Course detail

Diploma Seminar (M-VSY)

FSI-GD1Acad. year: 2020/2021

The purpose of the course is for students to getmethodology for research and development work and to acquire the ability to present, in written and orally, the results obtained in the course of working out the diploma project. The results are analysed and evaluated in order to reach more complex results.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with general principles of working out a project. They will be able to elaborate documentation for the solved problem, and to present orally the results obtained in the course of working out the project.


Basic knowledge acquired in the course of previous study, especially of project and design of production machines


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

POKORNÝ, J. Myslet kreativně, 1. vyd. Brno: CERM, 2004. 124 s. ISBN 80-7204-324-2
HIERHOLD, E. Rétorika a prezentace. 1 vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2005. 392 s. ISBN 80-214-0802-2
POKORNÝ, J. Paměť, učení, tvořivost. 1. vyd. Brno: VUT v Brně, 1996. 78 s. ISBN 80-214-0802-2
ČSN ISO 5966:1995. Formální úprava vědeckých zpráv. Praha: ČSNI, 1995. 32 s. MDT 06.055
MELOU, M.; MILITKÝ, J. Statistické zpracování experimentálních dat. 1. vyd. Praha: PLUS s,r,o, 1994. 839 s. ISBN 80-85297-56-6
ČSN ISO 7144: 1996. Formální úprava disertací a podobných dokumentů. Praha: ČSNI, 1996. 21 s.
ČSN ISO 690-1: 1996. Bibliografické citace. Obsah, forma a struktura. Praha: ČSNI, 1996. 32 s.
POKORNÝ, J. Úspěšnost zaručena - Jak efektivně zpracovat a obhájit diplomovou práci, 1. vyd. Brno: CERM, 2004. 207 s. ISBN 80-7204-348-X

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

Requirements for credits: Present results in written form – cca 30 pages

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is for students to work out and submit the final projects and the diploma projects in the given terms.

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

1. Attendance at laboratory seminars is required in 100 % 2. Properly elaborated and approved reports of the laboratory tutorials

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2V-P Master's

    branch M-VSY , 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction
2. Methodology for diploma work
3. Instructions for own work on diploma thema
4. Basics of rhetoric
5. Aim to presentation goal
6. - 8. Written and oral presentation of results obtained in the course of working out the diploma project.
9. Structure of information and arguments.
10. Personal bearing
11. - 12. Oral presentation takes the form of a defence before the student group and the teachers.
13. Credit