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International Relations
General Description
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Brief History
The department of international relations, established as a part of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Science of Uludağ University and begun to receive bachelor students in 1982, has thousands of graduates today. The aims of the department has a master program in collaboration with the institute of social sciences is to comprehend the issues in international politics by giving special emphasis to Turkish Foreign Policy, to grasp Turkey´s national interests, and to enlighten scientists and public opinion in this direction.
Parallel to the enlargement in the meaning of international relations together with the globalization process, the program of the department is being continuously updated. In this sense, the students are provided with the necessary abilities for their carrier plans both by compulsory and selective courses in master level.
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Qualification Awarded
As the program is completed successfully and program´s qualifications are met, master´s degree is achieved in the field of international relations.
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Students are admitted to our Institute according to their LES scores, transcripts and interview (oral examination) scores. Information on interviews (the quota of programs, dates and places of interview) is announced in advance, and it is ensured that all related is informed. For admittance to post-graduate programs, Grade Point Average and the result of interview may be taken into consideration in addition to the LES score. All matters related to this decision and the effect of other documents sought at the calculation of success score (letters of recommendation, a written composition on why the applicant seeks post-graduate education, international standard examinations, etc.) is decided by the Administrative Board upon suggestions from the heads of relevant sub-departments has been taken into consideration, and announced in respect to the methods stated in Article 3. Evaluation of examination results is as follows: LES Score 50% Interview 30% Official Transcript 20% In case the number of admitted students for a given program is less than 5, that program may not be opened. Registered students must follow the announcements from our notice boards, in order not to be unjustly treated.
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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 should fulfill 60 ECTS which has been predetermined at department programme including must and elective courses, students should be successful in thesis presentation.
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Profile of The Programme
The members of the department have devoted their selves to educate patriotic individuals who have global concerns, equipped with modern knowledge and culture; have abilities in communicating, researching, analyzing, coping with the problems, have leadership features, making research and have a duty to transfer the findings to the people in global standards. In this sense, the students are provided with the necessary abilities for their carrier plans both by compulsory and selective courses.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Being able to improve the basic knowledge acquired in the field of international relations to the expertise level and to comprehend interdisciplinary interaction.
2. Being able to evaluate and use the advanced level knowledge on international relations, diplomatic history, international law and international political economy 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 international relations 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 international relations.
5. Being able to develop new strategic approaches and generate solutions by taking on responsibility in the practices of international relations.
6. Being able to make the critical analysis, synthesis and the evaluation of new and complicated ideas in the field of the international relations.
7. Being able to present current developments and own studies concerning the field of international relations in oral, written and visual forms to those groups within and outside the public financial 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 international relations.
9. Being able to speak a foreign language and keep up with a foreign literature in the field of international relations.
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 international relations.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • Being able to evaluate and use the advanced level knowledge on international relations, diplomatic history, international law and international political economy that are required in experts and researchers who are much needed by the public and private sectors.
  • Being able to analyze and resolve the problems encountered in the field of international relations 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 improve the basic knowledge acquired in the field of international relations to the expertise level and to comprehend interdisciplinary interaction.
COMPETENCES Field Specific 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 international relations.
  • Being able to develop new strategic approaches and generate solutions by taking on responsibility in the practices of international relations.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Being able to plan, independently carry out and publish studies related to the field of international relations.
  • Being able to develop new strategic approaches and generate solutions by taking on responsibility in the practices of international relations.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Being able to speak a foreign language and keep up with a foreign literature in the field of international relations.
  • Being able to present current developments and own studies concerning the field of international relations in oral, written and visual forms to those groups within and outside the public financial world.
  • Being able to use the information and communication technologies at an advanced level together with different software as required by the field of international relations.
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • Being able to analyze and resolve the problems encountered in the field of international relations by combining the field knowledge with those obtained from other disciplines and to evaluate the findings of such analyses.
  • Being able to make the critical analysis, synthesis and the evaluation of new and complicated ideas in the field of the international relations.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Besides the academic life, the graduates are employed as specialists primarily for Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other related Ministries and institutions in public sector, and as managers in the departments of international trade and international relations of the private firms that operate in various kinds of sectors like automotive, food, logistics, banking and etc.
