ECTS - - Political Science and Public Administration

1) Students can learn the basic concepts, theories and methods of political science and public administration and use them in the analysis of national and global political developments and cause-effect relationships.
2) It enables one to understand how policies are created and implemented in real life at the local, national, regional and/or global level, to recognize the important institutions and actors that play a role in these processes, and to know the functioning of public administration.
3) It provides a basic level of knowledge about other fields related to political science and public administration disciplines (such as international relations, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, economics, law, history, etc.) and thus provides an interdisciplinary understanding that takes into account the relationships between different areas of life and establishes connections.
4) Learning the use of quantitative and/or qualitative research techniques that can be used in the field of political science and public administration, software, hardware and/or technical tools that can be useful; gaining experience in designing and executing research projects to develop their application skills in this field.
5) By promoting critical analytical thinking, intellectual debate and lifelong learning, the development of the ability to act with an open mind, to avoid discrimination and to be sensitive and respectful of different points of view, thus developing skills for acting in partnership.
6) To develop decision-making and initiative taking, work completion and time management competencies by understanding business ethics in public administration, politics and all related fields.
7) Developing communication skills, oral and written expression, presentation techniques; learning the writing principles and procedures required to write an academic article on political science and public administration disciplines.
8) The aim of the course is to master the English terminology in the disciplines of political science and public administration and to gain foreign language knowledge at a level to follow the studies written in English, so that current political developments and events in various countries can be analysed comparatively.
9) To know the political history of both Turkey and the world in terms of periods, important turning points and actors, to comprehend the impact of the social-historical backgrounds of countries on current political and administrative issues.