Institute of Social Sciences Non-thesis Master of Science (MSc) Programme in Labour and Human Resources Management

Qualification Awarded

Master (Non-Thesis)

Specific Admission Requirements

To apply this programme, students should be gratuated from a faculty and have adequate ALES score.

Qualification Requirements

Students should take 10 courses and complete a Project.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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


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 initiated in 2016-2017 academic year. In 2017-2018 academic year, Labor and Human Resources Management Non-Thesis Master's Program was opened.

Profile of the Programme

Labour Economics and Human Resources Management Non-Thesis Master Program is 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- Scientific thinking in the field of social sciences, learning and using method knowledge, research and reaching knowledge, evaluating and commenting on information.
2- At the macro level, we have knowledge about the structure of our human existence, its potential, its role in development, and international labor movements.
3- Recognizes family, education and health policies so that human capital can play an effective role in economic and social development.
4- Specialize in the theoretical and practical level of human resources processes and functions in economic units.
5- Have the competence to develop and implement application programs as well as to be able to create new knowledge in the field of human resources.
6- Have the competence to translate the theoretical knowledge into practice for the provision and development of labor peace and social dialogue in working life.
7- Basic knowledge about human resources from psychology, sociology and jurisprudence can be well known and applied in practice to manage the processes and results of their working life.
8- Analyze and interpret the workings of individual and collective work and social security, and the conflict and conflict processes in these areas.
9- Have sufficient consciousness about the universality of work, social rights, social justice and ethical values.
10- Develops knowledge about the legal, economic, sociological and psychological aspects of the working life at the level of expertise.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Each student has to register classes and continue at least 70% of courses to enter the final examination. Students are subjected at least one midterm and final exam for each course. Success grade is 40% contribution of midterm exam (as the midterm grade could be considered marks which obtained from measuring tools as homework, laboratory exam, quizzes, etc.) and 60% contribution of final exam. All exams are evaluated over 100 points. Obtaining at least 45 points in final exam is required. Students who have received a letter grade of (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB) and (CC) are considered successful from that course. (DC) and (DD) grades are successful conditional grades. Student’s GPA must be at least 2.0 for being successful in a course which is taken (DC) or (DD) grades.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate from this programme, students should complete a Project and take 10 courses successfully.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Human resource departments of businesses and public institutions.

Access to Further Studies

To apply a PhD programme, students firstly apply to a master programme with thesis.

Mode of Study

Master (Non-Thesis)

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Betül ALTUNTAŞ

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 7000 Term Project Required 3 0 30
ÇEİ 7501 Individual Labour Law Practices Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7503 Social Security Law Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7505 Applied Human Resource Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7507 Behavioural Sciences and Organizational Behaviour Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7509 Performance Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7511 Social Policy and Employment Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7513 Wage Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7515 Gender and Organizaton Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7517 Communication and Conflict Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7519 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7521 Research Methods Elective 3 0 6
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ÇEİ 7502 Collective Labour Law Practices Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7504 Occupational health and Safety Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7506 Diversity Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7508 Personnel Selection and Recruitment Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7510 Project Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7512 Carrier Management and Planning Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7514 Current Developments in Human Resources Management Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7516 Human Recources Planning Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7518 Emotional Processes in Organization and Motivation Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7520 Social Media and Work Elective 3 0 6
ÇEİ 7522 Globalization and Labour Relations Elective 3 0 6

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

0 - Etkisi Yok, 1 - En Düşük, 2 - Düşük, 3 - Orta, 4 - Yüksek, 5 - En Yüksek

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10
Term Project5555555555
Individual Labour Law Practices2121245555
Social Security Law4455555 55
Applied Human Resource Management4455544343
Behavioural Sciences and Organizational Behaviour3443455334
Performance Management4444444444
Social Policy and Employment4444353454
Wage Management2234322344
Gender and Organizaton4444433344
Communication and Conflict Management3432354533
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility4242253452
Research Methods4222223414
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10
Collective Labour Law Practices4445554444
Occupational health and Safety4444444444
Diversity Management3453355533
Personnel Selection and Recruitment4444444444
Project Management4454554544
Carrier Management and Planning4444444444
Current Developments in Human Resources Management4444444444
Human Recources Planning 3453355555
Emotional Processes in Organization and Motivation 4444444444
Social Media and Work5554444444
Globalization and Labour Relations4444444444

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