Course detail

Diploma Seminar (M-KSB)

FSI-XD8Acad. year: 2020/2021

The purpose of the course is for students to get methodology 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.


Students must have prepared the outcomes obtained when working out their diploma theses.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

HIERHOLD, E. Rétorika a prezentace. 1 vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2005. 392 s. ISBN 80-214-0802-2. (CS)
POKORNÝ, J. Myslet kreativně, 1. vyd. Brno: CERM, 2004. 124 s. ISBN 80-7204-324-2. (CS)
ČSN ISO 215:2001. Dokumentace - Formální úprava příspěvků do periodik a jiných seriálových publikací. Praha: ČNI, 2001. (CS)
POKORNÝ, J. Paměť, učení, tvořivost. 1. vyd. Brno: VUT v Brně, 1996. 78 s. ISBN 80-214-0802-2. (CS)
ČSN ISO 7144. Formální úprava disertací a podobných dokumentů. Praha: ČNI, 1996. (CS)
ČSN ISO 690. Pravidla pro bibliografické odkazy a citace informačních zdrojů. Praha: UNMZ, 2011. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through consultations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for credits: Present results in written form – cca 20 pages.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is to teach students how to present the outcomes of their own work and to prepare themselves for the final defence.

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

Attendance in the course is recommended.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

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

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction
2. Methodology for diploma work
3. Basics of rhetoric
4. Written and oral presentation.
5. Credit