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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Graduate School of Social Sciences - Economics - Economics - Third Cycle Programme



General Description
History
The Ph.D. program in Economics is presented as a sub-branch of the Graduate School of Social Sciences Economics Department.
Qualification Awarded
The graduates who have successfully fulfilled all program requirements are awarded the title “The Doctorate's Degree in Economics”.
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The admission procedure is described in detail in the Ege University Graduate Education Regulation (http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/egeoidbalt.asp?xon=192&alt=207).
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are defined as a subtitle “Rules for Recognition of Prior Learning” in the Ege Information Package. Besides, the rules are indicated in the Ege University Graduate Education Regulation (http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/egeoidbalt.asp?xon=192&alt=207).
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The objective of the Ph.D. program in Economics is to rise students with required abilities to do independent search, to make comments on scientific events by widely and deeply examining widely and thus to reach new synthesis. The Ph.D. program; a) For the students holding a Bachelor’s Degree; consists of a minimum of fourteen courses, with a minimum of 42 national credits, a qualifying examination, a dissertation proposal, and a dissertation. The total ECTS credit of the program is 300 ECTS. b) For the students holding a Master’s Degree consists of a minimum of seven courses, with a minimum of 21 national credits, a qualifying examination, a dissertation proposal, and a dissertation. The total ECTS credit of the program is 240 ECTS. A student may take courses that are offered in other higher education institutions with the proposal of the board of department and after the approval of the board of directors of the graduate school. A student may have maximum of three courses in other higher education institutions to be counted from the minimum course load. The courses taken from the license degree cannot be counted as a course load or credit. The condition for the graduation is to Successfully complete all of the courses in the program and have at least 2.50 weighted GPA of 4.00.
Profile of The Programme
The objective of the Ph.D. in Economics is to raise qualified graduates in economics, besides to render them as academics endowed with a flexible mindset to ease their orientation to the global competition conditions.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
PhD. graduates may be employed as economists in business, in the government or international organizations. They may also furher studies in academic careers.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who successfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centers to get expert position.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The evaluation and assessment of a course as based on a midterm and a final besides other academic activities carried during the semester and make-up examinations if exist. The instructor determines the percentage contribution to the raw achievement scores of the activities carried during the semester and final exam score prior to registration and announce to the students in the first week of the course. Contribution of all semester activities including the mid-term exams are obliged to be between 40-70% while the contribution of the final exam to be between 60-30%. For Ege University Graduate Education Regulation please click http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/demo/pd/yonetmenlik/lisansustu.pdf
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 Chair: Prof. Dr. A. Özlem ÖNDER ECTS / DS Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ayten Ayşen KAYA Contact Address: Ege University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Ege University Campus, Postal Code:35100 Bornova IZMIR
Facilities
The students may take part in all social, cultural, sport and club activities offered by the Ege University Rectorate. Details on these opportunities can be found in the subtitle “General Information” (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/tr/bilgi-ogrenciler.htm) of the Ege Information Package. By means of symposiums and congresses, speakers that are invited to our faculty and students have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge on the recent developments, both political and theoretical, in the field of economics.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Compare, arrive at syntheses and reformulate economic concepts, theories and methods
2Question and redefine the roles of economic agents within the economy (for example the state, the firm, household etc.)
3Think up political suggestions concerning economic problems
4Formulate economic problems by using advanced mathematical, statistical and econometric analytical tools
5Apply methods and analytical tools borrowed from other disciplinary areas in order to resolve economic problems
6Evaluate and offer insights on data concerning national and international economics
7Analyse, question and interpret national and international economic and social events.
8Arrive at a synthesis by analysing economic and social events within a historical perspective
9Reformulate and make new syntheses about problems concerning economic growth and development
10Prepare a thesis on an economic subject matter
11Make advanced calculations, construct oral and written communications, solve problems, use new technologies of information and develop new methods
12Conduct intra and interdisciplinary academic research
13Produce works at a standard that would enhance and contribute to existing literature
14Possess awareness of professional and ethical responsibility

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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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 İKT.DR.SDG3(2016) Elective - - - 18
2 9204036112016 Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9204036542016 Time Series Analysis 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 İKT.DR.SDG4(2016) Elective - - - 12
2 92040956182017 Advanced Microeconomic Analysis Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 92040956242016 Growth and Development Theories Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 9204036802016 Methods of Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 3
5 DRSEM690 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 9 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SOSDRYET790 Proficiency in PhD Compulsory 0 0 0 25
2 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SOSDRTEZONE Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 15
Total 0 0 0 20
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9204036072016 International Economic Analysis Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9204036092016 Regional Economic Analysis Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9204036132016 Economic Integration Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9204036172016 Labor Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9204036192016 Innovation Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9204036212016 New Perspectives in EconomicHistory Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9204036252016 Methodology in Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9204036272016 New Approaches to the History of Economic Thought Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9204036292016 World Economic History Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9204036312016 Mediterranean Economic History Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9204036352016 Political Economy of Globalization Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9204036372016 Income, Distribution and Growth Theories Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9204036392016 International Monetary Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
14 9204036432016 General Equlibrium Modelling Elective 0 0 0 6
15 9204036452016 European Economic History Elective 3 0 0 6
16 9204036472016 Micro Econometrics Elective 3 0 0 6
17 9204036482016 Financial Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
18 9204036632016 Advanced Public Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
19 9204036652018 Financial Analysis Techniques Elective 3 0 0 6
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9204036162016 EU-Turkey Integration Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9204036202016 Innovation Policy Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9204036222016 Knowledge Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9204036242016 Foreign Trade Transactions and Financing Elective 0 0 0 6
5 9204036282016 Analysis of Economic Efficiency and Productivity Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9204036342016 International Trade and Industrialization Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9204036382016 Financial Econometrics Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9204036392016 International Monetary Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9204036402016 Defense Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9204036412016 Advanced Econometric Analysis Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9204036422016 Agricultural Finance Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9204036462016 Urban Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9204036502016 Stabilization Policies Elective 3 0 0 6
14 9204036522016 Quantitative Analysis in Economics Elective 3 0 0 6
15 9204036582016 European Union Economy Elective 3 0 0 6
16 9204036642016 Creative Industries and Creative Economy Elective 3 0 0 6
17 9204036662016 Development Macroeconomics Elective 3 0 0 6
18 9204036702016 Ottoman Economic History Elective 3 0 0 6
19 9204036762016 Ecology, Green Economy and Development Elective 3 0 0 6
20 9204036782016 The State and the Economy: Mainstream vs Critical Approaches Elective 3 0 0 6
21 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
22 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 6
 
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