Course detail

Diploma Seminar (M-MET)

FSI-RD6Acad. year: 2020/2021

The aim of course is to make students familiar with the methodology and resources necessary for finishing their diploma projects. It teach them how to formulate the contents, goals and methods of problem solving, as well as to evaluate achieved results.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student have to proof ability to solve the project with required quality, have the ability to formulate engineering conclusions as well as to present results in a specified form.


Students are expected to have the knowledge of studied specialisation which is necessary to successfully finish the diploma project.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Janíček, Ondráček: Řešení problémů modelováním. PC-DIR Real, Brno, 1998.
Wright I.V. Design methods in engineering and product design. McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Počet stran: 285

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

Final classification of the student will be based on continuous evaluation of the diploma project and preliminary presentation of achieved results.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of course is to provide students with a support necessary to finish their projects fast and effectively as well as to supervise their stage of project solution.

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

Participation in the lessons is required and systematically controlled by the teacher. Absence may be compensated for by the individual agreement with the teacher.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2A-P Master's

    branch M-MET , 2. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1-2. Structure of diploma projects.
3-4. Basic principles of working out a diploma project.
5-6. Methodology of literature search.
7-8. Screening control of diploma project stage.
9-10. Methods applied when presenting results.
13. Course-unit credit awarding.