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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Social Sciences - International Relations - International Relations - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
Master of International Relations with Thesis, is provided in affiliation with Ege University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of International Relations.
Qualification Awarded
The graduates that complete the program with all its requirements get “Graduate Degree with Thesis”.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The acceptance procedure is explained in detail in Ege University Regulations for Graduate Education (http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/egeoidbalt.asp?xon=192&alt=207).
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 (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/general-arrangements.htm). Besides the rules are given in Ege University Regulations for Graduate Education (http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/egeoidbalt.asp?xon=192&alt=207).
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The purpose of Master with thesis program is to provide the student with the competences of reaching information via carrying out scientific research, evaluating and interpreting information. This program is composed of 120 ECTS credits, with 7 courses at least, of which is not less than 21 local credits, seminar course, expertise field course and thesis. Terms for proficiency for graduation comprises of completing all the courses successfully having 2.00 GPA (Grade Point Average) over 4.00 and completing the thesis successfully.
Profile of The Programme
The international relations is a branch of the science oriented for researching the relations among -foremost on the brink of the state- all actors within international system, other states, and international organizations. The main purpose of the master degree at the international relations department is to provide students to gain knowledge and skill which are necessary for their professional life, critical and deep analytic thought, and producing solution. Additionally with this program it will be obtained advanced degree specializing at the selective subjects of international relations.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Our graduates have chance to be hired at wide range of positions in public and private sector establishments. For example, Foreign Ministry, EU General Secretary, EU and foreign departments of public establishments, foreign trade departments of private companies.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates that complete the program with all its requirements can apply for doctorate programs either in thir own fields or multi disciplinary fields, provided that they are eligible in ALES examination and provide proficiency in foreign language. They can be accepted for the doctoral program if they succeed in oral interview.
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 )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Program Chairman: Prof. Dr. Tanju Tosun (Head of Department) ECTS / DS Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Tanju Tosun Communication Address: E.Ü. İktisadi ve idari Bilimler Fakültesi Dekanlığı E.Ü. Kampüsü 35100 Bornova İZMİR
Facilities
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 (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/info-students.htm). Besides, in our department there are various clubs which are related to International Relations. 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, speakers 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
1To be able to improve and deepen the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge reaching a level of expertise in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
2To be able to make use of other related disciplines within the discipline of International Relations (IR), and to be able to comprehend interdisciplinary nature of IR,
3To be able to make use of the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
4To be able to combine knowledge in the discipline of International Relations (IR) with knowledge originated from other disciplines; to be able to analyse specific issues and problems with an interdisciplinary approach using scientific methods,
5To be able to assess critically concepts, issues and problems in the discipline of International Relations (IR); to be able to determine learning requirements and to guide the learning process,
6To be able to present the current issues and new developments in IR, and her/his own work to individuals either from or outside the discipline in writing, orally and visually,
7To have social, scientific and ethical values during the data collection, interpretation, presentation and application stages in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
8To be able to carry out interdisciplinary studies based on the knowledge and problem-solving ability gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
9To be able to act to examine critically, to improve and when necessary, to change the social relations and the norms guiding these relations.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2
3

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 ULUS-İLİŞ-YL-SDG1 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 14
2 9204025052003 International Relations Theory Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 9204028012016 Scientific Research Methods and Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 8
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 ULUS-İLİŞ-YL-SDG2 ELECTIVE COURSES 2 Elective - - - 14
2 9204025702014 Foreign Policy Analysis Compulsory 3 0 0 10
3 YLSEM590 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 3 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
 
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