Course detail

Diploma Project II (M-KSI, M-PDS)

FSI-ZD5Acad. year: 2017/2018

The course is intended to facilitate students’ work on their diploma theses. The output of each thesis is in addition to the text part also one of the following outputs: article in proceedings or in periodical, utility or industrial model or technically realized result (prototype, functional sample).

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will be able to apply the knowledge obtained during the master's degree program for their individual specified issues including the forming of given outputs within the required deadlines.


Knowledge gained during the study related to the topic of diploma thesis.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ŠIROKÝ, Jan. Tvoříme a publikujeme odborné texty. Vyd. 1. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-251-3510-5. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Elaboration of diploma thesis outputs under professional supervision. Consultation of a work plan, design variations, analyses, and interpretation of results. Interpretation of the required theory and recommendations of scientific literature related to the problem. Training and assistance in working with special measuring equipment and realization of experiments. Supervisor will ensure terms in the form of funds and equipment for successful outputs of diploma thesis.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is awarded on the following conditions: active work on diploma thesis, which is confirmed by supervisor, submission of the text part of diploma thesis and all required outcomes. Active application for the final state exam.
Credit will be given for delivery of thesis outputs defined in the in the thesis assignment and submission of text part in physical and electronic form. All outputs in electronic form (text, attachments, photographic documentation of physical outputs) must be submitted via e-learning system Moodle in the required time.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The course objective is to process the requested outputs of according to thesis specification.

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

Teaching is controlled by supervisor of diploma thesis. If the supervisor is not satisfied with a student's result, the student will be assigned extra work to intensify the effort.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2A-P Master's

    branch M-PDS , 2. year of study, summer semester, 24 credits, compulsory

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-KSI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 24 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Supervision of Master’s thesis

156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Areas of study are given individually by the supervisor of the diploma thesis. Individual work of the student is consulted and supervised with focus to the detailed elaborating of the following chapters of the thesis (according type):
Investigative thesis
• The final design solution
• Discussion
• Conclusion
Developmental engineering thesis
• Results
• Discussion
• Conclusion
Developmental design thesis
• Resulting shape solution
• Design technological and ergonomical solution
• Color and graphical solution
• Discussion
• Conclusion
Level of work outputs is also consulted and controlled according to the type defined by assignment. It can be one of the following types:
• Article in proceedings or in periodical
• Utility model
• Industrial model
• Prototype
• Functional sample