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PEDAS has study programmes unique in Slovakia. You will be an expert in transport, transport services, communications, economics, e-commerce, management.

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BACHELOR´S DEGREE STUDY PROGRAMMES

Road transport

(Field of study Transport) Graduate of the study programme Road Transport is able to apply in transport enterprises, in industrial enterprises in the management of transport and logistics activities and in the state administration in the planning and management of transport services in the region. He/she will be employable in positions of operating personnel and in middle management in planning and managing traffic operations in national and international road transport, as well in positions of reception technicians in repair and maintenance services of road vehicles or as salesmen/saleswomen of road vehicles, etc.

Transport services in passenger transport

(Field of study Transport) Graduates are employable in companies providing mass passenger transport on regional, national or international levels, but also in positions in public administration bodies which procure transport service of a region (Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic SR, self-governing regions of the Slovak Republic, individual municipalities). Graduates are also employable in organisations providing logistics of passenger transport, such as taxi service. The graduates can also find work in tourism in providing passenger transport services by individual transport systems from and to centres of tourism. Graduates can work in state and local governments in the management of passenger transport in the context of transport and land use planning, urban planning and tourism development in a particular region taking into account the requirements of environment protection. Passing the undergraduate level of their study is particularly a good basis for a smooth transition to the second degree study.

Forwarding and logistics

(Field of study Transport) Graduates are employable in forwarding, transport and logistics organisations, in the logistics departments in the executive positions of forwarders, authorized person and transport managers. They are also employable as local operational managers and executives for ordering transport services in large production and distribution organisations. Passing the undergraduate level of their study is particularly a good basis for a smooth transition to the second degree study.

Expertise activity in road transport

The graduate of the study programme finds the employment in the field of transport enterprises, insurance companies, leasing companies, car services, car dealerships and in the government administration in the area of traffic planning and management. You will be able to work as an operations staff and management for planning and traffic management in road transport.

Economics and management of enterprise

(Field of study Economics and Management) Graduates of the first degree study in the study programme Economics and Management of Enterprise are able to analyse simple economic situations in enterprises and make simple management decisions. They are competent to solve medium-challenging tasks in the area of calculations, budgets, planning and organisation of business process. They are employable mainly in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Financial management

(Field of study Economics and Management) Graduates of the study programme Financial Management are potentially able to find work at lower and middle level of management mainly in management of production and non-production businesses as well as in financial institutions. The content of the field of their study creates very good prerequisites for their employment in financial divisions of domestic and foreign companies or state administration bodies. They are also employable in chambers of commerce, business associations and state institutions dealing with the enterprise-economic sphere, etc. Thanks to a complex economic and management education and gained skills the undergraduates are well-qualified for further study with a high degree of autonomy.

Air transport

(Field of study Transport) Graduates have knowledge of basic technological processes in air transport and other types of transport, related legislative standards and economic context; they are able to analyse problems and possibilities of management of air transport processes at the level of enterprises, infrastructure or administrative assistance. Moreover, students will acquire during their study the knowledge and insight into the organization and management of civil aviation.

Professional pilot

(Field of study Transport) Graduates meet the requirements of international regulations and can be employed as pilots for civil aircraft operators anywhere in the EU. They have a good theoretical basis and the corresponding flight experience. They are ready for any type of retraining for generational level of on-board equipment of aircraft for commercial use or transport aircraft. After completing education and training, the graduates may also apply in the Air Force.

Electronic business and management

(Field of study Economics and Management) Graduates of the study programme Electronic Business and Management are able to analyse processes and solve problems in terms of the emergence of new forms of communication through electronic business and its control. They are employable in middle-management positions and in the use of information and communication technologies and services in enterprises and service organisations as operational managers, sales representatives, sales managers or consultants. When setting up their own business they are able to work as CEOs of small or medium sized enterprises in the field of trade and services, and act as an active and control element in the value chain of enterprise services. Completion of the first degree of study is particularly a good basis for a smooth transition to the second degree of university study.

Distribution technologies and services

(Field of study Transport) Graduates have basic knowledge of technological, legal, logistical and economic characteristics of the postal sector. They are able to analyse problems and processes in postal operation and to search for opportunities to solve them in connection with the development of other areas, to propose solutions of parts of technological processes. Graduates are able to analyse postal technological problems and specify the requirements for their solution. They are able to apply appropriate procedures and methods when solving proposals of standard technological procedures.

Water transport

(Field of study Transport) Graduates of the bachelor´s degree study programme Water Transport are employable at lower level of management in the executive professions of transport, logistics and forwarding companies providing or procuring transport services mainly through inland and maritime navigation and inland or seaport services. Graduates may be employable even in tourism business in the field of organisation and provision of passenger shipping on navigable waterways and enclosed waterways. Graduates are able to prove competent and efficient in state administration and self-government organisations, in state supervision in the field of inland navigation, the management and maintenance of waterways in the context of water management in relation to flood protection as well as in the field of ensuring the operation of multimodal logistics centres and so on. After completion of a bachelor´s degree study the graduates can perform functions of cadets in inland navigation. Later, after obtaining the required navigational practice they are able to serve as captains and ship commanders.

Railway transport

(Field of study Transport) After graduation, graduates on the basis of their knowledge, know-how and practical experience can primarily find work at basic and middle levels of management of rail traffic and transport operations in entities operating on the market of railway transport. They are also employable in forwarding and logistics companies, as well as in bodies of state government and self-government in the context of transport management. They are employable in enterprises with siding complex, with transport operators and transport departments of industrial enterprises. In addition, the Department in cooperation with the Slovak Railways carry out the training courses for the qualification of a staff member of the ŽSR (Railways of the Slovak Republic) as a signal officer, rail switch supervisor, switch operator and train dispatcher. Courses are conducted outside the regular schedule. Upon successful completion of the course, the student receives a corporate scholarship from ŽSR (Railways of the Slovak Republic).

BASIC INFORMATIONS ABOUT ENTRANCE EXAMS

Important dates

Doors open days

12.11.2021
11.02.2022

Deadline for submitting the application

1st round: until 31.03.2022
2nd round: until 12.08.2022

Date of the admission

1st round: 10.06.-15.06.2022
2nd round: 25.08.-26.08.2022

The basic condition for the admission to the bachelor´s degree study programme (first degree) is the full completion of secondary education or full secondary vocational education. In case of a foreign applicant or a student who has completed a secondary education abroad, the education is comparable with an education completed by a school leaving examination in the Slovak Republic. Applicant who has completed secondary education abroad will submit along with the application form or more precisely no later than the date of enrolment a document on completion of secondary education recognized by a relevant institution in the Slovak Republic

No entrance exams

the Faculty will accept the applicants from secondary grammar schools who have reached the arithmetic mean of marks at the year-end report for the penultimate year of study (not the final year):

  • up to 2.00 inclusive for study programmes:
    • Economics and Management of Enterprise
    • Financial Management
    • Electronic Business and Management
    • Air Transport (Specialization Air Transport, Professional Pilot).
  • up to 2.50 inclusive for study programmes:
    • Railway Transport
    • Road Transport (Specialization Road Transport, Expertise Activity in Road Transport)
    • Distibution Technologies and Services
    • Water Transport
    • Forwarding and Logistics
    • Transport Services in Passenger Transport

the Faculty will accept the applicants from secondary vocational schools, associated schools and academies who have reached the arithmetic mean of marks at the year-end report for the penultimate year of study (not the final year):

  • up to 1.60 inclusive for study programmes:
    • Economics and Management of Enterprise
    • Financial Management t
    • Electronic Business and Management
  • up to 2.00 inclusive for study programmes:
    • Road Transport (Specialization Road Transport, Expertise Activity in Road Transport)
    • Railway Transport
    • Air Transport (Specialization Air Transport, Professional Pilot)
    • Distribution Technologies and Services
    • Water Transport
    • Forwarding and Logistics
    • Transport Services in Passenger Transport

the Faculty will accept the applicants who in the current school year completed NPS (SCIO) tests in general study prerequisites or mathematics and their score was at least 60 percent.

Compliance with one of the conditions mentioned in (a) to (c) above is sufficient for admission without entrance exams. Other candidates will have to pass the entrance exams.

Entrance exams

Entrance exams will be carried in the form of a test of knowledge within the scope of secondary school curriculum (test questions are composed of general knowledge, mathematics, chosen foreign language - English, Spanish, German, French and Russian). Study materials for entrance exams are available in the shop of the University Library.

Applicants for study programmes Air Transport and Professional Pilot who are holders of a glider pilot license or other licenses on airworthiness or a licence of an aircraft mechanic will get 10 preferential points during their entrance exams.

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CONTACT

University of Zilina
Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications

Univerzitná 8215/1
010 26 Žilina
tel.: +421/41/513 30 50

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