CJXL06 MA thesis

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Miroslav Balaštík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Hana Bočková, Dr. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Petr Bubeníček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tereza Dědinová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Fišer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Fonioková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michal Fránek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Miroslav Kotásek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Luisa Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Michaela Soleiman pour Hashemi, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jan Tlustý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Zuzana Urválková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Fišer, Ph.D.
Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Eva Zachová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Literature - 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
Course objectives
Instructions relating to formal aspects of an M.A. thesis, its minimum extent and the procedure of submitting follow current instructions of Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University. An M.A. thesis is focused on a partial aspect from the sphere of linguistics or literary studies, corresponding with issues dealt with within the M.A. programme Czech Language and Literature. An M.A. thesis is based on empirical research the basis of which is student’s innovative approach to the topic. The concept of an M.A. thesis may be of theoretical, practical or applied character. Students are expected to prove their capability to judge scholarly texts critically, to choose the concept/theoretical framework of the thesis on the basis of the sources, to collect/evaluate the data and to formulate conclusions. An M.A. thesis must follow the minimum standards/requirements of the particular discipline relating to how sources are quoted and how formal aspects of the thesis are processed.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
• Create a hypothesis, curriculum, and timetable for a literary qualification work;
• Find and process relevant literature according to the thematic focus of their work;
• Collect relevant research material by adequate methods;
• describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate the collected material;
• write qualification work on the required scale and standard content quality, linguistic and formal as required by the bachelor's literary work.
  • The thesis solves a partial problem corresponding with the particular type of study programme. The authors must demonstrate their ability to create an independent scholarly work (work with sources, analysis of the material and independently formulated conclusions). The thesis is evaluated by the tutor and reviewer.
    recommended literature
  • MEŠKO, Dušan, Dušan KATUŠČÁK and Ján FINDRA. Akademická příručka. České, upr. vyd. Martin: Osveta, 2006. 481 s. ISBN 8080632197. info
  • FILKA, Jaroslav. Metodika tvorby diplomové práce :praktická pomůcka pro studenty vysokých škol. 1. vyd. Brno: Knihař, 2002. 223 s. ISBN 80-86292. info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
    not specified
  • Literatura je zadána po dohodě s vedoucím práce.
Teaching methods
Individual supervision.
Assessment methods
Acceptance of the work.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
General note: Získání příslušného počtu kreditů je podmíněno: a) absolvováním dvousemestrálního semináře k diplomové práci, b) odevzdáním diplomové práce vedoucímu.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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