GS 597 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Term Project
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GS 597
Spring
0
0
0
2.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of the project is to help students progress their theoretical and practical knowledge and skills gained during the program. Preparing and presenting a project with an advisor, and finally submitting a written report let the students to understand and find out a practical ground for their knowledge gained through the courses.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to conduct independent research on a topic of choice.
  • will be able to independently formulate an original problem and specify how it can be studied.
  • will able to analyze, grasp, integrate and make the synthesis of different theoretical perspectives in explaining a specific scientific problem.
  • will be able to follow academic/professional ethical principles.
  • will be able to prepare a scientific research project that fulfills the requirement of the masters degree.
Course Content Students prepare a research paper under guidance of faculty on current theories and topics. The student is responsible for finding a suitable topic and after approval of the topic by the advisor, will prepare a research outline. The term project will need to develop an analysis that is rooted in theoretical knowledge and existing applications from the related fields.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 First meeting with advisor
2 Independent study
3 Meet with advisor, Discuss potential topics
4 Topic Proposal and Approval
5 Independent study
6 Develop research outline
7 Independent study
8 Independent study
9 Meet with advisor to discuss literature review, methodology sections and field study
10 Independent study
11 Independent study
12 Independent study
13 Discuss draft of independent study with advisor
14 Independent study
15 Hand in the independent study to advisor
16 Review of the Semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Books, articles, theses, power point, presentations

 
Suggested Readings/Materials

TBA

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
100
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
75
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
    Total
75

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To improve and deepen expertise in economics and finance.

2

To be able to comprehend the interaction between economics, finance and related fields.

3

To be able to apply the advanced level knowledge acquired in economics and finance.

4

To be able to create new knowledge by combining the knowledge of finance and economics with the knowledge coming from other disciplines and be able to solve problems which requires expert knowledge by applying scientific methods.

5

To be able to use computer programs needed in the fields of economics and finance as well as information and communication technologies in advanced levels.

6

To be able to think analytically to identify problems in finance and economics and to be able to make policy recommendations in economics and finance based on scientific analysis of issues and problems.

7

To be able to develop new strategic approaches for unexpected, complicated situations in finance and economics and take responsibility in solving it.

8

To protect the social, scientific and ethical values at the data collection, interpretation and dissemination stages and to be able to institute and observe these values.

9

To be able to critically evaluate the knowledge in finance and economics, to lead learning and carry out advanced level research independently.

10

To be able to use a foreign language for both following scientific progress and for written and oral communication.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest