Political Science and International Relations


Political Science and International Relations as relatively new fields of science have yielded a new perspective to enable scientists and students to perform broader analyses in social sciences.

The principle goal of this programme is to provide our students with the ability to think analytically and critically as well as comprehending and interpreting the political, social, economic, cultural phenomena and dynamics. Furthermore, in accordance with the Political Science and International Relations Bachelor Programme, our department offers a comprehensive education, enabling our students to obtain a broad perspective on Social Sciences. In this regard, our department is committed to raising individuals with self-awareness and ability to explain the current affairs.

Political Science and International Relations offer synthesis of analyses by bringing together various disciplines. The students of Political Science and International Relations Bachelor Programme in our University, benefit from the interdisciplinary education that is a combination of different areas such as Sociology, Psychology, Statistics, Law, Economics, History and Philosophy. In this department, the students are able to study the essential subjects of Theories of Political Science and International Relations, such as History of Political Thought, International Law, Comparative Politics, International Economics, Regional Politics, The Structure of Turkish Politics and Turkish Foreign Policy comprehensively.

In globalised world where various international organizations and corporations have become widespread, the professional skills such as a broad knowledge on Computer Programmes and Foreign Languages are also perceived as a core element of our curriculum. The students will be benefiting from the academic experiences of both national and international academic exchange programmes. In addition to that, our students and academic stuff are able to transfer their theoretical knowledge to actual and practical facts through conferences, panels and workshops organized by Ufuk University that elaborate on various historical and current affairs.

Through the multi-dimensional analysis skills obtained by the training provided by our Political Science and International Relations Department, our graduates start their professional lives with creative, innovative, inquisitive, productive, conscious, objective, critical-thinking, open-minded visionaries. Our graduates are able to find various positions in governmental organizations such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in private sector, banks, media organizations, NGOs and research centres. They are also eligible for academic career options while making graduate studies in various institutions.

General Information

Established in the 2002-2003 academic year, the Department of Political Science and International Relations offers a four-year undergraduate program leading to a B.A. degree. The academic staff consists of 2 professors, 2 assistant professors, , and 4 research assistant.

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science in Political Science and International Relations. 

Level of Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)

Admission Requirements

Students are accepted through the centrally administered entrance exam conducted by ÖSYM (Student Selection and Placement Center). General admission requirements apply for both Turkish students and students of other nationalities.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

At Ufuk University full-time students can be exempted from some courses within the framework of the related by laws. If the content of the course previously taken in another institution is equivalent to the course offered at Ufuk University, then the student can be exempted from this course with the approval of the related faculty/graduate school after the evaluation of the course content.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

A student is required to successfully complete the designated list of courses and meet the requirement of a minimum of 240 ECTS credits. The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00 and no falling grades. 

Profile of the Programme

Political Science and International Relations offer synthesis of analyses by bringing together various disciplines. The students of Political Science and International Relations Bachelor Programme in our University, benefit from the interdisciplinary education that is a combination of different areas such as Sociology, Psychology, Statistics, Law, Economics, History and Philosophy. The principle goal of this programme is to provide our students with the ability to think analytically and critically as well as comprehending and interpreting the political, social, economic, cultural phenomena and dynamics. Furthermore, in accordance with the Political Science and International Relations Bachelor Programme, our department offers a comprehensive education, enabling our students to obtain a broad perspective on Social Sciences. In this regard, our department is committed to raising individuals with self-awareness and ability to explain the current affairs.

Key Learning Outcomes

Programme Qualifications

1

To grasp the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline.

2

To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

3

To comprehend the historical development process of political and economic institutions and bodies.

4

To evaluate national and international legal framework in regards to basic concepts of law.

5

To utilize the cyclical and contemporary knowledge on regions and states such as the Balkans, Middle East, Russian Federation, Central Asia, Europe and United States of America.

6

To form a theoretical background in the fields of political philosophy and political sociology in regards to basic concepts of Political Science.

7

To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

8

To obtain the ability to take the initiative for thinking and behaving independently.

9

To be able to express themsleves freely and creatively.

10

To develop problem solving skills.

11

To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

12

To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

13

To effectively use the research techniques and analyze the outcomes.

