Course detail

Term paper

FP-SspKAcad. year: 2022/2023

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.
According to the above principles to process the theoretical part diploma thesis.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

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.


Knowledge and utilization of basic intellectual operations.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course contains lectures that explain basic principles, problems and methodology of the discipline, and exercises that promote the practical knowledge of the subject presented in the lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The graded course-unit credit is awarded on the following conditions:
Delivery of partial reports, submission and presentation of a study related to the diploma thesis. Final grade reflects timeliness, completeness and the quality of submitted materials.

Course curriculum

Topics of seminars are the following:
- Professionalism in life and work
- Basic intellectual operation
- 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
- Tactics of defence of own opinions
- Practical presentation of diploma thesis study

Work placements

Not applicable.


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 in declared control days.
Absent students have to submit requested materials in an alternative

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-SRP-KS Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit


Guided consultation in combined form of studies

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer