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Political Science and Public Administration
General Description
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Brief History
The master´s program of Public Administration is founded in 1982 within The Graduate School of Social Sciences. The name of the program was changed to "Political Science and Public Administration" in 2016.
Master´s program of Political Science and Public Administration is composed of four sub-fields. They are:
-Political and Social Sciences
-Administrative Sciences
-Urbanization and Environmental Problems
-Law.
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Qualification Awarded
The graduate program of Political Science and Public Administration is subject to a system of 120 ECTS credits of workload for both the thesis and the non-thesis master´s degree as the second cycle qualifications. When the program is completed successfully, master´s degree is achieved in the field of Political Science and Public Administration.
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
1- Bachelor`s degree in Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Political Sciences or Faculty of Law, 2- Candidates should have the required score from the postgraduate education entrance exam (PEEE) (the equiponderant score should be 55 the minimum). The PEEE score document and internationally accepted documents (GRE, GMAT etc.) are required for foreign students without any score clause. 3-Candidates should score a minimum of 50 in the accepted exams (YDS /e-YDS / YÖKDİL). 4-Foreign students (apart from those who have studied in Turkey) are required to have the TÖMER documents proving that they have sufficient proficiency of Turkish language. - PEEE 50% + UNDERGRADUATE SUCCESS AVARAGE 20% + WRITTEN/INTERVIEW 30% = Candidates are ranked according to the weighted total score that they have earned from the general assessment and students are admitted according to the quota starting with the candidate with the highest score (Minimum score of 65 must be obtained for a passing grade). For Foreign Students UNDERGRADUATE SUCCESS AVARAGE 50% + WRITTEN/INTERVIEW 50%=Candidates are ranked according to the weighted total score that they have earned from the general assessment and students are admitted according to the quota starting with the candidate with the highest score.
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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.
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students who fulfill the below requirements are awarded with the master´s degree in Political Science and Public Administration: - To take courses having a total ECTS workload of 120 and to be successful from these courses, - Condition of success for the courses is to get a score of 70 over 100, - To successfully defend the master´s thesis in front of a jury.
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Profile of The Programme
The aim of the master´s program in Political Science and Public Administration is to provide the graduates with the opportunities for specialization in the fields of political and social sciences, administrative sciences, urbanization and environmental problems and law, which constitute the sub-departments of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Furthermore, the program targets to train academics and professionals who are capable of comprehending the main theoretical discussions in the above mentioned fields, following the current developments and of conducting scientific research as well as adopting an analytical thinking perspective.
The duration of the master´s program in Political Science and Public Administration is two years. In the first year of the program the students are offered compulsory courses in the main fields of political and social sciences, administrative sciences, urbanization and environmental problems and law as well as elective courses which can be taken from other graduate programs. The second year of the program is dedicated to the thesis projects of the students. In order to support these projects, all four semesters of the program include courses on specialized issues of the main sub-fields as well as seminar courses on students´ thesis projects.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Being able to improve the basic knowledge acquired in the field of political science and public administration to the expertise level and to comprehend interdisciplinary interaction.
2. Being able to evaluate and use the advanced level knowledge on political theory, public policy processes, law, policies of urbanization and environment that are required in experts and researchers who are much needed by the public and private sectors.
3. Being able to analyze and resolve the problems encountered in the field of political science and public administration by combining the field knowledge with those obtained from other disciplines and to evaluate the findings of such analyses.
4. Being able to plan, independently carry out and publish studies related to the field of political science and public administration.
5. Being able to develop new strategic approaches and generate solutions by taking on responsibility in the practices related with political science and public administration.
6. Being able to make the critical analysis, synthesis and the evaluation of new and complicated ideas in the field of political science and public administration.
7. Being able to present current developments and own studies concerning the field of political science and public administration in oral, written and visual forms to those groups within and outside the public administration world.
8. Being able to use the information and communication technologies at an advanced level together with different software as required by the field of political science and public administration.
9. Being able to speak at least a foreign language and keep up with a foreign literature in the field of political science and public administration.
10. By paying regard to social, scientific and ethical values, being able to instruct and supervise these values in studies related to the field of political science and public administration.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • Being able to improve the basic knowledge acquired in the field of political science and public administration to the expertise level and to comprehend interdisciplinary interaction.
  • Being able to analyze and resolve the problems encountered in the field of political science and public administration by combining the field knowledge with those obtained from other disciplines and to evaluate the findings of such analyses.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • Being able to plan, independently carry out and publish studies related to the field of political science and public administration.
  • Being able to present current developments and own studies concerning the field of political science and public administration in oral, written and visual forms to those groups within and outside the public administration world.
  • Being able to improve the basic knowledge acquired in the field of political science and public administration to the expertise level and to comprehend interdisciplinary interaction.