14

To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

15

To utilize the relevant computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

16

To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively.

17

To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

18

To specialize in fields such as political philosophy, political sociology, political and social theories, international law, regional policies, international economics, international politics, Turkish foreign policy, environment and energy policies.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

In globalised world where various international organizations and corporations have become widespread, the professional skills such as a broad knowledge on Computer Programmes and Foreign Languages are also perceived as a core element of our curriculum. The students will be benefiting from the academic experiences of both national and international academic exchange programmes. Through the multi-dimensional analysis skills obtained by the training provided by our Political Science and International Relations Department, our graduates start their professional lives with creative, innovative, inquisitive, productive, conscious, objective, critical-thinking, open-minded visionaries. Our graduates are able to find various positions in governmental organizations such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in private sector, banks, media organizations, NGOs and research centres. They are also eligible for academic career options while making graduate studies in universities, research centres and various institutions.

Access to Further Studies

The students graduating from this program may apply to graduate programs.

Courses - Term, Credit and ECTS Credit
- 1 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
1
Compulsory
EKO101
ECONOMICS I
3
4
1
Compulsory
HUK115
FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE OF LAW
3
4
1
Compulsory
ING101
ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS I
3
4
1
Compulsory
SOS101
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3
4
1
Compulsory
SOS103
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
3
4
1
Compulsory
SİBU101
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE I
3
5
1
Compulsory
SİBU103
COMMUNICATION
3
4
1
Compulsory
TUR101
TURKISH I
0
2
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
EKO102
ECONOMICS II
3
4
2
Compulsory
HUK118
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
4
5
2
Compulsory
ING102
ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS II
3
4
2
Compulsory
SİBU102
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE II
3
5
2
Compulsory
SİBU106
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
3
5
2
Compulsory
TAR104
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATIONS
3
5
2
Compulsory
TUR102
TURKISH II
0
2
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
HUK209
INTERNATIONAL LAW I
3
5
3
Compulsory
ING201
READING AND SPEAKING IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE
3
4
3
Compulsory
SIBU201
POLITICAL HISTORY I
2
4
3
Compulsory
SIBU203
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
3
5
3
Compulsory
SİBU207
HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT I
3
5
3
Compulsory
SİBU211
THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
3
5
3
Compulsory
TAR201
PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTIONS OF ATATÜRK I
0
2
- 4 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
4
Compulsory
HUK210
INTERNATIONAL LAW II
3
5
4
Compulsory
HUK214
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
3
4
4
Compulsory
ING202
PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE I
3
4
4
Compulsory
SİBU202
POLITICAL HISTORY II
2
4
4
Compulsory
SİBU206
RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
3
4
4
Compulsory
SİBU208
HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT II
3
4
4
Compulsory
SİBU216
EU-TURKEY RELATIONS
3
4
4
Compulsory
TAR202
PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTIONS OF ATATÜRK II
0
2
- 5 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
5
Compulsory
ING301
PROFESSIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE II
3
5
5
Compulsory
SİBU301
TURKISH POLITICAL STRUCTURE
3
5
5
Compulsory
SİBU303
TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY I
3
5
5
Compulsory
SİBU307
FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS
3
5
5
Compulsory
SİBU313
MODERNIZATION THEORIES
3
5
5
Elective
SİBU309
DIPLOMATIC LANGUAGE AND CORRESPONDENCE
3
5
5
Elective
SİBU315
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES
3
5
- 6 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
6
Compulsory
EKO306
TURKISH ECONOMY
3
5
6
Compulsory
SİBU302
RUSSIA AND CENTRAL ASIA IN WORLD POLITICS
3
5
6
Compulsory
SOS302
POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY
3
5
6
Compulsory
SİBU304
TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY II
3
5
6
Compulsory
SİBU308
ECONOMIC INTEGRATIONS AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
3
5
6
Elective
SİBU314
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND TERRORISM
3
5
6
Elective
SİBU318
GENDER AND POLITICS
3
5
- 7 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
7
Compulsory
SİBU403
COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS I
3
5
7
Compulsory
SİBU407
BALKANS IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
3
5
7
Compulsory
SİBU419
INTERNATIONAL CURRENT ISSUES I
3
5
7
Compulsory
SİBU421
SOCIETY AND POLITICS IN MIDDLE EAST I
3
5
7
Elective
SİBU411
CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN FOREIGN POLICY
3
5
7
Elective
SİBU415
MEDIA, SOCIETY AND POLITICS
3
5
7
Elective
SİBU430
SEMINAR
1
5
- 8 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
8
Compulsory
SİBU402
COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS II
3
5
8
Compulsory
SİBU404
FOREIGN POLICY OF THE USA
3
5
8
Compulsory
SİBU418
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES
3
5
8
Compulsory
SİBU424
SOCIETY AND POLITICS MIDDLE EAST II
3
5
8
Elective
SİBU408
GLOBALIZATION
3
5
8
Elective
SİBU420
INTERNATIONAL CURRENT ISSUES II
3
5
8
Elective
SİBU426
POLITICS, POWER, IMAGE
3
5
8
Elective
SİBU428
CHINA AND SOUTHERN PASIFIC STUDIES
3
5
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

