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Syllabus ( BSB 692 )


   Basic information
Course title: Seminar II
Course code: BSB 692
Lecturer: Assigned academic advisor
ECTS credits: 7.5
GTU credits: 0 (0+2+0)
Year, Semester: 1/2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Third Cycle (Doctoral)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face , Group study
Pre- and co-requisites: none.
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: To determine a research topic for thesis study and to develop the defined thesis by completing literature review, design and realization phases.
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Recognize and propose solutions to previously-defined problems in their research area

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Define and manipulate advanced concepts in the field of Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
    2. COMPETENCIES
    3. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams
    4. Communication and Social Competence

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  2. Come up with research proposals in the light of their findings

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Link the concepts belonging to the different disciplines and interpret & analyze scientific research in these disciplines.Question and find out innovative approaches
    2. Gain original, independent and critical thinking, and develop theoretical concepts and tools
    3. Learning Competence
    4. Communication and Social Competence

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  3. Present a report about their research in front of an audience

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. COMPETENCIES
    2. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
   Contents Up
Week 1: Establishing a draft of keywords, theoretical resources and areas of interest
Week 2: Establishing a draft of keywords, theoretical resources and areas of interest
Week 3: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 4: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 5: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 6: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 7: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 8: Literature review about the defined topic
Week 9: Assessments of information from literature
Week 10: Assessments of information from literature
Week 11: Assessments of information from literature
Week 12: Assessments of information from literature
Week 13: Preparation for the presentation
Week 14: Preparation for the presentation
Week 15*: Presentations and assessments
Week 16*: General Overview
Textbooks and materials: To be nominated as per the selected topic and content.
Recommended readings: To be nominated as per the selected topic and content.
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 0
Other in-term studies: 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,11 50
Project: 6,7,12,13,14 50
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 0
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 0 0
Own studies outside class: 1 14
Practice, Recitation: 10 6
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 12 8
Term project presentation: 6 2
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 0 0
Mid-term: 0 0
Personal studies for final exam: 0 0
Final exam: 0 0
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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