Master Thesis (ECON 699)

2020 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Economics(ECON)
0
35.00
Abdurrahman Bekir Aydemir -aaydemir@sabanciuniv.edu, Hakkı Yazıcı -hakkiyazici@sabanciuniv.edu, Remzi Kaygusuz -rkaygusuz@sabanciuniv.edu, Ivan Lopez Cruz -ilopezcr@sabanciuniv.edu, Mustafa Oğuz Afacan -mafacan@sabanciuniv.edu, İnci Gümüş -incigumus@sabanciuniv.edu, Erdal Aydın -erdalaydin@sabanciuniv.edu, Mehmet Barlo -barlo@sabanciuniv.edu, Eren İnci -ereninci@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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CONTENT

Provides a non-credit framework for the continuous monitoring and collegial discussion of MA students' thesis research and writing, which they are expected to accomplish under the supervision of a Faculty member from the relevant field over the second year of their course-work.

OBJECTIVE

Enable the student to develop a research topic and potentially produce an original approach or results.

LEARNING OUTCOME

The learner is expected to write a thesis in which he or she demonstrates an ability to do original research and an adequate understanding of the literature relevant to the topic, under supervision of a faculty member.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Develop the ability to use critical, analytical, and reflective thinking and reasoning 5

2. Reflect on social and ethical responsibilities in his/her professional life. 3

3. Gain experience and confidence in the dissemination of project/research outputs 5

4. Work responsibly and creatively as an individual or as a member or leader of a team and in multidisciplinary environments. 3

5. Communicate effectively by oral, written, graphical and technological means and have competency in English. 3

6. Independently reach and acquire information, and develop appreciation of the need for continuously learning and updating. 5


1. Develop a thorough knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in the field and apply them in research design and data analysis. 5

2. Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level. 2

3. Know how to access written and visual, primary and secondary sources of information, interpret concepts and data from a variety of sources in developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses. 4


1. Construct reasoned arguments, synthesize relevant information, and critically analyze subject material. 5

2. Read and understand articles published in academic economics journals. 5

3. Come up with research questions about economic issues. 5

4. Construct a well-organized logical argument with clearly stated assumptions and hypotheses and, if necessary, be able to test or support it with relevant data. 4

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Presentation 100

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

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