Course: Bachelor Thesis in Social and Economic Geography - Methods

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Course title Bachelor Thesis in Social and Economic Geography - Methods
Course code KGG/MSGVX
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
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
  • Šerý Miloslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Emphasis will be put on methods of analyses and syntheses of social and economic geographical information including methods of primary geographical data collection. Apart from simple research methods and techniques course will deal with more complex statistical methods (multivariate analysis). In exercises students will solve case studies using presented methods; attention will be paid to the methodology of research.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Demonstration
  • Attendace - 30 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Course is aimed at basic methods of social and economic geographical research in contexts of their contemporary practical applications.
Apply basic methods in socio-economic geography.
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Student performance

Elaboration of tasks aimed at application of methods of social and economic geographical research.
Recommended literature
  • Hendl, J. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní metody a aplikace..
  • Heřmanová, E. Vybrané vícerozměrné statistické metody v geografii..
  • Isard, W. Methods of Interregional and Regional Analysis.
  • Toušek, V. a kol. Aplikace v regionální a sociální geografii.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geography (1) Geography courses 3 Winter