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BSCI 9850 - Research Thesis

Building Science Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Students are required to submit their thesis as partial fulfillment of the Master of Applied Science degree program requirements. Their thesis should be based on original investigation and must demonstrate scholarship and critical judgement, as well as familiarity with methods of research and relevant literature in the chosen building science topic. The thesis should be at a high level of originality and examine a problem in depth. Elements of the thesis that are considered to constitute original scholarship and an advancement of knowledge must be clearly indicated.


BSCI 9650 Research Proposal.



Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 40287

Tue Sep 05 - Fri Dec 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 15 Fri 13:00 - 14:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 248


Fitsum Tariku

Course Outline




  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Please contact Ellen Scobie, Building Science Graduate Program Assistant, at to obtain approval to register for this course.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define research problems through analysis of literature surveys.
  • Develop suitable research plans.
  • Apply research techniques and principles to create knowledge.
  • Collect and evaluate information, critically analyze theories.
  • Develop lines of argument, and make sound judgements independently.
  • Produce research reports and scientific papers.
  • Communicate research project findings at a graduate seminar level.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

BSCI 9850 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Building Engineering/Building Science
    Full-time/Part-time   Master of Applied Science


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