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Institute of Social Sciences Public Administration

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

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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions.

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. 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

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.

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 graduates holding Master Degree are eligible to apply to Doctorate Degree programmes provided that a valid point of ALES examination and a sufficient level of foreign language knowledge.

Mode of Study

Master of Science

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Turgay UZUN

ECTS Coordinator

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 5090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
KAY 5099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
KAY 5501 Political and Social Theory Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5503 Civil Society Democratization Governance Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5505 Urban with Its Conceptual and Legal Dimension Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5509 Religion and State Relation Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5511 Ethics Applications in Public Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5513 Political Ethics and Political Corruption Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5515 Information Society and E-State Applications Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5517 Theory of State Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5519 Government Systems Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5521 Basic Approaches in Political Sciences Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5523 Constitutional Democracy Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5525 Strategic Management in Public Administration Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5527 Modernism and Postmodernism in Social Theory Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5529 Law of Liberties Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5531 Philosophy of Environment Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5533 Performance Management in the Public Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 5090-1 Seminar Required 0 2 6
KAY 5502 Electoral Systems and Political Parties Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5504 Council of Europe and Its Mechanisms Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5506 Comparative Local Administrations Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5508 International Organizations Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5510 Problems of Bureaucracy in Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5512 Analysis of Public Policies Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5514 Urban Economics, Globalization and Indigenization Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5516 Politics and Bureaucracy Relation in Turkey Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5518 New Social Movements Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5520 Basic Problems in Turkish Political Life Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5522 Current Debates in the Philosophy of Politics Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5524 Environment Policies Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5526 Current Problems of Urban and Environment Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5528 Comparative Public Personnel Management Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5530 Philosophy of Science Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5532 Ethnicity and Nationalism Elective 3 0 6
KAY 5702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 5000 Thesis Required 0 0 24
KAY 5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
KAY 5000-1 Thesis Work Required 0 0 24
KAY 5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Seminar             
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics4455454444444
Political and Social Theory5555454252452
Civil Society Democratization Governance5555554454545
Urban with Its Conceptual and Legal Dimension5434124255343
Religion and State Relation553514124 125
Ethics Applications in Public Management3544331 5 434
Political Ethics and Political Corruption5554555453545
Information Society and E-State Applications5545545443545
Theory of State553415424 115
Government Systems553515424 115
Basic Approaches in Political Sciences5555454252452
Constitutional Democracy3332351552324
Strategic Management in Public Administration5555535545545
Modernism and Postmodernism in Social Theory5435244253243
Law of Liberties132  2111    
Philosophy of Environment4524112255343
Performance Management in the Public5555535544545
Specialization Field Course             
              
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Seminar             
Electoral Systems and Political Parties553514134 125
Council of Europe and Its Mechanisms5555555553335
Comparative Local Administrations5445342 5 343
International Organizations3345554553434
Problems of Bureaucracy in Turkey5434251 4 454
Analysis of Public Policies5555555252452
Urban Economics, Globalization and Indigenization5534234245343
Politics and Bureaucracy Relation in Turkey4453251 3 544
New Social Movements5443 32 42124
Basic Problems in Turkish Political Life3433351231224
Current Debates in the Philosophy of Politics5533 3 24222 
Environment Policies5555444555445
Current Problems of Urban and Environment5432124155443
Comparative Public Personnel Management5555544554444
Philosophy of Science             
Ethnicity and Nationalism             
Specialization Field Course             
              
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Thesis             
Specialization Field Course             
              
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Thesis Work              
Specialization Field Course             
              
 

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