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Applied Informatics and Automation

Within the Applied Informatics and Automation in Industry study programme the graduates acquire theoretical knowledge in the field of automation and applied informatics as well as they gain practical skills necessary for execution and operation of information and automation systems of industrial processes control. The study programme provides them with excellent prerequisites for master degree study accomplishment.
In the first two years of study the graduate will gain knowledge of basic natural, technical and technological sciences and in 2nd and 3rd year of study s/he enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects in the field of automation (mathematical and physical basics of automation, development of mathematical models of systems and processes, computer-aided analysis and synthesis methods of system automated control, technical means of automated control systems) as well as by studying applied informatics (algorithmisation, programming techniques, operating systems and computer networks, utilization of methods, techniques and means of information technologies within the design and implementation of information and control systems).
The organic connection of studying natural, technical and technological disciplines is aimed at providing the graduates with knowledge of automated control and information systems, its implementation and operation as well as at knowledge of applied informatics procedures and methodologies. This will equip the graduates with the ability to analyse the application possibilities and implement and operate the automation and information technology in technological and production systems control. 

The graduate is prepared for practical implementation in the field of industry and services. S/he is capable to look for creative solutions, implement and operate information technologies systems as well as successfully operate in the analysis of automation and information needs in the jobs connected with the implementation and operation in control systems as an individual or a team member. S/he has basic managerial, economic, law, environmental and ethical awareness and is able to apply it in the job operation. 

Guarantors:  Applied Informatics – doc. Ing. Pavel Važan, PhD. pavel.vazan@stuba.sk
                   Automation – doc. Ing. Peter Schreiber, CSc. peter.schreiber@stuba.sk

Study advisor:     doc. Ing. Pavel Važan, PhD. pavel.vazan@stuba.sk

  

Integrated Safety

Integrated Safety study programme offers the acquisition of theoretical knowledge in the field of safety and health protection at work, environmental sciences and production quality as well as the acquisition of practical skills necessary to successfully operate in the field. The quality system of education at STU MTF provides excellent prerequisites for master study.

In the first two years of study the graduate will gain knowledge of basic natural, technical and technological sciences and in 2nd and 3rd year of study s/he enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects in the field of safety and health protection at work , environmental sciences and production quality (hazardous substances, specific technical devices, integrated managerial systems, risk analysis methods, technical chemistry, inorganic and organic chemistry, basics of safety, environmental and fire engineering, measurement and monitoring of harmful substances, work environment engineering, work environment safety, standardization and certification). The organic connection of studying natural, technical and technological disciplines with safety and health protection at work is aimed at providing the graduates with knowledge applicable in their future career development in master study or in practice.

The graduate is prepared for practical implementation in the field of industry and services. S/he is capable to operate in the field of safety and health protection at work as well as in the field of environmental sciences particularly in basic documentation processing and assessment of work environment parameters within hazardous substances operation, specific technical devices, fire, safety and environmental engineering. The graduate can measure the basic characteristics of hazardous substances and assess and analyse the risks at work and environment. The graduate can operate as a team member in the field of BOZP (Safety and Health Protection at Work) as well as in related fields and environment protection. S/he is prepared for master study in Integrated Safety study programme.   

Guarantor: prof. Ing. Karol Balog, PhD. karol.balog@stuba.sk

Study advisor: doc. Ing. Richard Kuracina, Ph.D. richard.kuracina@stuba.sk

  

Production Quality

Production quality study programme offers with the acquisition of theoretical knowledge in the field of production systems and processes implementation including metrological skills and basics of materials science and technology. The quality system of education at STU MTF provides excellent prerequisites for master study.
In the first two years of study the graduate will gain knowledge of basic natural, technical and technological sciences (mathematics, physics, information technologies, materials science, basics of production technologies, economics and management, etc.) and in 2nd and 3rd year of study s/he enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects in the field of statistics, quality management systems, work safety, environmental sciences, company economy, metrology as well as complementary fields related to processes reliability and capability and their outcomes control regarding the properties of materials.

