SBE 599 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Master Thesis
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SBE 599
Fall
0
0
30
30

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make the student conduct a research supervised by a thesis advisor from the beginning to the very end starting from the statement of a research question to data collection and analysis, using technical, theoretical and applied knowledge and skills obtained from the program courses and write a thesis from this research, as well as equip the student with skills and competencies required as a postgraduate applicant and researcher.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to possess in depth and inclusive knowledge in the area in which thesis studies are conducted.
  • will be able to independently formulate an original research question and specify how it can be studied.
  • will be able to independently pursue studies in a selected field.
  • will be able to effectively communicate (oral and written) a research and research results in Turkish and English.
  • will be able to obtain the competence to develop new measurement methods for studying a research problem.
  • will be able to critically and scientifically evaluate reviewed research, detect its limitations and what can be done to overcome the limitations.
  • will be able to analyze, grasp, integrate and make the synthesis of different theoretical perspectives in explaining a specific scientific problem.
Course Content This course consists of independently conducting a research project and acquiring the necessary skills required in the process. The student initially specifies a research problem with an advisor, makes a screening and review of the literature. By analyzing the methods used in studying the problem and considering the previous limitations, the student specifies an original research design, hypotheses and measurement tools of the study. Finally, data is collected and analyzed and a thesis including the writing of the theoretical basis, method, results and discussion of the research.

 



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 Meeting with advisor
2 Independent study
3 Independent study
4 Meeting with advisor
5 Independent study
6 Independent study
7 Independent study
8 Meeting with advisor
9 Independent study
10 Independent study
11 Independent study
12 Meeting with advisor
13 Independent study
14 Independent study
15 Meeting with advisor
16 Review of the semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

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
900
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exam
    Total
900

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 To consolidate the ability of interpretation of events on the basis of legal principles by analytical thinking in the field of private law.
2 The acquisition of knowledge on private law and its sub-disciplines.
3 To generate new information putting together the knowledge of various disciplines with theoretical and applied ones that are gained from expert level of private law.
4 To have the ability for utilizing theoretical and applied knowledge gaining from expert level of private law on the analysis of the problems.
5
To be able to interpret with a critical point of view by making connection between legal concepts, institutions and methods.
6 To be able to convey the expert level of knowledge and equipment that will be possessed on private law and its sub-disciplines effectively verbally and in writing.
7 To be able to solve legal disputes, particularly those brought before the judicial bodies.
8 To be able to have effective communication skills.
9 To pursue social, scientific and ethical values during the processing and evaluation of knowledge.
10 To be able to conduct an independent study that requires specialty in the field of private law and about its sub-disciplines.

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