Course detail

Bachelor Thesis Seminar

FEKT-BPC-BTSAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course prepares students for writing their Bachelor thesis. They learn methods of investigation, structuring and composition of academic texts, and formal requirements placed on the genre of Bachelor thesis.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Not applicable.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

The introduction of the main ideas of the planned Bachelor thesis in the written form and in the presentation.
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.


The objective of the course is to teach students methods of investigation and formal properties of Bachelor thesis and prepare them for the composition of their Bachelor theses. Attention will be given to the use of sources and references. The course will also utilise skills and knowledge from other courses, namely Written Professional Texts and Presentations.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

LEKI, Ilona. Academic writing: exploring processes and strategies. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN 978-0521657686. (CS)
HYLAND, Ken. English for Academic Purposes. Routledge, 2006. ISBN 6610538980. (CS)

Recommended reading

KNITTLOVÁ, Dagmar. Funkční styly v angličtině a češtině. 2., upr. vyd. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 1990.
SWALES, John. Genre analysis: English in academic and research settings. 4th print. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Cambridge applied linguistics series. ISBN 0521338131. (CS)
JORDAN, R. R. English for academic purposes: a resource book for teachers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Cambridge language teaching library. ISBN 052155618X. (CS)

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-APE Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

  • Programme AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , 3. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer



Academic writing

Stating the objectives and hypotheses

Selection of methods

Materials and data gathering

Relevant information in the text

Sources and citations

Evaluation of results, drawing conclusions


Argumentation and defence