The methodology of creation the final assignment
FP-MTZPMAcad. year: 2020/2021
The course focuses especially on the following topics:
Professionalism, scientific methodology and creativity, structure of the diploma thesis and formal requirements for its layout, information resources and literature quotations, mistakes frequently occurring in elaboration of diploma thesis, working hypotheses, problem-solving methods, presentation of diploma thesis.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Having completed the course, students will be able to define a problem, to find, organize and generalize information, to create working hypothesises, to find and use suitable methods for solution to the given problem, and to compose a defence.
In compliance with Bachelor programmes at Faculty of Business and Management, BUT
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
ISO norma 690
ŠIROKÝ, Jan. Tvoříme a publikujeme odborné texty. Vyd. 1. Brno: Computer Press, 2011, 208 s. ISBN 978-80-251 (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught through seminars, where students are learning different methods of creating thesis.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
The graded course-unit credit is awarded on the following conditions:
Delivery and presentation of written essay.
Language of instruction
Topics of seminars are the following:
- Methodology of creative work
- Searching and processing information
- Formal aspects of complex written
- Literature quotations
- Model structure of diploma thesis
- Formal requirements on diploma thesis and most frequent errors
- Practikal presentation of diploma thesis study
The main objective of the course is to make students familiar with intellectual work methodology, ways of retrieving, processing and use of information, as well as with the formal aspects of the diploma thesis. It focuses also on mastering basic skills when preparing for, working out and presenting the diploma thesis.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Submitting the requested materials on time.
Absent students have to submit requested materials in an alternative term.
Type of course unit
13 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer