Course: Diploma Thesis in Geography 1

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Course title Diploma Thesis in Geography 1
Course code KGG/DPG1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Frajer Jindřich, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Jurek Martin, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Klapka Pavel, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Létal Aleš, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Mintálová Tatiana, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Pavelková Renata, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Smolová Irena, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Šerý Miloslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Šimáček Petr, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Hercik Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Halás Marián, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Fňukal Miloš, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Toušek Václav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Vysoudil Miroslav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Szczyrba Zdeněk, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Lehnert Michal, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Mackovčin Peter, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Theoretical approaches in geography, geographical terminology, bibliographic search, information sources, methods of geographical research, methods of geographical data processing.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Methods of Written Work
  • Semestral Work - 150 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students actively solve and consult with their supervisor general and individual questions of elaboration of the diploma thesis.
Apply acquired geographical knowledge on selected topic.
Prerequisites
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Student performance, Seminar Work

Individual active approach, consultations with diploma thesis supervisor.
Recommended literature
  • Literatura podle zaměření tématu diplomové práce.
  • Clifford, N., Valentine, G. (eds.). (2003). Key Methods in Geography. London: SAGE Publications.
  • Ivanička, K. (1987). Základy teórie a metodológie socioekonomickej geografie. Bratislava: SPN.
  • Robinson, G. M. (1998). Methods and techniques in human geography. Wiley.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Teaching Training in Geography for Secondary Schools (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer