structure of the four-year Urban Engineering study program is based on the tradition of long-term study programs at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Brno University of Technology (hereinafter referred to as the “Faculty of Civil Engineering”) that meet current demand and needs of technical practice in the Czech Republic (CR) and Union (EU).
The content of the study program is designed to meet the requirements of:
- Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on Higher Education and on the Amendment to Other Acts, as amended (hereinafter referred to as the “Higher Education Act”),
- Government Regulation No. 274/2016 Coll., on Standards for Accreditation in Higher Education,
- Government Regulation No. 275/2016 Coll., on Education in Higher Education
all in accordance with the methodological materials of the Board of the National Accreditation Office for Higher Education and the documents of the Brno University of Technology (hereinafter “BUT”) and the Faculty of Civil Engineering of BUT.
The study program is taught in Czech in full-time form of study and is intended for secondary school graduates in the Czech Republic and the EU. The study program enables student mobility and completion of part of studies at other selected universities with a similar focus.
The study program is aimed at gaining knowledge and knowledge in theoretical and engineering disciplines in the field of urban engineering. The content of the study program are theoretically focused subjects with examples of practical applications. Compulsory courses are the basis of the student's expertise, focusing on selected topics from urban planning, urban infrastructure, building construction law and others. Compulsory subjects form the basis for compulsory optional subjects that extend the student's expertise.
The graduate will acquire professional knowledge of a high standard and in the required quality, which will be applied in practice in solving problems and tasks of urban planning and spatial planning, public infrastructure, urban buildings for housing, civic amenities, industrial construction, construction economics, modern management etc.
Upon successful completion of the state final examination, the graduate is entitled to use the title "Bachelor" (abbreviated as bc. Before the name).

Graduate profile

The graduate profile of the four-year bachelor's study program Urban Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology is given by its applicability in practice and its expected position on the labor market.
This corresponds to the composition of the subjects of the study program, which is based mainly on a balanced ratio of theoretical and professional disciplines. The graduate will acquire knowledge and skills that will be applied in administration and management in the preparatory stages of the investment process and engineering activities, acquisition of land-use planning documents, in the areas of planning, construction, reconstruction, maintenance and operation of cities and municipalities. They can find employment in functions requiring the ability to perform professional tasks in the public administration apparatus. Due to the wide spectrum of subjects included in the curricula, graduates will also find employment in the supply sector (in companies engaged in investment, engineering and project activities).
The aim of the study is not only mastery of theoretical and professional subjects allowing independent solutions and decision-making on all the more complicated problems associated with ensuring the operation of towns and municipalities, but also to provide a graduate labor market that is interesting for the state administration necessary for the future employment of the graduate and is guaranteed a sufficient level of knowledge in the areas of law, civil engineering and land-use planning.
After graduation, the graduate is a bachelor with a degree in civil engineering, economical - technical and ecological - technical education. He / she is entitled to use the title "bachelor" (abbreviated as "Bc.") In front of his / her name. if the admission conditions are fulfilled also in the follow-up Master's programs of higher education. After fulfilling the prescribed practice, he can obtain an authorization as a technician granted by the Czech Chamber of Authorized Engineers and Technicians in Construction.
A graduate of the bachelor's degree in Urban Engineering, he / she can continue in his / her professional education in the follow-up master's degree programs to obtain the title of engineer (eg in NSP Municipal engineering).

Profession characteristics

The graduate is specialized in technical, urban, economic and ecological aspects of settlements, especially problems of transport, water infrastructure, electricity, gas and other energy supply in mutual relations and in the urban context in the area of ​​designing, negotiating, approving and construction. They will be applied in professions in the area of ​​coordination of technical equipment of the territory in the concept of land use, design and implementation of urban engineering buildings, their administration and operation, transport infrastructure solutions, utility networks in settlements and urban areas, flood protection and others (worker in territorial self-governing bodies) units, urban planner, construction engineer investment and engineering, construction engineer production and investment preparation, building manager).
The graduate is prepared for the performance of a regulated profession related to the design and implementation of urban engineering constructions, especially roads and landscaping, water supply, land drainage, gas pipelines, NTL and STL and STL / NTL control stations, heat distribution, associated routes and street furniture. Overall conception and coordination of technical equipment of cities and territories (Authorized Engineer 1100).
Typical employers are bodies of state administration, local and regional authorities, organizations dealing with spatial planning, technical urban planning, construction production and others.

