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Institute of Social Sciences Public Administration (Non-Thesis)

Qualification Awarded

Master of Science

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

To obtain a Master Degree on Public Administration, students must pass succesfully all the compulsory and elective courses in the programme (equivalent to a total of 90 ECTS) and must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme.

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 Undergraduate level about political science, administration, urbanization, environmental problems and law branches to a expertise level.
3- Explain the relationship between the disciplines of political science, administration science, urbanization and environmental problems and law.
4- Interpret the concepts and approaches of political science and administration within the context of national and international levels, analyze and applies comparative and interdisciplinary
5- Know and apply the principles of participation in the field of public administration, governance, teamwork, transparency, ethics management, efficiency and performance audit.
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- Have the qualified theoretic and practical knowledge about public law and private law at national and international levels.
9- Have adequate consciousness about rule of law and its universality, justice, equity, human rights and citizenship, health and environmental values.
10- Implement the concepts and approaches learned about urbanization and environment to solve local, national and international problems.
11- Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders in the field of public administration.
12- Have information in political science, public administration, law, urbanization and environment problems by using a foreign language and communicates with colleagues.
13- Use technology required to produce and analyze knowledge in the field of public administration for data collection and data analysis.

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.

Graduation Requirements

Students are entitled to have an undergraduate certificate/diploma who are succesfully complete programme courses (total 90 ECTS) and achieve at least 2.00 GPA from 4.00 grade system.

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

The students who successfully obtained a Master of Science Degree without Thesis are not allowed to pass to Doctarate programme.

Mode of Study

Master of Science

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 7000 Semester Project Required 0 1 30
KAY 7501 Political and Social Theory Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7503 Civil Society Democratization Governance Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7505 Urban with Its Conceptual and Legal Dimension Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7507 Method in Social Sciences Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7509 Relationship of Religion and State Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7511 Ethics Applications in Public Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7513 Political Ethics and Political Corruption Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7515 Information Society and E-State Applications Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7517 State Theory Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7519 Government Systems Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7521 Basic Approaches in Political Science Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7523 Constitutional Democracy Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7525 Strategical Management in Public Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7527 Modernism and Postmodernism in Social Theory Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7529 Law of Liberties Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7530 Performance Management in Public Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7531 Philosophy of Environment Elective 3 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 7000-1 Semester Project Required 0 1 30
KAY 7502 Electoral Systems and Political Parties Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7504 European Commission and Mechanisms Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7506 Comparative Local Administrations Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7508 International Organizations Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7510 The Problems of Bureaucracy in Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7512 Analysis of Public Policies Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7514 Urban Economy, Globalization and Indigenization Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7516 The Relationship of Politics and Bureaucracy in Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7518 New Social Movements Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7520 Basic Issues in Turkish Political Life Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7522 Current Debates in the Philosophy of Politics Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7524 Environment Policies Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7526 Current Problems of Urban and Environment Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7528 Comparative Public Personnel Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7530-1 Philosophy of Science Elective 3 0 6
KAY 7532 Ethnicity and Nationalism Elective 3 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Semester Project             
Political and Social Theory5555454252452
Civil Society Democratization Governance5555544554543
Urban with Its Conceptual and Legal Dimension5434124255343
Method in Social Sciences2332 25    35
Relationship of Religion and State553514124 125
Ethics Applications in Public Management3544331 5 434
Political Ethics and Political Corruption5554555453545
Information Society and E-State Applications5545545443545
State Theory553415424 115
Government Systems553515424 115
Basic Approaches in Political Science5555454252452
Constitutional Democracy3332351552324
Strategical Management in Public Management5555535545544
Modernism and Postmodernism in Social Theory             
Law of Liberties             
Performance Management in Public5555535544545
Philosophy of Environment             
              
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Semester Project             
Electoral Systems and Political Parties553514134 125
European Commission and Mechanisms5555555555335
Comparative Local Administrations5545342 5 343
International Organizations3345554553434
The Problems of Bureaucracy in Turkey5434251 4 454
Analysis of Public Policies5555555252452
Urban Economy, Globalization and Indigenization5534212415543
The Relationship of Politics and Bureaucracy in Turkey4453251 3 544
New Social Movements5443 32 42121
Basic Issues in Turkish Political Life3433351231224
Current Debates in the Philosophy of Politics5533 3 24222 
Environment Policies5555444555445
Current Problems of Urban and Environment5432124155443
Comparative Public Personnel Management             
Philosophy of Science             
Ethnicity and Nationalism             
              
 

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