ECTS - - Political Science and Public Administration

1 Learning the basic concepts, theories and methods of political science and Public Administration and their use in the analysis of national and global political developments, cause-and-effect relations.
2 Understanding how policies are created and implemented in real life at local, national, regional and/or global levels, recognizing important institutions and actors playing a role in these processes, knowing the functioning of Public Administration.
3 Gaining 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) and thus having an interdisciplinary understanding that takes into account the relations 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 Developing the ability to be open-minded, avoid discrimination, and be sensitive and respectful to different points of view through the promotion of critical analytical thinking, intellectual discussion, and lifelong learning, thereby developing the skills to act jointly.
6 Development of decision-making and initiative, job completion and time management competencies by understanding business ethics in public administration, politics and all related areas.
7 Development of communication skills, oral and written expression, presentation techniques; learning the principles and procedures that are required to write an academic article on the disciplines of political science and public administration.
8 Mastering English terminology in the disciplines of political science and Public Administration and acquiring a level of foreign language knowledge that can help to follow studies written in English, so that current political events and cases in various countries can be analyzed comparatively.
9 Knowing both the Turkish and world political history in terms of periods, important milestones and actors, understanding the impact of the social-historical backgrounds of countries on current political and administrative issues.