Undergraduate studies - courses in Polish
Course name: WOOD TECHNOLOGY
Duration: 7 semesters (3.5 years)
Degree granted: Engineer
System of courses: full time studies or part time studies
After the 4th semester students have to select one of four possible specialties: mechanical wood technology, chemical wood technology, furniture design, wood protection and modification.
Mechanical wood technology is the specialty focused on wood processing, production operations and wood machining. The graduates will be prepared for effective work as production engineers in companies of wood mechanical processing, wood-based panels production, timber structural members, flooring systems. The graduates can be operators of wood processing lines as well as managers dealing with trade of wood materials and products, organisation of production processes.
Chemical wood technology is the specialty focused on chemistry primary related to pulp industry with dominating paper production. The graduates will be prepared for effective work as production engineers mainly in companies of wood chemical processing. They can also deal with management of production processes and labour organisation.
Wood protection and modification deals with general problems of utilisation of different agents enhancing wood natural durability on different ambient factors. It is also focused on methods extending wood utilisation. The studies prepare among others for work in companies dealing with wood impregnation. The graduates will be prepared for work as specialists for quality control, experts in the area of wood preservatives production, wood conservation and modification as well as building mycology. They can also cooperate with institutions of art and heritage conservation.
Furniture design is focused on widely understood furniture industry with specially emphasised design and planning of furniture production. The graduates will be prepared for work as process engineers responsible for production of furniture (incl. garden furniture), furniture and joinery construction engineers, furniture designers. They can also deal with designing and organising production processes, trade of furniture and wood products, logistics.