FAVBPa120 B.A. Project

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Michal Večeřa, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Jaromír Blažejovský, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Tereza Bochinová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Šárka Jelínek Gmiterková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Radomír D. Kokeš, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Martin Kos (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ondřej Pavlík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Pavel Skopal, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Dita Stuchlíková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Kateřina Šrámková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Veinhauer (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Pavel Skopal, Ph.D.
Department of Film Studies and Audiovisual Culture – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Michal Večeřa, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Film Studies and Audiovisual Culture – Faculty of Arts
Tue 27. 2. 14:00–17:40 C34, Tue 12. 3. 14:00–17:40 C34, Tue 19. 3. 14:00–17:40 C34, Tue 9. 4. 14:00–17:40 C34, Tue 23. 4. 14:00–17:40 C34
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
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
A seminar dedicated to the preparation of a bachelor diploma thesis project. At the end of the course, the students will have finished a project in which they will continue to work in the follow-up diploma seminars in the case of completus or maior study program. For the students of the minor program, this elaborated project will be the final result, but the students will acquire the necessary skills for their possible future research.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students will have been able to complete the project of bachelor thesis, whether analytical or research, especially to:
- suggest a suitable working title for a bachelor thesis,
- formulate basic research questions and working hypotheses,
- study available literature and explore the results of the current researches,
- research at archives,
- clarify the method of research,
- create a work plan,
- think through the structure of a thesis and suggest its parts,
- define the corpus of the analyzed films,
- compile a list of sources and secondary literature,
- present the project and to defend it in question.
  • Introduction
  • Theme suggestion
  • Methodologie
  • Study of secondary literature
  • Archival research
  • Project elaboration
  • Project presentation
  • Final discussion
    required literature
  • BECKER, Howard. Writing for Social Scientists. How to Start & Finish Your Thesis, Book, Or Article. Chicago - London: The University of Chicago Press, 2008.
    recommended literature
  • KOKEŠ, Radomír D. Rozbor filmu (Film Analysis). Vydání první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015. 264 pp. Spisy Masarykovy univerzity v Brně, Filozofická fakulta ; 430. ISBN 978-80-210-7756-0. URL Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 8071981737. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussions, individual consultations, homework, research in libraries and archives.
Assessment methods
Final discussion over the elaborated project.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Kurs je určen k absolvování ve 4. semestru studia.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2025.
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