Course detail

Dissertation seminar 3

FaVU-3SDP3Acad. year: 2020/2021

The seminar represents a basic platform where the mentor and the doctoral student meet and discuss the progress and issues of the thesis. The main aim of the seminar is continuous supervision of the disseration project - both its textual and its creative part (according to the individual needs of the doctoral student). The content of the seminar reflects the phase of the student's individual study plan. During the initial semesters the focus is on heuristics and so the essential part of the tutorails consists of recomendations of relevant adademic literature and other relevant resources (archives, institutions, people) connected with the subject of the thesis. In the following semesters, students gradually shift their attention towards their own research and work on the dissertation in both its aspects.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The seminar leads students to doctoral state exam and specification of the dissertation project.




Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.


Monografické publikace, sborníky a periodika dle individuálního zaměření jednotlivých studentů DSP.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Methods of teaching are derived from the mode of instruction and are defined by the Dean's regulation of the FFA BUT for the studies in the doctoral program.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Non-letter grade.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum



The seminar is a platform where the dissertation is discuss with the mentor.

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

The mentor gives a non-letter grade the student each semester on the basis of the student's completion of the individual study plan and on the basis of fulfilling the assignments connected with work on the dissertaion text and the student's creative practice.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUD Doctoral

    branch VUUP_DK3 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme VUD Doctoral

    branch VUUP_DP4 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme VUD Doctoral

    branch VUUP_DK4 , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory