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Graduate School of Social Sciences - Business Administration - Business Administration - Master of Business Administration Second Cycle Programme without Thesis

General Description
Master of Business Administration (MBA without thesis) is provided in affiliation with Ege University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Business.
Qualification Awarded
The graduates that complete the program with all its requirements get “Non-Thesis Graduate Degree”.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The purpose of Master without thesis is to inform student with the relavant vocational information, and show how to use these information in practice. This program can be provided as day-evening education, e-learning or mixed type. This program is composed of 90 ECTS with 10 courses at least, of which is not less than 30 local credits, and term project. Term project is evaluated as successful or failed. Students have to register for term project in the relevant semester and submit a written report at the end of the semester. A proficiency exam can be made at the end of Master without thesis program, with the institute council’s suggestion and Senate approval. Terms for proficiency for graduation comprises of completing all the courses successfully having 2.00 GPA (Grade Point Average) over 4.00 and completing term project successfully.
Profile of The Programme
The purpose of program is to provide people who have undergraduate level education with a flexible mindset and make them competent in their fields to adopt the increasing global competition conditions.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Our graduates can be employed both in public and private sector at different positions.
Access to Further Studies
According to the third provisional clause of Graduate Education Legislation which is published in Resmî Gazete in 1/7/1996, students who have registered to non-thesis graduate programs before the date 6/2/2013, has the same rights with the graduates of graduate programs with thesis in the application of PhD programs. For he students who have registered to non-thesis graduate programs before the date 6/2/2013, the requirements for the PhD program is identified by the institute board, depending on the suggestion of departmental council. The students who have registered after this date has no right for application.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The measurement and evaluation of a course is made based on mid-term exam, other within semester course educational activities if any, final exam and make-up exam if it exists. The contribution percentage of within semester educational activities and final examination to final grade is determined by the instructor prior to the registration week and announced to the students in the first week of the semester. The contribution percentage of within semester activities is supposed to be between 40%-70 and contribution percentage of final and make-up exams are supposed to be between 60%-30.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of the Program: Prof. Dr. G. Nazan GÜNAY ECTS/DS Coordinator: Prof. Dr. G. Nazan GÜNAY and Asst. Prof. Dr. Elif ÜSTÜNDAĞLI ERTEN Contact Information: Ege University, Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences, Ege University Campus, 35100 Bornova - IZMIR
Department students can take part in all of the social, cultural, sports facilities and club activities that are provided by Ege University Rectorate. Information about these facilities are given in detail under the title of General Information for Students in Ege Information Package ( Besides, in our department there are various clubs which are related with sub-divisions of Business Administration. Students can take a part in the activities of these clubs in the light of their area of interest. By means of symposiums and congresses in various topics, spekaers that are invited to our faculty, and internships; students have the chance of chasing the developments in practice as well as in theory. Furthermore students have also the chance to be members of faculty teams in sports branches like football, basketball, volleyball etc.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Students who have a bachelor’s degree in different fields should be able to use acquired theoretical and practical knowledge and develop original ideas in the basic fields of business administration (Operations and Production Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Management-Organization).
2To be able to make use of other disciplines that form the basis of business administration (Operations and Production Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Management-Organization) policies and have advanced knowledge about these disciplines.
3To be able to analyze and interpret data and assess the concepts and ideas in the field by using scientific methods
4To be able to take responsibility both as an individual and a group member to solve the unexpected and complex problems confronted in practice.
5To assess the acquired knowledge and abilities critically, produce knowledge from knowledge, determine the learning requirements and guide the learning process.
6To inform experts and non-experts about the relevant subjects, and share ideas, problems and solutions to problems with them by qualitative and quantitative data.
7To be able to realize the local and global trends in thie field, and to be able to evaluate the opportunities and threats arising from these trends.
8To develop strategic approaches regarding work and working settimg by implementing expert knowledge and using expert information resources
9To have social, scientific and ethical values in the collection, interpretation, announcement and application phases of data in the field
10To put innovation and innovative working principles into practice in the field.
11To set objectives and to be able to attempt to attain these objectives, to be creative and open to criticism, and to have professional competence
12To have knowledge of law that is necessary for the field
13To conduct academic research

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9204055282018 Commercial Law Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 9204057092015 Financial Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9204055092015 Marketing Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 9204055042015 Operations Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 9204055032015 Organızatıons and Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 15 0 0 30
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 İŞLT.İÖ.TYL-SDG2 Elective - - - 7
2 9204117572018 Scientific Research Methods and Ethics (E) Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 SOS.BİL.DP.YL Term Project Compulsory 0 0 0 10
Total 6 0 0 21
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9204045012012 Financial Accounting and Reporting Elective 3 0 0 4
2 9204045172010 E-Marketing Elective 3 0 0 4
3 9204046292014 Financial Instutitons and Marketies Elective 3 0 0 4
4 9204046322015 Global Marketing Elective 3 0 0 4
5 9204047432012 Strategic Human Resources Management Elective 3 0 0 4
6 9204055052018 Supply Chain Management and Logistic Elective 3 0 0 4
7 9204055132015 Production Planning and Inventory Management Elective 3 0 0 4
8 9204055152007 Labour Law Elective 3 0 0 4
9 9204055202013 Budgeting And Control in Businesses Elective 3 0 0 4
10 9204055232016 Leadership And Management Development Elective 3 0 0 4
11 9204055302010 Consumer Behavior Elective 3 0 0 4
12 9204055312009 Project Management Elective 3 0 0 4
13 9204055382015 Teknoloji ve İnovasyon Yönetimi Elective 3 0 0 4
14 9204055452015 Müşteri İlişkileri ve Satış Yönetimi Elective 3 0 0 4
15 9204055692016 Kurumsal Koçluk ve Mentorluk Elective 3 0 0 4
16 9204055742015 Management Information Systems and Business Applications Elective 3 0 0 4
17 9204055902015 Management of Corporate Image and Communication Elective 3 0 0 4
18 9204055922015 Management in Family Business and Instutituonalization Elective 3 0 0 4
19 9204055942015 Yaratıcı Endüstrilerde Yönetim Elective 3 0 0 4
20 9204057052015 Cost Management System Elective 3 0 0 4
21 9204057072015 Strategic Management Elective 3 0 0 4
22 9204057112004 Financial Analysis Elective 3 0 0 4
23 9204057132004 Small and Medium Sized Business Management Elective 3 0 0 4
24 9204057292010 Decision Models in Management Elective 3 0 0 4
25 9204057372010 Managerial Psychology Elective 3 0 0 4
26 9204057432014 Social Media Management Elective 3 0 0 4
27 9204057472015 Public Relations and Brand Management Elective 3 0 0 4
28 9204057492015 Perakendecilik Elective 3 0 0 4
29 9204057512019 Portfolio Management and Stock Market Applications Elective 3 0 0 4
30 9204105202015 International Management Elective 3 0 0 4
31 9204117032015 Brand Management Elective 3 0 0 4
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