RLA20 Master's Thesis Seminar II

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
PhDr. Iva Doležalová (lecturer)
Mgr. Jakub Cigán, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Milan Fujda, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Luboš Bělka, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Aleš Chalupa, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Radek Kundt, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Dr. phil. Anna Michalík Kvíčalová, MA (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Dalibor Papoušek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. David Václavík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Valtrová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Iva Doležalová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zuzana Kubovčáková, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Eva Kundtová Klocová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martin Lang, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Michaela Ondrašinová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D.
Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Ivona Vrzalová
Supplier department: Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
RLA19 Master's Thesis Seminar I
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 is focused on the preparation of an advanced provisional version of the masters's thesis by a student through regular consultations with the thesis supervisor. The frequency of these consultations depends on the needs of the student and takes into account the level of student's progress. I this course, an advanced provisional version of a masters's thesis means a thesis that is practically completed regarding the content but requires further minor modifications based on the supervisor's feedback or partial formal corrections and final proofreading. Based on supervisor's feedback, a final version of the masters's thesis is prepared and later submitted as an outcome of the follow-up course RLDPM (Master diploma thesis).
Learning outcomes
After the successful completion of this course, a student:
- will be able to compose an academic text in the form of masters's thesis;
- will be able reflect the supervisor's feedback and recommendations and incorporate them in a final version of masters's thesis;
- will be able to find a suitable citation system and use it consistently and correctly throughout the masters's thesis;
- will be able to prepare a text of masters's thesis that will meet all the requirements obligatory for the academic texts in humanities and social sciences.
  • Individual consultations with the thesis supervisor; work on the preparation of an advanced provisional version of master's thesis.
    required literature
  • KUBÁTOVÁ, Helena and Dušan ŠIMEK. Od abstraktu do závěrečné práce : jak napsat diplomovou práci ve společenskovědních a humanitních oborech : praktická příručka. 4., přeprac. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2007. 90 s. ISBN 9788024415895. info
  • POKORNÝ, Jiří. Úspěšnost zaručena : jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci. Vyd. 1. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2004. 207 s. ISBN 807204348X. info
    recommended literature
  • ECO, Umberto. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Translated by Ivan Seidl. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 8071981737. info
Teaching methods
Individual work of the student on the preparation of an advanced provisional version of master's thesis in close collaboration with the thesis supervisor; reaction to an expert feedback from the supervisor and finalization of the text according to all formal requirements mandatory for master's thesis.
Assessment methods
Colloquium is awarded by the course coordinator after the consultation with a particulat thesis supervisor.
Conditions for the successful completion of the course:
- The timely submission of an advanced provisional version of master's thesis and its acceptance by the thesis supervisor (100%).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: Posluchači diplomového studia religionistiky zapisují ve 4. semestru studia.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, 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, Spring 2022.
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