Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / Bachelor Thesis
Course code:BP1
Course title in language of instruction:Bakalářská práce
Course title in Czech:Bakalářská práce
Course title in English:Bachelor Thesis
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (10 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/0; part-time, 0/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Semester:SS 2020/2021 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Radka Smýkalová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:none
 
Aims of the course:Student will write a bachelor's thesis on a chosen topic corresponding with her/his study program, using the knowledge and skills acquired during the study.
Course contents:
1.Selection of a thesis topic, consultation with a supervisor of the thesis, determination of principles for the thesis elaboration, filling thesis form in UIS MENDELU by the thesis supervisor (allowance 0/0)
2.Literature review -- study of literature related to the thesis topic. Review will be used for the purpose of elaboration of chapters: Introduction, Literature Review, Material and Methods, and Discussion (allowance 0/0)
3.The preparation of the methodology, consultations with the supervisor of the thesis (allowance 0/0)
4.Data collection, consultations with the supervisor of the thesis (allowance 0/0)
5.Data analysis and interpretation of the results, consultations with the supervisor of the thesis (allowance 0/0)
6.The elaboration of the diploma thesis in a standard structure: (allowance 0/0)
 
a.Introduction
- introduction to the issue of the thesis topic
b.Aim of the Thesis
- clear and brief statement of thesis objectives
c.Literature Review
- review of literature related to the thesis topic
d.Methods
- a detailed description of methods applied in the thesis (when, where, how)
e.Results
- the results obtained by the author of the thesis
f.Discussion
- interpretation of the results
- may contain assumptions and speculation
- confrontation of student's results with results from other studies
g.Conclusion
- brief summary of the main findings of the thesis
h.Literature Cited (References)
- a list of references cited in the text of the thesis

7.Elaboration of the thesis summary containing a brief description of the thesis (aim, methods, results, conclusion) (allowance 0/0)
8.Submission of the completed thesis and the summary to the relevant department (allowance 0/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
 
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to work independently
-professional knowledge
-resolve to succeed
-science and research skills
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
 
-Ability to analyze and synthesize the economic phenomena in forestry
-Ability to apply of branch knowledge for solutions of practice forestry problems.
-Basic presentation skills
-Knowlege of basic statistical methods and ability of their applications in practical data analysis
-The ability to interconnect multidosciplinar facts into system Man at work.

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Submission of the completed thesis.
 
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     seminar10 h10 h
     field work90 h90 h
     consultation20 h20 h
Other workload160 h160 h
Total280 h280 h

Basic reading list
  • REJŽEK, M. -- MATULA, R. -- SVÁTEK, M. Jak psát (a jak nepsat) bakalářskou práci – příručka pro vypracování bakalářské práce na LDF MENDELU. Brno: MENDELU, 2013. 13 p.
  • ČSN ISO 690 Informace a dokumentace - Pravidla pro bibliografické odkazy a citace informačních zdrojů = Information and documentation - Guidelines for bibliographic references and citations to information resources. Praha: Úřad pro technickou normalizaci, metrologii a státní zkušebnictví, 2011. 40 p.