Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Diploma Project JEL405 7 0 + 2 7


Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. YEŞİM BÜYÜKMERİÇ
Instructors Assist.Prof. İBRAHİM BUZKAN, Assist.Prof. GÜRKAN BACAK, Assoc.Prof. YEŞİM BÜYÜKMERİÇ
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Individual and multi-disciplinary teams work
2 Conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results
3 Sufficient information on the Geology branch
4 Identify engineering problems, recognize, formulate and solve
5 Application of modern design methods
6 Access to information, resources to research
7 Entrepreneurship, innovation, having about contemporary issues
8 Project management

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Literature study, experimentation, research, problem solving, designing, Field / Terrain / Laboratory Study
Assessment Methods Midterm Examination %40, Final Examination%60

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Determination of the diploma work subject, and formation of working groups, appointment of consultants
2 Finalization of diploma work program and making the schedule of work (the term of the plan) None
3 Data collection, literature about the diploma work None
4 Data collection and literature search None
5 Evaluation of the collected data and literature None
6 The evaluation of the data, planning of laboratory and field studies, if any None
7 Reviewing the alternatives on the subject, Laboratory Studies None
8 Determining the most appropriate alternatives or design parameters, laboratory studies None
9 Design and laboratory work None
10 Design Studies, Laboratory work, Field Studies None
11 Midterm Examination None
12 Design, revision of the laboratory and fieldwork studies None
13 Study diploma thesis writing, appropriate to writing guides None
14 Diploma Project Writing and Submission None

Additional Resources Diploma Thesis Writing Guide Book of Department of Geological Engineering/ BEU

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
In-Term Total 0 0
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch.
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams.
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources.
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
12 Communicates using technical drawing.
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age.
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility.
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 20 20
Laboratory 5 10 50
Arazi Çalışması 5 10 50
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 208
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 6.93
ECTS Credit of the Course 7