The organic connection of studying natural, technical and technological disciplines with quality management, statistics, work safety and metrology together with humane subjects is aimed at providing the graduates with knowledge of quality management systems and production processes control. The graduates will have also knowledge of the basics in machine parts production technology and materials used for their production including the requirements for their utility qualities and their control.

The graduate of Production Quality study programme is prepared for practical implementation in all fields of industrial production. S/he obtains bachelor degree in the field of implementation and control, particularly of production systems and processes including metrology skills so that s/he can creatively operate in engineering development or in processes. The graduate will be able to apply practically the methods of statistic processes regulation and statistic product quality acceptance as well as s/he will be able to apply effective decision making means. In addition, the graduate will obtain skills in basic metrology operations necessary for processes verification analysis and measurement instruments calibration, s/he will gain the ability and skills to process data and the records on quality in all stages of reproduction process as well as analyse the process and product quality level and share in preparing the development of corrective and preventive measures of production quality improvement.

The graduate can successfully operate as a quality assurance technician with focus on material, production and metrology processes in industry and services. S/he can work effectively as a  team member, understand and explain the quantitative dimensions of the subject matter, organise self-study and career development, cope with the latest trends in the professional field, utilise information technologies within production quality assurance and improvement, and have at least basic command of foreign language. The graduate can lead smaller groups in a quality management team and can also successfully operate in public sector as a technician or head of a department having technical insight, ability to analyse facts and decide upon them, ability to handle common technical issues. The graduate is prepared to develop the knowledge.

Guarantor:  doc. Ing. Renata Nováková, PhD. renata.novakova@stuba.sk

Study advisor: doc. Ing. Renata Nováková, PhD. renata.novakova@stuba.sk

Materials Engineering

The graduate acquires complex bachelor education in Materials Engineering study programme with focus on principal types of engineering materials. S/he will understand the production, testing, technological processing, selection, exploitation and degradation of principal engineering materials´ properties. The graduate gains knowledge of key theoretical concepts and principles related to engineering materials, production technology, materials application and recycling as well as of basics of electronics, construction, informatics and industrial enterprise management.

The graduate will be able to investigate mechanical properties of materials, operate the devices utilized in mechanical and defetoscopic tests of materials, evaluate materials´ structure via standard procedures using related instrumental equipment, s/he will be aware of social, oral, legal and economic impact of the occupation. The graduate can operate modern information-communication Technologies and can utilize them practically. S/he will be prepared either for further study in master degree of Materials Engineering study programme or in similar one, then apply for doctoral study in the field or enter the job market.

Guarantor:  prof. Ing. Peter Grgač, CSc. peter.grgac@stuba.sk

Study advisor: doc. Ing. Roman Moravčík, PhD. roman.moravcik@stuba.sk

  

Mechatronics in Technological Equipment

Mechatronics in Technological Devices study programme is focused on preparing experts in the field of research, development and utilization of new generation of technological systems. Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary branch integrating knowledge of mechanics, electronics, control, and computer science dynamically developed and very progressive in the field of new approaches to product and technological devices design. The study programme is aimed at preparing experts who with their theoretical knowledge will be able apply practically the mechatronic principles in designing, developing and operating the modern technological devices as well as new unconventional technological processes.

The graduate can operate in the field of operation, diagnostics, development, design and prototyping of advanced technological devices and systems. Regarding the enhanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills acquired within the study programme, the graduate can operate in machine and electronic enterprises, e.g. in the field of quality control and servicing the mechatronic systems as well as in programming and automation of technological devices and systems. The graduate can solve the tasks related to bachelor study creatively and independently. S/he has basic managerial, economic, legal, environmental and ethical awareness applicable in his/her occupation.

Guarantor:  doc. Ing. Milan Naď, CSc. milan.nad@stuba.sk

Study advisor: doc. Ing. Milan Naď, CSc. milan.nad@stuba.sk

  

Personnel Policy in Industrial Plant

Personnel Policy in Industrial Plant study programme is focused on acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge based on current science and on their application in the entire job or in follow-up master study. The study programme provides the students with theoretical knowledge in natural, technical, technological and humane sciences, enhanced in further study by knowledge of industrial engineering and personnel policy in industrial plants with particular emphasis on practical application of acquired knowledge.
In the first three semesters of study the graduate will gain knowledge of basic natural, technical and technological sciences and in 2nd and 3rd year of study s/he enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects in the field of industrial engineering with focus on personnel management, labour law, statistic methods, accounting and marketing or social policy of the plant specifically applicable in personnel policy, etc.
The organic connection of studying natural, technical and technological disciplines with industrial engineering with focus on personnel policy in industrial plant is to prepare the graduate able to utilize statistical evaluation of personnel data and develop related analyses for middle and top management decision making in the field of planning and human resources recruiting as well as in evaluating the optimization of work positions in relation to workplace ergonomic parameters.

The graduate has the skill to operate the job interviews, develop adaptation programs for employees, recruit and select new employees, process personnel agenda, use sociological methods focused on analysis and survey of employees´ satisfaction and social climate within the enterprise. The graduate can process the plans of employees´ needs as well as plan their education and evaluation.

The graduate can operate independently in individual specialized personnel departments in medium-sized and large companies. S/he can also operate in the departments of financial and economic issues, education and development, employees´ recruitment and selection or in the field of social issues within industrial plants, etc. The graduate can operate as a Junior HR Manager, HR Manager Assistant, or PR Manager as well as s/he can operate in a low management position of personnel policy in small companies.

Guarantor:   prof. Ing. Peter Sakál, CSc. peter.sakal@stuba.sk 

Study advisor: Ing. Kristína Koltnerová, PhD. kristina.koltnerova@stuba.sk

 

Computer-Aided Production Technologies

Computer-Aided Production Technologies study programme is focused on acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge based on current science results and on mastering their application in future occupation or in related master study.

The graduate of Computer-Aided Production Technologies study programme acquire the basic theoretical knowledge of natural sciences, technical and technological disciplines, management as well as basic knowledge of informatics to be able to utilize applicable approach to computer technology.  
The knowledge is enhanced by study of profile subjects particularly in the field of production Technologies, computer-aided production Technologies, computer-aided assembly of CAA, CAQ quality with emphasis on practical skills and abilities. Previous knowledge is complemented by new one in the field of mechanics necessary for specific solution of assignments, projects and theses.

The organic connection of studying natural, economic and managerial disciplines with technical, technological and computer sciences is aimed at providing the graduates with knowledge applicable in their future career development in master study or in practice.

The graduates can operate in implementation and operation of production-technological systems as CAD/CAM technologists, CA operators of technological offices, constructors of production tools and fixtures, in the field of technical preparation of production and in programming CNC technology and production systems.
The graduates of the study programme can successfully enter the job market in the field as they are frequently headhunted during their study.

Guarantor: doc. Ing. Peter Pokorný, PhD. peter.pokorny@stuba.sk

Study advisor: Ing. Ivan Buranský, PhD., ivan.buransky@stuba.sk

 

Industrial Management

Industrial Management study programme focuses on acquiring topical theoretical and practical knowledge as well as on mastering its implementation in graduates´ job performance or in follow-up related master study. The study programme provides the acquisition of knowledge in the field of natural, technical, technological and humane disciplines and subsequently in the field of industrial management with particular emphasis on practical application of gained knowledge.

In the first three semesters of study the graduate will gain knowledge of natural, technical and technological sciences and in 2nd and 3rd year of study s/he enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects in the field of industrial engineering with focus on business economics, company/enterprise management, industrial engineering methods and tools, production management, logistics, personnel management, accounting, methods of decision making, team work, etc.

The organic connection of studying natural, technical, technological and industrial management is aimed at profiling the graduate with knowledge of social-technical systems integrating human resources, information, materials, devices and processes within the lifecycle of a product or services. The graduate can operate and control the production, logistics, quality, finances and human resources on the first-line and middle management levels.

