Air Traffic

The Air Traffic study programme focuses on training future operation engineers and managers in Air Traffic Control and Aircraft Maintenance, airdrome operation and aviation safety equipment necessary for securing the safety and reliability of commercial airline traffic and other aviation activities.

Acquired skills and knowledge

A graduate in the Air Traffic study programme will acquire technical knowledge of aircraft design, aircraft reliability, aircraft instruments, aircraft maintenance and repair. Students will also gain knowledge of business and economic disciplines related to air traffic, safety assurance and transfer output of an aviation company.

Admission requirements

The entry requirements are: – Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s degree at the FME or similar programme studied at another faculty – entry written test (unless waived by the dean) – good study results in the Bachelor’s programme particularly in Mathematics and Physics – good knowledge of electrical engineering and electronics, mechanics, production technology, informatics and information processing – strong motivation to study. Graduates in the „Professional pilot“ Bachelor’s programme can also apply.

A career

Graduates in the Air Traffic study programme can work in operational, technical and economical services of civil aviation. They are ready to work in organizing and air traffic control, services, aircraft maintenance and repair, airdrome operation and equipment. They can also find employment in managerial, economic and business positions and work for any aviation organizations involved in air traffic control and other aviation activities.

Further study

Graduates in this branch can continue in a doctoral study programme focusing on Air Traffic as part of a broader scientific branch of „Construction and process engineering”.

Study exchange programmes, cooperation abroad

The Socrates/Erasmus European exchange programme allows students to study abroad for one semester or one academic year. Students of Air Traffic usually go to Oostende in Belgium, Tatru and Tampere.

Tutor: Ing. Miroslav Šplíchal, Ph.D., phone: , 541 142 193 e-mail: splichal.m@fme.vutbr.cz

Guarantor: doc. Ing. Slavomír Vosecký, CSc., phone: 541 142 193