ECTS - Post-graduate Diploma in Translation Studies (without Thesis)

Compulsory Departmental Courses

ETI598 - Term Project (0 + 0) 40

Research; written presentation of a project in line with the directive of Graduate School of Social Sciences.

Elective Courses

AB501 - Institutional Structure of the EU (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to the institutional structure of the EU considering the evolving nature of the EU and its institutions, the operation of the institutions and their role in policy-making focusing on specific policies of the EU, EU-Turkey relations focusing on EU policies and the role of institutions on policy-making.

AB502 - Expansion Process of the EU (3 + 0) 5

The history of the enlargement, the relation of the enlargement with the EU institutions and the case studies from the first enlargement until today.

AB503 - Political Integration of the EU (3 + 0) 5

The historical development and the theoretical background of European integration, European Historical Development, EU`s participation suspension, EU membership, the EU`s democratic structure, European citizenship, fundamental rights and civil society, European corporate structure, EU`s decision making process, new EU treaty, European treaty on the

AB504 - European Union Defense and Foreign Policies (3 + 0) 5

EU`s aims in its foreign and security policy and the tools to reach those aims.

AB505 - Economic Integration of the European Union (3 + 0) 5

The economic integration of the EU.

AB507 - Turkey-EU Relations (3 + 0) 5

The EU-Turkey relations with both economic and political aspects.

AB511 - European Union Human Rights Policy (3 + 0) 5

The EU`s human rights policy and its impact on EU-Turkey relations.

AB512 - Current Issues in the EU (3 + 0) 5

EU`s problems in economic, legal and foreign affairs dimensions.

AB522 - The EU and the US: Transatlantic Relations (3 + 0) 5

The transatlantic relations before and after the Cold War and the role of Turkey in transatlantic relations.

ECON503 - Microeconomics (3 + 0) 5

Theory of resource allocation and price system; theory of demand, production, and distribution; market structure and performance.

ECON504 - Applied Microeconomics (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to Stata, applied analyses in regression models, applied analyses in qualitative information, applied analyses in heterosckedasticity, basic regression analysis with time series data, serial correlation in time series regressions, applications of simple panel data methods, applications of advanced panel data methods.

ECON505 - Macroeconomics (3 + 0) 5

National income accounting, aggregate supply and demand, first models, behavioral foundations.

ECON506 - Applied Macroeconomics (3 + 0) 5

Modern and traditional schools in macroeconomics, economic growth models, growth accounting, production function, Okun`s law, Phillips curve, consumption, investment and saving behavior and macroeconomic applications, money demand theory and its applications, public budget constraint; deficit, debts, balance of payments and current deficit problems

ECON509 - International Economics (3 + 0) 5

Labor productivity and comparative advantage: the Ricardian model, resources, comparative advantage and income distribution, the standard trade model, economies of scale, imperfect competition, and international trade, international factor movements, the instruments of trade policy, the political economy of trade policy, trade policy in developing

ECON510 - Public Economics (3 + 0) 5

Relation between the state and the public economics in capitalism; linkage between welfare economics and public economics; efficient resource allocation criteria and the relative models; externalities; regulation, deregulation and privatization; social cost-benefit analysis; public choice; bureaucratic production of services; justice and efficiency

ECON511 - Economic Policy (3 + 0) 5

Economic policy in historical perspective, monetary policy, fiscal policy, globalization, tax policy and environmental policy.

ECON514 - Economic Integration (3 + 0) 5

Historical background of European union, theory of big markets, economic and technical benefits of economic integration, theory of economic integration (customs union theory), theory of economic integration (customs union theory), from the European community to European union: its foundation and evolution, institutional structure of EU, European ac

ECON515 - Globalization and Regionalization (3 + 0) 5

Globalization and its aspects, financial globalization, foreign direct investment, multinational companies, globalization and economic development, from restricted free trade to conditional free trade, new industrialized countries, integration theory, economic unions, EU experience, impact of globalization and regionalization on economy, regional u

ECON522  - Economic Growth and Development (3 + 0) 5

Basic facts about economic development, economic growth, development and inequality, economics of health, economics of education, gender and family, aid and development, corruption, microcredit, credit, savings and insurance, land, agriculture, incentives, urbanization, environment and development.

ECON523 - Turkish Economy (3 + 0) 5

The economic implications of the Treaty of Lausanne and İzmir Economic Congress, economic recovery: openness of the economy, outcomes of economic recovery and the conditions preparing the etatist period, import substituting industrialization under protective foreign trade regime, fracture: World War II, liberal economic policies: a new attempt of

ECON526  - Money and Monetary Policy (3 + 0) 5

Survey of development and use of money and credit, analysis of the demand and supply of money, monetary theory and policy tools and their use for economic stabilization, current issues in monetary theory and policy, special applications to Turkey.

ELIT502 - Medieval Literature and Culture (3 + 0) 5

Studies on medieval literature and culture.

ELIT503 - Chaucer (3 + 0) 5

Chaucer and his works.

ELIT504 - Renaissance Studies (3 + 0) 5

The Renaissance English literature.

ELIT505 - Shakespeare Studies (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of Shakespeare`s plays.

ELIT506 - Shakespeare`s Tragedies (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of Shakespeare`s tragedies.

ELIT507 - Shakespeare`s Problem Plays (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of Shakespeare`s problem plays.

ELIT508 - Restoration and 18th Century Drama (3 + 0) 5

Restoration Period and the 18th century theatre.

ELIT509 - Contemporary Drama (3 + 0) 5

Contemporary theatre in the 20th and 21st centuries and selected plays.

ELIT510 - Topics in Drama (3 + 0) 5

The origins of western theatre, elements of theatre, types and forms of drama.

ELIT511 - The Rise of the Novel (3 + 0) 5

Development of the novel as a literary genre and representative 18th century British novels.

ELIT512 - Victorian Novel (3 + 0) 5

Study of selected Victorian novels within historical, cultural and literary context.

ELIT513 - 20th Century Novel (3 + 0) 5

Study of selected contemporary novels through contemporary literary movements and theories.

ELIT514 - Postcolonial Novel (3 + 0) 5

The study of the postcolonial novels written in English.

ELIT515 - Postmodernism in Literature (3 + 0) 5

British and American postmodern works.

ELIT516 - Short Fiction (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of selected short stories in the light of various literary theories and movements.

ELIT517 - Topics in Fiction (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of several topics in fiction.

ELIT518 - Romantic and 19th Century Poetry (3 + 0) 5

Study of the 19th century English Romanticism and selected poems.

ELIT519 - Contemporary Poetry (3 + 0) 5

Historical and literary context; main developments and trends in English poetry from the 1950`s to the present; selections from the work of major poets.

ELIT520 - 20th Century Poetry (3 + 0) 5

Study of the 20th century British poetry.

ELIT521 - Topics in Poetry (3 + 0) 5

Study of the British poets.

ELIT522 - Film Studies (3 + 0) 5

Comparative focus on the city in novel, novella, short story, prose, poetry and film.

ELIT523 - Women Writers (3 + 0) 5

English women playwrights.

ELIT524 - Topics in Gender (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of gender through study of selected texts.

ELIT525 - Topics in Cultural Studies (3 + 0) 5

Studies in culture.

ELIT526 - Postcolonial Studies (3 + 0) 5

Terms, concepts of colonial post-colonial literature, related theories and theorists.

ELIT527 - Topics in Culture (3 + 0) 5

Concept of culture and related topics.

ELIT528 - Topics in Genre (3 + 0) 5

Study of several topics in genre.

ELIT529 - Comparative Literature (3 + 0) 5

Comparative analysis of works from world literature.

ELIT530 - History of Western Culture (3 + 0) 5

History of western culture.

ELIT531 - Literary Criticism (3 + 0) 5

Introduction, literary terms, genres, literary movements and periods.

ELIT532 - Literary Theory (3 + 0) 5

Study of various literary theories and theorists.