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Access to Further Studies
Graduates, who have successfully completed master´s degree, providing at least minimum acceptable ALES (Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) score and have a sufficient command on a foreign language, may apply to PhD programmes in Turkey and abroad.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Student should register for the courses at the beginning of the term and attend at least 70% of the courses to take the final examination. Students take at least one final examination for each of the courses during a term. All exams are assessed over a total of 100 point. To be successful graduate students have to get at least 70 from each courses. Students are successful if they get AA, BA, BB, CB and CC in graduate level courses. Minimum successful grade is 70 (CC) for master´s program.
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Graduation Requirements
The aim of master program is to enable students acquire the ability to conduct academic research leading to the acquisition, evaluation and interpretation of information gained. master´s program consists of total of 60 ECTS including minimum 10 courses, 1 seminar and a thesis. In addition, students have to pass the comprehensive exam. The appointment of a thesis supervisor requires the formal approval of the relevant administrative board. In case the nature of the thesis topic requiring more than one supervisor, a joint-supervisor may be appointed. A student enrolled in master´s program is obliged to submit his/her thesis in the format specified by the relevant committee and defend his/her thesis orally against an examining jury. Following the thesis defence, the examining jury decides by absolute majority whether to accept, reject or require revision of the thesis. Within three days following the thesis defence, the relevant institute is notified on the decision by the relevant department, with a written report.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Uludağ Üniversitesi
İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü
16 059 Görükle Kampüsü, Nilüfer-BURSA
Bölüm Başkanı: Prof. Dr. Tayyar ARI
Tel: 0 224 294 10 52
Faks: 0 224 294 11 72
E-mail: atayyar@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü: Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Samet Yılmaz
E-posta: sametyilmaz@uludag.edu.tr
Erasmus Koordinatörü: Arş.Gör. Tunç DEMİRTAŞ
E-posta: tunc@uludag.edu.tr
Farabi Koordinatörü: Arş. Gör. Uğur ERMİŞ
E-posta: ugurermis@outlook.com
Mevlana Koordinatörü: Arş.Gör. Özge Gökçen ÇETİNDİŞLİ
E-posta: ozgegokcenterzi@gmail.com
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Facilities
Education language is Turkish in the Department. A library, reading room, and a computer lab is avaible for students´ use. Students have the opportunity of studying at contracting universities during at most two semesters within the Erasmus and Farabi programmes.
In the Department, at present there are seven professors, four associate professors, three assistant professors, seven research assistants, and five project assistants on duty.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ULI5101 COMPARATIVE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORY Compulsory 3 0 0 9
ULI5103 TURKEY'S NATIONAL SECURITY PROBLEMS AND POLICY Compulsory 3 0 0 7
ULI5169 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
ULI5175 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 9
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ULI5102 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN IR THEORIES Compulsory 3 0 0 8
ULI5104 TURKEY'S SECURITY ISSUES IN POST-SOVIET ERA Compulsory 3 0 0 7
ULI5172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
ULI5176 THESIS CONSULTING II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 9
Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ULI5183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
ULI5193 THESIS CONSULTANTS III Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ULI5184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
ULI5194 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
ULI5105 EUROPEAN INTEGRATION POLICY Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5109 HUMAN RIGHTS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5113 19TH CENTURY WORLD HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5117 NATIONALISM AND ETHNIC CONFLICTS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5119 POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND TERRORISM Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5123 BALKANS IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5127 FOREIGNS AND REFUGEES LAWS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5131 SECTARIAN MOVEMENTS IN MIDDLE EAST Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5133 TURKEY'S POLICY IN THE BALKANS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5135 REGIONS AND REGIONAL COOPERATION IN THE EUROPEAN UNION Optional 2 0 0 3
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ULI5110 LAW OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5112 COMPARATIVE FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5114 20TH CENTURY WORLD HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5116 INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND FEMINIS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5118 GEOPOLITICS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Optional 2 0 0 3
ULI5136 PUBLIC DIPLOMACY Optional 2 0 0 3
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