118-0909/04 – Demography (DEMOGR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Regional and Environmental EconomicsCredits10
Subject guarantorRNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorRNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation2020/2021
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
S1O70 RNDr. Ivan Šotkovský, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0
Part-time Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course grants students basic knowledges of population reproduction. The main components of this process are natural increase and migration. Demographic studies present knowledges about population development and changes of the primary population structures (age composition, national and religion structure etc.)

Teaching methods

Individual consultations

Summary

Compulsory literature:

Jones H. (1990): Population Geography. London, Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd, second edition. Newel, C.: Methods and models in Demography (1994). Chichester, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Recommended literature:

Cox, P. R.: Demography (1978). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, fifth edition. van Dijk, J., Pellenbarg, P., H. (1999): Demography of Firms (Spatial Dynamics of Firm Behaviour). Groningen, NGS 262, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, Woods, R., Rees, P., H. (1986): Population Structures and Models. London, Allen & Unwin.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Special tutorial of the main demographic structures, processes and development terminus.

E-learning

Other requirements

It is recomended to use consultation after basic studing of the compulsory literature. Specialized publication: "ŠOTKOVSKÝ, I. (2013). Demografie: teorie a praxe v regionálních souvislostech. SOET, vol. 6, Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava. ISBN 978-80-248-3158-9."

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The Place of Demography in the Science System. 2. Demographic Events and the Approaches to their Recognition. 3. Basic Instruments of the Demographic Analyses. 4. Cognition of the Demographic Reproduction. 5. Wider Conditionalities of the Reproduction Process. 6. Patterns and Continuities of the Population Development.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination   3
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2017/2018 (P3655) Civil Engineering (3607V012) Municipal Engineering and Construction P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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