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Faculty Faculty of Agriculture (FZE)
Study programme Animal husbandry (P4103)
Branch of study / Specialization General zootechnics (4103V002/10 - 1)
Level of acquired qualification Doctoral
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 4 years
Number of ECTS credits Studies are not credit-based.
Qualification awarded Doctor (8)
Access to further studies The doctoral degree is the highest possible level of education in Czech education system.  
Type of completion State Doctoral Examination and dissertation defense.
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students unspecified
Key learning outcomes The aim of the doctoral field of study is to expand the knowledge of the theoretical basis of the field of science, to master the methods and procedures of applying knowledge to practice and to be prepared to creatively develop the scientific basis of zootechnical disciplines. The graduate will be able to work independently with scientific and professional literature, will learn various forms of presentation of the results of scientific and research work and their professional knowledge. He / she will acquire language knowledge in the field of professional terminology in English and will master the creative use of modern information technologies, database systems, etc. From the time of admission to study, the student of the doctoral study field General Zootechnics is profiled according to the topic of the dissertation thesis and to professional interest in one of the basic study specializations: - Genetic disciplines - molecular biological methods and their applications. - Problematics of livestock breeding and population genetics. - Area of animal physiology and related disciplines. - Livestock nutrition and feeding and related issues. - Technological systems in relation to health status, welfare and biosecurity.
Specific admission requirements unspecified
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations Successfully completed master's degree in agriculture, veterinary and natural sciences.
Profile of the programme Academic
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples By choosing optional and elective courses, attending specialized seminars, participating in domestic and foreign study stays, the doctoral student will gain structured knowledge. The participation in the teaching of professional disciplines, cooperation in solving diploma theses, presentations at seminars, conferences and other educational events also contribute to develop the student's personality. The graduate will be prepared to develop the relevant scientific field on the basis of basic and applied research and to manage creatively the work of companies dealing with production programs and services in connection with the field of doctoral studies. They can also be used in organs of the state management.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Šoch Miloslav, prof. Ing. CSc., dr. h. c.
Status Recommended year of study Recommended semester Course code Course title (* Final State Examination) Language of instruction Number of ECTS credits Course availability
A Compulsory - - KKZP/HVPDS Hygiene of Food Production and Distibution of Resources Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FZE/VS2 Scientific seminar II Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/ŠHZ Farm Animal Breeding Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/ÚKK Treatment and Conservation of Fodder Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/AMGHZ Application of Molecular Genetics in Livestock Breeding Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KKZP/MIB Microbiology Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/VS Cattle Nutrition Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/RESK Cattle Reproduction Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FZE/PIZ Publication in journal with IF Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KAES/AJ-D English language Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZT/IT Information Technology Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZT/SVVD Statistical Evaluation and Data Visualization Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/VM Monogastr Nutrition Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FZE/VS4 Scientific seminar IV Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KCH/BCH Biochemistry Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/KR Livestock Feeding Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/VE Veterinary Ecology Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FZE/VS1 Scientific seminar I Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/HEM Hematology Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KGZB/MOG Molecular Genetics Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/TVKŽP Technology of Production and Quality of Animal Products Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/ZPCH Zoohygiene and Prophylaxis of Farm Animals Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FZE/VS3 Scientific seminar III Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - FZE/ZS Internship abroad Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/AF Applied Physiology Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KGZB/BIST Biostatistics for grad students Czech 0  
A Compulsory - - KZVE/CHS Cattle Breeding Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - KZVE/VYHZ Livestock Nutrition Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - KZVE/FYHZ Physiology of Livestock Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - KZVE/OZO Animal breeding for grad students Czech 0  
B Compulsory option - - KGZB/GN Genetics Czech 0