Master Thesis (POLS 699)

2023 Spring
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Political Science(POLS)
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Fatih Serkant Adıgüzel serkant.adiguzel@sabanciuniv.edu, Faik Kurtulmuş afaikkurtulmus@sabanciuniv.edu, Meltem Müftüler-Baç muftuler@sabanciuniv.edu, Mert Moral mmoral@sabanciuniv.edu, Oya Yeğen zoyayegen@sabanciuniv.edu, Senem Aydın Düzgit saduzgit@sabanciuniv.edu, Berk Esen besen@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Doctoral, Master
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Field work/field study/on-the-job
Interactive,Learner centered,Discussion based learning
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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 of their course-work.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • By the end of this course, the students should -have the ability to formulate one's own research question -be equipped with the skills to conduct research on a chosen topic -know how to create data or employ data created by others -complete an MA thesis

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. 5

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. 4

5. Communicate effectively by oral, written, graphical and technological means and have competency in English. 4

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. 3

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. 5


1. Begin to grasp historical evolution and contemporary character of world politics. 2

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Other 100

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Optional Readings

The reading material will be determined entirely in accordance with the MA thesis topic of the student by both the student and his/her advisor