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THESIS-II PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SBE511 THESIS-II 7 0 0 30

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : MASTER'S DEGREE, TYY: + 7.Level, EQF-LLL: 7.Level, QF-EHEA: Second Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ULUÇAKAR
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: It is aimed to develop and demonstrate the problems and difficulties in the field by applying the systematic theory and research methods acquired in undergraduate and graduate education, and to develop and demonstrate their abilities in defining and explaining them, and to gain knowledge and skills to independently pursue specialist tasks at the end of the master program.
Contents of the Course Unit: Thesis work stages; The examination phase, which can be characterized as defining the subject of interest and getting used to the subject, data collection and processing and justification of the thesis subject, defining the limitations, the problem (s) to be solved or the expected development (s), what the collected information indicates, the planning phase of what it is about, the presentation of the theoretical framework seen to be relevant to the thesis subject, the procedures for collecting data and linking the theory to the subject of the thesis, the methods and techniques to be used for the development and implementation of the thesis, the planning and development processes of the thesis development the evaluation phase, which includes thinking and concluding, the publishing phase in which the thesis is written, edited, presented and defended.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

It systematically integrates the theoretical and factual knowledge required for expertise.
Understands the interdisciplinary interaction of the field of study with other disciplines.
Explains the scientific problems in theory and methods.
Associates the relevant literature with the thesis work.
Formulates the problems and implements the advanced tasks within the specified time.
Explains the written, oral and visual techniques of thesis results.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature review, Individual research Analysing Phase Lecture
2 Literature review, Individual research Analysing Phase Lecture
3 Literature review, Individual research Analysing Phase Lecture
4 Literature review Planing Phase Lecture
5 Literature review Planing Phase Lecture
6 Literature review Presenting a report and/or give a departmental seminar, getting feedbacks and revising the analysing phase Lecture,discussion
7 Literature review Planning Phase Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review Planning Phase Lecture
10 Literature review Presenting a report and/or give a departmental seminar, getting feedbacks and revising the planning phase Lecture
11 Literature review Implementation Phase Lecture
12 Literature review Evaluation Phase Lecture, discussion
13 Literature review Evaluation Phase Lecture, discussion
14 Literature review Publishing phase: Writing and updating Lecture, discussion
15 Literature review Publication phase: Thesis completion and presentation Lecture, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Relate the principles and rules of political behavior, behavior and leadership in organizations.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the general structure, operation and public policy formation process of administration.
2
Explain at an advanced level the working of political processes, political systems as well as the actors in other major political and administrative systems.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Interpret current political and administrative developments and the functioning of the democratic system by using the knowledge of political science and public administration.
2
Relate professional knowledge of management, urbanization, environmental policies, politics and legal sciences to universal values.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Compare the administrative structures and country management models by using the theoretical knowledge in the field of political science and public.
2
Organize events between the public, private sector and voluntary organizations.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
By using the accumulation of knowledge in political science and public administration; manage project, event and social responsibility activities.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze existing structures with a critical approach based on universal legal norms and administrative structures.
2
Apply the written and unwritten legal rules and ethical codes in his / her personal and professional life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Improve himself/herself by following the political and administrative agenda and the written-oral work on the agenda.
2
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Taking advantage of the existing history and theoretical knowledge of the field; interpret and analyze current issues, events and problems.
2
Develop original plans and programs to guide the functioning of political and bureaucratic institutions.
3
Develop alternative public policy proposals in the construction and implementation of sustainable and effective public policies.
4
Design reform programs aimed at making and improving the functioning of political and administrative organizations.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 0 0 0
Preliminary & Further Study 0 0 0
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 6 84
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 14 40 560
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 3 3
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 120 120
Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 0 767
Total Workload of the Course Unit 767
Workload (h) / 25.5 30,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 30,0