BKV_BAS1 Bachelor Thesis Seminar 1

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Laura Fónadová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Guzi, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Vladimír Hyánek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Dagmar Špalková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Vladimír Hyánek, Ph.D.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Prerequisites (in Czech)
BKV_TEBP Bachelor Thesis
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 aim of the seminar is to understand the content and formal requirements for the preparation of the Bachelor's thesis. The main objective of the seminar is therefore: to learn the methodology associated with the formulation of the objectives of the Bachelor's thesis and the definition of the initial hypotheses. Within the framework of the seminar, students will also get acquainted with the selection of methodological procedures of its processing, with the selection of information sources, with the generalization of the obtained knowledge.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- formulate thesis objectives properly;
- set proper working hypotheses;
- choose relevant methods to work up the thesis;
- choose information sources;
- generalize acquired pieces of knowledge;
- present the thesis as well as its contribution.
  • Main contentual and formal requirements imposed on thesis elaboration.
  • Main criteria for thesis evaluation.
  • Most frequent problems connected with thesis elaboration and defending.
  • Information sources. Citations, sources research, ethics, plagiatorism.
  • Individual consultations for a detailed objective setting, thesis structure and methodics for a particular student's thesis.
    required literature
  • Aktuální studijní materiály předmětu Akademické psaní. https://www.econ.muni.cz/akap
  • http://www.econ.muni.cz/t619/
    recommended literature
  • ŠTĚPÁNEK, Libor, Janice DE HAAFF, Alena HRADILOVÁ, Colin KIMBRELL and David SCHÜLLER. Academic English - Akademická angličtina: Průvodce anglickým jazykem pro studenty, akademiky a vědce (Academic English). 2. aktualizované vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, a. s., 2018. 224 pp. ISBN 978-80-271-0842-8. info
  • TICHÁ, Michaela. Průvodce psaním závěrečných prací : (nejenom pro ekonomy). Vydání první. Ostrava: Institut vzdělávání Sokrates, 2013. 150 stran. ISBN 9788086572772. info
  • ZBÍRAL, Robert. Příručka psaní seminárních a jiných vysokoškolských odborných prací. Praha: Linde, 2009. 159 s. ISBN 9788072017799. info
  • GERŠLOVÁ, Jana. Vádemékum vědecké a odborné práce. 1. vyd. [Praha]: Professional Publishing, 2009. 148 s. ISBN 9788074310027. info
Teaching methods
Teaching takes place in the form of lectures and individual consultations of the student with the supervisor. According to the specific instructions of the thesis supervisor, the teaching may also include, for example, a presentation or thesis defence.
Assessment methods
There are two requirements students have to fulfill:
(1) active attendance at both group and individual consultations;
(2) measurable progress in the text of a thesis.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Note related to how often the course is taught: 4 hodiny.
General note: Úvodní přednáška dle rozvrhu. Dále průběžné konzultace s vedoucím práce.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
Additional recommended sources:

1. Czech norm – ČSN 01 6910. Guidelines for text writing and layout of word processed documents, ČNI, 1997

2. Binding information for the elaboration of Diploma and Bachelor theses. Study catalogues of the Faculty of Economics and Administration for both the full-time and distant form of study for the respective academic year.

The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, 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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