Course detail

Diploma Seminar I (M-FIN, M-PMO)

FSI-TSDAcad. year: 2011/2012

Each student is required to deliver a thirty-minute lecture dealing with his/her diploma project. He/she also presents the subject in a written form as a paper to be offered to a scientific journal.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Experience of an oral and a written presentation of technical papers.


Students are supposed to have the knowledge acquired during the study related to the topic of their theses.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

časopis (journal): American Journal of Physics
časopis (journal): Jemná mechanika a optika.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is conditional on 1. Active participation in the seminars. 2. Delivery of a lecture. 3. Working out a technical paper.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is to teach students how to prepare an oral and a written presentation of technical papers.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at seminars is obligatory and is checked by the tutor. Missed lessons may be compensated for by the agreement with the tutor.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2A-P Master's

    branch M-FIN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch M-PMO , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


The students are informed in detail about the requirements of both oral (30 minutes) and written forms of a scientific or technical paper.
Each student delivers a thirty minutes lecture dealing with his/her diploma project and the subject and the form of the lecture is immediately discussed at the seminar. The student treats the subject of the lecture also in the written form which is reviewed by the supervisor.