Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Graduate School of Social Sciences - Economics

General Description

History

Institute of Social Sciences of Ondokuz Mayıs University founded on 1985 and has been serving in Kurupelit Campus since 2000. Economics Master's Program started in Fall 2012-2013 academic year..

Qualification Awarded

The Master’s Degree in Economics is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled all 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 of Social Sciences with the following 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). The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 40% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 10% of Language score. 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 of Social Sciences.

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 Ondokuz Mayis University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School and if his/her GPA is at least 70. Student who qualify above rules should apply to Graduate School of Social Sciences with required documents within the announced dates. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The programme consists of a minimum of 7 courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 24 credits. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis.

Profile of The Programme

Master's program aims to provide a solid background in economics that includes microeconomics, macroeconomics, fiscal and monetary economics, international economics and to educate economists who are also competent in mathematical, statistical and econometric techniques.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

This degree enables the holder to exercise the profession. Graduates of the department can be employed in the public and private sector. Graduates can work as experts in public institutions such as the Central Bank, various minsitries and public banks. In the privates sector bthey can be employed in banks and private companies. Graduates can also pursue an academic career.

Access to Further Studies

Students who are graduted from this program may apply to PHD Programs.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students are required to sit for one midterm and one final examination for semester course. Forty percent of the midterm grade and sixty percent of the final exam grade add up to overall passing grade.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirement are as explained in "Qualification Requirements and Regulations".

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

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Ondokuz Mayis University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics, Kurupelit - Samsun. Head of Department: Prof. Dr. H. Alper Güzel

Facilities

Programme Outcomes

  1. Ability to apply economic theory and methods to real life problems
  2. Acquire economic language skills in order to follow a wide range of journals including acedemic ones,
  3. Acquire a strong knowledge about national and international economic problems.
  4. Ability to use statistical and econometric programs (SAS, SPSS, e-Views etc.)
  5. Ability to use theories and methods of microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics in economic policy problems.
  6. Ability to use statistical and econometric methods inimicro amd macro policy problems.
  7. Ability to evaluate the effect of economic policies on individual and firm desicion making process.
  8. Ability to evaluate current economic issues in a socio-economic perspective.
  9. Ability to convert and transfer the knowledge acquired into the business environment.
  10. Adopts the principle of lifelong learning.
  11. Ability to participate in various scientific activities in the field of economics.
  12. Act in accordance with the ethical principles of scientific and professional work.
  13. Ability to do hands-on project work in the field of economics.
  14. Ability to critically evaluate economic propositions and events.
  15. Ability to communicate and explain effectively economic arguments both to those with disciplinary knowledge and to non-experts in oral and written ways.
  16. Ability to gather, evaluate, comprehend and share information about national, international and global dimensions of economic processes.
  17. Ability to plan, take responsibility in economic projects individually or within a team.
  18. Ability to evaluate self learning needs.
  19. Ability to present effectively their economic reasoning in concise written statements, extended research papers, and oral presentations.
  20. Ability to convert and transfer conceptual and cognitive knowledge into the business environment.
  21. Ability to use economic models to analyze social and economic problems.
  22. Ability to analyze relevant economic literature, concretise economic problems, draw the connection between theory and empirical conditions.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical,P:Practice, L:Laboratory
Semester 1
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
2306046012012Macroeconomic Analysis I 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046032012Microeconomic Analysis 927001 3 0 0 7.5
İKT624 927001 3 0 0 0.0
SBE1Optional Subject 927003 0 0 0 30.0
Total 9 0 0 45.0
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SBE100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBE2Optional Subject 927003 0 0 0 30.0
SBESEMYLSeminar 927001 0 0 0 0.0
Total 4 0 0 30.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SBE100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETEZThesis 927001 0 0 0 30.0
Total 4 0 0 30.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SBE100Specialization Field Course 927001 4 0 0 0.0
SBETEZThesis 927001 0 0 0 30.0
Total 4 0 0 30.0
SBE1 / Optional Subject
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
2306046022012 Macroeconomic Analysis II 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046052012 Econometric Analysis 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046062012 Applied Econometrics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046072012 Monetary Analysis 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046082012 Analysis Of The Turkish Economy 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046092012 International Economic Theory 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046102012 International Economic Policy 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046112012 Development Strategies 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046122012 Economic Growth 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046132012 World Economy 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046142012 International Political Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046152012 Open Economy Macroeconomics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046162012 Analysis Of Economic indicators 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046172012 Feminist Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046182012 Industrial Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046192012 Game Theory 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046202012 Managerial Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046212012 European Economic History 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046222012 Turkish Economic History 927001 3 0 0 7.5
İKT604 Public Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
SBE2 / Optional Subject
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
2306046022012 Macroeconomic Analysis II 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046052012 Econometric Analysis 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046062012 Applied Econometrics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046072012 Monetary Analysis 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046082012 Analysis Of The Turkish Economy 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046092012 International Economic Theory 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046102012 International Economic Policy 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046112012 Development Strategies 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046122012 Economic Growth 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046132012 World Economy 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046142012 International Political Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046152012 Open Economy Macroeconomics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046162012 Analysis Of Economic indicators 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046172012 Feminist Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046182012 Industrial Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046192012 Game Theory 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046202012 Managerial Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046212012 European Economic History 927001 3 0 0 7.5
2306046222012 Turkish Economic History 927001 3 0 0 7.5
İKT604 Public Economics 927001 3 0 0 7.5