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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
POL106 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. ŞENOL DURGUN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ANNAMARIA CSISZER

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to improve aptitude for discovering the Turkish administrative structure, presenting the interaction between political-public management, analysing factors effecting the policy-making process in public and politics.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include historical development of public administration concept, organization and operation of Turkish public administration, general information regarding bureaucracy and Turkish administrative reforms and public administration discipline.

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

1. Explain the interaction between public administration and political science (2)
2. Identify the difference between classical and modern approaches in public administration. (1)
3. Apply approaches and principles in modern public administration with case analysis. (3)
4. Recall and spell concepts in public administration and political sciences discipline (1)
5. Describe the process in public policies and politics and factors effecting this process. (2)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - The Concepts of Constitution and Constitutional Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook 1st Coursebook, 16th, 17th,18 th, 19 th and 20th Parts The Constitutional Developments in Turkey Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 22nd Part The Legal Framework of Administrative Activities Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 2nd Coursebook, Introduction The Fundamental Parameters of Turkish Administrative Organization Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 2nd Coursebook The Presidential Organization of Republic of Turkey – The Central Administration Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 2nd Coursebook The Presidential Organization of Republic of Turkey: The Provincial Organization Structure of the Central Administration Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 2nd Coursebook The Presidential Organization of Republic of Turkey: Decentralized Administrations Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 2nd Coursebook Judicial System Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 23rd Part Administrative Practices Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 24th Part /3rd Coursebook, 1st Part and p.279 Public Personnel Law Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 25th Part Public Service Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 26th Part National Public Institutions Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 6th Part Public Administration Control Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook, 1st Coursebook, 15th Part Total Quality Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Tortop, N., Isbir E. G., Aykac, B. (2017), Yonetim Bilimi, Nobel Academic Publications, Istanbul.
Eryılmaz, B. (2012), Kamu Yonetimi, Seckin Publications.
Durgun, S. (2012), Turkiye’de Kamu Yonetimi, Nobel Academic Publications, Istanbul.
CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY, available at: https://global.tbmm.gov.tr/docs/constitution_en.pdf
Referandum Değişiklikleri Sonrası Karşılaştırmalı Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Anayasası 1982-2017, Seckin Publications, Second Edition, 2018
Türkiye'de Siyasal Sistemi Dönüşümü ve Cumhurbaşkanlığı Sistemi. Editors: Nebi Miş and Burhanettin Duran, İstanbul, SETA Kitapları 19, 2018.
Halil Kalabalık, İdare Hukuku Dersleri Cilt-I: Cumhurbaşkanlığı Hükümet Sistemine Uygun, Ankara, Seçkin Publications, 2018.
Yavuz Atar, Türk Anayasa Hukuku, Seçkin Publications, 2018, İstanbul.
Yasin Söyler, Yeni Cumhurbaşkanlığı Sisteminde Cumhurbaşkanlığı Kararnamesi, Seçkin Publications, Ankara, 2018.
Oğuz Sancakdar, Eser Us, Mine Kasapoğlu Turhan, Lale Burcu Öğüt, Serkan Seyhan, İdare Hukuku Teorik Çalışma Kitabı, Seçkin Publications, 2018.
Yusuf Karakılçık, Yeni Yerel-Bölgesel Gelişmeler Işığında Yerel Yönetimler (Yeni Cumhurbaşkanlığı Sistemine Göre), Seçkin Publications, 2018.
Ender Ethem Atay, İdare Hukuku, Seçkin Publications, Ankara, 2018.

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 basic theoretical, political, economic and administrative theories used in the field of Political Science and International Relations.
5
2
Explain the political history, political ideas, intellectual accumulation of understanding international relations and the way that the history of diplomacy has passed from past to present.
2
3
List the norms of universal law and human rights, the principles of the modern legal system, the names of modern bureaucratic and administrative structures.
5

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the Turkish state tradition, the influence of Islam, the accumulation of political thought and its historical background, and compare this accumulation with the current approaches.
2
2
Evaluate the chronological development of relations between political and diplomatic developments and political / diplomatic facts / events / ideas / actors from past to present.
0
3
Analyze the structure and functioning of actors, organizations and organizations that determine international relations.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
In the light of current theoretical debates, apply relevant concepts to current political and international developments.
0
2
Evaluate the Turkish political tradition, developments with the Turkic community.
2
3
Use information on the field when comparing the administrative structures of different countries and their diplomatic traditions.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Formulate the current political developments, developments and arrangements in international relations in the historical and theoretical accumulation.
3
2
Analyze the functioning of modern political regimes in the light of political and public bureaucratic structures, regulations and developments.
4
3
Examine and analyze current political developments in the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, North Africa and the Caucasus in terms of both Turkish political history and international relations discipline.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
To conduct a field-specific study individually and to complete it with discipline and responsibility.
0
2
To assume duties and responsibilities in a team work as leader or team member and to fulfil them flawlessly.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the political and administrative developments in the international political system and the bureaucratic organizations operating in this system.
4
2
Examine the international problems and conflicts, and the problems in the field of administration and politics in detail.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the current developments in the field of Political Science and International Relations and collaborate with leading names in the field.
0
2
Examine and analyze academic resources and the written and oral studies on the political developments in the region and the world, especially in the Middle East.
0
3
Debate in the field of political science and public administration with different target groups in multicultural environments.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
With the current historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, suggest sustainable, organizational and administrative arrangements aimed at meeting specific goals and solving certain problems.
3
2
To follow latest developments in the field and direct personal studies accordingly within the framework of the lifelong learning principle.Using the theoretical, economic, political and managerial knowledge, and produce reports on current developments, conflicts and agreements in geography related to world politics and especially in the Middle East.
0
3
Construct arguments on the current developments in Turkish politics in the light of the laws, regulations, and the important changes in the constitution and administrative law that determine Turkish political life and foreign relations.
3

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 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
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 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 30 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 20 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 159
Total Workload of the Course Unit 159
Workload (h) / 25.5 6,2
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0