MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGIES

The professional profile of the Mechanical Engineering Technologies study programme graduates is characterised by theoretical but mainly practical knowledge of construction and engineering technologies, production facilities, quality, economics and production control and by abilities and capabilities of the skilful application of the acquired knowledge in practice. The graduates receive theoretical but mainly practical knowledge of the most widespread technologies in mechanical engineering production and its control as well as in the field of automation of mechanical engineering. The graduates acquire habits and skills in construction, design and technological activities and in application of modern technological tools. The graduates also have basic knowledge in the field of production, testing, technological processing, selection, exploitation and degradation of properties of the main types of technical materials. They are able to operate mainly in industrial businesses: in the field of technical material production, their technological processing to semi-finished goods and products as well as in quality control and assurance, in purchase, sale, service and maintenance. The graduates are qualified to work in industrial mechanical engineering companies operating in railway and public transport, in all areas of engineering and in other organisations of administrative, production, operating or repair character. The graduates have adequate knowledge in the field of electronics, mechatronics, robotics, drives, as well as in the field of computer-aided engineering and manufacturing. They feature sufficient practical experience and skills in laboratory work, they master professional terminology in a foreign language, and they are able to apply the basics of economic methods necessary for the operation of existing systems.



Prospects of graduates

Graduates can have a wide range of applications in the operation of industrial engineering enterprises, in railway and public transport, in all areas of engineering and in other organisations of an administrative, production, operational or repair nature.



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Conditions of admission

The basic condition for admission to the Bachelor's degree (first degree study programme) is the acquisition of a complete secondary education or a complete secondary vocational education (Act on Higher Education No.131/2002 Coll., as amended). In the case of a foreign applicant or a student who has completed secondary education abroad, this is an education comparable to that completed by the matriculation examination in the Slovak Republic. An applicant who has obtained secondary education abroad shall submit a decision on the recognition of the document on the completion of secondary education by the relevant institution in the Slovak Republic with the application for university studies, or at the latest at the time of enrolment in the studies.

Other admission conditions

Other conditions of admission of applicants to the study programmes of the Bachelor's Degree of the Faculty of Science of UNIZA are set according to § 57 of the Act. The admission procedure shall be conducted in the form of a selection procedure in order to ensure that applicants with the necessary abilities and prerequisites enter the study.



Additional information

All information regarding the admission procedure is published on the faculty's website:

https://www.fstroj.uniza.sk/index.php?option=com_sppagebuilder&view=page&id=219



Conditions for international students

For foreign applicants, the admission conditions apply as for applicants from the Slovak Republic. Foreign students studying in a language other than the national language pay tuition fees according to the conditions set out in Section 92(8) of the Higher Education Act. Tuition fees are set by a UNIZA directive and published for the relevant academic year on the University's website. Foreign students studying in the Slovak language do not pay tuition fees. Applicants from the Czech Republic may use the form valid in the Czech Republic to apply for studies. Applicants who do not have an active knowledge of Slovak or Czech are required to successfully complete language training (with the possibility of completing it at UNIZA).

For foreign applicants admitted on the basis of interstate agreements, bilateral agreements or for scholarship holders of the Government of the Slovak Republic, the conditions specified in the relevant documents apply.



Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Without an entrance exam the following are admitted:

a) applicants from gymnasium and secondary industrial school of mechanical engineering, civil engineering or electrical engineering who have achieved an overall average of grades in all subjects in the last three years of study at the secondary school up to 2.8, including 2.8,

b) applicants from secondary vocational schools, combined schools and academies who have achieved an overall average of grades in all subjects in the last three pre-secondary school years up to and including 2.6 on their end-of-year report cards,

c) applicants who have graduated in mathematics with a grade no worse than 3,

d) applicants who have taken the NPS (SCIO) general academic aptitude or mathematics tests in the current school year and have achieved a percentile score of at least 60,

d) applicants who have taken the NPS (SCIO) general academic aptitude or mathematics tests in the current school year and have achieved a percentile score of at least 60,e) applicants who have been successful in a mathematics, physics, or computer science Olympiad in a regional or national round during their secondary school studies,

e) applicants who have been successful in a regional or national round during their secondary school studies

f) applicants who have been successful in a regional, national or international round of a major knowledge-based professional competition.

To be admitted without an entrance examination, it is sufficient to fulfil one of the conditions listed above in points (a) to (f).



Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc. Mgr. Branislav Ftorek, PhD. tel.: 041/513 2519, 4950

e-mail: branislav.ftorek@fstroj.uniza.sk



General information on the admission exam

All applicants who do not meet the admission requirement without an entrance exam must take an entrance exam. The entrance examination is conducted in the form of a test of the secondary school curriculum, focusing on basic knowledge in science, technology and social sciences.



Form of entrance exam

Candidates answer the questions by marking the answers on the test sheets.



  • Apply the application for study

    30.04.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    17.06.2024

  • Submit additional application form

    18.06.2024 - 11.08.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
100


Additions
  • leaving certificate (paper form, electronic form)
  • CV (paper form, electronic form)
  • (paper form, electronic form)
  • (paper form, electronic form)
  • leaving certificate (electronic form)


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 450 €


The fee for admission procedure
application form: 20 €
E-application form: 20 €

Billing information

Žilinská univerzita, Univerzitná 1, 010 26 Žilina

Bank: Štátna pokladnica

IBAN: SK34 8180 0000 0070 0026 9861

constant symbol: 0308

variable symbol:             10231 – bakalárske štúdium

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Detail of the study program

 
 
The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program

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Last update: 05.04.2024 16:03

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