A variety of assessment methods such as quizzes, mid-term(s), assignment(s), exercise(s), project(s), practice(s), and a final exam are implemented in the programme. Assessment methods may include classical test(s), multiple-choice test(s), homework(s), performance evaluation(s), and product evaluation(s). In order to graduate from the programme, cumulative GPA must be minimum 2.00. A course grade is constituted by evaluating the above stated elements and given by using letters. Letter grades and their associated coefficients are as follows;

Grade 

Coefficient

Grade Coefficient

AA

4,00

90-100

BA

3,50

80-89

BB

3,00

70-79

CB

2,50

65-69

CC

2,00

60-64

DC

1,50

55-59

DD

1,00

50-54

FF

0,00

0-49

Success Grades
The lowest grade to be successful in a credit course is:

  • For associate degree and undergraduate degree students; DD

Repeating Courses
Students who have received an “FF”, “FD”, “NA”(non-Attendance) or “W” (Withdrawal) in any course or “U” (Unsatisfactory) for non-credited courses must repeat it in the first semester the course is offered again. If a course has a prerequisite the ones who are not successful in the course with prerequisite cannot take that course.

Repeating the Semester
Students whose cumulative grade point average is 1.99 and below at the end of the second semester are considered unsuccessful and they cannot enrol courses from upper grade. Unsuccessful students may retake the courses they failed or succeeded (CC or under) if they want to until they raise their cumulative grade point average to 2.00.

Successful Students
Students whose Cum GPA are at least 2.00 in any semester are considered successful. 

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from this undergraduate program, the students are required;

To succeed in all of the courses listed in the curriculum of the program by getting the grade of at least DD/S with a minimum of 240 ECTS.

To have a Cumulative Grade point Average of 2.00 out of 4.00.

To complete their compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.

Mode of Study

Full-time

Programme Director

Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations
Prof. Dr. Oya Akgönenç Muğisuddin

Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences

Department of Political Science and International Relations

Dr. Rıdvan Ege Kampüsü, Kampüsü Kızılcaşar Mah. 06830

İncek-Gölbaşı/Ankara

Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
Political Science and International Relations Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
 PQ1PQ2PQ3PQ4PQ5PQ6PQ7PQ8PQ9PQ10PQ11PQ12PQ13PQ14PQ15PQ16PQ17PQ18
SİBU 101                  
EKO 101                  
ING 101                  
İST 100                  
SOS 101                  
HUK 115                  
TUR 101                  
SİBU 102                  
EKO 102                  
ING 102                  
TAR 104                  
SOS 104                  
İŞL 106                  
TUR 102                  
SİBU 201                  
SİBU 203                  
SİBU 207                  
SİBU 211                  
HUK 219                  
ING 201                  
TAR 201                  
SİBU 202                  
SİBU 206                  
SİBU 208                  
SİBU 216                  
HUK 204                  
HUK 214                  
ING 202                  
TAR 202                  
SİBU 301                  
SİBU 303                  
SİBU 307                  
SİBU 313                  
ING 301                  
SİBU 302                  
SİBU 304                  
SİBU 308                  
SİBU 316                  
ULT 304                  
SİBU 401                  
SİBU 403                  
SİBU 405                  
SİBU 407                  
SİBU 402                  
SİBU 404                  
SİBU 418                  
SOS 402                  
Elective Courses
SİBU 309                  
SİBU 315                  
SİBU 314                  
SİBU 408                  
SİBU 409                  
SİBU 411                  
SİBU 415                  
SİBU 419                  
SİBU 410                  
SİBU 420                  
NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

