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Syllabus ( SSTR 699 )


   Basic information
Course title: Thesis Study
Course code: SSTR 699
Lecturer: Assigned academic advisor
ECTS credits: 22.5
GTU credits: 0 (8+0+0)
Year, Semester: 1/2, Fall and Spring
Level of course: Second Cycle (Master's)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Turkish
Mode of delivery: Face to face , Group study , Lab work
Pre- and co-requisites: None
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: Enable students to raise their knowledge and experiences about a defined scientific area, to plan an original, independent, scientifically-contributing thesis study, to properly document their study in time and finally to publish an SCI article out of their research results.
   Learning outcomes Up

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

  1. Solve a defined problem through proper scientific methods

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing
    3. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc
    4. Defend research outcomes at seminars and conferences.

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  2. Assess, interpret and apply data about their research area at the level of expertise

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing
    3. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc
    4. Defend research outcomes at seminars and conferences.

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  3. Select and apply an appropriate method to solve the defined problem and interpret the results

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing
    3. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc
    4. Defend research outcomes at seminars and conferences.

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  4. Collect, analyze and apply data about their research topic

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing
    3. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc
    4. Defend research outcomes at seminars and conferences.

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
  5. Assess research results about their thesis topic

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire scientific knowledge
    2. Effectively express his/her research ideas and findings both orally and in writing
    3. Write progress reports clearly on the basis of published documents, thesis, etc
    4. Defend research outcomes at seminars and conferences.

    Method of assessment

    1. Seminar/presentation
   Contents Up
Week 1: Studies about thesis
Week 2: Studies about thesis
Week 3: Studies about thesis
Week 4: Studies about thesis
Week 5: Studies about thesis
Week 6: Studies about thesis
Week 7: Studies about thesis
Week 8: Studies about thesis
Week 9: Studies about thesis
Week 10: Studies about thesis
Week 11: Studies about thesis
Week 12: Studies about thesis
Week 13: Studies about thesis
Week 14: Studies about thesis
Week 15*: Studies about thesis
Week 16*: General assessment and presentation
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: 0
Project: 1-16 100
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: 0 0
Practice, Recitation: 10 15
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 40 15
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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