Course syllabus DISA - Masters Thesis Seminar (FBE - WS 2020/2021)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Masters Thesis Seminar
Course title in English:
Masters Thesis Seminar
WS 2020/2021
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, period A 2/0, period B 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Teachers: Mgr. Magda Ambrožová (examiner)
prof. Ing. Věra Bečvářová, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. František Beneš (examiner)
Mgr. Veronika Blašková, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Hana Bohušová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Petr Borkovec (examiner)
Ing. Ludmila Brestičová (examiner)
Ing. Miroslav Brožek, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Kateřina Brzokoupilová (examiner)
Ing. Zdeňka Čechová (examiner)
Ing. Samuel Antwi Darkwah, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Petr David, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Dana Dobešová (examiner)
Ing. Jiří Duda, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Jaroslav Dufek, DrSc. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Jiří Erbes, CSc. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Radim Farana, CSc., FEng. (lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Dušan Fibingr, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. PhDr. Miroslav Foret, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Miloš Grásgruber, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Dr. Ing. Libor Grega (examiner)
RNDr. Tomáš Hála, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Dita Henek Dlabolová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Renata Hlaváčková, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Karel Hochman (examiner)
doc. Ing. Josef Holoubek, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Šárka Holubová (examiner)
Ing. Vladimír Horký, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Andrea Hrabalová (examiner)
prof. RNDr. Jiří Hřebíček, CSc. (examiner)
prof. PhDr. Stanislav Hubík, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Helena Chládková, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Gabriela Chmelíková, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. JUDr. Martin Janků, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Jánský, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Tomáš Jaroš, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Petr Jedlička, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. JUDr. Ing. Radek Jurčík, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Vlasta Kašparovská, Ph.D. (examiner)
JUDr. Hana Kelblová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Jan Klíma, CSc. (examiner)
Mgr. Jitka Kominácká, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Vladimír Konečný, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Mlada Košťálová (examiner)
doc. Ing. Luděk Kouba, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Václav Kovařík (examiner)
Ing. Tomáš Kroupa, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Marie Křivková (examiner)
Ing. Renata Kučerová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Dagmar Kudová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Ludmila Kunderová (examiner)
prof. Ing. Lubor Lacina, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Iva Lechanová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Daniel Líbezný, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. PhDr. Dana Linhartová, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Stanislava Lišková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Šárka Lízalová (examiner)
Bc. Ing. Roman Malo, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Martin Mareček (examiner)
PhDr. Kristina Marešová, CSc. (examiner)
Mgr. Miroslava Mastná, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Václav Mastný, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Anděla Matiášová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Alena Melicharová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Karel Menšík, CSc. (examiner)
JUDr. Jana Mervartová (examiner)
prof. Ing. Bohumil Minařík, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Petr Misák, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Simona Miškolci, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Arnošt Motyčka, CSc. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Danuše Nerudová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Hana Netrefová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Přemysl Nováček (examiner)
Ing. Petr Novák, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. David Olszyński (examiner)
Ing. Michal Oppl (examiner)
Mgr. Helena Otáhalová (examiner)
doc. Dr. Ing. Stanislav Ouroda, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Igor Pantůček (examiner)
PhDr. Helena Pavlíčková (examiner)
Ing. Šárka Peřinová (examiner)
doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Pezlar, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Robert Plaga, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Marie Počarovská (examiner)
doc. RNDr. Bc. Jitka Poměnková, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Zdeněk Pošvář, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Petr Procházka (examiner)
Ing. Mgr. Jan Přenosil, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Roman Ptáček, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Miroslav Purmenský (examiner)
doc. Ing. Ivana Rábová, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Ida Rašovská, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Oldřich Rejnuš, CSc. (examiner)
doc. PhDr. Ivo Rolný, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Petr Rozmahel, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Kateřina Rozmahelová (examiner)
doc. Dr. Ing. Jiří Rybička (examiner)
doc. Ing. Kateřina Ryglová, Ph.D. (examiner)
JUDr. Bohumila Salachová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Blanka Sítařová (examiner)
Ing. Edita Smělíková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Martina Sochorcová, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Milan Sojka, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Kristina Somerlíková, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Jana Stávková, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Šárka Stojarová, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Emil Svoboda, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Patrik Svoboda, Ph.D. (examiner)
PhDr. Jitka Sýkorová (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Vladimíra Šachrová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Martin Ščerbej (examiner)
Ing. Marcel Ševela, Ph.D. (examiner)
PhDr. Jana Šindlářová (examiner)
Ing. Hana Šišláková (examiner)
Ing. Pavel Šmíd (examiner)
PhDr. Vít Šorban (examiner)
Bc. RNDr. Ing. Milan Šorm, Ph.D. (examiner)
PaedDr. Rudolf Šrámek, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Petr Toman, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Pavel Tomšík, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Jiří Třináctý (examiner)
doc. Ing. Jana Turčínková, Ph.D. (examiner)
Mgr. Jiří Tuza, Ph.D. (examiner)
doc. JUDr. Ing. Oldřich Tvrdoň, CSc. (examiner)
RNDr. Otto Tyc, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Andrea Ungerová (examiner)
Ing. Tomáš Urbánek (examiner)
Ing. Pavel Vaněrek (examiner)
doc. Ing. Eva Vávrová, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Petr Volek, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Andrea Votavová, Ph.D. (examiner)
prof. Ing. Václav Vybíhal, CSc. (examiner)
Ing. Marek Záboj, Ph.D. (examiner)
Ing. Jaroslava Zichová (examiner)
prof. Ing. Iva Živělová, CSc. (examiner)
doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (examiner)
Prerequisites: Final Bachelor Exam
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The goal of the course is select a theme of the master thesis and the supervisor.
The lectures focus on basics of research and academic writing.
Within the course, the assignment of the thesis is created. Student is expected to consult with his supervisor and deliver him the master thesis proposal.
Course content:
Diploma thesis, topic selection and other formal steps, dean's rules for thesis, intent of the thesis (allowance 4/0)
Specification of aim and methods in diploma thesis (allowance 2/0)
Referencing in scientific outcomes, citation ethics (allowance 4/0)
4.Formal layout of diploma thesis (allowance 4/0)
Detailed official information: (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
14 h
consultation2 h
elaboration and execution of projects
40 h
56 h
Assessment methods:
When the thesis assignment is officially approved, student receives so called "preliminary completion".
The final credits are assigned by particular thesis supervisors - based on their particular requirements (submitting a literature review, methodology, etc.)

The course can be studied during an internship abroad - in such case, student has to agree with his supervisor on an appropriate way of communication and has to be careful about the deadlines (student signature is required on the assignment before the end of the teaching period of the semester).

Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
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.
CARROLL, J. -- WILLIAMS, K. Referencing & understanding plagiarism. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 128 p. ISBN 978-0-230-57479-3.

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Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters:
2020/2021 - post-graduate studies, SS 2019/2020, 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Ing. Bc. Martin Machay, Ph.D. on 06/29/2020.

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