Study programmes / C-SE System engineering and informatics / Masters Thesis Seminar - IS/ICT
Course code:DISI
Course title in language of instruction:Diplomní seminář IS/ICT
Course title in Czech:Diplomní seminář IS/ICT
Course title in English:Masters Thesis Seminar - IS/ICT
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 1/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech, English
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FBE
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. František Dařena, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:(System Engineering or now System Engineering)
Aims of the course:The aim of the course is to develop students' skills and to improve their abilities to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired in the course of their studies. The will master the methodology and principles necessary for solving tasks related to working out their diploma theses.
The course explain the principles of suggesting, writing and defending the diploma thesis. It gives also the general and specific recommendations for the structure, methods, referencing and formal aspect of the thesis. Then the student work out the intent of the thesis in close cooperation of supervisor.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to particular projects given. (allowance 0/6)
2.Working out the proposal of assigned projects according to the instructions of the project leader. (allowance 0/12)
3.The presentation and defence of proposal of the projects. (allowance 0/10)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to solve problems
-ability to speak and write in mother tongue
-ability to work independently
-designing and managing projects
-science and research skills
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Student is able solve the assigned task and write the scientific report about the solution
-Student is able structure correctly the wide-ranging scientific text
-Student is able to set up the aim and appropriate methodology of thesis
-Student obtains knowledge of the process of preparing the scientific text

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:Course-unit credit is conditional on submitting written proposal of projects worked out according to the instructions of project supervisor.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture14 h
     elaboration and execution of projects42 h
Total56 h

Basic reading list
  • PETERKOVÁ, J. Tvorba diplomové práce. 2nd ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. 81 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1791-9.
  • STAŇKOVÁ, P. Metodická doporučení pro psaní bakalářských a diplomových prací. Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně, 2009. 42 p. ISBN 978-80-7318-896-2.
  • RYBIČKA, J. Doporučení pro úpravu diplomových a jiných prací.  [online]. 2006. URL:
Recommended reading list
  • VÁVROVÁ, H. -- MIKAN, P. -- SYNEK, M. Jak psát bakalářské, diplomové, doktorské a jiné písemné práce. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. 70 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1819-0.
  • KUBÁTOVÁ, H. Od abstraktu do závěrečné práce : jak napsat diplomovou práci ve společenskovědních a humanitních oborech : praktická příručka. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2007. 90 p. ISBN 978-80-244-1589-5.