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Institute of Social Sciences Labour Economy and Industrial Relations (Postgraduate)

Qualification Awarded

Philosophy of Doctorate

Specific Admission Requirements

a. Students will be accepted according to the articles of Rules and Regulations of Mugla Sitki Kocman University Graduate Studies. (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman Üniversitesi Lisansüstü Eğitim-Öğretim Yönetmeliği) b. Holding a master degree acknowledged by respective Institute Committee (Enstitü Anabilim Kurulu) and approved by the Institute Administrative Committee (Enstitü Yönetim Kurulu) c. Students need to get minimum 55 from equal weighted ALES standard score or they need to have an equivalent score accepted by the Inter-university Council (Üniversitelerarası Kurul) d. Minimum 55 score from National Foreign Language Examination (KPDS and YDS), or they need to have an equivalent score accepted by the Inter-university Council (Üniversitelerarası Kurul)

Qualification Requirements

Students need to complete core and elective courses in the program, need to hold minimum score of 55 from National Foreign Language Examination (YDS) or an equivalent score from international language examinations to proceed to PhD Proficiency Exam; and pass it successfully; and need to complete the PhD thesis successfully

Recognition of Prior Learning

Having completed master degree in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations program. Those who have a master degree in other fields are required to take conditional courses for an academic year, two semesters, in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations department.

History

Graduate School of Social Sciences (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü) was established in 1992 and began operating in 1993. Bachelor studies are offered since 2004 and master studies since 2011 in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations department. Doctoral studies are planned to be initiated in 2014-2015 academic year.

Profile of the Programme

Labour Economics and Industrial Relations PhD Program are comprised of an education system that contributes to both theoretical and practical knowledge in social policy and industrial relations fields. The main objective is to ensure incorporation and development of interdisciplinary knowledge specific to the field. Another objective of the program is to train senior and qualified personnel for both public and private sectors. For this purpose, education and research areas of the program are divided into key areas such as labour economics, human resources management, social policy, labour and social security law, industrial relations and employment. To succeed in the program students are required to have the ability of analytical thinking.

Program Outcomes

1- Knows and to compares the structures and operations of international, national and regional labour markets
2- Knows and to contributes to theories, methodology and applications related to labour relations and social policy; to conduct authentic studies independently
3- Knows the interdisciplinary characteristic of the department and adapts knowledge from different fields as labour, economics, sociology and psychology to their own field.
4- Keeps the value of human rights and freedoms and social inequality in mind and examines social problems and inequalities, evaluates policies targeting these problems.
5- Evaluates issues and practices related to social policy from a critical approach adhering to theoretical framework.
6- Monitors and evaluates legal arrangements, verdicts of supreme courts related to working life and social security system regularly.
7- Knows and evaluates the structures, operations and functions of the State, trade unions and employer’s associations
8- Explains the impact of industrial relation on society, humans, environment and on workers with theoretical aspects.
9- Knows and evaluates approaches to social thought and social theories.
10- Uses qualitative and quantitative research techniques in high level and discuss and examines the obtained information.
11- Communicates with other colleagues and follow occupational information in a European language supported with the general level of C1.
12- Uses information and communication technologies supported by European Information Technologies.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Attendance of 70% is obligatory to courses during the PhD program. Success is measured on the basis of the scores of mid-terms, final exams and papers. Exams are evaluated over 100 points. Passing grade is calculated through the addition 30% of the average score of the midterm exams and %70 of the score of the final exam or the resit exam. Passing grade for PhD Program is 75 over 100; 2.5 (BC) over 4.00. Letters of G (Passing Grade) or B (Successful) are used for not included courses, special studies and PhD thesis when they are completed successfully. Exams, evaluations and grades based on the articles of Rules and Regulations of Mugla Sitki Kocman University Graduate Studies (Muğla Sıtkı Koçman Üniversitesi Lisansüstü Eğitim-Öğretim Yönetmeliği)

Graduation Requirements

Student need to succeed 7 courses determined by the Labour Economics and Industrial Relations Department Committee, pass the PhD proficiency exam, and propose a thesis proposal and get accepted and also present a seminar study. Students whose thesis proposal is accepted need to prepare, present an authentic thesis in the related field and apply a known method to a new field or contribute to its respective field and defend the thesis in front of the thesis jury.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates of the department can be employed as researchers and as economists and managers in employees’ and employers’ trade unions as well as in human resources and industrial relations departments of public and private companies. In addition, they can work in social security institutions and in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security as experts. There are opportunities as consultant positions in private consulting firms, Turkish Employment Agency, as well as in all other employment related companies.

Access to Further Studies

Having completed their doctorate education successfully, students are awarded with PhD degree can carry on to post-doc studies.

Mode of Study

Doctorate

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Abdurrahman AYHAN

ECTS Coordinator

Asist Prof.Dr. Çisel EKİZ GÖKMEN

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ÇEİ 6090 Seminar Required 0 4 6
ÇEİ 6099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6501 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6503 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6505 Internal Labour Market Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6507 History of Labor Relations in the Public Sector Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6509 Organization Theory Elective 6 0 6
ÇEİ 6511 International Trade Union Movements Elective 6 0 6
ÇEİ 6513 Code of Conduct Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6515 Theories of Post-industrial Society Elective 6 0 6
ÇEİ 6517 Social Development and Welfare Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6519 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6521 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6523 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6525 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6527 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ÇEİ 6502 Capital Accumulation, State and Classes Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6504 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6506 Strategy and Tactics of Collective Bargaining Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6508 Health and Safety at Work Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6510 Quality Of Working Life Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6512 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6514 Women in Labour Market Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6516 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6518 Economic Development, International Economic Organizations and Social Policy Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6520 Work, Leisure and Labour Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6522 Contemporary Debates in Immigration Policies Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6524 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6526 Social Exclusion Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6528 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6529 Quantitative Research Methods Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6530 Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 6702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ÇEİ 6703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
ÇEİ 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
ÇEİ 6704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
ÇEİ 6900 Thesis Proposal Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ÇEİ 6705 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
ÇEİ 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
ÇEİ 6706 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
ÇEİ 6902 Thesis Work (1.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ÇEİ 6707 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
ÇEİ 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
ÇEİ 6000 Thesis Work (Thesis Defense) Required 0 0 24
ÇEİ 6708 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Seminar555555555555
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics            
 335345433444
 555554353344
Internal Labour Market555333343544
History of Labor Relations in the Public Sector345335553344
Organization Theory 445433355444
International Trade Union Movements345354555444
Code of Conduct335333343344
Theories of Post-industrial Society335453455444
Social Development and Welfare355554554444
 455444454544
 345353455444
 555453353444
 455444455444
 435454455444
Specialization Field Course            
             
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Capital Accumulation, State and Classes555553555444
 555345553444
Strategy and Tactics of Collective Bargaining555355544444
Health and Safety at Work445344353544
Quality Of Working Life555353354544
 4 5555353444
Women in Labour Market555554455444
 555555555544
Economic Development, International Economic Organizations and Social Policy545454353444
Work, Leisure and Labour555554555444
Contemporary Debates in Immigration Policies555353354444
 535333353444
Social Exclusion445553454544
 555553555544
Quantitative Research Methods115111115145
 115111115145
Specialization Field Course555555555555
             
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
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Specialization Field Course            
Thesis Work (1.TİK)            
             
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Specialization Field Course            
Thesis Work (3.TİK)            
             
4. Year - 2. Term
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Thesis Work (Thesis Defense)            
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