FFD 698 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Thesis Proposal
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 698
Spring
0
0
0
30

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Third Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To write a well-planned PhD thesis proposal that demonstrates the potential of generating new knowledge in the field of design
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The successful completion of this course will entitle the candidates to start their PhD thesis research
Course Content Students work with their advisors to develop a proposal that shows the potential of making an original contribution to the field of design

 



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 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
2 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
3 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
4 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
5 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
6 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
7 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
8 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
9 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
10 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
11 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
12 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
13 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
14 Discuss and develop the PhD thesis proposal Literature survey
15 Filling out the PhD proposal form Fill out related form
16 Evaluation of form by Follow-up Committee

 

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
100
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 be able to develop scientific expertise and capabilities in the field of design studies by using creative and critical thinking as well as research skills; innovatively contributing to the discipline through new ideas, 

2

to be able to comprehend the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of design reaching at original conclusions via using new and complex analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills,

3

to be able to develop new strategic approaches to solve unforeseen complex issues in design practice through integrative and creative elaboration,

4

to be able to conduct independent research, analyze scientific phenomena through a broad, deep and critical perspective, arrive at new syntheses and evaluations in design discipline,

5

to be able to publish scientific articles in reputable refereed journals, present papers in scientific conferences in the field of design and its sub-disciplines,

6

to be able to develop effective communication skills to scientifically present and defend original ideas to an expert audience,

7

to be able to conduct affective team work in the field of design,

8

to be able to use the English language fluently for both comprehending scientific publications and developing proper communication with foreign colleagues,

9

to be able to contribute to the process of transforming into an " information society", by following the technological, social and cultural developments on both academic and professional grounds continuously,

10

to be able to develop skills of designing and producing unique models and products that will be certificated as registered design, trade mark and patents.

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