VPLn4511 Research Project Seminar

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 8 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Miroslav Suchanec, Ph.D., M.Sc. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Jiří Winkler, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Ondřej Hora, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Kateřina Kubalčíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Sirovátka, CSc.
Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Policy and Social Work - Faculty of Social Studies
Mon 8:00–9:40 U42
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 11 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The goal of the course is to develop the methodological skills of the students, potential of their application and capacity of individual and team research work in applied social research, social policy, social work, employment policy.
Learning outcomes
after completing the course the students - is able to apply the general knowledge in empirical research - able to identify the partial research task within a broader research project - able of targeted empirical research - able to formulate the empirical findings - able to formulate policy recommendations
  • Seminars: Students subscribe themselves to the research topic of Research Institute of Labour and Social Affairs. First seminar - introduction into research, reccommended literature. Second seminar - introduction by team leaders into the specific research task. Third seminar - proposal of the individual task for the student, elaboration Other seminars - consultations on research task of the student Research report cca 20-30 pages and enclosures.
  • individuálně doporučená podle tématu výzkumu
Teaching methods
Individual consultations. Literature to the research topic cca 500 pages.
Assessment methods
Output: research report. Assesment. Credit
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Po konzultacích na brněnském pracovišti Výzkumném ústavu práce a sociálních věcí bude zpracován individuální výzkumný úkol.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Probíhá formou individuálního výzkumného úkolu.
Credit evaluation note: 2 původní kredity.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Spring 2024.
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