  • Being able to make the critical analysis, synthesis and the evaluation of new and complicated ideas in the field of political science and public administration.
  • Being able to evaluate and use the advanced level knowledge on political theory, public policy processes, law, policies of urbanization and environment that are required in experts and researchers who are much needed by the public and private sectors.
  • Being able to develop new strategic approaches and generate solutions by taking on responsibility in the practices related with political science and public administration.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Being able to speak at least a foreign language and keep up with a foreign literature in the field of political science and public administration.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Being able to use the information and communication technologies at an advanced level together with different software as required by the field of political science and public administration.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • By paying regard to social, scientific and ethical values, being able to instruct and supervise these values in studies related to the field of political science and public administration.
Learning Competence
  • Being able to use the information and communication technologies at an advanced level together with different software as required by the field of political science and public administration.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Main institutions offering employment opportunities for the graduates of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration are: -Public and private universities -Prime Ministry and Ministries and their inspection boards and other affiliated institutions at the levels of undersecretary and general directorate. -Other public institutions, -Special Provincial Administrations, -Municipalities and other institutions affiliated with Local Governments, -Public and Private Banks, -Private Sector Institutions and Multinational Corporations.
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Access to Further Studies
Candidates who have successfully completed the master´s program can access to PhD. programs as long as they meet with acceptance criteria for the related PhD. programs.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Each student has to register for the classes at the beginning of the term, and she/ he has to attend at least 70% of the classes to be able to enter the final exam. Students are required to have at least one final exam in each term for each of the courses. Final exams are assessed over a total of 100. She/he must get a minimum of 70 as the final examination grade in the second cycle. A student is successful if she/he receives AA, BA, BB, CB and CC as the letter grade from a class.
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Graduation Requirements
In order to complete the programme requirements, students have to be successful from a course load having a total 120 ECTS and to defend their master thesis and be qualified by the jury.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi
Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi Anabilim Dalı
16 059 Görükle Kampüsü, Nilüfer-BURSA
Program Başkanı: Prof. Dr. Serdar Gülener
Tel: 0 224 294 11 24
E-mail: sgulener@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü: Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Gülçin Tunç
Tel: 0224 294 11 71
E-mail: gulcintunc@uludag.edu.tr
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Facilities
The education language of the master´s program in Political Science and Public Administration is Turkish. There is a library, a reading room and a computer room with an open access to the students.
The teaching staff of the programme is comprised of 13 instructors including 5 professors, 3 associate professor, 4 assistant professors and 1 lecturer with a doctoral degree. Besides, there are 7 research assistants and 8 project assistants.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
KMY5103 LOCALIZATION AND LOCAL ADMINISTRATION IN EU AND TURKEY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
KMY5137 PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIAL THEORY Compulsory 3 0 0 7
KMY5169 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
KMY5175 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 12
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
KMY5102 ECOLOGICAL RISK AND POLITICS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
KMY5104 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
KMY5172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
KMY5176 THESIS CONSULTING II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 12
Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
KMY5183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
KMY5193 THESIS CONSULTANTS III Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
KMY5184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
KMY5194 THESIS CONSULTANTS IV Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
KMY5105 POLITICAL PERSONALITY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5107 THE BASIS OF ECOLOGICAL PARADIGMS Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5109 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN POST MODERN ERA Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5111 URBAN, SOCIETY AND IDENTY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5113 EU AND REFORM IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5115 CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5117 THE ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL CULTURE Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5119 CONTEMPORARY DEBATES IN THEORIES OF DEMOCRACY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5121 AUDIT IN THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND OMBUDSMAN Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5123 PUBLIC PERSONNEL SYSTEM AND ISSUES Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5125 COMPARATIVE PUBLIC POLICY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5127 TRAGEDY AND CLASSICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5129 POLITICAL MOVEMENTS IN TURKISH THOUGHT Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5131 ISLAMIC POLITICAL THOUGHT READING RELATED TEXTS Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5133 READINGS IN FEMINIST POLITICAL THEORY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5135 COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW Optional 2 0 0 4
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
KMY5106 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL REGIMES Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5108 MEDIA AND POLITICS Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5110 URBAN ECONOMY AND ECOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5112 INTERNET AND DEMOCRACY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5114 LOCAL POLICIES Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5116 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5118 THE ANALYSES OF ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5120 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5122 POLITICAL CONSTITUTIONALISM Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5124 NEW VISION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5126 COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5128 REFORM IN PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5130 POWER AND SOCIETY IN MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5132 SOCIAL-POLITICAL THEORY Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5134 TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE, READING RELATED TEXTS Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5136 QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL TEXTS Optional 2 0 0 4
KMY5138 ELECTION LAW Optional 2 0 0 4
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