Geology

General information

The inquiry-based study programme of Geology focuses on the basics of the individual geological disciplines. It comprises the core courses of physical geology, tectonics, paleontology, historical geology, regional geology, mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry. Also the practical training and field work form a part of the studies. The students can specialize in the problems of the chosen specialization of their interest - paleontology, mineralogy, speleology, geology-archeology,environmental geology, and others.

A successful graduate is able to

  • explain and use geological terminology
  • recognize principal minerals, rocks, fossils, and structures
  • master the common geological research methods used in field work and laboratory work
  • solve particular geological problems independently, interpret results of the research, and present the obtained information in written and oral forms
  • work independently with the Czech and foreign literature
  • process the obtained data using the appropriate information technology

Graduate employment

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, managerial professions, and in all areas where both theoretical and practical knowledge of geology is required.

Faculty Faculty of Science
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time, combined
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with Geology


This field of study is only offered in single-subject study mode

Admission Requirements

Single-subject Studies
a) TSP or
b) Special Test or
c) TSP and Special Test

(Czech only)

Recommended literature

Succes in TSP is not based on study of literature. Last tests are available on http://www.muni.cz/study/admission/tsp

Evaluation criteria

Results of Learning Potential Test or Special Test

Frequently enrolled courses

Recommended study plans and other information can be found in the faculty study catalouge.

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