Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Social Sciences - Economics - Economic Policy
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
Qualification Awarded
Specific Admission Requirements
They have to complete undergraduated education for four years from the faculty of economics, business, economics and administrative sciences; the department of economics and labor economics; or from the engineering department or high school for banking and insurance which are related to the university.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Candidates who are different from the program which specified above have to take academic prep as two semesters from the courses which are set before
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Candidates who have conditions which are specified by the institute have to be successful in interview exam in order to be accepted to the program.
Profile of The Programme
The program consists of application knowledge as well as theoretical knowledge about economic policy . It is considered the equality of theory and practice in the program. Program grduates should have a strong theoretical foundation because of they can attend Ph. D program. In addition, graduates have a lot of application knowledge about working life.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Program graduates are employed at related public organization, economics department of universities and related department of private sector. Having completed a postgraduated education in this program is accepted as a cause of prefer by a lot of business, brokerage houses and banks
Access to Further Studies
Individuals who graduated from the program can apply for Ph. D degree and be accepted.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Exams are set according to the conditions which are specified by the institute. In this context, dates which are specified by the institute are set as a visa and a final exam for each semester. In addition, the participation to the class of the student and prepare for assignments in the class can be evaluated by the lecturer who gives the class
Graduation Requirements
Period of training of this program is 4 semesters. It forms as class and thesis processes that both of them take two years. Additional time which is more two years is given to the students who aren’t be able to complete their thesis because of valid reasons in the process of thesis. Students have to complete this program in maximum 6 semesters. In addition students who have grade point average of all classes at least 75 are accepted as successfully for that semester. 40 % of visa exam and 60 % final exam are based in grade system. More one semester is given to the students who fail about their classes. Students who complete the class process successfully pass to the thesis process. Students who complete their theses at current time and defend successfully graduate.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Program Bölüm Başkanı: Fatma Nuray Altuğ Ressam Namık İsmail Sok. No:1 34180 Bahçelievler / İSTANBUL Tel: : 0 (212) 507 99 25/1331
Employment possibilities exist both public and private sector.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Educating on scientific identification and solution of economic problems
2 Fundamental knowledge of economics, identification of aim, tools, tools and problems of policy of economics
3 Practising information technologies, foreign language and analytic techniques
4 Being able to analyse of economic policy applications and policy executives in the context of theories and policies of economics
5 Being able to develop innovative and competitive economic policies considering national benefits in the context of globalization in policy of economics
6 Being able open-minded for humanistic development by having universal and social sense of responsibility in the processes of education and practising
7 Redefining economic policies in the context of knowledge economy
8 Learning and applying techniques of the scientific research and methodology in economics and social sciences
9 program is designed to provide a solid foundation in economics by combining economic theory with policy and business applications.
10 Students are engaged in active learning, so that they can develop their inherent curiosity about economic phenomena into economic intuition that will prove quite useful in analyzing economic and non-economic issues alike
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 IKTP700 Seminar Compulsory 0 2 2
2 IKTP-S1..7 Elective - 1..7 Elective 21 0 28
Total 21 2 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 IKTP-S8..13 Elective - 8..13 Elective 18 0 30
Total 18 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 Thesis Compulsory 60