AJ39400 Doctoral Dissertation

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 25 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
prof. Mgr. Milada Franková, CSc., M.A. (lecturer)
Stephen Paul Hardy, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Kačer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Michael Matthew Kaylor, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. Filip Krajník, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Pospíšil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Jeffrey Alan Smith, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
No prerequisites.
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
By handing in the dissertation the students demonstrate their capacity of pursuing independent scholarly work. They are capable of discussing contemporary scholarly problems in the realm of anglophone literary studies. And they have made a singificant and original contribution to anglophone literary scholarship.
The credits are awarded for the submission of the completed dissertation and upon its acceptance by the supervisor. The minimum number of characters of the dissertation is 180 000. The work must be handed in in hardcover in two copies. The full text of the dissertation thesis must be inserted into the MU information system, including the Czech and English language resume and keywords (see the methodology of the final thesis assignment in the IS).
Learning outcomes
By handing in the dissertation the students demonstrate their capacity of pursuing independent scholarly work. They are capable of discussing contemporary scholarly problems in the realm of anglophone literary studies. And they have made a singificant and original contribution to anglophone literary scholarship.
Syllabus
  • Ideally in their eighth semester, in this course students will submit the completed dissertation. The objective is to successfully complete and submit the dissertation.
Literature
  • Due to the specific nature of the subject no mandatory reading is required.
Teaching methods
Ideally in their eighth semester, in this course students will submit the completed dissertation. The objective is to successfully complete and submit the dissertation. The method of work: independent work with primary and secondary sources; consistent textual production; regular consultations with the supervisor.
Assessment methods
The thesis is assessed by two reviewers, at least one of which is external. The reviewers write a report, clearly indicating their suggestion whether the standards of the sumbitted thesis correspond to the general standards common in this area of research.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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