MPV_ADTH Diploma Thesis

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Martin Guzi, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Nesvadbová (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Karel Ševčík (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Jiří Špalek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jiří Špalek, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Mgr. Jana Nesvadbová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Prerequisites
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 course provides support to students working on their thesis proposal. Students will be taught how to develop a research proposal outlining all aspects of the planned work. The student must demonstrate the ability to work independently in understanding of the relevant scholarly literature and the ability to analyze the issue under study. Students are encouraged to discuss their thesis proposal intensively with their supervisors and other faculty members.
Learning outcomes
The course aims at enhancing the students’ capacity to plan independent research and to communicate this to the academic community.
Syllabus
  • Students are encouraged to discuss their thesis research regularly with their supervisors and other faculty members.
Literature
  • LESTER, James D. Writing research papers : a complete guide. Fifteenth edition, global ed. Boston: Pearson, 2015. 416 stran. ISBN 9781292076898. info
  • THOMAS, R. Murray and Dale L. BRUBAKER. Avoiding thesis and dissertation pitfalls : 61 cases of problems and solutions. 1st ed. Westport: Bergin & Garvey, 2001. ix, 223. ISBN 0897898222. info
Teaching methods
The course provides support to students working on their thesis proposal. There is a lecture organized in the semester to advise students in their research and explain requirements for diploma thesis.
Assessment methods
There are two obligatory requirements in the course:
1. Student shall present thesis proposal in the class to obtain feedback from senior researchers and supervisor.
2. Student shall upload thesis proposal into Homework folder. The proposal must be approved by the supervisor.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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