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Thesis Seminar

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Course Unit Code546-0823/10
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated15 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
HEV01prof. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
The aim of the diploma course is to help students complete a thesis and prepare for her successful defense. The procedure for processing the thesis, and participation in the consultations are classified in the semester grade counted or not counted.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Proven ability at the end of the course: The ability to make sense of the topic, the ability to write academic text, the ability to write independently, ability to work with literature, the ability to critically think and argue. Skills rendered after the end of the course: The student manages communication solutions specialized texts, the presentation skills, is able to apply all their skills, knowledge and experience gained from the study.
Course Contents
1. Schedule of the final thesis, legislation of the thesis
2. Criteria for the evaluation of the final thesis
3. Working with information sources and quotations of used resources
4. Content processing of theoretical parts, strucuture of the final thesis
5. Theoretical part of the thesis
6. Practical - experimental part of the thesis
7. Processing of the final thesis - control
8. Formal page of the final thesis. Grammar and stylistics
9.-13. Presentation of the final thesis
14. Familiarization with the State Final Exam and oral defense
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Individual study of current professional publications.
Instructions for the final thesis elaboration. © VSB-TUO, Faculty of Mining and Geology. 2017.
ISO 690:2010(en) Information and documentation — Guidelines for bibliographic references and citations to information resources. © 2010 ISO.
Individuální studium publikací doporučených vedoucím diplomové práce.
HGF_SME_15_001 (verze D) Pokyny pro zpracování závěrečných prací.
ČSN ISO 690 (010197) Informace a dokumentace — Pravidla pro bibliografické odkazy a citace informačních zdrojů. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 2022.
KAPOUNOVÁ, Jana a Pavel KAPOUN. Bakalářská a diplomová práce: od zadání po obhajobu. Praha: Grada, 2017. ISBN 978-80-271-0079-8.
Recommended Reading:
MACGILCHRIST, Felicitas. Academic writing. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2014. ISBN 978-3-8252-4087-5.
EBEL, Hans F., Claus BLIEFERT a William E. RUSSEY. The art of scientific writing: from student reports to professional publications in chemistry and related fields. 2nd, completely rev. ed. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2004. ISBN 3-527-29829-0.
SYNEK, Miroslav, Helena SEDLÁČKOVÁ a Hana VÁVROVÁ. Jak psát bakalářské, diplomové, doktorské a jiné písemné práce. Praha: Oeconomica, 2007. 57 s. ISBN 978-80-245-1212-9.
POKORNÝ, Jiří. Předdiplomní seminář: jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci: studijní text pro kombinovanou formu studia. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2006. 58 s. ISBN 80-214-3254-3.
LIŠKA, Václav. Diplomová práce: zpracování a obhajoba. Praha: Ivo Ulrych-Růžičkův statek, 2005.
ČSN ISO 690-2 Informace a dokumentace – Bibliografické citace. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 2000.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Seminars, Individual consultations, Tutorials, Project work, Other activities
Assesment methods and criteria
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Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing