First Cycle Programmes    (Bachelor's Degree)
Lisans - Faculty of Economics - Public Finances
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
Department of Public Finance has been serving within the Marmara University (MU) Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences (FEAS) since 1984, in fact its roots based on much older. “Finance-Accounting” branch, which is one of the the three specialization areas founded in İstanbul Economics and Commercial Sciences Academy (IECSA) in 1959, that offers four years of education, constitutes thefoundations of our deparment. Public Finance department sustained its existence as “Economics-Public Finance” branch (major), which is one of the two specialization areas, after the change in the program, due to the begining of the evening education in IECSA from 1967. “Public Finance Department”, which is founded in 1984, bounded to FEAS, witin the body of the new foundation, due to transformation of IECSA to MU in July 1982, operates not only with morning education, but aslo with evening education from 1993.The old history of our department leaves the legacy of structure and academic tradition derived from strong academic staff.
Qualification Awarded
Students who graduate from the department have a four-year bechelor's degree.
Specific Admission Requirements
Candidate students of the department should be graduated from a high school program and also granted sufficient scores determined by the Higher Education Council from university entrance exam which is performed by the Student Selection and Placement Center for admission into university.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Exams of exemption are organised for the courses taking part in the education plans of the programs such as English and German. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council and the lessons can be exempt which they passed from the other university.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students have to complete all cources with 240 ECTS credits to entitle a diploma. In addition to this, students have to succeed 2,00 on 4,00 or a higher graduate grade.
Profile of The Programme
In the Department of Public Finance; there are 4 major fields of study: Theory of Public Finance, Fiscal Economics, Fiscal Law and Budget and Financial Planning. The academic staff consists of 3 Professors, 4 Associate Professors, 5 Assistant Professors, 2 Lecturers and 11 Reseach Assistants. A comprehensive teaching service is given reinforced by fundamental lessons in the fields of accounting, economics and law, as well as public finance, public economics and tax legislation courses. The main aim in teaching process, is to raise individuals who are able to meet both private and public sector’s needs for qualified staff in every stage and analyse economic and financial events.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Our graduates are employed in various fields of both private and public sectors. In both sectors, they can work in all supervision and audit units such as a inspector, an auditor, and a financial analyst. The graduates can work as a fiscal inspector, a tax inspector, a revenue controller, in Ministry of Finance, as a district governor in Ministry of Internal Affairs, and as an administrative-law judge in the body of Ministry of Justice. Also, They can work as a financial advisor, an independent accountant and as a sworn financial advisor as well as they can serve in public and private sectors’ banks at various positions.
Access to Further Studies
The students who have completed the Bachelor's Degree and who success ALES (Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) and foreign language exam are eligible to apply to Master's Degree programmes in their domain or in related domains.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students are required to sit for one midterm and one final examination for semester courses. Forty percent of the midterm grade and sixty percent of the final exam grade add up to overall passing grade. Lecturers can give practise homework during the period.
Graduation Requirements
The students who accomplish lessons successfully and has GANO above 2,00 can graduate. The maxsimum time for graduating is seven year.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Department of Public Finance Marmara University Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences Ressam Namık İsmail Sokak No:1, 34180, Bahçelievler, İstanbul, Turkey E-mail: maliye@marmara.edu.tr Telephone : +90 212 507 99 25 (1202) +90 212 575 64 76 Fax Number : +90 212 555 93 39 Programme Director: Prof. Dr. Turgay BERKSOY
Facilities
Educational language is Turkish in our department. All the same, students have an option to study a year of foreign language education at Marmara University, School of Foreign Languages. There is a computer laboratory for students. Students can use library of Public Finance Resarch and Application Center. There are basic books and periodicals about economics and public finance diciplines.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Students will be able to identify, analyze and provide solutions for economic and financial problems.
2 Students will have adequate knowledge and methodology to carry out quantitative and qualitative research and to present and comment on the findings.
3 Students will be able to critically evaluate the acquired knowledge and skills.
4 Students will be able to examine, assess the effects of public activities on individuals and public institutions and to provide alternative proposals.
5 Students will be able to apply acquired theoretical knowledge to current economic and financial events and developments.
6 Students will attain a better understanding in the field of expenditure and tax law.
7 Students will be able to facilitate the comprehension and coordination of the audit process in the public sector, thus ensuring efficiency in the use of scarce resources.
8 Students will have the qualifications necessary to work in the area of taxation (certified public accountant, tax inspector, tax judge, revenue controller etc.) in the public and/or private sector and on national and international platforms.
9 Students will be able to follow and interpret national and international publications in the fields of public finance, economics, law, political science and business administration.
10 Students will be able to analyze public finance with interdisciplinary fields such as economics, law, political, science and sociology.
11 Students will have the necessary knowledge to evaluate the effects of international economic developments on public economy.
12 Students will be able to provide background information for individuals to effectively communicate with their colleagues in the public and private sector.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA121 Ataturk's Principles and The History of Turkish Renovation I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK141 Introduction to Law Compulsory 3 0 3
3 IKT155 Introduction to Economics I Compulsory 3 0 3
4 ISL137 Introduction to Business Compulsory 3 0 3
5 MAT145 Mathematics I Compulsory 3 0 3
6 MLY111 Introduction to Public Finance Compulsory 3 0 3
7 MUH115 Financial Accounting I Compulsory 6 0 6
8 SOS101 Sociology I Compulsory 3 0 3
9 TRD121 Turkish Language I Compulsory 2 0 2
10 YDZx121 Foreign Language I Elective 2 0 2
Total 30 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA122 Principles of Ataturk II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 HUK154 Constitution Law Compulsory 3 0 3
3 IKT156 Introduction to Economics II Compulsory 3 0 3
4 MAT146 Mathematics II Compulsory 3 0 3
5 MAT148 Commercial and Financial Mathematics Compulsory 3 0 3
6 MUH116 Financial Accounting II Compulsory 6 0 6
7 SBL102 Introduction to Political Science Compulsory 3 0 3
8 SOS102 Sociology II Compulsory 3 0 3
9 TRD122 Turkish Language II Compulsory 2 0 2
10 YDZx122 Foreign Language II Elective 2 0 2
Total 30 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 BSP243 Computer I Compulsory 3 0 3
2 HUK255 Civil Law Compulsory 3 0 3
3 HUK257 Administrative Law Compulsory 3 0 4
4 IKT261 Microeconomics Compulsory 3 0 5
5 MLY211 Theory of Public Finance I Compulsory 3 0 5
6 MLY221 Research Methods Compulsory 3 0 3
7 MUH215 Evaluation of Financial Statements Compulsory 3 0 3
8 YON233 Business Management Compulsory 3 0 4
Total 24 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 BSP246 Computer II Compulsory 3 0 3
2 HUK254 Law of Obligation Compulsory 3 0 4
3 IKT259 Macroeconomics Compulsory 3 0 5
4 IST226 Statistic Compulsory 3 0 5
5 MLY204 Public Administration Compulsory 3 0 4
6 MLY212 Theory of Public Finance II Compulsory 3 0 5
7 SOS222 Fiscal Sociology Compulsory 3 0 4
Total 21 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 FIN327 Financial Statement Analysis Compulsory 3 0 3
2 HUK331 Tax Law I Compulsory 3 0 5
3 HUK341 Criminal Law Compulsory 3 0 3
4 HUK355 Commercial Law I Compulsory 3 0 4
5 IKT361 International Economics Compulsory 3 0 4
6 MLY311 Public Sector Economics I Compulsory 3 0 4
7 MLY341 Public Budgeting Compulsory 3 0 4
8 MUH315 Cost Accounting Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 24 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 HUK332 Tax Law II Compulsory 3 0 5
2 HUK354 Commercial Law II Compulsory 3 0 4
3 IKT352 Monetary Policy Compulsory 3 0 4
4 IKT362 Development Economics Compulsory 3 0 3
5 MLY312 Public Sector Economics II Compulsory 3 0 4
6 MLY314 State Debts Compulsory 3 0 3
7 MLY322 International Public Finance Compulsory 3 0 4
8 MUH362 Management Accounting Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 24 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EKM441 Econometrics Compulsory 3 0 3
2 HUK427 Labor Law Compulsory 3 0 3
3 HUK435 Fiscal Judicial Law Compulsory 3 0 3
4 IKT475 Economic Planning and Planning Policy Compulsory 3 0 3
5 IKT481 Economic Doctrines Compulsory 3 0 3
6 MLY411 Turkish Fiscal History Compulsory 3 0 3
7 MLY413 Local Government Finance Compulsory 3 0 4
8 MLY431 Turkish Tax System I Compulsory 3 0 5
9 MLY433 Fiscal Audit in Organizations Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 27 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 BNK434 Banking and Bank Law Compulsory 3 0 3
2 CEKO428 Social Security Compulsory 3 0 3
3 FIN434 Capital Markets Compulsory 3 0 3
4 IKT452 Economic Analysis Compulsory 3 0 3
5 MLY422 Fiscal Policy Compulsory 3 0 4
6 MLY432 Tax Applications Compulsory 3 0 3
7 MLY436 Turkish Tax System II Compulsory 3 0 5
8 MLY438 Business Taxation Compulsory 3 0 3
9 MUH418 Foreign Trade Transactions and Its Accounting Compulsory 3 0 3
Total 27 0 30
Elective
1 . Semester > YDZx121 Foreign Language I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDZA121 German I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 YDZF121 French I Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDZI121 English I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 . Semester > YDZx122 Foreign Language II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDZA122 German II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 YDZF122 French II Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDZI122 English II Compulsory 2 0 2

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