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GOVERNMENT BUDGET PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY322 GOVERNMENT BUDGET 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to; introduce the theoretical and technical aspects of the budget, which is the basic financial instrument of the state, and improve aptitude for evaluating the budgeting theories and budgeting process.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; budget concept and development, features of the state budget, principles of the state budget, types of the state budget, budgeting processes in Turkish public finance, actors and control of the budget.

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

Identify basic concepts on state budget.
Explain economic and social functions of state budget.
Interpret principles on state budget.
Compare liberal, Keynesian and neo-liberal perspective on state budget.
Summarize the budgeting processes of central, local and other government agencies in Turkey.
Classify the actors in budgeting process in Turkey.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Budget Concept and Its Development Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Features of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Functions of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Principles of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Principles of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Government Budget (Central Budget) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Government Budget (Local Administrations) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Politics and Program Analysis, Budget Systems Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Public Sector Size, Liberalism, Keynesian Government and Neo-Liberalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Budget in Turkish Public Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Budget Process in Turkish Public Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Budgets Other Than Central Administration Budgets (Local Administrations, Government Business Enterprises, Social Security Institution) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Audit of Budget (Administrative, Jurisdiction, Court of Accounts Legislation) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Edizdogan N., Cetinkaya O. (2015), Kamu Butcesi, Ekin Publication, Bursa
Pehlivan, O. (2015). Devlet Butcesi, Ekin Publication, Bursa
Sun, J., Lynch, T. D. (2008), Government Budget Forecasting: Theory and Practice, USA:CRC Press

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 concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 2 28
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 4 5 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 5 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 49 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0