Course: Regional Geographical Analysis of Labour Market

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Course title Regional Geographical Analysis of Labour Market
Course code KGG/PRACE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
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
  • Šerý Miloslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Toušek Václav, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Students should be able to elaborate objective report on the situation at the labour market in selected region. Lectures will stress detailed knowledge of statistical data sources on employment and unemployment and of indexes used in situation analysis at the labour market. In course each student will present seminar work regarding analysis of situation at the labour market in selected region.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Demonstration
  • Attendace - 30 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 30 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of the course is adoption of methods of the labour market analysis in the regions of different hierarchical level.
Analyze labour market by geographical methods.
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Seminar Work

Classification will stress the quality of seminar work, which is elaborated during semester. In written test students have to prove that they are able correctly interpret results of geographical analysis in selected region.
Recommended literature
  • Mareš, P. (1998). Nezaměstnanost jako sociální problém. Praha: Slon.
  • Mareš, P., Sirovatka, T. (1998). Trh práce a lidské zdroje. In: Zpráva o vývoji české společnosti 1989-1998. Praha: Academia.
  • Sirovatka, T. (1995). Politika pracovního trhu. Brno: Masarykova univerzita.

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 - Summer
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses - Summer