Category

Basic Field Qualification

Programme Qualification

Knowledge 1

Has the advanced basic conceptual knowledge related to the field in a way that takes the reflections of the application into consideration.

1-To grasp the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline.

2-To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

11-To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

Knowledge 2

Can comprehend basic concepts in Social and Behavioral Sciences and has comprehensive knowledge of the relationships between concepts.

1-To grasp the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline.

2-To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

6-To form a theoretical background in the fields of political philosophy and political sociology in regards to basic concepts of Political Science.

Knowledge 3

Has the basic knowledge of the functioning rules of relationships

between people and societies.

4-To evaluate national and international legal framework in regards to basic concepts of law.

5-To utilize the cyclical and contemporary knowledge on regions and states such as the Balkans, Middle East, Russian Federation, Central Asia, Europe and United States of America.

18-To specialize in fields such as political philosophy, political sociology, political and social theories, international law, regional policies, international economics, international politics, Turkish foreign policy, environment and energy policies.

Knowledge 4

Has the basic knowledge of the reasons and results of the changes which societies experience.

2-To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

3-To comprehend the historical development process of political and economic institutions and bodies.

Knowledge 5

Has the knowledge of Social Research and Planning.

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

13-To effectively use the research techniques and analyze the outcomes.

Knowledge 6

Has the fundamental knowledge in theoretical and application levels to make inquiries by processing data.

13-To effectively use the research techniques and analyze the outcomes.

15-To utilize the relevant computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

16-To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively.

Skill 1

Has the ability to analyze the theoretical knowledge related to the field and to evaluate its reflections in application.

2-To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

5-To utilize the cyclical and contemporary knowledge on regions and states such as the Balkans, Middle East, Russian Federation, Central Asia, Europe and United States of America.

18-To specialize in fields such as political philosophy, political sociology, political and social theories, international law, regional policies, international economics, international politics, Turkish foreign policy, environment and energy policies.

Skill 2

Reaches authentic information sources in social and behavioral sciences by using written and visual records.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

13-To effectively use the research techniques and analyze the outcomes.

Skill 3

Makes inquiries by processing the data related to the field by using technical capabilities and has the ability to present this information in a report format with the help of technical equipment which the field requires (computers etc.).

15-To utilize the relevant computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

16-To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively.

Skill 4

Has the ability to use the knowledge related to the field in making decisions, implementing those decisions, and turning them into behavior.

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

8-To obtain the ability to take the initiative for thinking and behaving independently.

9-To be able to express themsleves freely and creatively.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

Skill 5

Makes interdisciplinary comments relating to his/her field, to relevant sub-fields and other fields of social sciences.

6-To form a theoretical background in the fields of political philosophy and political sociology in regards to basic concepts of Political Science.

11-To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

18-To specialize in fields such as political philosophy, political sociology, political and social theories, international law, regional policies, international economics, international politics, Turkish foreign policy, environment and energy policies.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)1

Has the awareness of fulfilling responsibilities.

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

14-To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility) 2

Deals with a task related to the field as either an individual or in a team

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

8-To obtain the ability to take the initiative for thinking and behaving independently.

9-To be able to express themsleves freely and creatively.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

11-To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility) 3

Takes responsibilities as an individual and as a team member and uses initiative to solve a possible problem in

application.

8-To obtain the ability to take the initiative for thinking and behaving independently.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

14-To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility) 4

Organizes the period and timing of multi-membered group studies about the field and related sub-fields and carries out the tasks within the limits of time which is set beforehand.

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

14-To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility) 5

Behaves according to the requirements of social life and sets a good example with his/her attitudes and manners.