Fulfilment criteria

He / she has fulfilled all study obligations prescribed by the study plan of the study program, has obtained the prescribed number of credits (240 credits) and submitted his / her diploma thesis within the set deadline. Successfully passed the state final examination The final state examination in the bachelor study program Environmentally Advanced Buildings consists of the following parts:
- defense of bachelor thesis,
- an oral state examination which comprises three thematic areas.

Study plan creation

The rules and conditions for creating curricula are governed by:
- the Higher Education Act,
- Government Decree No. 274/2016 Coll., on standards for accreditation in higher education,
- Best practices for the preparation of study programs (material NAU 8/2017),
- Methodological materials for preparation and evaluation of applications for study program accreditation (NAU material)
- by the BUT degree programs,
- The rules of the quality assurance system for educational, creative and related activities and internal evaluation of the quality of educational, creative and related activities of BUT,
- BUT Study and Examination Regulations (hereinafter referred to as “SER”),
- BUT Standards of Study Programs,
- other documents as well as the current Dean's Directive Rules for the Organization of Studies in Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology. Orders for compulsory optional subjects are governed by a valid Dean's Instruction for enrolling students for study programs and orders for compulsory optional subjects.
Rules for the organization of studies in Bachelor's and follow-up Master's degree programs at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Brno University of Technology specify in detail the study in degree programs, specify the academic year and its time division and length of study, study plans, credit system, way of teaching and its securing, course documentation, study counseling, way of study completion, verification of study results, credit and graded credit, colloquium and exam, grading scale, weighted average, continuous study and conditions for continuation of study, enrollment and enrollment in the next year of study, interruption of study, recognition of examinations or fulfillment of other study obligations, abandonment of study, termination of study for failure to meet the requirements arising from the study program, final exam, examination board for final state exams, bachelor thesis and its defense, final state examination, overall study evaluation, rules of study organization, study documentation, publication of final works, procedure for detecting plagiarism, obstacles in study, termination of study , praise and awards, medical fitness and communication through the BUT information system, student card, etc.
The study plan includes:
- 26 theoretical subject profiling the basis of the degree program,
- 24 subjects profiling the basis of the study program,
- 1 group of compulsory optional subjects of type A,
- 2 optional subjects.
These courses correspond to the objectives of the study and the field of education in Civil Engineering, the thematic area of ​​Urban Engineering.
Lessons are organized according to weekly schedules, except for subjects that require a specific course. Most of the lessons are organized in the form of:
- lectures in audiovisual lecture rooms equipped with modern technical equipment in such a way that teaching is conducted in accordance with current teaching methods,
- exercises (eg in computer labs equipped with all necessary programs, fully equipped laboratories, etc.),
- field trips, etc.,
which take place on a regular, weekly schedule and during which the student has the opportunity to directly acquire knowledge. The course is completed by granting a credit, granting a classified credit, passing the exam, passing the exam after granting the credit.
At the same time, students can choose technical English or another language provided by the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the BUT (Institute of Social Sciences), if their English language level is higher than B2.
A single credit system compatible with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) is used to quantify the course of study. In each academic year, it is checked within the set deadlines whether the student has earned the number of credits in the given section of study in the prescribed structure set by the study plan of the study program and whether he / she has successfully completed repeated courses whose completion is obligatory for the given study program. The minimum number of credits required to continue studying is a minimum of 30 credits to advance to the next year.

