DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Economics (English)

General Description

History

Economics is a subject that explores the process through which economic units make decisions with respect to allocation of scarce resources. The content of the economics discipline covers wide variety of issues related to public policies such as markets, government, institutions, growth, development, inflation and unemployment.
Master s Program in Economics (English) merges fields of specialization such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and those that intercept with these; economic theory, international economics, economic policy. The properties of the program in terms of its academic plan are as follows: The compulsory subjects involve core micro and macroeconomics, econometrics and mathematical economics. Within the program, students can choose between electives from a variety of fields. The electives cover a vast area of different fields of economics and are designed in order to develop the analytical thinking of students, supported with up-to-date topics and applications.
In order to realize its goals, the program aims to
a) Equip students with the required knowledge of economic theory,
b) Make sure that students are able to use this knowledge in their own studies,
c) Improve students abilities to analyze and interpret the economy,
d) Equip students with theoretical and analytical abilities for advanced academic studies in the field of economics.

Qualification Awarded

Master's Degree in Economics (English) (MSc.)

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree) diploma; a minimum score of 55 from the Academic Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) in the related field or GRE/GMAT equivalent; a minimum score of 50 from the Foreign Language Exams (UDS/KPDS/YDS) or TOEFL IBT/PEARSON PTE/Goethe-Zertifikat/TestDaF/DELF&DALF equivalent or a minimum score of 55 from DEU School of Foreign Languages English Proficiency Test. Transcript; a minimum score of 65 from the graduate school academic proficiency exam.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eylül University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

2 years, 2 semesters per year, 16 weeks per semester, 120 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Business Department of Economics (English), Economics in English Master s Program comprises 12 instructors and 6 research assistants. Within the body of the faculty there are 4 seminar halls, 2 intelligent/technological classrooms, 21 classrooms, 3 computer laboratories and a conference hall which are endowed with necessary equipment. There are 85 computers in the computer laboratories, lounge and library within the body of the faculty, available to student access between the hours 08.30 22.00 in business days. The language of education of the program is English.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Deepen and put into practice the knowledge of economics to an expert level, building on the competencies of the undergraduate education
2   Follow national and international economic literature
3   Interpret and evaluate economic policies
4   Master the theoretical knowledge in the field of interest in order to deepen his/her professional knowledge with in other fields of discipline
5   Apply the statistical, mathematical and econometric tools required by the discipline
6   Possess awareness of life-long learning
7   Possess knowledge on advanced research methods
8   Possess the competence to conduct advanced research independently
9   Conduct research while paying attention to ethical codes
10   Present their work in oral and written Turkish and English

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

Graduates of Economics in English Master s Degree are employed in academic duties, in a wide range of positions in both the private and public sectors. Our graduates can acquire positions in different fields of the private sector, such as banking, consulting firms, audit companies and many of them are employed in important foreign enterprises. In public sector, our graduates can be employed at banks, the Central Bank, or any public institution that can be applied with the Public Personnel Exam (KPSS).

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

In Economics in English Master?s Program, students are obliged to take 8 compulsory and 4 elective courses. Students are under obligation to take 3 compulsory and 1 elective courses in the first semester and 4 compulsory and 2 elective courses in the second semester. There are no prerequisites for any of the courses in the program. The term of each course is one semester.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 SBE 5000 TECHNIQUES OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
G 2 ECN 5061 ECONOMETRICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 7
G 3 ECN 5065 MICROECONOMICS I COMPULSORY 3 0 0 6
G 4 ECN 5063 MACROECONOMICS I COMPULSORY 3 0 0 6
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 6
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 ECN 5019 INTERNATIONAL TRADE: POLICY AND APPLICATIONS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 2 ECN 5029 GLOBALIZATION AND REGIONAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 3 ECN 5035 ENVIRONMENTAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 4 ECN 5037 ORGANIZATIONAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 5 ECN 5045 ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC CHOICE AND FINANCE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 6 ECN 5057 TOPICS IN SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 7 ECN 5049 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 8 ECN 5051 ECONOMICS SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 9 ECN 5053 LABOR ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 10 ECN 5055 ENERGY ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 11 ECN 5047 PERSPECTIVES ON DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 ECN 5098 FIELD STUDY COMPULSORY 2 0 0 3
B 2 ECN 5054 MACROECONOMICS II COMPULSORY 3 0 0 6
B 3 ECN 5052 MICROECONOMICS II COMPULSORY 3 0 0 6
B 4 ECN 5096 SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 12
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 ECN 5018 FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 2 ECN 5030 OPEN ECONOMY MACROECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 3 ECN 5032 GAME THEORY AND APPLICATIONS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 4 ECN 5036 TIME SERIES ECONOMETRICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 5 ECN 5038 PANEL DATA ECONOMETRICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 6 ECN 5042 TOPICS IN ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 7 ECN 5064 TRANSPORTATION ECONOMICS: POLICY AND PRACTICE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 8 ECN 5046 ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 9 ECN 5048 HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 10 ECN 5050 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 11 ECN 5058 CURRENT TOPICS IN TURKISH ECONOMY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 12 ECN 5060 ENERGY MARKET MODELING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 13 ECN 5062 METHODS IN PROJECT MONITORING AND EVALUATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 14 ECN 5044 DIRECTED READINGS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 ECN 5099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
4.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 ECN 5099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Measurement and evaluation methods for each course are defined in the course syllabi prepared by the instructor/s. Exams and course notes, in relation to the success DEU Graduate School of Social Sciences and Examination Regulations and the relevant articles of the Code of Practice applies to the Education and Examinations.
http://www.deu.edu.tr/DEUWeb/Icerik/Icerik.php KOD=13260
http://www.sbe.deu.edu.tr/sbe/mevzuat

Graduation Requirements

Second Cycle (Master's Degree) Program with thesis is comprised of courses (at least 54 ECTS), a seminar (3 ECTS) and field study (3 ECTS) and thesis (60 ECTS), in total 120 ECTS credits. Students must have minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50/4.00 and completed all the courses with at least CB/ S / TP grades.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Head of Department: Prof.Dr. M. Erdem Özgür
E-mail: erdem.ozgur@deu.edu.tr
Tel: 0 232 301 82 95