Chemistry, Technology, and Properties of Materials
Level of course unit: Doctoral
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry
Academic year: 2022/2023
A title awarded: Ph.D.
Qualification awarded: Ph.D. in the field "Chemistry, Technology and Properties of Materials"
Level of qualification: Doctoral (3rd cycle)
Final state examination:
The state doctoral examination is supposed to be passed at the end of the second year of study. The basic part of the exam consists of a more general basis and advanced parts of the specialization and material engineering . Other requirements include: an assay on the dissertation, active seminar participation and foreign language exam.
I. General background A good knowledge of general physical, physically -chemical and chemical concepts and laws to the extent specified for the comprehensive examination in physical chemistry, chemistry and physics at the Technical University in Brno and the general basic of the final examination. There are no major questions concerning this area , but the questions can be asked as complementary ones referring to the responses concerning other requirements.
II . Advanced topics of the specialization, Materials EngineeringThe supervisor after the agreement with the doctoral student will select two courses (see above) to study in the form of attendance of lectures , seminars and tutorials. It is also possible to take courses in the subjects different from these accredited at the Faculty of Chemistry if they are accredited at other universities. The individual cases are assessed by the Specialist Board.
III . SpecializationThe supervisor in agreement with the doctoral student will assign a special topic corresponding with the approved study plan which relates to the subject of the dissertation.
IV . Other requirementsAn essay on the topic of the thesis. The doctoral student will write a summary (20-30 pages) in Czech or English, which contains data from the literature concerning the theme of the dissertation. The last part (c ca. 4-5 pages) must mention student’s achievements, the list of his/her own publications if possible and conference papers . The presented " Essay on the topic of the thesis " is opposed by the examination committee and serves as a ground for discussion during the doctoral exam. Questions can be asked by all members of the committee. Doctoral student will prepare a presentation in a computerized form either n Czech or English.
Graduation requirements: final state examination, doctoral thesis
Mode of study: full-time study
Programme supervisor: prof. Ing. Martin Weiter, Ph.D.