Master Thesis

The Master’s Thesis will address an appropriately phrased research question of interest to the student. Based on this question, the student may:

  • develop a strategy for solving a specific problem,
  • analyze a real-life environment,
  • investigate theoretical or experimental issues,
  • test a specified hypothesis and develop a conclusion for the real-life problem.

This module accounts for 18 ECTS.

Contents of the module

  • Finding a topic
  • Finding an advisor/supervisor
  • Organizing support
  • Time management
  • Obtaining and structuring information
  • Constructing a framework
  • Outlining preliminary considerations/Drafting a synopsis
  • Tackling formal requirements

Literature and other sources

BARTON, Petr.: Manual k psaní diplomových prací, 2009, VSE – Prague, available at

BUI, Y.N., (2009): How to Write a Master’s Thesis. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications

GASH, S. (2000): Effective Literature Searching for Research. Cambridge: Gower Publishing.

Rady pro psaní seminární práce, VŠE, Prague, available at