ETI206 - International Politics (3 + 0) 5

UN General Assembly discussion topics; discussion of political agenda and issues of UN Member States; UN General Assembly discussion simulations; Model UN discussion simulations.

ETI220 - Language Use in Various Fields II (3 + 0) 5

Text types; language use in various fields; terminology-based studies, translation activities.

ETI312 - Publishing and Editing (3 + 0) 5

Analysis and practice of editing, grammar, punctuation in literary and non-literary translated texts.

ETI419 - General Translation I (3 + 0) 5

Translation of lengthy texts on especially specialised fields such as law, medicine, science and social sciences; domain-specific terminology study in various fields.

ETI420 - General Translation II (3 + 0) 5

Translation of lenghty and complex texts on especially specialised fields such as law, medicine, science and social sciences; domain-specific terminology study in various fields.

ETI501 - Translation Theories and Methods (3 + 0) 5

Historical review on the evolution of translation theory from the classical period to modern times; a survey of contemporary translation theory.

ETI502 - Special Topics I (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical information and translation practice on specialized topics such as law, international relations, diplomacy, etc.

ETI503 - Special Topics II (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical information and translation practice on specialized topics such as technical information, cultural studies, business management, etc.

ETI504 - Literary Translation I (3 + 0) 5

Translation of texts of literary nature such as short stories, novels, poems, and drama; style, genre and discourse analysis.

ETI505 - Literary Translation II (3 + 0) 5

Literature and literary translation; translation of basic genres such as novel, short story, drama, poetry.

ETI506 - Linguistics and Translation (3 + 0) 5

Text linguistics; the science of translation; stylistics and translation; contribution of linguistics to comtemporary translation studies.

ETI507 - Translation Criticism (3 + 0) 5

Criticism, shifts of expression, adequacy, translational loss and gain; descriptive translation studies.

ETI508 - Translation of International Relations Texts (3 + 0) 5

Concepts and language of international relations and law; translation of texts on international relations and law; different types of legal and international relations texts such as contracts, power of attorney, resolutions and recommendations.

ETI509 - Consecutive Interpreting (3 + 0) 5

Short note-taking and consecutive interpreting exercises (max. 2.5-3.5 min.); consecutive interpretation exercises of speeches from everyday events to highly technical speeches; examples of community interpreting in health and legal settings; bilateral interpreting.

ETI510 - Simultaneous Interpreting (3 + 0) 5

Simultaneous interpreting of various speeches on different topics; booth manners; stress management during simultaneous interpreting; coping strategies for simultaneous interpreting.

ETI511 - Translation of Medical Texts (3 + 0) 5

All types of medical texts containing grammatical, conceptual domain-specific terminology and their translations.

ETI512 - Legal Translation (3 + 0) 5

Concepts and language of law and international relations; translation of texts on law and different types of legal and international relations.

ETI513 - Stylistics and Translation (3 + 0) 5

Various concepts of stylistics such as dialect, register, time, tenor, mode, etc.; stylistic and translation exercises varying in length and complexity from specific areas.

ETI514 - Translation of Economy, Finance and Banking Texts (3 + 0) 5

Translation of all types of texts on banking, finance and economy and related documents; domain-specific terminology.

ETI515 - Scientific and Technical Translation (3 + 0) 5

The nature of technical and scientific documents; the steps of technical translation; research and terminology studies on contemporary technical subjects; translating and editing the texts in the light of current methodologies.

ETI516 - Language of Journalism and Translation (3 + 0) 5

Study and translation of newspaper articles, leads, headlines, pyramid and inverted pyramid models, history of journalism, emerging news media and technology.

ETI517 - Comparative Translation Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Comparative analysis of source and target texts in terms of style, content, textual elements.

ETI518 - Translation of International Organizations Texts (3 + 0) 5

Information on the functions of the international organizations; the concepts and language of international organizations; translation of texts on international organizations.

