PSD_DP Doctoral dissertation

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 25 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Kateřina Bartošová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Marek Blatný, DrSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Iva Burešová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jaroslava Dosedlová, Dr. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Jana Marie Havigerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Anton Heretik, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Martina Hřebíčková, Dr., DSc. (lecturer)
PhDr. Pavel Humpolíček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Helena Klimusová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Irena Komendová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Bohumíra Lazarová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Alena Slezáčková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Mojmír Svoboda, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Čeněk Šašinka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Josef Švancara, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Mojmír Tyrlík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Urbánek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Lubomír Vašina, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdenka Stránská, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
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
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Course objectives
The course involves the completion and submission of a doctoral dissertation on a topic specified by the supervisor that meets the requirements for doctoral dissertations in the field.
Basic general requirements for doctoral dissertations are stated in the Study and Examination Regulations of Masaryk University as of June 27, 2017 (with effect from September 1, 2017), Part Four: Studies in a Doctoral Degree Programme, Section 31: Doctoral Thesis (
Basic requirements on a doctoral dissertation: The dissertation must contain original and published research or research accepted for publication. The student must demonstrate the ability of conducting research independently, which involves critically evaluating relevant theories, integrating knowledge from a large body of relevant literature, proposing adequate research design(s) for addressing the research questions, and implementing the proposal by collecting and correctly analysing data and discussing the results adequately, including potential applications and further research directions.
The recommended length of a doctoral dissertation is 180,000 characters.
Learning outcomes
The outcome of the course is a completed doctoral dissertation ready for submission for evaluation. The student will prove the ability of independent scientific work and will be able to: critically evaluate the relevant theoretical starting points of the thesis, synthesize the knowledge of the relevant professional literature, propose the research design of the work, and then implement the own research project (in accordance with the principles of ethics of psychological research) how to analyze and discuss its outcomes, possibly propose appropriate measures or further research direction in the field.
  • Basic requirements on a doctoral dissertation:
  • The dissertation must contain original and published research or research accepted for publication.
  • Seznam literárních pramenů se řídí zadaným tématem disertační práce.
Teaching methods
Consultations with the dissertation supervisor
Assessment methods
Credit for the course is awarded by the supervisor. The dissertation must be continuously consulted with the dissertation supervisor.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms 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, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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