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Syllabus ( MBG 495 )


   Basic information
Course title: Graduation Project I
Course code: MBG 495
Lecturer: Assigned academic advisor
ECTS credits: 8
GTU credits: 4 (4+0+0)
Year, Semester: 4, Fall and Spring
Level of course: First Cycle (Undergraduate)
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 guide them about a research topic for project 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 different research methods and select the appropriate one for their research

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. To be able to comprehend the history and nature of scientific thinking and to apply them to problems in the field.
    2. To be able to work individually, make independent decisions and participate actively in multidisciplinary group studies.
    3. To be able to follow current scientific and technological innovations with the awareness of continuous learning and to apply them in the field.
    4. To be able to drive hypotheses using existing knowledge, designing and conducting experiment for problem solving and make correct interpretation of the results obtained from the experiment.
    5. To be able to present their studies in scientific talks and written texts in national and international scientific platforms by a foreign language.
    6. To be able to apply biological concepts to individual, social, economic, technologic and environmental issues and to develop sustainable approaches for problem solving.
    7. To be able to embrace academic ethical rules and to be able to act with a sense of responsibility.

    Method of assessment

    1. Term paper
  2. Conduct a detailed literature review in a defined topic

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. To be able to comprehend the history and nature of scientific thinking and to apply them to problems in the field.
    2. To be able to work individually, make independent decisions and participate actively in multidisciplinary group studies.
    3. To be able to follow current scientific and technological innovations with the awareness of continuous learning and to apply them in the field.
    4. To be able to drive hypotheses using existing knowledge, designing and conducting experiment for problem solving and make correct interpretation of the results obtained from the experiment.
    5. To be able to embrace academic ethical rules and to be able to act with a sense of responsibility.

    Method of assessment

    1. Term paper
  3. Report the findings of literature review

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. To be able to comprehend the history and nature of scientific thinking and to apply them to problems in the field.
    2. To be able to work individually, make independent decisions and participate actively in multidisciplinary group studies.
    3. To be able to follow current scientific and technological innovations with the awareness of continuous learning and to apply them in the field.
    4. To be able to present their studies in scientific talks and written texts in national and international scientific platforms by a foreign language.
    5. To be able to embrace academic ethical rules and to be able to act with a sense of responsibility.

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
    2. Term paper
   Contents Up
Week 1: Literature review
Week 2: Literature review
Week 3: Literature review
Week 4: Literature review
Week 5: Literature review
Week 6: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 7: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 8: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 9: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 10: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 11: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 12: Assessment and application of literature findings
Week 13: Preparation of research results
Week 14: Preparation of research results
Week 15*: Presentation of research results and assessment
Week 16*: Presentation of research results and assessment
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: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12 50
Project: 1,2,3,4,5,13,14,15,16 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: 2 14
Practice, Recitation: 4 6
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 8 9
Term project presentation: 3 1
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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