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Institute of Social Sciences Public Administration

Qualification Awarded

Philosophy of Doctarate

Specific Admission Requirements

Evaluation of ALES score of 50%, average 20% of undergraduate and 30% of interviews or written score is calculated by adding the points made by the Board of Directors according to the Institute. Achievement score out of 100 is required to be at least 60.

Qualification Requirements

Students are entitled to have an undergraduate certificate/diploma who are succesfully complete programme courses (total 180 ECTS) and achieve at least 2.00 GPA from 4.00 grade system.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students who have completed at least one semester in other graduate programs in higher education institutions may transfer to the university's graduate program.

History

Muğla University Institution of Social Sciences, Public Administration Department was established in 1993, after a two-year preparation period, it began its active education and training by accepting students in 1995-1996 education-training year. Later, the Second Education programme was opened in 2001-2002 education-training year and at the same term students were accepted to that programme.

Profile of the Programme

The Department of Public Administration aims to provide knowledge required by contemporary politics and administration science to undergraduate and graduate students who will need the provided education after graduating to work in their own areas. On the other hand, the department aims to bring the modern education and study culture, contribution to the production of knowledge, participatory, collaborativeness to students. In this context, it is primarily aimed to make our students respectful individuals to national and universal values and preferred persons with their education, training and research quality at regional and country level, with the principle of teamwork, oriented to solve country's and region's problems. The students who graduate from our department is encouraged to have knowledge, skill and motivation to be successful in private sector as well as in public sector and in this context to improve their knowledge thorough lifelong learning practices.

Program Outcomes

1- Obtain profoundly knowledge about political science, administration science, law and theory and practice of environmental problems.
2- Develop the obtained knowledge at Master of Science level about political science, administration, urbanization, environmental problems and law branches through original thinking and research to a expertise level.
3- Expand the frontiers of knowledge in the area through publishing at least one scientific article at national and/or international refereed journals and/or through interpreting or producing a original work.
4- Apply, analyze and interpret the concepts and approaches obtained in political science and administration comparatively and interdisciplinary at national and international levels.
5- Take the lead in the areas in which it is required to solve interdisciplinary problems about public administration branch.
6- Evaluate critically the problems in political science areas state at national and local levels, democracy and civil society relations.
7- Take responsibility in accordance with the aims of the project as a project manager or a participant.
8- Indicate the willingness to be in a search for innovation in the areas of political science, administration science, law, urbanization and environmental problems.
9- Have adequate consciousness about rule of law and its universality, justice, equity, human rights and citizenship, health and environmental values.
10- Apply the concepts and approaches learned about urbanization and environment to solving of the local, national and international problems.
11- Executes effectively and analyzes the relationship with the internal and external stakeholders in the public administration area.
12- Communicate verbally and in writing and search for new developments in the areas of political science, public administration, law, urbanization and environmental problems by using a foreign language.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

% 50 percent of the midterm grade and % 50 percent of the final exam grade add up to the overall passing grade. Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation.The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”. The midterm examinations are compacted and given in the 8th week of the semester. In addition to midterm examinations and other work, students are required to take a final examination. Final examinations are held at the appropriate place and hour as decided. Forty percent of the midterm grade and sixty percent of the final exam grade add up to the overall passing grade. Students must attend classes, practices and examinations. Students' attendance is followed by the Instructor of the course. Scores Mid-term/Final Grades Coefficient 90-100 AA 4 85-89 BA 3,5 80-84 BB 3 75-79 CB 2,5 70-74 CC 2 65-69 DC 1,5 60-64 DD 1 50-59 FD 0,5 49 and below FF 0

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 180 ECTS).

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Employment opportunities for graduates in general are as follows: Audit Supervisor, Administrative Law Judge, the Ministries, Finance, Treasury, the Directorates-General and Executive Committees KPSS group A cadres, the prefect, the internal auditor, inspector, accountant, controller, auditor, specialist cadres and local governments; work as inspectors and internal auditors. In addition, in the case of getting adequate scores in KPSS B, they can be employed as clerk in all public institutions. Graduates may also serve az academic and administrative staff at universities. Graduates also may serve on the private sector.

Access to Further Studies

Upon successful completion of the doctoral program graduates can apply for specialist positions to higher education institutions in the country or abroad.

Mode of Study

PhD

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Turgay UZUN

ECTS Coordinator

Associate Prof.Dr. Özlem Şahin Güngör

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6090 Seminar Required 0 4 6
KAY 6099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
KAY 6501 Management Theory Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6503 Theory of Political Corporations Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6505 Administration Control Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6507 Contemporary Political Opinion Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6509 Environment and Globalization Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6511 City and Politics Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6513 European Court of Human Rights and Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6515 Current International Affairs Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6517 Government and Constitution in Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6519 Civics and Human Rights Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6090-1 Seminar Required 0 4 6
KAY 6502 Contemporary Democracy Arguments Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6504 Politics and Political Culture in Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6506 Analysis of Urban Policies Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6508 New Approaches in Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6510 Globalization and Immigration Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6512 Judicial Reform Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6514 Regional Integration Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6516 Comparative Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6518 Political Opinion in Modern Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6520 Gender and Politics Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6522 The Theory of Constitution Elective 3 0 6
KAY 6702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
KAY 6800 Preparation for the qualification examination Required 0 0 24
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
KAY 6900 Thesis Proposal Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6705 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
KAY 6901 Thesis Work (1.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6706 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
KAY 6902 Thesis Work (2.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6707 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
KAY 6903 Thesis Work (3.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 6000 Thesis Work (Thesis Defense) Required 0 0 24
KAY 6708 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Seminar            
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics            
Management Theory54453 134 22
Theory of Political Corporations443545233 43
Administration Control555555555331
Contemporary Political Opinion334334133132
Environment and Globalization554232454525
City and Politics553343455535
European Court of Human Rights and Turkey555555555331
Current International Affairs443545343 33
Government and Constitution in Turkey544434135132
Civics and Human Rights553313224222
Specialization Field Course            
             
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Seminar            
Contemporary Democracy Arguments555555454244
Politics and Political Culture in Turkey555555555244
Analysis of Urban Policies543332255534
New Approaches in Management433442 43 33
Globalization and Immigration453322434534
Judicial Reform555555555552
Regional Integration443345523 23
Comparative Management554515423 14
Political Opinion in Modern Turkey334535133132
The Theory of Constitution            
Specialization Field Course            
             
2. Year - 1. Term
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Specialization Field Course            
Preparation for the qualification examination            
             
2. Year - 2. Term
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Specialization Field Course            
Thesis Proposal            
             
3. Year - 1. Term
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Specialization Field Course            
Thesis Work (1.TİK)            
             
3. Year - 2. Term
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Thesis Work (2.TİK)            
             
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Thesis Work (Thesis Defense)            
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