Labour Economics and Industrial Relations (LEIR) Department established 1975 within Bursa Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences and one of forth founders of faculty. Department titled Social Policy and Cooperative Trading for 1982. After 1982 code of "Higher University Council" department had been renamed "Labour Economics and Industrial Relations". Department has been interdisciplinary character and compatible to composition four sub-department activated which is "Labour Economics", "LAw of Labour and Social Security", "Sociology of Management and Work" and also "Psychology of Management and Work". In addition LEIR has given graduate and PhD. degree dependent Uludag University of Social Sciences Institute.
LEIR is subject to 240 ECTS credits in the fields of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations science. After the programme is complated successfully and programme´s qualifications are met, Bachelor degree is achieved in the field of Labour Economics and Industrial relations.
Level of Qualification
Specific Admission Requirements
Candidates must have diplomas of high schools and their equivalents and get adequate score from University Entrance Exam.
Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Student´s should fulfill ECTS which has beenpredetermined at department program included must and elective courses; in addition GPA must be at least 2.00/4.00 to earn bachelor´s degree at labour Economics and Industrial Relations.
Profile of The Programme
Undergraduate programme of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations has aimed to reach universial and contemporary arguments about area through interdisciplinary perspective. For achieving this also other related disciplinary courses in Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science has been at program which is some of must and other electives.
Ability of understanding basic concept related social science and especially social policy also assessment of this concepts counterpart into daily life.
Ability of integrated knowledge between related area and economics, politics, law, sociology, and psychology; to analyze social relations and following contemporary issues and development
To promote social equality principles at social issues, especially working life and precision to problems related to equality
Ability of evaluation social problems via causal implication
Acquisition of research techniques or application which included quantitative and qualitative analysis also developed project based approach used with ICT.
Ability of understanding and following within critical perspective to legal arrangement about labour and social policy
Perfect level written and oral representation skills in Turkish and used foreign language (especially English) for following new developments in social sciences.
To foresight social, political and economical developments and anticipate to future bias related to social issues.
To aptitude for teamwork and aware of ethical codes of discipline.
To adopt in principle critical thinking and respect for diversities; to use abilities which is compatible to global requirements for humanity and national needs; and to believe importance of life-long learning
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
To gain bachelor degree at department, graduates should be employment in;manager position at human resources service in company at private sector, trainer or collective bargaining specialist at trade unions, supervisor position at Ministry of Labour and Social Security and dependent institutions, supervisor, manager and specialist at Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR), Genel Director of Productivity and related public institutes, Labour attaché at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and same parallel and various position at private sector or NGO´s. Department graduates also candidates of employment opportunities which required Economics andAdministrative Sciences graduates.
Graduates, who have successfully completed undergraduate degree, providing minimum ALES (Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam)score and have sufficient knowledge of foreign language, may apply to national and international graduate programmes.
Mode of Study
In order for a student to be able to register for the courses at the beginning of the term and to take the final examination, she/he have to attend at least 70% of the classes. Students are made to take at least one mid-term and one final examination for each of the courses during a semester. The final grade for success is calculated by taking in account 50% of the mid-term grade and 50% of the final examination grade. Grades taken from the term papers, quizzes etc. can also be included in the calculation of the mid-term examination grade. All exams are assessed over a total of 100. For a student to be included in the Conditional Assessment System she/he needs to get a minimum of 20 as raw final grade and in order to be successful from a class her/his raw final grade must be at least 40. Besides, she/he must get a minimum of 30 as the final examination grade. A student is successful if she/he receives AA, BA, BB, CB and CC as the letter grade from a class. The letter grades of DC and DD stand for conditional success. In these cases, in order for a student to be successful from the class, her/his Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) should be at least 2.0.
In order to graduate from the program it is required to pass all the courses in the program (equivalent to total 240 ECTS) and to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 over 4.00.
Access to Further Studies
Address and Contact Details
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Education language at Labour Economics and Industrial Relations is Turkish. Department scholarship has eight full time professors, four full- time assistant professor one full- time senior lecturer and fifteen research assistant who worked for four sub-department. Student should used and register to Uludag UniversityCentral Library and access all hardbacks and electronic services. In addition a newsroom is active at faculty and available for students also two broadband internet access facilities computer laboratory may used. Departments have signed student exchange program with ESTGF-Portugal, University of Granda - Spain and University of Varna-Bulgaria framed Erasmus-Socrates Agreement and mutual academic support agreement with RMIT-Australia.