Course detail

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


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

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


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

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