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Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
General Description
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Brief History
The Institute of Social Sciences, one of the four institutes under Bursa Uludağ University, was established in 1982 and has been conducting master´s and doctoral programs since the 1982-1983 academic year. The Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations within the institute comprises four branches:
- Labour Economics,
- Labour and Social Security Law,
- Management and Labour Sociology,
- Management and Labour Psychology.
Within the Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, there are two master´s programs: the Thesis Master´s Program in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, and the Thesis Master´s Program in Work Psychology and Human Resources. At the doctoral level, there is a single program: the Ph.D. Program in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations.
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Qualification Awarded
According to Turkish Council of Higher Education, Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations is subject to 180-240 ECTS in PhD Programme. After one of these programmes are completed successfully and program’s qualifications are met PhD degree are achieved in the field of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations.
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Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
To apply for the Ph.D. Program in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, candidates must: - Hold a bachelor´s degree in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, or Law and have completed a master´s degree in the Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations (including programs such as Labour Psychology and Human Resources, Social Policy, Labour and Social Security Law, and Human Resources Management within the Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations). - Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their master´s program. - Obtain a minimum score of 55 (equivalent weight) in the Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam (ALES) within the last three years. - Achieve a minimum score in one of the following exams: KPDS, ÜDS, or TOEFL IBT (at least 55), TOEFL CBT (at least 134), TOEFL PBT (at least 453). - Foreign students, excluding those educated in Turkey, must have a Turkish Proficiency Certificate. Candidates wishing to take the Ph.D. entrance exams must apply electronically with the required documents within the application and registration dates announced on the university´s website. In the admission to Ph.D. programs, the evaluation is based on the ALES score (50%), master´s GPA (15%), foreign language proficiency score (15%), and written/interview exam result (20%). Candidates who score at least seventy (70) points in this evaluation are ranked, and the number of students admitted is equal to the announced quota.
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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
For students accepted into the Ph.D. program with a thesis-based master´s degree, successful completion of a minimum of 240 ECTS credits is required for graduation. This credit load, for one academic year, must consist of no less than 60 ECTS credits during the course stage, including a minimum of eight courses and seminars. The remaining load is to be obtained through seminars, a qualifying exam, and thesis work after the course stage.
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Profile of The Programme
PhD Programme of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations has aimed to reach universal and contemporary arguments about social policy area through inter-disciplinary perspective.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Ability of using scientific resesarch methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
2. Ability of actively adapting the informations which from the different disciplines related to the field to current events.
3. To oversee the principle of ´social justice´ in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
4. To offer concrete solutions to social problems in the context of scientific standards.
5. To master methodological requirements of social sciences and ability to follow the latest developments and critiques of them.
6. To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
7. To master oral and written principles of the Turkish language and ability of using a high level of foreign grammar.
8. To analyze current political and economic developments in context of conceptual and thoroughly levels.
9. Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
10. To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • To analyze current political and economic developments in context of conceptual and thoroughly levels.
  • To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
  • To master methodological requirements of social sciences and ability to follow the latest developments and critiques of them.
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
  • Ability of using scientific resesarch methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
  • To offer concrete solutions to social problems in the context of scientific standards.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
  • Ability of using scientific resesarch methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
  • To analyze current political and economic developments in context of conceptual and thoroughly levels.
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
  • To oversee the principle of ´social justice´ in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
  • To offer concrete solutions to social problems in the context of scientific standards.
  • To master methodological requirements of social sciences and ability to follow the latest developments and critiques of them.
  • To master oral and written principles of the Turkish language and ability of using a high level of foreign grammar.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Ability of using scientific resesarch methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • To master oral and written principles of the Turkish language and ability of using a high level of foreign grammar.
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
  • To offer concrete solutions to social problems in the context of scientific standards.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • To master methodological requirements of social sciences and ability to follow the latest developments and critiques of them.
  • To oversee the principle of ´social justice´ in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
  • Ability of using scientific resesarch methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
  • To analyze current political and economic developments in context of conceptual and thoroughly levels.
