Türkçe
Institute of Social Sciences Economics

Qualification Awarded

Master's Degree with Thesis

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates must have a minimum graduation degree from foreign faculties or colleges which are at least four years in Turkey and equivalent to the Higher Education Council (YÖK). In addition, they must meet the additional requirements set by the Institute and Institute Administrative Board and approved by the Senate.

Qualification Requirements

In order to complete the program successfully, it is required to pass all the courses (total minimum 90 ECTS) in the program, to obtain a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.00 and successfully complete the master's thesis.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning in Turkish higher education institutions is at an early stage. Therefore, recognition of prior learning in all programs of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University has not been fully initiated.

History

The School of Business Administration which was opened in Muğla in 1974-1975 academic year by the Economic and Commercial Sciences Academy in Muğla and connected to Dokuz Eylül University in 1982 with YÖK Law, was established in December 1992 with the establishment of Muğla University and transformed into İİBF with the establishment of Muğla University. In the 1992-1993 academic year, regular education began in the 1994-1995 academic year. The language of instruction of the faculty is Turkish.

Profile of the Programme

The Program of Economics and Finance Non-thesis Master's Degree aims to provide the students who are required to obtain the information required by the contemporary economics science and to create the infrastructure they will need to work in their fields after graduation. On the other hand, it is another aim of our department to contribute to the production of knowledge, to have a participatory, sharing, original values and a contemporary culture of education and work. In this context, it is primarily aimed that our students become preferred individuals in the region and in the country at the level of education, training and research, who adopt the principle of team work, and who are oriented towards solving the problems of the region and the country and who are respectful to national and universal values. Students who graduate from our department are encouraged to have the knowledge, skills and motivation to succeed in the private sector as well as in all areas of the public sector, and in this context, to develop their human capital through lifelong learning practices.

Program Outcomes

1- Develops new models and perspectives by bringing together the information obtained from theory and politics about economy and finance.
2- Identifies the decision-making in the field of economics and finance, politics, systems and interprets them anaytically in practical terms.
3- Examines the role of concepts of innovation, creativity and technologhy in a dynamic global economy.
4- Can move forward the knowledge by taking courses on microeconomics, macroeconomics, money and banking, international finance and international financial institutions.
5- Gains the ability of formulating economic problems and making future projections by using mathematical, statistical and econometric analysis tools.
6- Gains the learning skills to continue his/her work without a dependency or in an autonomous way.
7- Creates new research topics about other disciplines related with economy and finance and offers new policy.
8- Apllies his/her their own knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills into working areas (or multidisciplinary) contexts or new or unfamiliar environment.
9- Gains the ability of adapting and implementing an important research progress.
10- Can work in different group workshops.
11- Becomes a demanded employee with high level knowledge in the field of economics and finance in both public and private sector.
12- Will have a value system including the beliefs and behaviours about sub-divisions of economy and finance.
13- Will have a high level of consciousness about democratic process, the role of science in everyday life, sensitivity of others welfare, individual and cultural differences.
14- Can communicate with a foreign language at a general level both written and oral.
15- Uses softwares with advanced information and commynication technologies.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Each student must register for courses at the beginning of the semester and must attend at least 70% of the courses in order to be able to take the final exam. At least 1 midterm exam, final exam and unsuccessful students are subject to make-up exams for each course. The grade of the midterm exam is 50% and the final exam is 50%. All exams are evaluated over 100 points. The final exam grade must be at least 70. Students taking one of the (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB) and (CC) letter grades from a course are considered successful.

Graduation Requirements

In order to complete the program successfully, it is required to pass all the courses (total minimum 90 ECTS) in the program, to obtain a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.00 and successfully complete the master's thesis.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The employment opportunities of our graduates can be listed as follows: They can be employed as civil servants in all public institutions if they get enough points from KPSS B group. Our graduates also have the ability to work in universities as academic and administrative staff. Our graduates can also work in private sector organizations.

Access to Further Studies

Candidates who have successfully completed a master's degree with a thesis can continue their studies in doctoral programs provided that they obtain a valid score from ALES and have sufficient knowledge of foreign languages.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Ali ÇIMAT

ECTS Coordinator

Asist Prof.Dr. Mustafa İNCİ

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İKT 5001 Advanced Microeconomics Required 3 0 6
İKT 5090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
İKT 5099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
İKT 5501 Monetary Theory and Policy Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5503 History of Economics Thought Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5505 Environmental Economics Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5507 Development Policies Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5509 Labor Market Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5511 Mathematical Economics Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5515 Current Problems in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5517 Globalization, Economics and Society Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İKT 5002 Advanced Macroeconomics Required 3 0 6
İKT 5090-1 Seminar Required 0 2 6
İKT 5502 International Economics Theories Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5504 International Economics Policies Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5506 Microeconomics Policy Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5508 Economy of Tourism Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5510 Development and Growth Theory Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5512 Innovation Economy and Policy Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5514 Asset Markets and Dynamic Economies Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5516 Outward-Oriented EconOMY Exchange Rate Market Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5518 Advanced Real Estate Market Analysis Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5520 Applied Econometrics Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5522 Energy and Society Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5524 Advanced Econometrics Elective 3 0 6
İKT 5702 Specialization Field Course Elective 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İKT 5000 Thesis Required 0 0 24
İKT 5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
İKT 5000-1 Thesis Required 0 0 24
İKT 5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Advanced Microeconomics554455351314111
Seminar222222222225000
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics323113444444421
Monetary Theory and Policy344112344111111
History of Economics Thought331221334131323
Environmental Economics144144114144141
Development Policies441454144111111
Labor Market533344232444242
Mathematical Economics145134134215411
Current Problems in Tourism512123144211121
Globalization, Economics and Society442143111111311
Specialization Field Course432333342322000
                
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Advanced Macroeconomics000000000000000
Seminar222222222225000
International Economics Theories542121132114151
International Economics Policies542355332114151
Microeconomics Policy534142244213111
Economy of Tourism512123144211121
Development and Growth Theory554554243115151
Innovation Economy and Policy512123144211121
Asset Markets and Dynamic Economies325125151113111
Outward-Oriented EconOMY Exchange Rate Market442143111121211
Advanced Real Estate Market Analysis325125151113111
Applied Econometrics355223134315141
Energy and Society114444114144141
Advanced Econometrics355234134315141
Specialization Field Course432333342322000
                
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Thesis121212121212500
Specialization Field Course432333342322000
                
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Thesis121212121212500
Specialization Field Course432333342322000
                
 

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