RLA14 Minor Thesis Seminar

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
PhDr. Iva Doležalová (lecturer)
Mgr. Jakub Cigán, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Milan Fujda, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Luboš Bělka, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Aleš Chalupa, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Radek Kundt, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Dr. phil. Anna Michalík Kvíčalová, MA (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Dalibor Papoušek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. David Václavík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Valtrová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. David Zbíral, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Iva Doležalová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zuzana Kubovčáková, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Dušan Vávra, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jana Valtrová, Ph.D.
Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Ivona Vrzalová
Supplier department: Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Wed 12:00–13:40 J507
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 subject is focused on the preparation of Minor Bachelor's thesis. In addition to several joint seminars devoted to student presentations of preliminary versions of Minor Bachelor's theses research projects, the course consists of individual consultations with individual theses supervisors according to the student's needs and regarding the level and progress of the work. The thesis solves a partial research problem in a complexity corresponding to the type of study.
Based on topic specification and individual consultations with a thesis supervisor, the students will receive an official assignment of bachelor's thesis.
Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students:
- Prove the ability to design a research problem and specify a research question
- will be able to choose the appropriate method for addressing a particular research question
- be able to compose a concise research project
- will be able to conduct a thorough bibliographic research to solve a selected research problem
  • An introductory class; student presentations of provisional versions of Minor Bachelor's theses projects; individual consultations with the thesis supervisor
    required literature
  • KUBÁTOVÁ, Helena and Dušan ŠIMEK. Od abstraktu do závěrečné práce : jak napsat diplomovou práci ve společenskovědních a humanitních oborech : praktická příručka. 4., přeprac. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2007. 90 s. ISBN 9788024415895. info
  • POKORNÝ, Jiří. Úspěšnost zaručena : jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci. Vyd. 1. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2004. 207 s. ISBN 807204348X. info
    recommended literature
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
Teaching methods
Individual work on the final version of the Bachelor's thesis, consultations with the thesis supervisor; a presentation of the preliminary version of the Bachelor's thesis project on a joint seminar.
Assessment methods
Colloquium is awarded by the course coordinator based on consultations with theses supervisors
Conditions for the successful completion of the course
(a) preparation of the final version of the Bachelor's thesis project, on the basis of which the thesis supervisor will compose the official assignment of the Minor Bachelor's thesis and enter it into Masaryk University Information System (80%);
(b) presentation of the topic of the Minor Bachelor's thesis and a preliminary version the Minor Bachelor's thesis project by the student at a joint seminar (20%).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Posluchači religionistiky povinně zapisují v 5. semestru studia.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2001, Spring 2002, 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, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, 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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