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Graduate School of Social Sciences - Business Administration - Logistics Management - E-master Programme Without Thesis

General Description
Logistics Management E-Master Program 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 acceptance procedure is explained in detail in Ege University Regulations for Graduate Education (
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The terms about general arrangements for recognition of prior learning is explained under the title of “General Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning” in Ege University Information Package ( Besides the rules are given in Ege University Regulations for Graduate Education (
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The purpose of Graduate Program 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 non-thesis graduate 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
21. century creates an ongoing change with its globalizing markets, changing socio-economic structures and improving information systems. This change brings about uncertainty. This affects the businesses and their structures, forces them to determine shared goals, and manage value chains together in order to reach these goals. Logistics plays its role as a bridge in the middle of the value chain in this environment which is shaped by a intense competition. In this context, at the present time, various education programs addressing this field become widespread. The purpose of Logistics Management E-Master Program without Thesis to provide people who have undergraduate level education in various fields with a flexible mindset and make them competent in logistics to adopt the increasing global competition conditions.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates can be employed at logistics departments.
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
(1) The measurement and evaluation facilities can be held face to face or electronically with or without supervision, by using means of measurement and evaluation methods which are approved by the higher education institutions’ senates (assignment, project, practice, written exam, oral exam etc.), or by a central examination. (2) Mid terms can be held electronically without supervision, but finals and make-up examinations should be live or held electronically under supervision. The place, the way that the exams will be made and which of the additional measurement and evaluation methods like oral examination, performance, project, thesis and portfolio will be used, are decided by the senate based on the suggestion of the institute that performs the education. (3) The measurement and evaluation facilities which are performed without execution cannot be count for more than 20% of the general success in e-learning. The methods relevant to the courses which exists in the e-learning syllabus is announced prior to the preference phase.
Graduation Requirements
Terms of graduation is explained under “Rules and Conditions for Proficiency” section.
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 Logistics.
2To be able to make use of other disciplines that form the basis of Logistics policies and have advanced knowledge about the discipline.
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

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 920411SDG1 Elective - - - 6
2 9204015532012 Business Logistics Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9204117232019 Planning and Modelling in Logistics Problems Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 9204125552012 Strategic Supply Chain Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 9204117252019 Warehouse and Distribution Center Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 12 0 0 30
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 İŞLT.LOJİSTİK.SDG-1 Elective - - - 4
2 9204117022019 Current Issues in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 9204117062019 Finance and Costs Management in Logistics Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 9204117042019 Materials and Inventory Management Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 SOS.BİL.DP.YL Term Project Compulsory 0 0 0 10
Total 9 0 0 26
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