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Architecture and Urban Design, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) ,
The primary goal of the study programme is to utilize the research skills on a specific issue, which the student chose from the list of doctoral topics as announced for each academic year. 

About

By solving the issue the student proves its self-reliance, familiarity with scientific work methodology, especially the problem analysis and synthesis of the findings and its creative application in the proposed solution.

The primary goal of the study programme is to utilize the research skills on a specific issue, which the student chose from the list of doctoral topics as announced for each academic year. By solving the issue the student proves its self-reliance, familiarity with scientific work methodology, especially the problem analysis and synthesis of the findings and its creative application in the proposed solution. The student is being trained for the career of a research worker and pedagogical staff member.

Key learning outcomes:

The graduate is ready for an independent scientific and research work in the field of architecture and urban design theory, is able to solve practical problems in the field of architecture and urban design independently and at a scientific level, publishes outcomes of both practical and theoretical activities, also in any of the world languages, is able to teach at a higher-education institution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
    • The total number of ECTS credits for one semester is 30, i.e. 60 ECTS credits for an academic year,
    • One ECTS credit correspondes to 26 hours of total workload.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Architecture
  • Urban design
  • Architecture
  • Urban design

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The master degree qualification in the branch of architecture or similar achieved at a higher-education institution in the Czech Republic or a school of architecture abroad. Passing successfully the admission examination during which the applicant proves his/her interest and expert knowledge for a research work.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Brno

  • 13555 - 21980 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships

Scholarships are granted subject to the current BUT Scholarship and Bursary Regulations

Accommodation Scholarship

A BUT student may receive an accommodation scholarship under Section 91, Paragraph 2, Letter d) of Act no. 111/1998 Coll. as amended, Article 2 of the Scholarship and Bursary Regulations and subject to the provisions set out by Rector's Directive no. 16/2008.

The scholarship amount is set by the Rector three times a year. To apply for a scholarship a student needs to submit an electronic application (the MOJE STIPENDIA application) while completing an electronic form to create a scholarship account in the BUT Information System.

Scholarship paydays:

  • 15th May for the January-to-May period
  • 15th September for the May-to-August period
  • 1st January for the September-to-December period of the preceding year

Social Scholarship

A student may also submit an electronic application for 1,620 CZK a month in social scholarship (under Section 91, Paragraph 3 of the Act no. 111/1998 and Rector's Directive no. 16/2008).

The application must be accompanied by two documents:

  • certificate of earnings of all the jointly-considered family members up to 1.5 times the subsistence level
  • report of the receipt of a social security benefit – child benefit or a list of social security benefits – child benefit

These documents should be submitted by the student to the study office of his or her faculty.

The social scholarship paydays are identical with those of the accommodation scholarship. No social scholarship is paid for the months of July and August.

Extraordinary Social Scholarship

The Rector may grant extraordinary social scholarships to students experiencing a difficult period of life brought about by sudden changes in their or their family's life. Rules for granting such scholarships are stipulated by Rector's Decision no. 11/2009.

Extraordinary scholarship granted by the Rector

For activities carried out for the benefit of BUT, the Rector may, depending on the number of scholarships granted and the funding available, decide to pay a student a one-off scholarship-sum (under Article. 8, Paragraph 1 of the Scholarship and Bursary Regulations).

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