Course syllabus DISA - Masters Thesis Seminar (FBE - SS 2018/2019)


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Course title: Masters Thesis Seminar
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Course supervisor: prof. Ing. Radim Farana, CSc.
Supervising department: Deans Office of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, period A 2/0, period B 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Prerequisites for registration: Final Bachelor Exam
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
 
Course objective:
The aim of the course is to develop students' skills and to improve their abilities to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired in the course of their studies. The will master the methodology and principles necessary for solving tasks related to working out their diploma theses.
The course explain the principles of suggesting, writing and defending the diploma thesis. It gives also the general and specific recommendations for the structure, methods, referencing and formal aspect of the thesis. Then the student work out the intent of the thesis in close cooperation of supervisor.
 
Course content:
1.Diploma thesis, topic selection and other formal steps, dean's rules for thesis, intent of the thesis (allowance 4/0)
2.Specification of aim and methods in diploma thesis (allowance 2/0)
3.Referencing in scientific outcomes, citation ethics (allowance 4/0)
4.Formal layout of diploma thesis (allowance 4/0)
 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h
     consultation2 h
Self-study
     elaboration and execution of projects40 h
Total56 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
Course credit is earned for the bachelor thesis assignment. Fulfilment of requirements is granted by the thesis supervisor for meeting the tasks given to the student by him.
Course can be studied during the study placement.

 
Course methods: lectures for first 6 weeks, then the individual consultation with thesis supervisor to specify the aim and structure of the diploma thesis
 
Reading list:
Basic:
RYBIČKA, J. Doporučení pro úpravu diplomových a jiných prací.  [online]. 2006. URL: http://dahlia.mendelu.cz/~rybicka/zpract/jaknadip.pdf.
HUBÍK, S. Hypotéza: metodologický nástroj výzkumu ve společenských vědách. 1st ed. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita, Zdravotně sociální fakulta, 2006. 80 p. ISBN 80-7040-842-1.
BAILEY, S. Academic writing: a handbook for international students. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2006. 260 p. ISBN 0-415-38419-2.
Science research writing. London: Imperial College Press, 257 p. ISBN 978-1-84816-309-6.
The essentials of academic writing. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 347 p. ISBN 0-618-21599-9.

Recommended:
DISMAN, M. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost. Karolinum, 2006. 376 p. ISBN 80-246-0139-7.
HENDL, J. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní metody a aplikace. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2005. 407 p. ISBN 80-7367-040-2.
KRČÁL, M. -- FARKAŠOVÁ, B. Projekt Bibliografické citace.  [online]. 2008. URL: http://www.citace.com/index.php.
Dle tématu a doporučení vedoucího práce.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies, WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies, WS 2017/2018, 2017/2018 - post-graduate studies   (and older)
Course tutor: doc. Ing. Hana Bohušová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Jitka Dušková, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Radim Farana, CSc. (instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Mgr. Tomáš Foltýnek, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Sylvie Formánková, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Ing. Vladimír Hajko, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
Bc. Vít Janiš, BA (Hons), MSc., Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Veronika Kajurová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Soňa Kukučková, Ph.D. (examiner)
JUDr. Ing. Libor Kyncl, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (examiner)
Bc. Ing. Marek Litzman, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer, tutor)
doc. PhDr. Martina Rašticová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Petr Rozmahel, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Martin Širůček, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (examiner)
Teaching language: English
Town: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/13/2019.

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