ETI519 - Translation of European Union Texts I (3 + 0) 5

All types of texts produced by EU institutions and bodies; analysis and translation of texts specifically dealing with EU.

ETI520 - Translation of European Union Texts II (3 + 0) 5

All types of texts produced by EU institutions and bodies; analysis and translation of texts specifically dealing with EU.

ETI521 - Terminology Studies (3 + 0) 5

Terminology; terminology management systems; concept-oriented approach; term formation conventions; computer-assisted translation tools; terminological databases.

ETI522 - Translation of European Union Acquis Communautaire Texts (3 + 0) 5

Texts regarding relations with the EU; the nature and characteristics of the acquis communautaire; the sources of difficulty in translation of EU texts; EU terminology.

ETI523 - Publishing, Editing and Translation (3 + 0) 5

Analysis and practice of editing, grammar, punctuation in literary and non-literary translated texts.

ETI525 - Textual and Discourse Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Critical and systematic discourse analysis; elements that determine various uses of discourse; form, content and style; speech act theory; seven standards of textuality.

ETI526 - Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies (3 + 0) 5

Argumentation and synthesizing of information; a set of process-based writing activities based on the academic writing theory; citing information (quoting, paraphrasing, summarising) in APA format.

ETI527 - Intercultural Communication and Translation (3 + 0) 5

Theoretical and practical background of culture; relationship between intercultural communication and translation studies.

ETI528 - Contemporary Translation Theories (3 + 0) 5

Descriptive translation theories and theorists within the historical process; post-modernist and post-colonial translation studies.

HIR502 - Ethics in Public Relations and Advertising (3 + 0) 5

Sansürden özdenetime kadar gelen iletişimin kontrolü, kamu ve özel teşebbüs medya sisteminde yasal düzenlemelerin karakteri; temel iletişim hak ve özgürlüklerinin yasal biçimlendirmeler ve Türk hukukundaki iletişimle ilgili yasal biçimlendirmeleri ve uygulamalar.

HIR503 - Current Debates in Public Relations (3 + 0) 5

The prevailing debates on, especially social implications of public relations and advertising.

HIR504 - Social Responsibility Campaigns (3 + 0) 5

Social responsibility, public interest, truth and objectivity.

HIR505 - PR, Advertising and New Media (3 + 0) 5

Debates/discussions about the Internet as a commercial business and the nature of its impact on society and culture.

HIR507 - Crisis Communication (3 + 0) 5

The basics of identifying, preventing, and controlling crisis situations.

HIR508 - Public Relations and Advertising in Turkey (3 + 0) 5

How media relations are created, sustained and managed in Turkey.

HIR509 - Advertisement Criticism (3 + 0) 5

Reading, critically examining and discussing some of the most recent pieces of advertisements.

HIR510 - Advertisement and Consumption Culture (3 + 0) 5

The nature of consumption; popular consumption and consumer culture in terms of consuming society.

HIR511 - Environment and Organizational Communication (3 + 0) 5

The terms and types of an organization.

IR501 - International Relations Theory (3 + 0) 5

International relations theories, ranging from realism to constructivism; the strengths and weaknesses of each theoretical strand, contributions of leading IR theorists, such as Hans Morgenthau, Stephen Krasner and Robert Keohane.

IR502 - International Political Economy (3 + 0) 5

The disciplinary history of IPE and its leading theoretical approaches, an awareness of the historical development of the global political economy, the main structural features of the global political economy and how they are changing.

IR503 - Turkish Foregn Policy: Past and Present (3 + 0) 5

An overview of Turkish foreign policy from the late Ottoman times, throughout the Republican era and the post-Cold War era.

IR505 - Political History of Europe (3 + 0) 5

The European political history from 15th century onwards starting with the discovery of new lands, the historical Westphalian agreement, the colonial rivalry started with England and France, late inegration of Germany and Italy, the raw material and market competition among the European states, the First World War.

IR506 - History and Poltics of Russia and the Former Soviet Union (3 + 0) 5

The history and politics of a region usually called as Eurasia in the literature which was the geographies of the former Russian Empire and the former Soviet Union.

