Geology

Understand our planet Earth!

What will you learn?

The Bachelor's degree program Geology provides comprehensive higher education. It is intended for those who plan to work in geological exploration and research.

Its aim is to prepare graduates for further study and to allow them a qualified choice of their further profiling through some of the specializations of the follow-up master's program. Graduates are also prepared for basic work in geological institutions and companies.

The curriculum of the Bachelor’s study programme covers the basics of geological disciplines (Mineralogy, Paleontology, Physical Geology, Applied geophysics, Petrology, Geochemistry, Historical Geology, Quaternary Geology, Regional Geology, Economic Geology, Hydrogeology, Geotechnics and Environmental Geology). Part of the study includes practical geological exercises and field practice.

Practical training

An obligatory part of the study is a block Course of terrain work, field exercises and excursions, as well as practical exercises for compulsory and obligatory optional subjects.

Career opportunities

The graduates can find employment in institutions and companies conducting geological surveys, and also in cultural and educational institutions or universities, environmental organizations, and public administration. They can work in basic and applied research and in all areas where both theoretical and practical knowledge of geology is required.

Admission requirements

Single-subject Study
a) Learning Potential Test or
b) Special Test or
c) Learning Potential Test and Special Test

Double-subject Studies
Geology + English Language and Literature: Learning Potential Test + English Language
Geology + Archaeology:Learning Potential Test

Criteria for evaluation

Result of Learning Potential Test or Special Test

Recommended literature

The knowledge required to pass the Learning Potential Test is not obtained by studying specific information sources. Examples of previous years' tests can be found on http://www.muni.cz/study/admission/tsp


Application guide

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Combined studies

In this type of studies, the students focus on the main degree programme (120 credits) supplemented with another, minor, programme (60 credits). The student enrols in the degree programme in which he/she majors. Both the programmes are stated in the university diploma. You will find possible combinations on the websites of individual degree programmes.​ An exception is programmes preparing students for teaching professions, where both fields of study are equal and the thesis may be written in any of them.

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Follow-up studies

After completing the Bachelor's degree programme in Geology the graduates can continue in the same Master's degree programme or in other geological study programs such as Applied and environmental geology or Geoenvironmental risk and remediations.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Science
Type of studies Bachelor's
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction Czech

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