Bachelor

  1. At the beginning of the fifth semester of the first-cycle program, students are presented with a seminar offer, on the basis of which they choose the academic supervisor of the bachelor thesis.
  2. The promoter presents to the director of the Institute of Cultural Studies a list of subjects of bachelor theses realized as part of the seminar he holds until the end of the fifth semester of the first-cycle studies. Topics are approved during the first Scientific Council of the Institute of Cultural Studies in the summer semester. Proposals of topics are available for inspection at the secretariat of the Institute of Cultural Studies.
  3. In the case of the need to change the subject of the bachelor thesis, the supervisor submits to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Cultural Studies a proposal to change the subject.
  4. The promoter determines and describes in the syllabus the criteria for obtaining a bachelor thesis and the requirements for bachelor thesis.
  5. Bachelor’s thesis can be twofold.
  6. a) Theoretical work – the student prepares a bachelor thesis, in which he presents an analysis of the chosen problem, in accordance with the theoretical perspective, demonstrating knowledge of the scientific literature, sources concerning the analyzed problem or problem, reports and reports from previous research.
  7. b) Project work – the student, based on scientific literature, develops an original project, aimed at solving a specific problem. In addition to project documentation, the student also prepares a theoretical description and analysis of the implemented activity. Examples of undergraduate project works: radio reportage, documentary film, photo essay, animation project, performance, curator exhibition project.
  8. During the exam, the student answers three questions that concern broadly understood issues relevant to cultural studies and issues related to the topic of work. One of the questions is the question of the reviewer.

Masters

  1. The student makes the selection of the master’s thesis supervisor from among the presented seminar offer until the end of October of the first semester of studies.
  2. The promoter presents to the director of the Institute of Cultural Studies a list of master’s thesis topics realized as part of his seminar with the beginning of the second year of studies. Topics are approved at the first meeting of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Cultural Studies. Proposals of topics are available for inspection at the secretariat of the Institute of Cultural Studies.
  3. If it is necessary to change the subject of the master’s thesis, the supervisor submits to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Cultural Studies a proposal to change the subject.
  4. The promoter determines and describes in the syllabus the criteria for obtaining a credit from the master’s seminar and requirements for master’s thesis.
  5. The master thesis may have a twofold character.
  6. a) Theoretical – the student analyzes a selected problem, consistent with the adopted perspective, based on scientific literature, reports and reports from previous research.
  7. b) Empirical – the student examines a selected fragment of the human world from the perspective of cultural studies, showing knowledge of the scientific literature, sources concerning the analyzed issue and mastering the research procedures.
  8. During the exam, the student answers three questions that concern broadly understood issues relevant to cultural studies, research methodology and issues related to the topic of work. One of the questions is the question of the reviewer.