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 actual and advanced level knowledge in economics in the level of expertise by inventive thoughts and/or research and to get inventive contributions to science.

2

To comprehend the interaction between economics and related fields; to achieve inventive results by using knowledge requiring expertise in analysis, synthesis and evaluation of new and complex ideas.

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

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

8

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

9

To possess the communication network to put the economic and social needs of the region of residence on the agenda.

10

To have adequate social responsibility and conciousness about the needs of society and to have the experience and authority  to organize and support the operations that can affect and drive  the social dynamics when necessary.

11

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

12

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

13

To be able to use the skills of modeling, empirical analysis and formulating policy options that are developed for financial economics, in interdisciplinary contexts.

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