Course detail

Diploma Seminar (M-KSB)

FSI-XD8Acad. year: 2023/2024

The course continues to address issues that were assigned as a diploma project.

In order to verify and improve the verbal presentation of the results of the solution, the student defends the proposed method of solution in front of the teachers and classmates and presents the achieved results.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Students must have prepared the outcomes obtained when working out their diploma theses.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Requirements for credits: Present results in written form – cca 20 pages.
Attendance in the course is recommended.


The aim of the course is to teach students how to present the outcomes of their own work and to prepare themselves for the final defence.
Students will be made familiar with general principles of working out a project. They will be able to elaborate documentation for the solved problem, and to present orally the results obtained in the course of working out the project.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

HIERHOLD, E. Rétorika a prezentace. 1 vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2005. 392 s. ISBN 80-214-0802-2. (CS)
ČSN ISO 215:2001. Dokumentace - Formální úprava příspěvků do periodik a jiných seriálových publikací. Praha: ČNI, 2001. (CS)
ČSN ISO 7144. Formální úprava disertací a podobných dokumentů. Praha: ČNI, 1996. (CS)
ČSN ISO 690. Pravidla pro bibliografické odkazy a citace informačních zdrojů. Praha: UNMZ, 2011. (CS)

Recommended reading

POKORNÝ, J. Myslet kreativně, 1. vyd. Brno: CERM, 2004. 124 s. ISBN 80-7204-324-2. (CS)
POKORNÝ, J. Paměť, učení, tvořivost. 1. vyd. Brno: VUT v Brně, 1996. 78 s. ISBN 80-214-0802-2. (CS)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-KSB-P Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction, specification of thesis requirements
2. Methodology for diploma work
3. Basics of rhetoric
4. Written and oral presentation
5. Credit