Course: Methodology in Political Science Studies

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Course title Methodology in Political Science Studies
Course code KAP/MET
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šanc David, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Cabada Ladislav, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is designed as a daylong meeting with students in 1st year of study. They will be introduced to study methods, data collection and application. One of the main topics will be the question of scientific ethics, correct work with citations, references and notes.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
After passing the course, students will be able to: - employ basic methodology of scientific work - work with citations - respect the ethics of scientific work - use the knowledge in the preparation of papers for seminars
teaching methods
assessment methods
Combined exam
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Cabada, Ladislav; Kubát, Michal. Úvod do studia politické vědy. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2002. ISBN 80-86432-41-6.
  • DUVERGER, M. Méthodes de la science politique. PUF, 1959.
  • Říchová, Blanka. Metodologie politické vědy. Úvod do studia politické vědy ISBN 80-86432-41-6 P. 2002.
  • Weber, Max. Metodologie, sociologie a politika. Praha, Oykoimenh, 1998.

Study plans that include the course
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