study programme

Architecture of Building Construction

Original title in Czech: Architektura pozemních stavebFaculty: FCEAbbreviation: BPC-APSAcad. year: 2020/2021

Type of study programme: Bachelor's

Study programme code: B0731P010002

Degree awarded: Bc.

Language of instruction: Czech

Accreditation: 9.6.2020 - 9.6.2030

Profile of the programme

Professionally oriented

Mode of study

Full-time study

Standard study length

4 years

Programme supervisor

Degree Programme Board

Fields of education

Area Topic Share [%]
Architecture and Urbanism 100

Study aims

The aim of the study of the four-year bachelor's program Architecture of Building Construction is to acquire a comprehensive basis of the necessary theoretical knowledge, general, technical, professional and practical knowledge and skills in the field of education Architecture and Urbanism. The aim of the study is that its graduate:
- found a full application in the studied program,
- was able to apply the acquired knowledge in a creative way,
- withstood the competition of graduates of similar study programs of educational institutions not only in the region of the Czech Republic but also in EU countries,
- could be authorized after the prescribed length of practice according to Act No. 360/1992 Coll. as an authorized architect,
- had the necessary language skills,
- could study in subsequent master's degree programs at all architecturally oriented faculties in the Czech Republic and abroad.
The purpose is to prepare the graduate to apply in practice at appropriate middle and higher levels of technical and managerial positions in the business sphere in design offices and in public administration.
After successful completion of the final state examination, the graduate is entitled to use the title "Bachelor" (abbreviated to Bc. Before the name).

Graduate profile

In accordance with Act No. 111/1998 Coll., On Higher Education Institutions, this professionally oriented bachelor's study program in Architecture of Building Construction is characterized by the intention to provide basic universal education in architecture, corresponding to the first, ie bachelor's degree within structured study.
The graduate's study profile is then based on Government Decree No. 274/2016 Coll., On standards for accreditation in higher education, Government Decree No. 275/2016 Coll., On areas of higher education, Directive of the European Parliament 2005/36 / EC, odd. 8, Article 46, on the recognition of professional qualifications of 6 July 2005, Act No. 360/1992 Coll., On the exercise of the profession of authorized architects and the Authorization Rules of the Czech Chamber of Architects to the extent corresponding to the bachelor's degree. It is determined by its applicability in practice and the expected position on the labor market. It is compatible with bachelor's programs of other architectural schools at Czech technical universities. In the spirit of the Bologna Declaration, it enables the graduate to continue in further professional study of master's degree programs in architecture not only at Czech universities, but also at universities abroad. In practice, the graduate will find employment mainly in design offices.

Profession characteristics

The graduate of the bachelor's study program Architecture of Building Construction has mastered the latest scientific and technical knowledge in the complex of their interrelationships. He is able to apply the acquired knowledge in individual subjects in the issues of the given specialization. He is able to hold functions requiring independent solution of more complex construction technical or managerial problems. The graduate, who is also able to make independent and responsible decisions, will find employment:
- at building authorities,
- at monument care offices,
- in nature and landscape protection authorities,
- in the management of the implementation of a simple construction,
- in representing the builder or the applicant in land, construction or building approval proceedings,
- as an authorized architect after completing a professional practice under supervision and after passing an examination of professional competence or in the office of an authorized architect.
Equipping him with knowledge of foreign languages ​​in the area of ​​his expertise is a prerequisite for possible work abroad.

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 bachelor thesis within the set deadline. Successfully passed the state final examination The final state examination in the bachelor study program Architecture of Building Construction 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 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 study period, 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 examination, examination board for final state examination, bachelor thesis and its defense, final state examination, overall study evaluation, rules on organization of study, study documentation, publication of final works, procedure for detecting plagiarism, obstacles to study, termination of study, praise and awards, medical fitness and communication through the BUT information system, student card, etc.
The courses are evaluated by ECTS credits. The credit expresses 1/60 of the average annual workload of the student during the standard period of study. The student obtains credits for the given subject only after its prescribed completion, ie after granting a credit, graded credit, or passing an examination under the conditions given by the SER, internal standard Rules for the organization of studies in bachelor and follow-up master's degree programs and the composition and content individually set out in each subject.

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 (www.vutbr.cz/uredni-deska/international-documents-and-documents/-d141841/uplne-zneni-smernice-c-11- 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 (alfons.vutbr.cz/o-nas).
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's study program Architecture of Building Construction is followed by the follow-up master's study program Architecture and Urban Development. Graduates may also continue their studies with another similarly focused follow-up master's degree program at another faculty or another university.

Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BAA015Descriptive Geometrycs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BAA014Mathematicscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA008Residential Buildingscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BHA040Building Constructions 1 (APS)cs4CompulsoryGCrP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BGA006Contemporary Architecturecs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BDA015Structural Mechanics 1cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA009Public Buildings 1cs3CompulsoryGCrP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA010Fine Arts 1cs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
BGA007Elements of Architectural Designcs4CompulsoryGCrP - 13 / C1 - 39yes
BUA012Basics of Computer Sciencecs2CompulsoryCrP - 13 / C1 - 13yes
1. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BGA015Architectural Design Studio 1cs8CompulsoryGCrC1 - 104yes
BGA014History of Architecture 1cs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BUA013Modeling of Structures in 2Dcs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
BHA041Building Constructions 2 (APS)cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BGA012Industrial Buildingscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BDA016Structural Mechanics 2cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA011Public Buildings 2cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA013Fine Arts 2cs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
2. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BUA015Architectural Applications of CADcs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
BGA021Architectural Design Studio 2cs8CompulsoryGCrC1 - 104yes
BGA020History of Architecture 2cs2CompulsoryGCrP - 26yes
BLA022Load-Bearing Structures 1cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA017Monument Restorationcs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BHA042Building Constructions 3 (APS)cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BGA019Urbanism 1cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA016Rural and Farm Buildingscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA018Fine Arts 3cs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
2. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BGA026Architectural Design Studio 3cs8CompulsoryGCrC1 - 104yes
BGA025History of Architecture 3cs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BGA022Interior and the Inner Spacecs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BFA013Load-Bearing Structures 2cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BHA043Building Constructions 4 (APS)cs4CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 26yes
BUA014Modeling of structures in 3Dcs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
BIA011Building Materials and Geologycs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA024Urbanism 2cs3CompulsoryGCrP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA023Fine Arts 4cs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
3. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BGA032Architectural Design Studio 4cs8CompulsoryGCrC1 - 104yes
BGA030History of Architecture 4cs2CompulsoryGCrP - 26yes
BUA016Computer Science for Architectscs1CompulsoryCrC1 - 26yes
BGA029Architectonic Compositioncs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BOA019Load-Bearing Structures 3cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BHA044Building Physics 1cs1CompulsoryCrP - 26yes
BTA023Building Services and Technical Infrastructure 1cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA028Urbanism 3cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA031Introduction to the Traditional Building Handicraftcs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BGA027Fine Arts 5cs2CompulsoryGCrC1 - 26yes
3. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BGA036Architectural Design Studio 5cs8CompulsoryGCrC1 - 104yes
BGA034History of Architecture 5cs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BGA035Detail in Architecture 1cs3CompulsoryGCrP - 13 / C1 - 26yes
BEA028Geodesy and Cartographycs1CompulsoryGCrP - 26yes
BHA045Building Physics 2cs2CompulsoryCr,ExP - 13 / C1 - 13yes
BTA024Building Services and Technical Infrastructure 2cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA033Theory and Aestheticscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGB040Drawing and Modeling in Architecturecs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 13 / C1 - 396064yes
BGB038Visual Communication Techniquescs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 266064yes
BGB039Traditional Building Tradescs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 266064yes
BGB037Creative Plein Aircs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / VT - 120 / C1 - 266064yes
4. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BGA041History of the Fine Artscs2CompulsoryExP - 26yes
BGA042Detail in Architecture 2cs3CompulsoryGCrC1 - 39yes
BVA025Building Economicscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / C1 - 13yes
BGA043Bachelor Projectcs14CompulsoryGCrC1 - 182yes
BZA012Sociology (APS)cs2CompulsoryCrP - 26yes
BGB044Architecture of Technical Civilizationcs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 136066yes
BHB047Low Energy Housescs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 136066yes
BWB014Technology of Constructionscs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 136066yes
BGB045English for Architects - Guide for Working Abroadcs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 136067yes
BHB046Reconstruction of Buildingcs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 26 / C1 - 136067yes
BUB017BIM Designcs3Compulsory-optionalGCrC1 - 266067yes
BRB012Integration of Structures to Landscapecs3Compulsory-optionalGCrP - 13 / C1 - 266067yes
4. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hr. rangeGr.Op.
BGA046Professional Practical Training (APS)cs30CompulsoryCrVT - 1560yes
All the groups of optional courses
Gr. Min. Courses
6067 0 BGB045, BHB046, BUB017, BRB012
6066 0 BGB044, BHB047, BWB014
6064 0 BGB040, BGB038, BGB039, BGB037