The graduate can operate, communicate and handle conflicts in work teams. S/he masters topical information-communication technologies and implements them efficiently in practice. The graduate has also managerial, economic, legal, environmental and ethical awareness applicable in his/her job performance.
The graduate can operate mainly as a member of a creative team, or as its leader in organizations of various industrial branches, particularly on first-line and middle management levels of industrial plants; nevertheless, the graduate can also set up and lead a small company or association or enter the management team of individual parts in larger organizations.

Guarantor:   prof. Ing. Miloš Čambál, CSc. milos.cambal@stuba.sk 

Study advisor: Ing. Viera Bestvinová, PhD. viera.bestvinova@stuba.sk

 

Production Technologies

Production Technologies study programme focuses on acquiring topical theoretical and practical knowledge as well as on mastering its implementation in graduates´ job performance or in follow-up related master study. The study programme provides the acquisition of theoretical knowledge in the field of production technologies as well as practical skills necessary for the production process implementation. It provides the graduate with excellent prerequisites for master study in related study programme.

In the first two years of study the graduate will gain knowledge of natural, technical and technological sciences and in subsequent study s/he enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects in the field of production technologies, CAD/CAM systems application, programming, design, and metrology.

The organic connection of studying natural, humane and technical sciences with the study of production technologies is aimed at profiling the graduates with knowledge of technological production processes, production design, computer-aided technological processes, and control and quality of production processes.

The graduate is prepared to operate in all fields of industrial production. S/he can look for creative solutions, implement them into production process. The graduate has also managerial, economic, legal, environmental and ethical awareness applicable in his/her job performance.

The graduate of the study programme can operate as an independent technologist or a team member in various industrial fields as well as in private sector. The graduate has sufficient knowledge applicable in technical preparation of the production, production process control and product quality evaluation.

Guarantor:  doc. Ing. Jozef Bílik, PhD. jozef.bilik@stuba.sk 

Study advisor: doc. Ing. Jana Šugárová, PhD. jana.sugarova@stuba.sk

  

Production Technologies and Production Management

 After graduation from the bachelor degree of Production Technologies and Production Management study programme, the graduate will be prepared to continue in related master study or enter the job market successfully. Due to the Professional qualifications the graduate can operate as an independent technologist or line manager in the technological preparation of the production. The graduate can solve the tasks related to bachelor study creatively and independently.

Guarantor:   prof. Ing. Alexander Čaus, DrSc. alexander.caus@stuba.sk

Study advisor: doc. Dr. Ing. Pavel Kovačócy pavel.kovacocy@stuba.sk

  

Production Devices and Systems

The graduate of Production Devices and systems study programme acquire the basic theoretical knowledge of natural sciences, technical and technological disciplines, enterprise management and quality as well as basic knowledge of informatics to be able to utilize applicable approach to computer technology. In 2nd and 3rd year of study the graduate enhances the knowledge by studying profile subjects, particularly in the field of mechanization and automation, industrial robots and manipulators, machine parts and mechanisms, tools and technological equipment of production devices, etc., with emphasis on practical skills.
The organic connection of studying natural, technical and technological disciplines is aimed at providing the graduates with the best prerequisites to implement in the job market.

The graduate can operate as a designer of automated production systems and devices, or as a technologist or independent entrepreneur in engineering services as well as an expert in various production and technological workplaces.
Despite the lacking related statistics on graduates’ implementation, we can state that majority of bachelor study graduates continue in related master study. Nevertheless, some graduates enter the job market immediately after graduation and accomplish their master study in part-time form. In general, the graduates of Production devices and systems study programme have no difficulties to find a job; on the contrary, they are often headhunted.

Guarantor:  prof.h.c. prof. Ing. Karol Velíšek, CSc. karol.velisek@stuba.sk 

Study advisor: doc. Ing. Peter Košťál, PhD. peter.kostal@stuba.sk