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
ESE5888-1 Master Thesis Fall 0 0 0 20
The course opens with the approval of the Department at the beginning of each semester

Basic information

Language of instruction: En
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi GÜRKAN SOYKAN
Course Objectives: The purpose of the master thesis is to teach the student about the selection of a subject related the program under the leadership on an advisor, develop analytical thinking, scientific perspective and finding scientific solutions to problems.Thus the student will be able to conduct scientific researchs,and gain the ability to evaluate the data.

Learning Outputs

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1.Have a knowladge to solve current energy and environmental issues.

2. Have a knowladge to detail an energy-environmental issue as a project.

3. Have a literature knowledge to assess project outcomes.

4. Learn the how a literature rewiev done in order to set up a substructure of a project.

Course Content

Selection of a research subject based on the scientific interests of the student. Conduction of a literature review. Formulation of research questions and development of a methodology for dissertation. Independent research.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Selection of the study subjects
2) Selection of the study subjects
3) Literature review
4) Literature review
5) Literature discussion
6) Meeting with advisor
7) Meeting with advisor
8) Literature discussion
9) Meeting with advisor
10) Meeting with advisor
11) Meeting with advisor
12) Meeting with advisor
13) Meeting with advisor
14) Report submission


Course Notes: Konu ile ilgili ulaşılabilen tüm literatür
References: References related to thesis research subject

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 14 % 10
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Field Work % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments 1 % 30
Presentation 1 % 20
Project % 0
Seminar % 0
Midterms % 0
Preliminary Jury % 0
Final % 0
Paper Submission 1 % 40
Jury % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Laboratory 14 150
Application 14 165
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 280
Presentations / Seminar
Homework Assignments
Preliminary Jury
Paper Submission 6 113
Total Workload 750

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Have sufficient theoretical background in mathematics, basic sciences and other related engineering areas and to be able to use this background in the field of energy systems engineering.
2) Be able to identify, formulate and solve energy systems engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment.
3) Be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results.
4) Be able to access information, to do research and use databases and other information sources.
5) Have an aptitude, capability and inclination for life-long learning.
6) Be able to take responsibility for him/herself and for colleagues and employees to solve unpredicted complex problems encountered in practice individually or as a group member.
7) Develop an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8) Develop an ability to apply the fundamentals of engineering mathematics and sciences into the field of energy conversion.
9) Develop an understanding of the obligations for implementing sustainable engineering solutions.
10) Develop an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
11) Realize all steps of a thesis or a project work, such as literature survey, method developing and implementation, classification and discussion of the results, etc.