Course detail

Seminar I - PCHBT

FCH-MC_SO1_PAcad. year: 2023/2024

The seminar is conceived as an interactive subject with a communication component and an emphasis on independent work, on the development of individual research and presentation skills in solving a specific problem in the field of chemistry of cosmetics and natural substances. The seminar will be prepared in the form of a mini-conference consisting of short presentations by students and focused on current or interesting issues in the field of chemistry of natural substances. Students will be divided into sections, arrange the program and will moderate the section and discussion.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


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Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.


aktuální publikace v odborných časopisech tematicky zapadající do individuálních prezentací (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Week 1: Introduction, organization of seminars, assignment of topics for news presentations.
2.-4. week: Preparation and processing of presentations
5.-13. week: Presentation of student news in the form of a miniconference.

Examples of topics:
Isolation of biologically active substances from plant biomass
Biotransformation of phenolic substances into substances with high added value
Transport systems for medicines and food supplements.
Use of nanoparticles in cosmetics.
Overview of natural cancer treatment.
Diets, overview, principles, advantages and disadvantages.


The aim of the course is to acquaint students with current developments in the field of chemistry and technology of natural substances and to actively involve them in presentations and discussions on these topics.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPCP_CHPL Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
  • Programme NKCP_CHPL Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Guided consultation in combined form of studies

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer