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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
The Department of Labour Economics is subject to the 90-120 ECTS credit system for master´s degrees in the second cycle. Upon successful completion of the program and fulfillment of program requirements, a master´s degree in the field of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations is awarded.
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
To apply for the Master´s Program in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, the following requirements must be met: - A bachelor´s degree in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, or Law. - A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.40. - Obtaining a minimum score of 55 (equivalent weight) in the Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam (ALES) within the last three years. For foreign nationals, internationally recognized documents such as GRE, GMAT, etc., are accepted, and ALES is not required. Turkish citizens who completed their entire undergraduate education abroad must have their undergraduate diplomas approved by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK). Admission of these candidates to postgraduate programs is decided by the institute´s board of directors based on the opinion of the department. Candidates wishing to take the master´s entrance exams must apply electronically with the necessary documents within the application and registration dates announced on the university´s website. In the admission to master´s programs, the evaluation is based on the ALES score (50%), undergraduate GPA (20%), and written/interview exam result (30%). Candidates who score at least sixty-five (65) points in this evaluation are ranked, and the number of students admitted is equal to the announced quota. Those who hold a bachelor´s degree in a field other than Labour Economics and Industrial Relations and succeed in the master´s exam participate in a one-year scientific preparatory program.
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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 successfully complete the required and elective courses, equivalent to a minimum of 120 ECTS credits, and defend their thesis successfully before a selected jury, are awarded the Master´s Degree in Labour Economics and Industrial Relations.
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Profile of The Programme
The program aims to enhance the knowledge of students with a background in social policy at the undergraduate level, elevating their expertise to an advanced level. Through both theoretical and applied knowledge, the program seeks to develop students´ capacity to analyze social policy issues and conduct scientific research. In pursuit of this goal, the department includes elective courses alongside mandatory ones, allowing students to acquire the necessary skills in accordance with their career plans.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Ability of using scientific research 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 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 master methodological requirements of social sciences and ability to follow the latest developments and critiques of them.
  • Ability of using scientific research 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 oversee the principle of “social justice” in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • 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.
  • To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
  • 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.
  • Ability of actively adapting the informations which from the different disciplines related to the field to current events.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • To oversee the principle of “social justice” in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
  • Ability of using scientific research methods very effectively and to discuss the results of methods on global scale.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Becoming aware of the scientific and ethical principles of the discipline of Social Policy.
  • To master oral and written principles of the Turkish language and ability of using a high level of foreign grammar.
  • To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
  • Ability of using scientific research 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.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • To analyze current political and economic developments in context of conceptual and thoroughly levels.
  • 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.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
  • To oversee the principle of “social justice” in proposed solutions relating to social problems.
  • Ability of actively adapting the informations which from the different disciplines related to the field to current events.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • To comprehend the scientific information which is used for the country and the universal requirements.
  • To offer concrete solutions to social problems in the context of scientific standards.
  • 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.
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • 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.
  • To evaluate of modern equivalents of legal regulations related to Social Policy and working life.
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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 who successfully complete the master´s program may choose to pursue doctoral studies at both national and international higher education institutions.
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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. 70. 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 need to pass a minimum of 120 ECTS credits from the available courses in the program 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
CLE5101 LEGAL FRAME OF LABOUR RELATIONS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
CLE5103 LABOR MARKET ANALYSIS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
CLE5169 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
CLE5175 THESIS CONSULTING 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
CLE5102 CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
CLE5104 POST-INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION Compulsory 3 0 0 4
CLE5172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
CLE5176 THESIS CONSULTING 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
CLE5183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
CLE5193 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE5184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
CLE5194 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
15. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CAL3103BH THEORY OF SOCIAL SECURITY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
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
Total 35
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE5105 SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5107 DEBATES ON SOCIAL POLICY Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5109 APPLIED LABOUR LAW Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5111 TURKISH SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM: PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5113 STUDIES ON HUMAN RESOURCES Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5115 INCOME DISTRUBITION AND POVERTY Optional 2 0 0 5
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
CLE5106 MANAGEMENT OF WAGE Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5108 SOCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5110 ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5112 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5114 GLOBALIZATION AND LABOUR Optional 2 0 0 5
CLE5116 INTERNATIONAL LABOUR NORMS Optional 2 0 0 5
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