Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SEN5888-2 Master Thesis Spring 0 0 0 30

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Prerequisites: SEN5888-1 - Master Thesis
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. ADEM KARAHOCA
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The objective of the master thesis is to teach students how to carry out an independent piece of research on a development issue. Working on the master thesis should enable students to address a specific theme in a scientifically sound, thorough and precise manner. Students gain insight into the different stages of the research process and enhance students’ ability to see the relationship between choice of research question, theoretical perspective, research design and choice of method.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Show considerable knowledge of a specific theoretical and empirical issue area.
2. Compose, present and defend a scientific inquiry in the form of a master’s thesis.
3. Scrutinize different theories and methods in engineering science as well as to apply these in the composition of a master’s thesis.

Course Content

The content of this course is composed of literature research, article analysis and methodology, evaluation, report and presentation.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Literature research
2) Article analysis and methodology
3) Evaluation
4) Report and presentation
5) Literature research
6) Article analysis
7) Evaluation
8) Report and presentation
9) Literature research
10) Article analysis
11) Evaluation
12) Report and presentation
13) Article analysis
14) Report and presentation


Course Notes / Textbooks: Will be given weekly.
References: Yok

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 50
Project 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Study Hours Out of Class 14 23 322
Midterms 1 140 140
Final 1 280 280
Total Workload 742

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution