Course: Defence of Doctoral Dissertation

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Course title Defence of Doctoral Dissertation
Course code KAP/OD
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 0
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Cabada Ladislav, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Cabadová Waisová Šárka, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course is designed for students who wish to complete PhD political science degree in the respective academic year. Students prepare their defence on the basis of expert opinions by two opponents. Students must address all comments and provide additional explanation to his thesis. The manner of defence must be consulted with supervisors. The defence generally lasts 30 minutes and consists in the introduction of the thesis, additional questions and evaluation. The defence can be held only if all requirements regulated by the Study and Examination Regulations of The University of West Bohemia in Pilsen are met.

Learning activities and teaching methods
One-to-One tutorial, Students' self-study, Textual studies
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
After passing the course, students will be able to present and defend ideas and outcomes of research in front of a jury, defend the project, selected methods and to critically evaluate the findings.
teaching methods
Textual studies
Students' self-study
One-to-One tutorial
assessment methods
Project
Recommended literature
  • DUVERGER, M. Méthodes de la science politique. PUF, 1959.
  • Weber, Max. Metodologie, sociologie a politika. Praha, Oykoimenh, 1998.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-4) Social sciences 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-4) Social sciences 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-1,2,3) Social sciences 3 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-1,2,3) Social sciences 3 Summer