Diploma Seminar (M-IMB)
FSI-RD8Acad. year: 2015/2016
This course should help students to elaborate and to present their diploma projects at a high professional level. They are introduced to the methodology and technology of scientific research, to the realization of literature retrievals, to the content-bearing and formal requirements of a diploma project. Principal ethical features of scientific work and of oral and written presentations are overviewed. Students are warned of substantial content-bearing mistakes, which frequently occur in diploma projects. The way of presenting a diploma project is shown. The title and content of everybody's own diploma project are consulted with each of the students.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students get information about a systematic approach to the diploma project realization, to its content, structural and formal sides. The way of diploma project presentation.
Knowledge of problems concerning the individual diploma project.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Janíček P., Ondráček E.: Řešení problémů modelováním. Skriptum VUT v Brně, FS, PC-DIR Real, 1998.
Janíček P.: Systémové pojetí vybraných oborů pro techniky.
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
Individual interview with every student about his own diploma project.
Language of instruction
The aim is to increase the standard of diploma projects upon the systematic level.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Presence in seminars is required and recorded.
Type of course unit
52 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1.Characteristics and division of scientific works.
2.Charakteristics of a diploma project.
3.System approach to the diploma project.
4.Problem situations and problems - definition and comprehensive analyses.
5.Approaches and methods in solutions to problems.
6.Logical methods, system analysis.
7.Statistical methods, modelling.
8.Creation of systems of significant quantities at real systems – creation of partial models.
9.Structure and methodology of computational modelling.
10.Credibility of results of modelling.
11.Factual side of the diploma project.
12.Formal and language side of the diploma project.
13.Presentation of the diploma project.