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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Health Sciences - Sports Management Sciences - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
Sport Management Science was established in 1994 and has started education in 1997.
Qualification Awarded
The Master's Degree in Sports Management Sciences is awarded to graduates who have successfully completed the programme requirements.
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 programme consists of a minimum of seven courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 21 local credits. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The duration of the programme is four semesters. The maximum period to complete course work in a masters program with thesis is 4 semesters. However, with the approval of their advisors, students can in subsequent semesters take additional departmental courses with or without credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Master's course load and credits. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The Master's thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 3 to 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to one may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members, the co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. To correct or change a thesis found incomplete and/or inadequate by the jury, the jury must specify in its report that such corrections are necessary. A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to three months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
Sport management program is applied intensive educational program in Sport Science. The Program is conducted to give opportunities for students to take an effective role in any organization in the sport industry. Besides of theoretical lectures, specific education are lectured on specific sport branch, which are selected by students.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates can work in Local Organizations and Head Quarter of General Directorate of Youth and Sport , sport federations, sport clubs and fitness centers.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who successfully completed the Master's Degree may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade, the final examination grade and/or evaluation of final project, with the contributions of 40% and 60%, respectively. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 70 out of 100. Students must repeat courses they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”.
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
Head of Program : Assoc.Prof.Dr. Timucin Gencer, Ege University, Faculty of Sport Sciences, 35100 Bornova-Izmir/Turkiye; email: timucin.gencer@ege.edu.tr ; tel: +902323425714; fax: +902323399000 ECTS Coordinator : Assoc.Prof.Dr. Timucin Gencer, Ege University, Faculty of Sport Sciences, 35100 Bornova-Izmir/Turkiye; email: timucin.gencer@ege.edu.tr ; tel: +902323425714; fax: +902323399000
Facilities
Faculty of Sport Sciences' facilities in Ege University Campus are used.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Being able to focus on strategic approach for managing sport organizations
2Being able to use wide and integrated knowledge of enterprises` functions effectively,
3Being able to have social responsibility for solving problematic issues on private and public sector
4Being able to comprehend ethical and legal components of Sport Industry,
5Being able to have skills of problem solving and critical thinking,
6Being able to have communication skills for leading sport organizations and groups,
7Being able to have skills of formulating and implementing strategy
8To be able to understand the importance of global environment on the implementations of sport organizations
9To be able to develop skills for planning, conducting and evaluating researches.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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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 930503SEÇ.YL1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 18
2 9305035272010 Human Resources Management in Sport Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9305035122016 Research Methods and Ethics in Sports Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9305035242015 Contemporary Approaches in Sports Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 930503SEÇ.YL2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 12
3 9305035342015 Leadership in Sport Management Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 SBEYLSEM500 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEYLUAD501 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 SBEYLTEZ501 Thesis 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 SBEYLUAD502 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 SBEYLTEZ502 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9305035022015 Gender and Sport Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9305035042015 Politics of Sport Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9305035072015 Sport and Media Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9305035082015 Strategic Brand Management Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9305035092015 Sport Tourism Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9305035152015 Public Relations in Sports Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9305035212015 Competition and Event Management in Sports Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9305035222015 Consumer Behaviour in Sports Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9305035232010 Strategic Management in Sport Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9305035282015 Sport, Society and Culture Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9305035302015 Conflict Management in Sport Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9305035312015 Applied Statistics in Sports Management Sciences Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9305035322015 Organizational Change and Change Management in Sports Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9305035022015 Gender and Sport Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9305035042015 Politics of Sport Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9305035072015 Sport and Media Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9305035082015 Strategic Brand Management Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9305035092015 Sport Tourism Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9305035152015 Public Relations in Sports Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9305035212015 Competition and Event Management in Sports Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9305035222015 Consumer Behaviour in Sports Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9305035232010 Strategic Management in Sport Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9305035282015 Sport, Society and Culture Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9305035302015 Conflict Management in Sport Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9305035312015 Applied Statistics in Sports Management Sciences Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9305035322015 Organizational Change and Change Management in Sports Organizations Elective 3 0 0 6
 
Ege University, Bornova - İzmir / TURKEY • Phone: +90 232 311 10 10 • e-mail: intrec@mail.ege.edu.tr