UCJANGBP16 Bachelor Thesis Seminar 1

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Marie Crhová, Ph.D., MA (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Hájek (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Marie Crhová, Ph.D., MA
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UCJANGBP16/A: Wed 16:25–18:00 M8, P. Hájek
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course provides students with practical advice and information on the process of processing a bachelor's thesis. Students will get acquainted with the range of topics they can address in their bachelor's thesis, with the requirements for the content and formal form of the work, their knowledge of science methodology and citation standards will be deepened. The course will include presentations of the intention of the bachelor's thesis followed by a discussion.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to work on his/her the BA dissertation
  • 1. Significance and characteristics of bachelor thesis (BT). Choice of BP topic.
  • 2. The role of the student. The role of the supervisor. The role of the opponent. Job consultation. Work schedule.
  • 3. Terms of assignment and submission of work. BP assignment - thesis title, formulation of the plan, recommended literature.
  • 4. Methodical instruction. Formatting work.
  • 5. Scope and division of work. Abstract. Keywords. Introduction to work. Conclusion.
  • 6. Theoretical part of BP: Selection of relevant sources, comparison, commentary. Printed and electronic resources, databases.
  • 7. Theoretical part of BP: Citation standard. Plagiarism.
  • 8. Practical part of BP: Hypotheses and research questions. Researched material.
  • 9. Practical part of BP: Research methods. Presentation and evaluation of work results.
  • 10. Submission of BP. Work evaluation criteria. BP presentation and the course of the defense.
  • 11. Presentation of the structure of the bachelor's thesis.
  • 12. Presentation of the structure of the bachelor's thesis.
  • 13. Presentation of the structure of the bachelor's thesis.
    recommended literature
  • Richard M. Turley. Writing Essays. Routledge, 2015. info
  • LIPSON, Charles. How to write a BA thesis: a practical guide from your first ideas to your finished paper. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. ISBN 978-0-226-48126-5. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
consultation with the supervisor and presentation of the structure of the bachelor's thesis
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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