Course syllabus SOD - Socioeconomic Demography (FRDIS - SS 2014/2015)

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Course code: SOD
Course title in language of instruction: Socioekonomická demografie
Course title in Czech: Socioeconomic Demography
Course title in English: Socioeconomic Demography
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 3/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master
Semester: SS 2014/2015
Name of lecturer: PhDr. Dana Hübelová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Milan Palát, CSc. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Socioeconomic Demography in English
Aims of the course:
The purpose of the subject is to give students basic knowledge in the field of demographic and social statistics and its use in economic decision-making. The use of demographic and statistical methods to study the basic questions in economic and social domain at the regional, national and international levels. To understand demographic and social aspects of development.
Course contents:
1.Analysis and modelling the population reproduction and demographic structure (allowance 8/8)
a.Quantitative analysis of time and generation series
b.Measurement of population reproduction
c.Statistical methods of demographic data evaluation
d.Modelling the generation relations

2.Analysis and modelling the population allocation and settlement structure (allowance 8/8)
a.Quantitative analysis of space series
b.Measurement of spatial distribution
c.Measurement of spatial relations
d.Demographical regionalization an typologization

3.Selected social-demographic factors of social statistics (allowance 4/4)
4.Basic prognoses of the demographic population structure (allowance 8/8)
a.Projection of the population development of a region, urban region, town, housing estate
b.Projection of the population development in a rural region
d.Forecast of manpower, forecast of school and pre-school quota, economic active population, number and structure of households,school
and health capacities, population levels and groups

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to solve problems
-science and research skills

Specific competences:
-Ability to identify, describe and analyse social problems
-Ability to make use of demographic prognoses
-Ability to use mathematical tools needed for mathematical modelling of real situations
-Prepare and evaluate proposals for solution to eliminate regional disparities in general context.

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture36 h
     practice12 h
     consultation6 h
     project work4 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam30 h
     preparation for regular assessment20 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
     elaboration of reports10 h
     elaboration and execution of projects18 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
A credit obtained on the basis of a drawn up project and written test, written and Fulfilment of conditions for credit (obligatory attendance in seminars, project submission and its presentation in seminar group). Written and oral exam. For participation in oral exam, written exam must be fulfilled at least 60%. Total grade results from both parts of the exams.
Recommended reading:
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REPALÁT, M. -- LANGHAMROVÁ, J. -- NEVĚDĚL, L.Socioeconomic DemographyBrnoMendelova univerzita v Brně2013
REVALLIN, J.Světové obyvatelstvo. 1. vyd.PrahaAcademia199280-200-0437-8
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