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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Scientific Research Method

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
D26MVP ZK 2C Czech
Lecturer:
Zdeněk Molnár (guarantor)
Tutor:
Zdeněk Molnár (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Construction Management and Economics
Synopsis:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to effectively search relevant information in electronic information sources, formulate research questions and relevant hypotheses. They will be able to choose adequate methods of scientific research and apply systemicity in solving scientific problems while respecting the principles of sustainability. Due to the application of advanced methods of scientific work, multidisciplinary and international cooperation and new trends in informatics and statistics, they will be able to formulate relevant and valid conclusions of their dissertation

Requirements:

Graduation of the Ph.D. course organized by the Central Library of CTU

Syllabus of lectures:

Ethics of scientific work. Science, scientists, critical thinking. Methods and procedures of scientific work. Mental modeling and management of scientific projects. System thinking and modeling. Data collection techniques and their statistical processing. Presentation of Dissertation Objectives

Syllabus of tutorials:

The subject has no Excercises

Study Objective:

Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the subject is to acquaint PhD students with the procedures and tools of the scientific work. The initial restrictive assumptions of the dissertation. Definition of the problem, and justification of the aims and purpose of the dissertation. Formulation of research questions and relevant hypotheses. The choice of quantitative and qualitative methods by which the dissertation will be solved. Ethics of scientific work. Verification of the results of the scientific work including proof of its reliability and validity

Study materials:

Sounders M. et all: Research Methods for Business Students. PearsonEducation Lmtd. 2009

Note:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-06
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