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
  • To oversee the principle of ´social justice´ in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • To master oral and written principles of the Turkish language and ability of using a high level of foreign grammar.
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • Ability of using scientific resesarch methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
  • To master methodological requirements of social sciences and ability to follow the latest developments and critiques of them.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
People who graduated from Sub-Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations keeping hold of PhD degree should be employment in some positions at Ministry of Labour and Social Security and dependent institutions and human resources specialist position at human resources service in company at private sector, too.
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Access to Further Studies
Graduates, upon meeting the necessary conditions, may be eligible for admission to postdoctoral programs abroad.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
- PhD Programme: 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 has to attend at least 70% of the classes. Students are made to take at least one final examination for each of the courses during a semester. All exams are scored on the scale of 100 and students have to get a score that is min. 75. 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
To successfully complete the program, students are required to pass all the courses in the program (equivalent to 180-240 ECTS credits), pass the qualifying exam, publish an article in a peer-reviewed journal, and successfully complete their thesis.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi
Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
Görükle Kampüsü 16059 Nilüfer/Bursa
Telefon: 0 (224) 294 24 23
Fax: 0 (224) 294 24 34
e-mail : sosbil@uludag.edu.tr.
Anabilim Dalı Başkanı: Prof. Dr. İlknur KILKIŞ
e-mail: ilknur@uludag.edu.tr
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Facilities
Courses of PhD Programme in Sub-Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations are instructed by 13 academic staffs of Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE5381 SOCIAL POLICY Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE5383 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE5385 INDIVIDUAL LABOUR LAW Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE5387 WORK PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE6101 SPECIAL TOPICS ON LABOUR ECONOMICS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
CLE6103 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOUR LAW Compulsory 3 0 0 5
CLE6171 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
CLE6175 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
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Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE5382 LABOUR ECONOMICS Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE5384 HUMAN RESOURCES Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE5386 INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE5388 SOCIAL SECURITY Compulsory 2 0 0 7,5
CLE6102 ISSUES ON SOCIAL CHANGE Compulsory 3 0 0 7
CLE6104 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS IN LABOUR Compulsory 3 0 0 6
CLE6176 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
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Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6173 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
CLE6183 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE III Compulsory 4 0 0 5
CLE6191 PHD THESIS I Compulsory 0 0 0 5
CLE6193 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 5
YET6177 PROFICIENCY EXAM Compulsory 0 0 0 15
Total 35
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6184 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE IV Compulsory 4 0 0 5
CLE6192 PHD THESIS II Compulsory 0 0 0 25
CLE6194 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 55
5. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6185 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE V Compulsory 4 0 0 5
CLE6193 PHD THESIS III Compulsory 0 0 0 20
ENS6121 DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING Compulsory 3 0 0 5
Total 30
6. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6186 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VI Compulsory 4 0 0 5
CLE6194 PHD THESIS IV Compulsory 0 0 0 20
ENS6122 PLANNING AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATION Compulsory 3 2 0 5
Total 30
7. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6187 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
CLE6195 PHD THESIS V Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 30
8. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6188 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VIII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
CLE6196 PHD THESIS VI Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6105 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIAL SECURITY Optional 2 0 0 3
CLE6107 QUALITY OF WORK LIFE Optional 2 0 0 3
CLE6109 DECENT WORK AND EMPLOYMENT Optional 2 0 0 3
CLE6111 SOCIAL CHANGES IN TURKEY Optional 2 0 0 3
CLE6113 LABOUR LAW IN HUMAN RESOURCES Optional 2 0 0 3
CLE6181 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS I Optional 4 0 0 4
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE6106 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS IN SOCIAL POLICY Optional 2 0 0 4
CLE6108 LABOUR LAW IN EU Optional 0 0 0 4
CLE6110 COMPRATIVE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEMS Optional 0 0 0 4
CLE6112 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR APPLICATIONS Optional 0 0 0 4
CLE6114 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF WELFARE STATE Optional 2 0 0 4
CLE6182 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS II Optional 4 0 0 4
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