Conduct research investigation for the subject the student identified under guidance of main and sub instructors. Requirements
to complete the course include 1) complete research report of the special topic study, and 2) present the contents of the
report at the final evaluation meeting. This is mandatory course to complete for graduation. In the second half of the year student is expected to conduct the investigation to answer the research questions, and complete
as the graduation thesis.
The evaluation guidance applied for the Special Topic Study Report (Graduation Thesis) is following; Contents of the research should be novel and/or unique, and contain value to academia and society. It is required to contain
clear description of issues, review of previous research works, application of relevant methods, and demonstration of results
of investigation. The report should be clearly expressed and written by the student with his/her original thoughts according
to the given writing format guideline.
The evaluation guidance applied for the Special Topic Study Presentation at the final evaluation meeting is following; Contents of the research should be novel and/or unique, and contain value to academia and society. The presentation should
be clearly expressed with his/her original thoughts, and managed in questions and answers.
Final evaluation will be made by all instructors based on both of the Special Topic Study Report (Graduation Thesis) and the
presentation. Total score is 100 points with contributions of the main instructor 40%, sub instructor 20%, and average scoring
of other instructors 40%.