Course: Diploma Thesis 1

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Course title Diploma Thesis 1
Course code KTT/DPR1
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ornstová Jana, Ing.
  • Wiener Jakub, prof. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Kolčavová Sirková Brigita, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Moučková Eva, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Mertová Iva, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jirásková Petra, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Lenfeldová Irena, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Krupincová Gabriela, Ing. Ph.D., Ing.Paed.IGIP
  • Vyšanská Monika, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Neckář Bohuslav, prof. Ing. DrSc.
  • Čapek Lukáš, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Seminars (topics): 1. Drafting the assignment - main content of the diploma thesis. 2. Relationship between diploma thesis supervisor and student. 3. Proposal of the main parts of the diploma thesis. 4. Methods of diploma thesis elaboration. Student will become familiar with the selected topic and prepare a plan of experiments. If necessary, student will realize pilot tests in order to verify whether the topic is suitable and solvable for diploma thesis both from a professional and formal point of view. The student prepares a presentation which he / she will deliver at the seminar in front of a committee of academic staff - experts in the given field.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Laboratory work, Independent creative and artistic activities, Individual consultation, Students' portfolio
  • Preparation for laboratory testing; outcome analysis - 70 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes of the course unit: The aim of the course is to acquaint students with how to proceed correctly when solving a diploma thesis within the study program. Students are explained the basic rules for processing professional texts and are informed about the content and formal requirements of the thesis and the way of their presentation. Students discuss the topic with the supervisor and are systematically guided to the correct solution of the thesis topic.
Student is able to work up given theme in the technical field.
Theoretical knowledge acquired during study.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis, Interview, Presentation of student research activity

Credit: Preparation of professional commented research concerning the selected problem, preparation of an experiment plan and verification of current information. Processing information in written form under the supervision of the supervisor and consultant. Usually public defense of achieved partial results / outputs in the form of power-point presentation.
Recommended literature
  • ČSN ISO 5966. Dokumentace - formální úprava vědeckých a technických zpráv.. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 1995.
  • ČSN ISO 690. Bibliografické citace - obsah, forma a struktura.. Praha: Český normalizační institut., 1996.
  • ČSN ISO 690-2. Bibliografické citace - část 2: Elektronické dokumenty nebo jejich části. Praha: Český normalizační, 2000.
  • ČSN 01 6910. Úprava písemností psaných strojem nebo zpracovaných textovými editory.. Praha: Český normalizační, 1997.
  • Databáze univerzitní knihovny.
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, S., DANEŠ, F., SVĚTLÁ, D. Jak napsat odborný text. Praha: LEDA, 1999.
  • ECO, U. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc, 1997.
  • MEŠKO, D., KATUNŠĆÁK, D., FINDRA, J. A KOLEKTIV. Akademická příručka. Martin: Osveta, 2006. ISBN 80-8063-219-7.
  • POKORNÝ, J. Diplomová práce - příležitost k seberealizaci: (metodologické předpoklady zpracování odborné písemné práce). Brno: CERM, 1994.
  • SYNEK, M., H. SEDLÁČKOVÁ a H. VÁVROVÁ. Jak psát diplomové a jiné práce. Praha: VŠE, 2002. ISBN 80-245-0309-3.

Study plans that include the course
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