Course detail

Diploma Seminar (M-TEP)

FSI-ID6Acad. year: 2020/2021

Presentation of diploma thesis objectives. Content and formal aspects of diploma thesis elaboration. Principles of correct publication. Obvious errors of written text. Presentation of diploma thesis partial results.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Professional and formal aspects of diploma thesis elaboration. Improvement of written and oral presentation capabilities.


Professional knowledge of environmental engineering, with respect to diploma thesis subject.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Odborná literatura související s tématem diplomové práce. Technical literature cohered with subject of diploma thesis.
MARTÍNEK, Zdeněk. Počítačová typogratie srozumitelně... s Wordem. 1. vyd. České Budějovice: KOPP, 1996. ISBN 80-85828-75-8.
BOLDIŠ, Petr. Bibliografické citace dokumentů podle ČSN ISO 690 a ČSN ISO 690-2: Část 1 a 2.
Firemní dokumentace, normy, předpisy. Company technical documentation, standards, rules.
BARRASS, Robert. Scientists must write: a guide to better writing for scientists, engineers and students. Abingdon: Routledge, 2002. 2nd ed. xvi, 204 s. ISBN 0-415-26996-2 (brož.)
REJTHAROVÁ, Vlasta. Letter Writer: Příručka písemného styku pro vědecké a odborné pracovníky. 3. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1985.

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

The course-unit credit requirements: Active participation in seminars and two presentations of diploma thesis.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Learning of skills needed for public presentation of professional technical work.

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

Attendance at seminars is obligatory. Two presentations of diploma thesis and written study are required.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-TEP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Goals, content, form, and time schedule of seminars.
Presentation I.: Objectives of diploma thesis - Part 1.
Presentation I.: Objectives of diploma thesis - Part 2.
Formal aspects of diploma thesis elaboration I.
Formal aspects of diploma thesis elaboration II.
Workshop I.: Plagiarism.
Evaluation of written studies.
Firm presentations I.
Presentation II.: Content of diploma thesis - Part 1.
Presentation II.: Content of diploma thesis - Part 2.
Workshop II.: Elaboration and presentation of diploma thesis.
Firm presentations II.
Evaluation of course assets and credit requirements.