ECTS - Political Science and Public Administration

Compulsory Departmental Courses

KAM600 - Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Research methodologies; quantitative and qualitative strategies; statistics.

KAM602 - Political Theory (3 + 0) 5

Liberalism; Marxism; Conservatism; Totalitarianism; Fascism; Radical Political Thought; Theories of Democracy.

KAM603 - Turkish Politics (3 + 0) 5

Turkish political life within a broad and interdisciplinary perspective.

KAM655 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

KAM690 - Qualification (0 + 0) 30

Qualification is a comprehensive exam for doctoral students to see whether they have reached the level of competence in the area upon which they direct their studies or not.

KAM697 - Thesis Proposal (0 + 0) 20

Thesis proposals are submitted to determine the thesis' methodical structure, its compass, aim, and importance within the literature in question.

KAM699 - Thesis (0 + 0) 150

Ph.D. Thesis.

Elective Courses

KAM601 - Theories of Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

The relation between political authority and society.

KAM604 - Current Trends in Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

The current debates in the field of public administration.

KAM605 - Politics of Revolution (3 + 0) 5

Theories of revolution; French Revolution; American Revolution; Russian Revolution; Turkish Revolution.

KAM606 - Political Ontology (3 + 0) 5

The difference between the concepts of politics and political; constitutive politics; institutional politics.

KAM607 - Area Research in Political Science (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative methods; surveys; sampling; political analysis; statistics.

KAM608 - Political Campaigns (3 + 0) 5

Political communication; campaigns; content analysis.

KAM609 - Non-Democratic Regimes (3 + 0) 5

Non-democratic regimes, their general characteristics, a comparative perspective; the similarities and differences of these regimes.

KAM610 - Political Theory and International Relations (3 + 0) 5

International political sytem; international political economy; international security; global inequalities; the role of international organizations; global social movements.

KAM611 - Space and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The theory of space; local administrations; politics on the local level.

KAM612 - Policies of Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

Local administrations; local policies; local politics; urbanisation; development on the local level.

KAM613 - Nationalist Thought in 1930`s Turkey (3 + 0) 5

Nation-state and nationalism; Kemalism and nationalism; the rise of fascism in Europe; studies in history and the Turkish language.

KAM614 - Policies of Science and Technology (3 + 0) 5

Policies of research and development.

KAM615 - Comparative Policies of Sports Management (3 + 0) 5

Sports management; management of sports clubs; policies of infrastructure in sports management; federations and their features.

KAM616 - Turkish Political Culture (3 + 0) 5

Institutions of political culture; the fundamental features of Turkey`s political culture; the relation between politics and political culture.

KAM617 - Political Processes and Their Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Public policies; agents of public policy; policy analysis.

KAM618 - Ottoman/Turkish Modernization`s Relation with Bureaucracy and Educational Institutions (3 + 0) 5

The history of social and political modernization in the Ottoman Empire; bureaucratic modernization; the modernization of educational institutions.

KAM619 - Political and Economic Foundations of Education (3 + 0) 5

Educational institutions and political authority; educational institutions and economic system.

KAM620 - Reformation in Public Administration and Efficiency Improvement (3 + 0) 5

The effects of state apparatuses on public administration.

KAM621 - Political Economy of Higher Education (3 + 0) 5

The political and economic factors that determine the policies of higher education.

SBE-KAM-DR-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-DR-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-DR-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-DR-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-DR-AE1FA5 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5