ZURb1119 Proseminar BC Thesis

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Petr Albrecht (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Lukas Blinka, PhD. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Rudolf Burgr, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lucie Čejková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jaroslav Čuřík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Dědková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Charles Michael Elavsky, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Pavel Galík (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Bc. Jan Hanák (seminar tutor)
Alena Hesová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Iveta Jansová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Marie Jaroň Bedrošová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Filip Johánek (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Kateřina Kirkosová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Anna Luštická (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Jakub Macek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Alena Macková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. et Mgr. Hana Macháčková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Markéta Malá, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. MgA. Jan Motal, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martina Novotná (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Radovan Plášek (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lukáš Slavík (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Klára Smejkal (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tomáš Svoboda (seminar tutor)
Ing. Bc. Miloš Šenkýř (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. David Šmahel, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Barbora Telferová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Michal Tkaczyk, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jan Tomandl (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Marína Urbániková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Bc. Jana Ustohalová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Barbora Vacková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Pavel Večeřa, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Lenka Waschková Císařová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Štěpán Žádník (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Rudolf Burgr, Ph.D.
Department of Media Studies and Journalism - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Boris Rafailov, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Media Studies and Journalism - Faculty of Social Studies
Thu 12:00–13:40 AVC
ZURb1101 Journalism && ZURb1108 Audiovisual journalism
We recommend enrolling in the course ideally in the 3rd semester or in the 4th semester of study.
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 introductory proseminar focuses on the formulation of the topic and thesis of the bachelor's thesis project. Part of the proseminar is a joint introductory workshop, which introduces the rules for the writing of bachelor's theses and on which the supervisors present the themes they lead. Students then choose their supervisors under whose leadership they formulate the preliminary topic of their bachelor's thesis.
The output of the proseminar is an annotation of the topic of the bachelor's thesis, which includes (1) a basic analysis of the theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills necessary for the elaboration of the bachelor's thesis and (2) a framework plan for the study of seminars for the bachelor's thesis and other compulsory elective courses corresponding to the topic of the bachelor's thesis.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- formulate the basis of the theme of the bachelor's thesis,
- create a study plan corresponding to the topic of the bachelor's thesis.
  • 1. Introduction - the rules of bachelor thesis subjects and schedule of bachelor thesis writing.
  • 2. Types of bachelor theses and their structure.
  • 3. Presentations of the supervisors'.
  • 4. Choosing a supervisor, submission of a brief annotation of the bachelor's thesis and study plan.
  • 5. Participation in bachelor thesis defence.
  • 6. Signing to the topic of bachelor's thesis in the IS.
  • PLÁŠEK, Radovan. Odborný text. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 36 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7175-9. info
  • ŠANDEROVÁ, Jadwiga. Jak číst a psát odborný text ve společenských vědách. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2009. 209 pp. Studijní texty, 34. svazek. ISBN 978-80-86429-40-3. info
  • ČMEJRKOVÁ, Světla, František DANEŠ and Jindra SVĚTLÁ. Jak napsat odborný text. Vydání první. Praha: Leda, 1999. 255 stran. ISBN 8085927691. info
  • ECO, Umberto. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 8071981737. info
  • DVOŘÁKOVÁ-JANŮ, Věra. Jak psát diplomovou práci. 1. vyd. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita, 1996. 37 s. ISBN 8021302291. info
  • SLANÝ, Antonín and Jaroslav NEKUDA. Jak /ne/napsat závěrečnou práci (How to write/ not to write a diploma thesis). Brno: Masarykova univerzita Brno, 1993. 86 pp. ISBN 80-210-0727-3. info
Teaching methods
Seminar, individual consultations.
Assessment methods
The credit is conditional on (1) selection of the supervisor of the bachelor thesis, (2) submission and acceptance of the annotation of the bachelor thesis project and (3) participation in the defence of the bachelor thesis.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022.
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