Availability for the disabled

At the Faculty of Civil Engineering, BUT, barrier-free access to all teaching rooms is currently provided. However, students must be physically fit to be qualified as a civil engineer. In practically oriented laboratory teaching, they must be able to operate measuring instruments and similar laboratory equipment independently without endangering themselves or their surroundings.
BUT provides support to students with specific needs, for details see Guideline 11/2017 ( 2017-p147550).
In order to promote equal access to higher education, BUT incorporates the Alfons Advisory Center, part of the BUT Institute of Lifelong Learning, to provide guidance and support services to applicants and students with specific educational needs. Specific educational needs include learning disabilities, physical and sensory disabilities, chronic somatic illness, autistic spectrum disorders, impaired communication skills and mental illness (
Students are provided with information concerning the accessibility of study programs with respect to the specific needs of the applicant, information about the architectural accessibility of individual faculties and university parts, about accommodation at the BUT dormitory, about the possibilities of adapting the admission procedure and adapting the study itself. Other services of the Center for Students with Special Educational Needs also include interpreting and rewriting services, or assistance services - guiding, spatial orientation, in order to enable these students to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in the same way as other students. This is done through the so-called adaptation of study, ie by appropriate adjustment of the study regime, which cannot be understood as a simplification of the content of study or relief of study obligations.

What degree programme types may have preceded

The bachelor study program Municipal Engineering is followed by the follow-up master study program Municipal Engineering. Graduates may also continue their studies of another similarly oriented follow-up Master's degree program.

Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BVA001Economicscs, en3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BBA001Physicscs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BEA001Geodesycs, en3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BFA001Geologycs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BUA004Informatics (MI)cs5CompulsoryCrC1 - 52yes
BAA001Mathematics 1cs, en7CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 39yes
1. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BUA005Information Technologycs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BAA013Constructive Geometrycs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BAA002Mathematics 2cs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BVB003Labour Engineeringcs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BIA001Building Materialscs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BEA002Field Training in Geodesycs, en2CompulsoryCrVT - 120yes
BDA001Fundamentals of Structural Mechanicscs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 39yes
2. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BAA004Mathematics 4cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BFA002Soil Mechanicscs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BHA001Building Constructions 1cs, en7CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 39yes
BDA002Elasticity and Plasticitycs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BVA020Building and Administrative Lawcs3CompulsoryCrP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BGA002Urbanism 1cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
2. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BSA011Applied Ecologycs3CompulsoryGCrP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BRA010Hydraulics and Hydrologycs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BZA004Urban Planning Legislation and Building Lawcs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BHB004Building Constructions 2 (S)cs, en4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BLA001Members of Concrete Structurescs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BOA002Members of Metal Structurescs, en5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BGA003Urbanism 2cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
3. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BVA005Prices in Civil Engineering 1cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BVA006Financescs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BMA001Roads 1cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BHA016Building Constructions 3 (E)cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BTA001Building Services 1cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BGA004Town Planningcs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
3. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BMA002Roads 2cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BHA017Project – Building Constructionscs5CompulsoryGCrC1 - 52yes
BWA002Technology of Constructions 1cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BRA005River Training and Weirscs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BPA003Water Supplycs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BNA007Selected Chapters on Railway Structures 1 (DST)cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
3. year of study, both semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BYA001Pre-Intermediate Level English (exam)cs2CompulsoryExyes
4. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BJA024Ecology in the Building Industrycs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BRA011Geographic Information Systemscs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BPA002Utility Networkscs2CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BMA003Urban Roadscs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BVA022Modern Managementcs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA005Project 2cs4CompulsoryGCrC1 - 52yes
BPA014Watermanagement infrastructurecs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
4. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BIA008Bachelor Seminar (W)cs4CompulsoryCrC1 - 52yes
BSB009Land Consolidation (MI)cs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 39yes
BZA005Law in Municipal Engineeringcs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BTA002Building Services 2cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BVA019Public Structural Investments 1cs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BBA002Applied Physics (K)cs4Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 265688yes
BIB009Assessment of Existing Structurescs4Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 265688yes
All the groups of optional courses
Gr. Min. Courses
5688 0 BBA002, BIB009