Underwater science and technology - 27. ožujka 2015

Duration of the study: 6 semesters (3years)

Total ECTS: 180

 

Admission requirements: Completed four-year high school and passed state graduation exam for full-time students

 

Competencies acquired upon finishing the study program:

        -     use mathematical modelling

        -     apply statistical methods 

  • use computer aided engineering
  • recognise main archaeological sites and determine their archaeological potential
  • explain problems of research methodology and protection of archaeological sites
  • date (approximately) underwater archaeological sites
  • determine category  of archaeological sites and estimate necessity  for  their conservation
  • solve problems in different areas based on the understanding of main physical processes which govern hydrographic properties and ocean dynamics in the Adriatic
  • choose optimal construction materials and optimal building technology of for particular underwater construction
  • choose optimal structure and structural elements of for particular offshore and underwater building
  • estimate effects of coastal and underwater construction on the environment
  • recognize negative influence of freshwater and marine environment on the construction materials and suggest protection methods
  • anticipate and categorize possible problems and threats to the environment based on their knowledge on biological processes and organisms.
  • propose methods to prevent pollution of freshwater and marine environment and processes of pollution recovery
  • classify diversity and various life styles of marine organisms, and describe their adaptations to different environmental conditions
  • describe and explain differences of large marine living areas like: open sea, coastal areas, deep sea, coral reefs, and estuaries
  • choose culture system according to biological characteristics of cultivated
  • predict and resolve coastal management problems
  • apply scientific methods to solve practical problems
  • perform underwater activities safely, respecting legislations and regulations
  • select appropriate support system for underwater operations
  • collect, analyse and interpret scientific data
  • present scientific results clearly and briefly in written and oral form
  • plan project approach to the problems and situations in domestic and international development and economical projects, which take into consideration implementation of methods and tools characteristic for underwater science and technology
  • establish and maintain relationship of mutual cooperation, communication and compromise during the project
  • independently manage the part of the project assigned to him/her

Professional title acquired upon finishing the study programme: Bachelor (baccalaureus) of  Bachelor of science (Bsc) in Underwater science and technologies

Module list of the undergraduate study programme by semester:

Course unit code

1. SEMESTER

Status

Hours per week

ECTS

L

S

E

PZT101

English language I

mandatory

30

0

30

4

PZT102

Numerical skills of data analysis

mandatory

30

30

0

6

Pzt103

Fundamentals of Physics

mandatory

30

30

0

5

PZT103

Fundamentals of Chemistry

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT105

Fundamentals of Biology

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT106

Earth Systems

mandatory

45

0

0

5

 

2. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PZT108

English language II

mandatory

30

0

30

4

PZT109

Fundamental skills for scientists & technologists

mandatory

30

30

0

5

PZT110

Introductory oceanography

mandatory

30

15

30

6

PZT111

Engineering experience

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT112

Marine geology

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT113

Diving systems

mandatory

30

30

0

5

 

3. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PZT201

Support systems for maritime work

mandatory

30

0

30

4

PZT202

Marine biology

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT203

Underwater engineering

mandatory

45

15

15

6

PZT210

Methods in underwater science and technology

mandatory

15

30

30

6

PZT205

Introduction to archaeology

mandatory

30

0

30

5

PZT208

Diving medicine

elective

30

0

30

5

PZT206

English language III

elective

15

0

15

2

PZT207

Diving training I

elective

30

0

75

5

 

4. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PZT116

Sustainability of Coastal Systems: The Protection and Use

mandatory

30

0

30

5

PZT211

Marine ecology

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT212

Pollution of aquatic systems

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT213

Underwater archaeology

mandatory

30

15

30

6

PZT214

Basic seamanship

mandatory

30

0

0

3

PZT215

English language IV

elective

15

0

15

2

PZT216

Diving training II

elective

30

0

75

5

PZT209

Marine meteorology

elective

30

15

15

4

 

 

5. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PZT301

Marine structures

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT302

Threats of aquatic ecosystems

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PZT115

Biomimicry - solutions inspired by nature

mandatory

30

0

30

5

PZT304

Field course

mandatory

0

0

120

8

PZT306

English language V

elective

15

0

15

2

PZT208

Diving medicine

elective

30

0

30

5

PZT307

Advanced diving training I

elective

30

0

75

5

 

6. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PZT310

Underwater application of engineering technologies

mandatory

30

0

45

6

PZT311

Aquaculture

mandatory

30

0

15

4

PZT312

Coastal management

mandatory

30

15

15

6

PZT313

Personal research

mandatory

0

0

250

10

PZT314

English language VI

elective

15

0

15

2

PZT315

Advanced diving training II

elective

30

0

75

5