Master Programme

Study programme

  Transport Technology and Communications

Study field

  Transport Means

Specification

  Master in Transport means

Level of qualification

  Master’s

Mode of study

  Full-time

Standard length of study

  2 years

Number of ECTS credits allocated

  120

Qualification awarded

  Engineer (abbr. Ing., equivalent of MSc.)

Access to further studies

  Doctoral study programme

Graduation requirements

  State Master’s examination and Master’s thesis defense

Tuition fee (per academic year)

  Max. 2,500 EUR

The branch of study Transport Means – Railway vehicles focuses upon solving problems of railway transport means their construction, operational use, maintenance and repair. The theoretical preparation is completed with professional internships, which follow the taught professional courses and acquaint the student with specific problems occuring in practice. A preparing of specialist for proposes of conception, properties and parameters of railway vehicles, optimization of maintanance, vehicle testing, etc. Graduates can be employee in corporations, who deals with operation, repair or maintenance of railway vehicles and they are able to work in field of science and research as well as in management. Study programme contents additional universal technical courses in Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamical Strength and Service Life, Structural Materials, CAD Systems or FEM. Specialized courses are focused to Theory of Railway Vehicles, Testing of Railway Vehicles, Theory of Maintenance, Braking systems, Computational Methods of Railway Vehicle Design, Selected topics in Railway Vehicle design, Railway Track Machines and Mechanization, Control or Diagnostic and Traction Systems of Track Vehicles. Courses in Testing of Railway Vehicles are completed by excursions to one of the best testing centre in Europe which is equipped by testing circle for maximum speed 200 kmph. After master study graduates can continue with studying
 of doctoral degree in the study programme focused to Transport Means and Infrastructure.