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Faculty Faculty of Science (FBI)
Study programme Biophysics (N1513)
Branch of study / Specialization Biophysics (1702T005/0 - 1)
Level of acquired qualification Postgraduate Master
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 2 years
Number of ECTS credits 120
Qualification awarded Master (7)
Access to further studies Doctoral study programme  
Type of completion
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students
Klementová Šárka, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Email: sklement@jcu.cz
Phone: +420387772292
Fax:
Key learning outcomes Graduates are expected to launche their professional career in research institutions where computational biochemistry, optical spectroscopy, NMR, separation techniques, and electron microscopy are used for research, especially in the field of bioenergetics and biophysics of photosynthesis.
Specific admission requirements Entrance examination - subjects related to the chosen study field
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations The study involves training in physics and related science disciplines. Each student is obliged to acquire a minimum of 120 credits. The study is completed by final state exam that includes defending a master thesis.
Profile of the programme academical
Persistence requirements unspecified
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduates are expected to launche their professional career in research institutions where computational biochemistry, optical spectroscopy, NMR, separation techniques, and electron microscopy are used for research, especially in the field of bioenergetics and biophysics of photosynthesis.
Branch of study / Specialization guarantor Polívka Tomáš, prof. RNDr. Ph.D.
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 1 - UFY/885 Master Thesis Assignment Czech 0  
B Compulsory option 2 - OJZ/930 Master´s English Examination - TOEFL Czech 8  
B Compulsory option 2 - OJZ/935 Master´s English Examination - TOEIC Czech 8  
A Compulsory - - UFY/881 Master Thesis, Practical Part Czech 13  
A Compulsory - Winter KMB/250 Molecular Biology Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/FPR2 Physics Laboratory Work II Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/FPR4 Physics Laboratory Work IV Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/EMB Electron Microscopy for Biologists Czech 8  
A Compulsory - Winter KEBR/630 Bioenergetics Czech 6  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/FYZ1 Physics I Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/SEF1 Seminar in mechanics and molecular physics Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Winter UCH/951 Methods in Biochemistry and Biophysics Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Winter UMB/566 Calculus III Czech 8  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/FYZ3 Physics III Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/SEF3 Optics seminar Czech 2  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/KT2 Quantum theory II - light-matter interaction Czech 6  
A Compulsory - Winter UFY/OPS Optical Spectroscopy Czech 6  
A Compulsory - Winter UMB/564 Calculus I Czech 6  
B Compulsory option - Winter KBE/760 Biology of Microorganisms English 5 The course is available to visiting students
C Optional - Winter UFY/LNO Lasers and Nonlinear Optics Czech English 4 The course is available to visiting students
C Optional - Winter UFY/LBV LabView Czech 4  
C Optional - Winter UFY/SPM Special Measurements Czech 3  
C Optional - Winter UFY/MOM Modelling in Matlab Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/FPR1 Physics Laboratory Work I Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/FPR3 Physics Laboratory Work III Czech 3  
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/TSF Thermodynamics and statistical physics Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Summer UMB/565 Calculus II Czech 8  
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/KT1 Quantum Theory I Czech 6  
A Compulsory - Summer UCH/253 Biocrystallization methods Czech 8  
A Compulsory - Summer UCH/BII Bioinformatics Czech English 4 The course is available to visiting students
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/SEF2 Seminar on electricity and magnetism Czech 2  
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/FYZ4 Physics IV Czech 5  
A Compulsory - Summer UFY/FYZ2 Physics II Czech 5  
B Compulsory option - Summer KEBR/220 Plant Physiology Czech 8 The course is available to visiting students
B Compulsory option - Summer KZO/230 Animal Physiology Czech 8  
B Compulsory option - Summer KBE/260 Microbiology Czech 8  
C Optional - Summer UFY/SIM2 Advanced simulations in many body physics Czech 5  
C Optional - Summer UFY/EET Energy and Electron Transfer in Biological Systems Czech English 3 The course is available to visiting students
C Optional - Summer UFY/PFM Computational Physics - Computer Modeling Czech 4  
C Optional - Summer UFY/MET Basics of Meteorology and Climatology Czech 4  
C Optional - Summer KEBR/635 Photosynthesis Czech 6