Course detail

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

FSI-TSRAcad. year: 2018/2019

Each student is required to deliver one or two fifteen-minutes reports on the results achieved when working out his/her diploma project. The presentation should meet the requirements for a short paper typical for conferences or for an introductory speech at the defence of the diploma thesis.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Experience of preparation and presentation of a conference speech.


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

The course is taught through exercises which are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is conditional on active participation in the seminars and delivery of a short conference speech.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is to teach students how to prepare an oral conference contribution and to defend their results and views in a discussion.

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

Type of course unit



13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


The students are informed in detail about the requirements of a fifteen minutes conference speach. Each student delivers such a speech the subject of which is his/her diploma project and the content and form of the spech is immediately discussed at the seminar.