Course syllabus DS - Diploma seminar (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Diploma seminar
Course title in English:
Diploma seminar
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 1/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 2/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Czech, English
Course supervisor:
prof. MVDr. Ivo Pavlík, CSc.
Course supervising department:
Teachers: Ing. Emmanuel Kofi Ankomah, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Mgr. Jiří Čeněk, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Samuel Antwi Darkwah, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Dr. Ing. Libor Grega (examiner)
RNDr. Mgr. Miroslav Horák, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Martin Hrabálek, Ph.D. (examiner)
PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Petr Klusáček, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Ondřej Konečný, Ph.D. (examiner)
Martin Kovanič, MA, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Simona Miškolci, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Ondřej Mocek, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. MVDr. Helena Modrá, Ph.D. (examiner)
PhDr. Jiří Nesiba, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. MVDr. Ivo Pavlík, CSc. (examiner, supervisor)
PhDr. Martin Petlach (examiner)
Mgr. RNDr. Pavel Ptáček, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Radka Redlichová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. RNDr. Aleš Ruda, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Jiří Schneider, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM (examiner)
doc. Ing. Kristina Somerlíková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Veronika Svatošová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Eliška Svobodová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Eva Taterová, MA, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Michal Zourek, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Iva Živělová, CSc. (examiner)
Timetable in this semester:
Aula (ČP II.)
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To introduce students to the principles of formation of diploma thesis as a scientific message -- from the point of view of choosing a topic as well as from the content and form of the thesis. To strengthen the abilities of students in working with information sources as far as exploitation, author legislative and ethics are concerned. To summarize basic methodical principles of scientific work, which are familiar to all students from their technical subjects.
Course content:
Diploma thesis and its qualitative differences in comparison with bachelor thesis (allowance 1/0)
2.Scientific notification - content and form (allowance 3/0)
Methods of scientific work - research questions and hypothesis and their verification (allowance 3/0)
Information sources, their exploitation and quotation (allowance 3/0)
Authorial law and ethics of scientific work (allowance 1/0)
Principles of technical text writing and its defence (style, typgraphical principles, preparation of the presentation for thesis defence) (allowance 3/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
12 h
5 h
elaboration and execution of projects16 h23 h
28 h
28 h
Assessment methods:
credit based on the defense of diploma thesis' project and the 80% participation in the lectures.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
PETERKOVÁ, J. Tvorba diplomové práce. 2nd ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. 81 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1791-9.
VÁVROVÁ, H. -- MIKAN, P. -- SYNEK, M. Jak psát bakalářské, diplomové, doktorské a jiné písemné práce. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. 70 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1819-0.
ČVUT, P. Jak psát vysokoškolské závěrečné práce.  [online]. 2012. URL:

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