COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Empirical Research in Finance
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FIN 602
Spring
3
0
3
10
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Third Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to provide the student with the ability to evaluate and criticize published academic papers and empirical research. Research ethics, theorizing, reliability, validity, sampling and measurement and survey are among the issues to be covered. The course will be designed according to students major.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to evaluate empirical research.
  • will be able to criticize empirical research.
  • will be able to design empirical research.
  • will be able to conduct empirical research.
Course Content Providing students with practice in academic paper reading, evaluating, criticizing and preparing research design.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
2 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
3 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
4 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
5 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
6 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
7 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
8 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
9 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
10 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
11 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
12 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
13 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
14 Academic Paper Evaluation Related Papers
15 Review of the Semester
16 Review of the Semester
Course Textbooks
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
100
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
100
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
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
300
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
300

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Developing scientific expertise and capabilities in the field of finance through using creative and critical thinking and research skills; innovatively contribute to the discipline by new ideas and definitions based on the graduate level qualifications.
2 Comprehending the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of finance, reaching at original conclusions by using new and complex analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills.
3 Developing and championing new approaches to contribute the field of finance through apprehending the research methods.
4 Contributing to the science of finance through developing new methods or implementing an existing method to a different field through investigating, comprehending, designing original topics.
5 Conducting independent research, analyzing scientific phenomenon through broad, deep and critical perspective, arriving at new syntheses and evaluations in the discipline of finance.
6 Publishing scientific articles in reputable refereed national and international journals, presenting papers in scientific conferences in the field of finance and its sub-disciplines.
7 Following, attending and organizing national and international events such as conferences, seminars and panels to keep up with developments and create new solutions to the problems in the field of finance.
8 Following pioneering and innovative theories and methods in the field of finance and implementing them in analysis and research.
9 Developing creative solutions to the social, scientific and ethical issues within the scope of finance and business life and extending values that supports these solutions.
10 Being able to use English fluently for both comprehending and publishing scientific publications and developing proper communication.

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

 

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