MPV_ADTH Diploma thesis assignment

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Martin Guzi, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Robert Jahoda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. Mgr. Jiří Špalek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Robert Jahoda, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics – Faculty of Economics and Administration
No prior knowledge or experience in research is required to take this course and as such, the course is for everyone.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to familiarize the student with the methodology of preparing a thesis. After completing the course, the student is able to: - formulate the thesis problem and goal - propose a suitable methodology with a reasonable degree of specificity - identify and assess the suitability of literary and other sources. After completing the course, the student will be able to create a thesis in cooperation with the thesis supervisor, or the official assignment of the thesis, and then defend this assignment at the seminar in front of colleagues and teachers.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- formulate thesis objectives and set proper research goals,
- choose relevant methods to work up the thesis,
- identify and summarize relevant information and literature sources.
  • The subject takes place mainly in the form of consultations with the thesis supervisor. The concept of the subject is, therefore, significantly flexible, which enables a better understanding and solving of the specific problems of individual students. The common study part (in case it takes place) builds on the following points: - Basic content and formal requirements of the diploma thesis.
  • - The most common problems/errors associated with thesis processing.
  • - Research project - research questions and hypotheses, methods.
  • - Introduction to information sources.
Teaching methods
The course provides support to students working on their diploma thesis assignment. There is only one lecture organized in the semester to advise students in their research and explain requirements for diploma thesis. In the case of a stay abroad, ask your final thesis supervisor about the possibility of completing the course remotely.
Assessment methods
There are two conditions to pass the course:
1. Student shall present thesis research project in the class to obtain feedback from senior researchers.
2. Student shall upload thesis project draft into Homework Vaults.
Thesis supervisor has right to demand additional materials from student.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
Students enrol in this course in the 2nd semester of their study program. Before the semester starts they register the topic of the Diploma thesis (dates and deadlines for the registration of the topic are presented in the Academic calendar) and for the rest of the semester work with their supervisor on the Diploma thesis assignment. Upon successfully completing the Diploma Thesis Assignment, the official assignment created is binding for the student. It is only possible to change the topic of the thesis, the official assignment, or the supervisor of the thesis after the successful completion of this subject with the permission of the study program guarantor.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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