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I. SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
II. SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
III. COURSE CURRICULUM
SUBJECT DATA
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING PERFORMANCE
THEMATIC UNITS AND FURTHER DETAILS
Subject name
THESIS WORK 1.
ID (subject code)
BMEGT43A213
Type of subject
supervision
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
1
Practice
0
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
term grade
Number of credits
5
Subject Coordinator
Name
Dr. Hamp Gábor
Position
associate professor
Contact details
hamp.gabor@gtk.bme.hu
Educational organisational unit for the subject
Department of Sociology and Communication
Subject website
Language of the subject
magyar - HU
Curricular role of the subject, recommended number of terms

Programme: Communication and media studies Bachelor’s Programme compulsory subjects from 2018

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 5

Direct prerequisites
Strong
None
Weak
None
Parallel
None
Exclusion
None
Validity of the Subject Description
Approved by the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences; starting date of the validity of the present Subject Description: before 2017. Next revision: September, 2021.

Objectives

The subject gives the curricular framework for the preparation of the thesis. The curriculum provides two such subjects Thesis 1 and Thesis 2 in the fifth and sixth semesters, respectively to complete a dissertation with thorough work with in-depth erudition work by the end of the program. The student applies to the supervisor with the chosen topic. With the help of the supervisor, the student begins his / her dissertation research work. The aim - taking into account and considering individual progress differences - is that the student is - to compile a complete list of readings required for the thesis research; - to read most of the readings required for research and writing; - if the dissertation includes empirical research, to carry it out or to have a very precise research design and schedule; - to have a detailed (paragraph-level) outline; and - to prepare a substantive part of the dissertation (introduction or a chapter) in at least the first version by the end of the semester (including the independent work done during the examination period) The supervisor can specify and modify the requirements and inform the student about them.

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. Solid knowledge of conceptualization for studying communication and media phenomena
  2. Basic knowledge of social science methodologies.
Skills
  1. Openness to acquire new sectors of knowledge and ability to effectively acquire them
  2. Ability to accomplish scientific literature research.
Attitude
  1. Presence from social science egocentrism in social science fields
  2. Self-reflection of one's own abilities.
Independence and responsibility
  1. Independence
  2. Proficiency in professional communication both in oral and written form.

Teaching methodology

The subject gives the curricular framework for the preparation of the thesis. The general rules of the work of the student and the supervisor are provided by the University’s Code on Education and Examination and the dissertation regulations of the Faculty. The special expectations are set jointly by the supervisor and the student at the beginning of the semester. According to the regulations, the student can ask additional counseling assistance either inside or outside the institution.

Materials supporting learning

  • Tankönyvek, jegyzetek, letölthető anyagok – Books, notes, downloadable materials
  • A szakdolgozati kutatómunkához szüksége szakirodalmi és további ismeretszerzési lehetőségek kijelölése és összegyűjtése a konzultációk keretében történik.
  • Literature and other sources needed for the research and preparation of the thesis are to be specified at the consultations.

General Rules

A 2.2. pontban megfogalmazott tanulási eredmények értékelése a következő szintek szerint történik - A jeles értékelés feltétele az önálló, folyamatos, proaktív, pontos, érdemi, elmélyült, kreatív munka, és ennek folyamatos visszacsatolása a konzultációs folyamatba. - A jó értékelés feltétele az önálló, folyamatos, proaktív, pontos, érdemi, elmélyült munka, és ennek folyamatos visszacsatolása a konzultációs folyamatba. - A közepes értékelés feltétele a konzulensi biztatást igénylő folyamatos, pontos, érdemi, önálló munka, és ennek folyamatos visszacsatolása a konzultációs folyamatba. - Az elégséges érdemjegy feltétele a konzulensi biztatással is csak nehezen elvégzett folyamatos, érdemi munka és ennek visszacsatolása a konzultációs folyamatba. A témavezető az általános értékelési szempontrendszert pontosíthatja, és a pontos elvárásokról a hallgatót időben és kimerítően informálja. A témavezetőtől a hallgató folyamatos visszajelzést kap a konzultációs munkájára és a szakdolgozati munka részeredményeire (vizsgálati design, adatgyűjtés, adatfeldolgozás, adatreprezentáció, szövegváltozatok). A visszajelzésnél ajánlott a dolgozat értékelési szempontjai szerint elemezni az elvégzett munkát.

Performance assessment methods

Detailed description of the performance evaluations carried out during the term: 1. The supervisor can specify the general assessment criteria and inform the student in time and in detailed about the exact requirements. 2. From the supervisor, the student receives continuous feedback on his / her work and the partial results of the dissertation work (research design, data collection, data processing, data representation, text versions, drafts). At feedback, it is recommended to assess the work done according to the assessment criteria of the thesis.

Percentage of performance assessments, conducted during the study period, within the rating

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Percentage of exam elements within the rating

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Issuing grades

%
Excellent > 95-100
Very good 85–95
Good 70–84
Satisfactory 60-69
Pass 50–59
Fail < 50

Retake and late completion

Retake and make-up test options are defined by the valid regulations. The preparation of the thesis requires continuous work. The supervisor should make sure of the progress during the consultations and give feedback to the student. It is possible to postpone the submission of some assignments if it does not endanger the achievement of the goals of the subject for the given semester.

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
5
75
70
150

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Consulted with the Faculty Student Representative Committee, approved by dr Emma Lógó, Vice Dean for Education. Valid from 2017.

Topics covered during the term

Lecture topics
1. -

Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Part III of the Subject Form is to be approved by the Head of Department of Sociology and Communication named under 1.8.