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The Faculty educates students in the full-time, two-steps course, that is: BSc Eng course (seven semesters) and MSc Eng course (three semesters). The education of students is adapted to the current needs of the labour market.

Graduate's profile:
A graduate of Geodesy and Cartography is prepared to manage complex works in geodesy and cartography and in real estate management, and also to undertake creative activities in these fields. His education is based upon exact sciences (mathematics, physics) and practical knowledge of computer science. Specific features of such a graduate cover:

  • an ability of planning and performing measurements and observations by means of specialist measurement instrumentation and modern techniques and methods;
  • an ability of evaluation, analysis and processing of the results of observations, making use of appropriate computations, mathematical statistics and computer equip-ment;
  • an ability of clear presentation of results of observations and analyses in a synthetic way, especially, in the form of maps, drawings, plans, diagrams and spatial models

A graduate of Geoinformation and Mining Surveing is prepared to cope with the whole surveying problems occurring in underground and open pit mines, i.a. designing, investment performance, operation and liquidation of production. He is prepared to cooperate with graduates specializing in geology and mining. In addition, his skills and qualifications allow him to manage the generally conceived protection of mining areas, especially to protect the natural environment of mining zones from mining and industrial damages, by using modern tools and methods.
Graduates from Geoinformation and Mining Surveing are employed in mining geology and prospecting and in institutions dealing with protection and management of the natural environment.They are also employed in typical surveying agencies. The gradautes from Environmental Engineering are employed in civil service and local administration offices, industrial plants, design offices, research institutes, university and secondary schools and private consulting agencies.

Students of Environmental Enginering receive broad knowledge of basic subjects (mathematics, chemistry, biology and ecology). Besides, they learn about the main elements of the environment and the mechanisms of disturbances in its operation, technical sources affecting the environment while studying major subjects (pedology, hydrology, hydrogeology, physics of atmosphere, environmental chemistry and microbiology). They gain elementary knowledge of the environmental protection law, economics, organisation and management. The attained knowledge enables an evaluation and forecasting of the effects upon the environment as well as programming of the biological and technical ways of preventing and rehabilitation of the environment to be carried out. Due to the appropriate course of computer science, a graduate from Environmental Engineering is prepared to make fluent use of data processing techniques. Graduates from Geodesy and Cartography find jobs in surveying enterprises and in cartography, at the divisions of surveying and land management of the civil service and local administration offices, design offices, private companies, research units, university and secondary schools. The status of the land surveyor's profession has been restored. Recently, this profession has been highly esteemed again.

The study area of GeoInformation represents a comprehensive approach to basic aspects of IT. Due to the technologies of processing data, new possibilities appear in the area of understanding the algorithms and structures of data and methods of their implementation, methods of processing big data with the application of methods of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), methods of representing and modelling of 3D data. The studying consider world’s and European trends in modern module-project teaching with the application of spatial information, links between natural sciences and informatics, as well as easiness in getting large amount of measurement data with simultaneous moving towards analysis and processing big data. Skills in IT are also developed, as competence facilitating finding jobs and professional development. The graduates of this specialization can be employed in companies dealing with information technologies, geoinformation, geodesy and cartography, consulting companies, companies implementing smart solutions: Smart City, Smart Building. The can also work in corporations with units of advanced 3D geostatistical analyses.

The disciplines and specializations:
1. Geodesy and Cartography
  • Engineering and Industrial Surveying
  • Geoinformation and Mining Surveying
  • Geoinformation, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
  • Processing and geodata analysis
  • Real Estate Taxation and Cadastre
2. Environmental Engineering
  • Enviromental Information Systems
  • Low-Emission Economy
  • Municipal Engineering
  • Water Engineering
3. Geoinformation
  • Industrial geoinformation
  • Modeling environment information
  • Remote Sensing and GIS (in English)
  • Space management

There are three student research associations the Faculty: Surveyors "Dhalta", Environmental Protection and KNGK Geoinformatics.