Institute: Szervezési és Vezetési Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmező u. 17.) Credit: 4
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2020/21/1
Level: Business Development; Vállalkozásfejlesztés mesterszak angol nyelvű képzés;
Responsible Teacher: Dr. Takácsné Prof. Dr. György Katalin Teacher(s): Dr. Deák Zsuzsanna;
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 0 Practice lectures: 3 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
Type of Exam: félévközi jegy
Aim of the subject: The seminar serves as a theoretical and methodological basis for the preparation of diploma thesis. Their announcement is accordingly linked to the
departments publishing the dissertation topics to be developed. Preparing students for their diploma thesis. In accordance with the content
requirements of the diploma thesis of the Faculty, planning the content elements of the thesis on the basis of the optional topics, coordination
with the chosen consultant. Writing a report based on the literature to be researched on each topic, preparing for the development of individual
topic, processing the literature, preparing a draft with the help of a consultant. Individual consultation and occasional group discussions at a
time agreed with the supervisor (at the beginning of the semester and during the year).
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
The students prepares 6-12 pages of their chosen diploma topic, summarizing the relevancy of the chosen topic, the research question, the objectives,
the source of literature, the keywords of literature research, as well as the planned method of database construction and the planned method of data
Week of
Topics of lectures/practices
1. Description of requirements. What is the difference between a diploma thesis and an undergraduate paper?
2. The process and aspects of the dissertation review.
3. Criteria for selecting the topic (relevance, significance). Delimitation of the research area.
4. Formulation of the research question. Defining research objectives.
5. Collection of literature sources (available databases, data sources). Electronic databases, library use.
6. Processing of literature (critical source analysis, collision of opinions, comparison of own results with results documented in the literature).
7. Management of literature sources (rules of references).
8. Statement of the hypothesis. Aspects of choosing research methods.
9. Practice of publishing the results. Formulation of results.
10. Aspects of dissertation editing. Relation of content and form of dissertations, the structure of the dissertation.
11. Preparing defense presentation material.
12. Presentation
13. Presentation
14. Presentation
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
Components of the evaluation:
Individual assignment (essay) in accordance with the topic of the diploma: 50 points
Presentation, defense: 50 points
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
Compulsory literature: Depends on subject selection (p.e. articles selected from the ScienceDirect database)
Outline of electronic lectures (ppt).
Suggested literature: Stephen Bailey: Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students, Routledge (online
Gerald Henry Levin: The Macmillan College Handbook, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991