The Bachelor thesis seminar is a necessary prerequisite for successful completion of the final Bachelor thesis by students finishing their bachelor-degree (distance) learning programmes. It is formally organised as group and individual consultations where students seek the definite thematic content of their bachelor thesis. The seminar aims to give students an overview of the content and formal requirements for a final Bachelor thesis. It is also meant to help students to formulate objectives of their Bachelor thesis, draw up hypotheses and select methods of solution to the chosen problem. At the end of the seminar, students will be:
- prepared for a successful defence of the thesis.
1. Importance to Bachelor Thesis, content and formal elements. How to use quotations, graphs and tables. Bachelor Thesis evaluation.
2. Introduction to Bachelor Thesis, its formal elements. Setting objectives of Bachelor Thesis. Definition of problem areas as basic parts of Bachelor Thesis.
Choosing suitable methods depending on aims and subject of Bachelor Thesis. How to defend Bachelor Thesis. What to focus on.
3. Individual work on setting objectives and structure of Bachelor Thesis, references and statement of references. At the end of this period the concept of Bachelor Thesis should be absolutely clear between student and tutor.
4. Individual collection and processing of data, their classification and further consultations.
5. Consultation of achieved results.
6. Partial review of the first half of the thesis. Consultation of further progress in processing final thesis.
7. Checking students’ ability to use literature correctly, further recommendation for completion of work.
8. Check of achieved results.
9. Preparation of practical section of Bachelor Thesis.
10. Elaboration on practical section of Bachelor Thesis.
11. Check of achieved results of Bachelor Thesis, tutor’s comments.
12. Integrating tutor’s comments into Bachelor Thesis, ensuring that all the formal elements are included in the thesis.
13. Final review of Bachelor Thesis. Tutor’s and opponent’s thesis reports, preparation for defence, consultation of reports.
NEKUDA, Jaroslav and Antonín SLANÝ. O metodice zpracování bakalářských a diplomových prací v ekonomických oborech a vhodných informačních zdrojích. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1996. 97 s. ISBN 80-210-1446-6. info
Bachelor thesis seminar takes the form of tutor’s consultations. Writing Bachelor Thesis and participation in consultations are evaluated as requirements fulfilled / not fufilled. Credits are granted at the end of the semester after all criteria have been met.
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: 4 hodiny.
General note: Nezapisují si studenti, kteří absolvovali předmět KFSBP. Úvodní seminář bude společný (viz rozvrh). Student má následně povinnost bezprostředně kontaktovat svého vedoucího bakalářské práce a dohodnout s ním podmínky zpracování práce.