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Diploma Seminar II - JSM695
Title: Diploma Seminar II
Czech title: Diplomový seminář II
Guaranteed by: Department of Public and Social Policy (23-KVSP)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 4 (6)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Belongs to the student work of type: diplomová práce
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Pavol Frič, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Pavol Frič, Ph.D.
Last update: Mirna Jusić, M.A., Ph.D. (26.02.2024)




In the summer semester (2023/4) the teaching will take place in the form of full-time . In the event of a worsening of the Covid 19 pandemic and full-time teaching is not possible, the course will be taught online.



Completing the diploma thesis and prepare for its successful defence is the main goal of the course.


In the diploma thesis the student must demonstrate the ability to work independently in keeping with academic standards, a knowledge and understanding of the relevant scholarly literature and the ability to analyze the issue under study.
Student will present and comment each other’s project descriptions, revise these with regards to the feedback from fellow students and teacher, before it is submitted for final approval. 
The timetable for the consultations is arranged on an individual basis.

Podmínky zakončení předmětu 

Course assignments:
Presentation of advanced chapter of theses and delivery of the avanced diploma thesis.

Active participation on seminars.


Max. = 100 points;

Min. points for passing the course = 51;


According to the focus of the diploma thesis


Bui.Y.N. (2014) How to write a masters´s thesis, 2nd edition, San Francisco: SAGE,  305pp.

Murray, R. (2002). How to write a thesis. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Oliver, P. (2004). Writing your thesis . London: Sage Publications.

Fischer, F., Miller, G. J., sydney, M. S. Handbook of  Public Policy Analysis. Theory, Politics and Methods,  CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2007, ISBN 10: 1-57444-561-8

Flick, U. An introduction to qualitative research. London: SAGE Publications, 2009

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