Course detail

Semestral Project

ÚSI-RSSEPAcad. year: 2020/2021

The acquisition of knowledge and skills in the area of producing one’s own independent creative work, including the written and oral presentation of the achieved interim results of that work.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn the basic rules for working procedures related to the investigation of research projects, and will gain experience when executing the project for the production of their own Master’s thesis, including the production schedule, the definition of the priority of investigated issues, the determination of methods and goals for the solution of a technical problem, and the defence of the proposed solution.


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ČMEJROKOVÁ, S, DANEŠ, F., SVĚTLÁ, J. Jak napsat odborný text. Praha:LEDA, spol.s r.o., 1999, 255 str. ISBN 80-85927-69-1
SILVERMAN, D. Ako robiť kvalitatívny výskum. Bratislava: Ikar, a.s., 2005, 327str. ISBN80-551-0904-4
BOLDIŠ, P. Bibliografické citace dokumentu podle CSN ISO 690 a CSN ISO 690-2: Část 1 - Citace: metodika a obecná pravidla. Verze 3.3.c 1999-2004, poslední aktualizace 11.11. 2004.
HIERHOLD, E.: Rétorika a prezentace, 1. vydání Praha: Grada Publishing, 2005. 392 s. ISBN 80-247-0782-9
ŠESTÁK, Z. Jak psát a přednášet o vědě Praha: Academia, 2000. 204 str. ISBN 80-200-0755-5
Zákon č. 35/1965 Sb. o dílech literárních, vědeckých a uměleckých.
Autorské právo, průmyslová práva podle stavu k 13.5. 1998. Ostrava: Sagit, 1998. ISBN 80-7208-069-5.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Students’ knowledge and skills will be evaluated continuously based on the following results: the creation of a Master’s thesis, the schedule of work, the definition of the problem, the setting of goals, the methods and procedure to be used for the solution, the production of a literature review concerning the investigated issues based on the analysis of available specialised foreign and domestic information sources, the presentation of progress made and the interim conclusions of the Master’s thesis.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, specification of means and goals
2. Basics of scientific work, requirements for the processing of specialised texts
3. Structure, schedule of work, definition of goals needed to achieve a solution, determination of methods, achievement of results and their interpretation, formal requirements
4. Introduction to the basic concepts of a professional approach to work
5. Basic thought operations
6. Methods used during creative work
7. Use of information sources, principles of correct citation (ČSN / ISO 690)
8. Basics of rhetoric, personal presentation
9. Presentation methods, and principles useful for the defence of results
10. – 12. Oral presentation (ppt) and defence of interim Master’s thesis results, analysis of problems, proposal of subsequent steps
13. Summary, discussion, award of credit


Initiation of the investigation of issues dealt with in the student’s Master’s thesis, the planning of the investigation and proposal of the stages of the thesis production process, the creation of literature research, the provision of an introduction to the methods and principles of the creation of specialised work, the analysis and presentation of achieved interim results, the creation of conditions for the successful completion of the Master’s thesis.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme RRTES_P Master's

    specialization RRES , 2. year of study, winter semester, 9 credits, compulsory
    specialization RRTS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 9 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



78 hours, optionally

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