IR507 - History and the Politics of the Balkans (3 + 0) 5

The historical and political developments of 20th century in the Balkans, the new national-state entities in the Balkans caused by the political and economic crisis, the disintegration of Yugoslavia.

IR508 - History and the Politics of the Middle East (3 + 0) 5

Political history, cultural foundations and the socio-economic structures of the Middle East countries, including the Arab States, Iran and Israel; current developments in the region.

IR509 - The European Union (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to the institutional structure of the EU, the evolving nature of the EU and its institutions, the operation of the institutions and their role in policy-making focusing on specific policies of the EU, EU-Turkey relations focusing on EU policies and the role of institutions on policy-making.

IR510 - American Foreign Policy (3 + 0) 5

The development of American foreign policy in the twentieth century, during and after the Cold War, Turkish American Relations -Cold War, a new geopolitics.

IR511 - Rising China (3 + 0) 5

Comprehensive study of the foreign policy of China; nationalism, multilateralism, terrorism, human rights, status and wealth; the strengths and problems of Chinese economy and its integration with the rest of the world.

MAN555 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

Research designs, probability theories, hypothesis tests, reliability and validity of measurement, model construction, multiple regression, multivariate variance analyses, correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and econometric models.

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA5 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA6 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA7 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-AE1FA8 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-GE1FA10 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-ETI-T-GE1FA9 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

UI501 - Theories of International Relations (3 + 0) 5

International relations theories, ranging from realism to constructivism; the strengths and weaknesses of each theoretical strand, contributions of leading IR theorists, such as Hans Morgenthau, Stephen Krasner and Robert Keohane.

UI502 - International Organizations (3 + 0) 5

The establishment of international organizations and their role in the current round of globalization, significant NGOs and IGOs and especially, the UN, but also NATO, WB/IMF (the ?twins?), and the EU analysis.

UI503 - Diplomacy: Past and Present (3 + 0) 5

The political developments and the main ideological movements in Europe and the reformist movement in the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century; Ottoman-European diplomatic relations prior to the First World War and the developments leading to the First World War.

UI504 - Political History (3 + 0) 5

The rise of Western World from the political, economic and technological perspectives, the geographical discoveries and formation of the colonial empires, the nation state building period that created the contemporary international relations system, the First and Second World Wars and the Cold War period.

UI506 - Middle East from Past to Present (3 + 0) 5

Political history of the Middle East, economic structure of the Middle East, ethnicity and religion in the Middle East, political Islam, Arab nationalism, Arab-Israeli conflict, September 11 and the Middle East, Turkey and the Middle East, Arab Spring.

UI508 - Turkish Foreign Policy (3 + 0) 5

The policies and applications since the founding of the Republic of Turkey, an overview to inter-state relations of the last period of Ottoman Empire, the National Struggle foreign policy, the Treaty of Lausanne and the Mosul, the Turkish foreign policy until 1939, the period after World War II and Turkey`s entry into NATO, the regional policy appl

UI509 - Balkans: Past and Present (3 + 0) 5

The historical and recent processes in the Balkans; the developments in the region from the perspective of international relations.

UI510 - Russia and Central Asia: Past and Present (3 + 0) 5

The transitions of the national, religious, ethnic and clan identities in Eurasia.

UI511 - Rising China: Past and Present (3 + 0) 5

Comprehensive study of the foreign policy of China by focusing on topics like nationalism, multilateralism, terrorism, human rights, status and wealth; the strengths and problems of Chinese economy and its integration with the rest of the world.

UI512 - American Foreign Policy (3 + 0) 5

The development of American foreign policy in the twentieth century, during and after the Cold War, Turkish American relations-Cold War, a new geopolitics.

UI515 - The European Union (3 + 0) 5

An introduction to the institutional structure of the EU considering the evolving nature of the EU and its institutions, the operation of the institutions and their role in policy-making focusing on specific policies of the EU, EU-Turkey relations focusing on EU policies and the role of institutions on policy-making.