14- To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Learning) 1

Evaluates and criticizes the knowledge gained about the field in parallel with cause and effect relationship.

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

8-To obtain the ability to take the initiative for thinking and behaving independently.

Competence (Learning) 2

Knows what to learn and how to learn it.

13-To effectively use the research techniques and analyze the outcomes.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Learning) 3

Specifies theoretical and application insufficiencies about the field.

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Learning)4

Proves that s/he is capable of keeping the interest and desire about the field alive.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

11-To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

Competence (Learning) 5

Directs his/her learning to a further level in the same field or to a job in the same level.

2-To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

18-To specialize in fields such as political philosophy, political sociology, political and social theories, international law, regional policies, international economics, international politics, Turkish foreign policy, environment and energy policies.

Competence (Learning) 6

Has the competence of sharing knowledge and learning together.

9-To be able to express themsleves freely and creatively.

14-To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

16-To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively. .

Competence (Learning) 7

Has gained the awareness of lifelong learning and questioning.

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

10-To develop problem solving skills.

Competence (Communication and Social) 1

Expresses the knowledge and skills s/he has gained in the field both orally and written.

9-To be able to express themsleves freely and creatively.

11-To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

16-To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively.

Competence (Communication and Social) 2

Uses and applies the data s/he has gained during his/her education in business life.

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

15-To utilize the relevant computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

Competence (Communication and Social) 3

When s/he becomes a part of business life, s/he reflects the difference that corporate infrastructure and conceptual variety create to his/her individual career.

8-To obtain the ability to take the initiative for thinking and behaving independently.

9-To be able to express themsleves freely and creatively. .

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

14-To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

Competence (Communication and Social) 4

Uses his/her professional knowledge with awareness of social responsibility.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Communication and Social) 5

Turns his/her field knowledge and applications into projects and activities within the frame of social responsibility approach.

14-To obtain the skills of time management, team work and leaderships.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Communication and Social) 6

Follows the information in his/her field and communicates with colleagues (“at the level of European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1).

16-To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively.

Competence (Communication and Social) 7

Is able to use computer soft ware programs and information technologies at the level that his/her field requires (“European Computer Driving License”).

15-To utilize the relevant computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

Competence (Field Specific)1

Complies with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values related to the field during the phase of data collection, interpretation, and publicizing the results of the implementation.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Field Specific) 2

Has sufficient awareness on the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture, the protection of cultural values and environmental protection and as well on occupational

health and safety issues.

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

17-To consider the social, scientific and professional ethical rules in conducting studies in social sciences.

Competence (Field Specific) 3

Is open to diversity and innovation

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

12-To respond to the needs of public and private sectors.

Competence (Field Specific) 4

Is competent to comment on events and improve his/her point of view about social and behavioral phenomena using the knowledge provided by his/her field.

2-To apply the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Political Science and International Relations discipline to contemporary and historical events.

5-To utilize the cyclical and contemporary knowledge on regions and states such as the Balkans, Middle East, Russian Federation, Central Asia, Europe and United States of America.

7-To think in a non reductive, critical and analitic manner.

11-To utilize the conceptual and theoretical structures of Political Science and International Relations discipline effectively in developing original arguments.

13-To effectively use the research techniques and analyze the outcomes.

NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

Basic Field

Program Qualifications

National Qualifications Framework

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Knowledge

1

                                    

1

Knowledge

2

                                     

3

                                     

4

                                     

5

                                     

6

                                     
 

Skill

1

                                    

1

Skill

2

                                    

2

3

                                     

4

                                     

5

                                     
 

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

1

                                    

1

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

2

                                    

2

3

                                    

3

4

                                     

5

                                     

Competence (Learning)

1

                                    

1

Competence (Learning)

2

                                    

2

3

                                    

3

4

                                     

5

                                     

6

                                     

7

                                     

Competence (Communication and Social)

1

                                    

1

Competence (Communication and Social)

2

                                    

2

3

                                    

3

4

                                    

4

5

                                    

5

6

                                     

7

                                     

Competence (Field Specific)

1

                                    

1

Competence (Field Specific)

2

                                    

2

3

                                     

4