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Institute of Social Sciences Tourism Management

Qualification Awarded

The Master´s Degree in Tourism Management program is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum

Specific Admission Requirements

Science degree in Bachelor and ALES score which is determined by the Senate of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University is required. Students must have minimum score determined by Senate in UDS, TOEFL, TOEFL or equivalent examinations accepted by YÖK.

Qualification Requirements

A student is required to successfully complete a minimum of 7 courses, not less than 120 ECTS credits, take the required seminar and the Field Specialization courses and write and defend a Master’s Thesis, have a minimum GPA of 2.50/4.00 and no letter grades lower than CC, YT and no YZ, DZ grades.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Depending on the degrees awarded, theoretical or practical courses taken as part of a degree (completed or not completed) may lead to recognition of these as prior learning by the programme administration. The students who have taken courses in another institution in Turkey or abroad can ask for credit and grade transfer. The executive boards of relevant programme will decide on the courses to be transferred covering students' entire academic program once and for all with the condition that the request for transfer be made within the first week of the academic year, the requests cannot be repeated.

History

The department has started its activities on 18/08/2006 with the Master of Science program. The doctorate program was opened on 17/07/2014. The master's program without thesis was opened on 25/10/2011.

Profile of the Programme

Tourism Management Master program educates executive candidates who have characteristics, which are mentioned below; structuring units so as to let PhD students develop their analysis and conceptual thinking abilities, structuring curriculum so as to make students know the international “Ethical Principles” and proctoring master students of utilising these principles in their studies, encouraging PhD students to participate academic and sectoral events to establish and enhance their contacts, encouraging PhD students to search for new information technologies in his or her field and to use them effectively, supporting PhD students to contribute to their academic field of study with their own work and studies.

Program Outcomes

1- It has comprehensiveandsystematicknowledge of concepts, theories, principlesandphenomena in itsfieldand in closedisciplines
2- It has knowledge of Internalandexternalenvironmentalfactors of theorganizations in thefield, relationshipsandinteractionsbetweendepartmentsof theorganizations, politicsandstrategies of theorganizations.
3- It has knowledge of legal regulations, occupationalstandardsandpractices in itsfield.
4- Itperformsplanning, organizing, coordinating, directingandcontrollingfunctionsrelatedtothefield
5- It analyzes the service delivery processes related to the field, plans, implements, audits and restructures and improves the service processes when it is necessary.
6- Uses service delivery policies and strategies related to the field, performs, audits, develops and evaluates service processes in a satisfactory manner to the consumer, finds solutions to problems that affect the service process and develops and uses consumer satisfaction measurement tools.
7- Performs projects and research plans using appropriate research methods in relation to issues and issues related to the field and presents the results in a clear and understandable way
8- Define, use and maintain the physical environment, tools and technologies related to the field.
9- It analyzes the information by using the techniques known in the field related to the problems related to the field, evaluates the different options with a critical approach in solving the problems and solves the unpredictable and complex problems.
10- Follows developments and applications related to the field and uses them in practice.
11- Work as team member, take responsibility and direct team.
12- Manage occupation a land technic activities or projects with associates in the field in unexpected situation.
13- Communicate as written and verbal in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B2)
14- Use computer software, IT and CT technologies (ECDL-A“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)
15- Depend on ethical values with associates in the field and have social responsibility.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

A variety of assessment methods such as mid-term(s), assignment(s), exercise(s), project(s), practice(s), and a final exam are implemented in the programme. Assessment methods may include classical test(s), multiple-choice test(s), homework(s), performance evaluation(s), and product evaluation(s). In order to graduate from the programme, cumulative GPA must be minimum 2.00.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Graduation ECTS (Master) must be 120 and must defence a thesis in front of a selected jury.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates can work as an academician if they fulfill the terms of acceptance or they can find a job at private sector.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to doctorate programmes in any field or proficiency in fine arts programmes.

Mode of Study

Master's Degree

Programme Director

Asist Prof.Dr. Senem YAZICI YILMAZ

ECTS Coordinator

Asist Prof.Dr. Senem YAZICI YILMAZ

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TUİ 5090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
TUİ 5099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
TUİ 5501 Quantitaive Research Methods in Social Sciences Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5502 Globalization and Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5503 Financial Management in Tourism Managements Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5504 Current Management Techniques in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5505 Strategic Human Resources Management in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5506 International Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5507 Customer Psychology in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5508 Marketing Approaches in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5509 Gastronomy and Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5510 Menu Planning Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5511 E-Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5512 Demand Forecasting Methods Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5527 Project Cycle Management Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TUİ 5090-1 Seminar Required 0 2 6
TUİ 5513 Tourism and Development Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5514 Marketing Research Methods Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5515 Strategic Management in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5516 Organizational Behaviour in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5518 Quality Management in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5519 Sociological Analysis of Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5520 Tourism and Philosophy of Leisure Time Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5521 Cost and Management Accounting in Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5522 Advanced Financial Accounts Analysis Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5523 Philosophy of Science Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5524 Catering Management Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5525 Qualitative Research Methods in Social Sciences Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5526 Decision Making Techniques Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5528 Cultural Heritage Management and Tourism Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5530 Destination Marketing and Management Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5532 Tourism Strategies in European Union Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5534 Event Management Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5536 Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Small Hotels Management Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5538 Innovation and Creativity in Tourism Entrepreneurship Elective 3 0 6
TUİ 5702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TUİ 5000 Thesis Required 0 0 24
TUİ 5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TUİ 5000-1 Thesis Required 0 0 24
TUİ 5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Seminar554455533555115
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics353244544434444
Quantitaive Research Methods in Social Sciences333322445331334
Globalization and Tourism444422223222135
Financial Management in Tourism Managements333334424444144
Current Management Techniques in Tourism444444333344145
Strategic Human Resources Management in Tourism334444423444125
International Tourism443444434443125
Customer Psychology in Tourism442333233232134
Marketing Approaches in Tourism333444423333125
Gastronomy and Tourism444454334444145
Menu Planning333334434444145
E-Tourism444333344433155
Demand Forecasting Methods444433423332144
Project Cycle Management544333404434544
Specialization Field Course554455533555115
                
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Seminar000000000000000
Tourism and Development343444323444144
Marketing Research Methods433344553334145
Strategic Management in Tourism555555435554125
Organizational Behaviour in Tourism444444414444145
Quality Management in Tourism444444324322124
Sociological Analysis of Tourism344444424444144
Tourism and Philosophy of Leisure Time334544313353125
Cost and Management Accounting in Tourism334333224333144
Advanced Financial Accounts Analysis335333223343145
Philosophy of Science333353525335125
Catering Management444454344444135
Qualitative Research Methods in Social Sciences322422455333144
Decision Making Techniques335555535555135
Cultural Heritage Management and Tourism 443344324333125
Destination Marketing and Management444454333555143
Tourism Strategies in European Union444333322223122
Event Management332533333354135
Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Small Hotels Management 453443424343135
Innovation and Creativity in Tourism Entrepreneurship444444423034145
Specialization Field Course425444534433115
                
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Thesis554455533555115
Specialization Field Course425444534433115
                
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15
Thesis000000000000000
Specialization Field Course435444534433115
                
 

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