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.

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.

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.

IR598 - Term Project (0 + 0) 40

Writing a 20 pages long term paper for fulfilling the non-thesis option criterion.

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.

IR504 - International Law (3 + 0) 5

The role of international law, primarily, on the inter-state level; the specialized fields of international law in order to understand its normative structure on individual and communal (sub-state) levels.

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.

MBA501 - Contemporary Management (3 + 0) 5

Business start-up strategies, process of business foundation from both the practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary management theory.

General Elective

MBA502 - Marketing Management (3 + 0) 5

Strategic planning and marketing process, marketing strategy; defining targeting audience and target growth in marketing mix, macro and micro environments of marketing, market segmentation, consumer and industrial markets and different aspects of those markets, consumer behavior, product, price, promotion and distribution.

General Elective

MBA511 - Human Resources Management (3 + 0) 5

Strategic human resource management, certain ethical, legal and social considerations, staffing, human resource development, compensation and benefits, safety and health, employee and labor relations.

General Elective

IR513 - Energy Geopolitics (3 + 0) 5

The course focuses on the geopolitics of energy issues and link those with Turkey.