Business Management (Non-thesis)


General Information

MS in Business Management program consists of courses involving fundamental topics like management, human resources management, marketing, finance and accounting. Students may complete the program with or without writing a thesis. The language of instruction is Turkish. The academic staff consists of 3 professors, 1 associate professor, 3 assistant professors, and 2 research assistants.

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of Science in Business Management.

Level of Qualification

Master's Degree

Admission Requirements

Students who wants to apply Business Management Master Programme should have at least 4-year bachelor's degree. The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 50 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ufuk University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on: 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at UFUK University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. 

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The programme consists of both thesis and without thesis programmes. Thesis programme a minimum of eight courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 24 local credits. In without thesis programme, students should take minimum of 30 local credits and one “semester project”. The seminar course, thesis and semester project are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. A student is required to successfully complete the designated list of courses and meet the requirement of a minimum of 120 ECTS credits in thesis programme and 90 ECTS credits in without thesis programme. The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.50/4.00 and no falling grades. In thesis programme, students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and at least 3 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to two may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. 

Profile of the Programme

Master’s program trains managers, who have a full knowledge of the academic literature, and theoretical and practical knowledge about business management scientific studies and interpret scientific researches and seize the importance of lifelong learning and ethical values at the same time.

Key Learning Outcomes

Programme Qualifications

1

To grasp the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of management, organisation, marketing finance and human resources areas.

2

To combine and evaluate this higher education with bachelor education.

3

To apply the conceptual and theoretical frameworks of business management to career.

4

To analyze and participate in scientific researches related to business management field.

5

To use computer software programs effectively.

6

To be conscious of the importance of individual and group working and to have the necessary communication skills and responsibility.

7

To update, develop and share with others the learnings in business administration.

8

To analyze, solve and control the problems in firms.

9

To update,adapt and develop the knowledge according to the various markets.

10

To grasp the security, facility and working environment that firms provide to their empoyees.

11

To prepare, control and evaluate projects which are also benefical for the society in goods or services company.

12

To realize that firms should consider ethical values their activities, structure and communications with their employees.

13

To have valuable and analytical thinking by using basic statistical methods.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The graduates of the Master’s Programme have opportunities of employment of in a variety of public agencies, banks, national and international companies and academic institutions.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates who successfully completed the Master's Degree may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.

Courses - Term, Credit and ECTS Credit
- 1 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
1
Compulsory
EKO505
ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
3
7,5
1
Compulsory
İŞL501
BASIC BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE
3
7,5
1
Compulsory
İŞL503
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
3
7,5
1
Compulsory
İŞL507
NUMERICAL METHODS
3
7,5
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
İŞL502
ORGANIZATIONS THEORY
3
7,5
2
Compulsory
İŞL508
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
3
7,5
2
Compulsory
İŞL510
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
3
7,5
2
Compulsory
İŞL514
RESEARCH METHODS
3
7,5
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
İŞL513
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
3
7,5
3
Compulsory
İŞL515
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
3
7,5
3
Compulsory
İŞL530
DONEM PROJESI
0
30
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students are required to take a mid-term and final examination for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade and the final examination grade with the contribution of 40% and 60% respectively. To pass any course, a student must receive at least 60 out of 100. Students whose Cum GPA are at least 2.50 are considered successful. Students whose Cum GPA lower than 2.50 (CB) must retake the courses that they had CC grades.The assessment for each course is described in detail in "Individual Course Description".

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations”.

Mode of Study

Full time

Programme Director

Prof. Dr. Semih BÜKER

Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration

Dr. Rıdvan Ege Kampüsü, Kızılcaşar mah. 06830

İncek-Gölbaşı/Ankara

Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
Business Management (Non-Thesis) Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
 PQ1PQ2PQ3PQ4PQ5PQ6PQ7PQ8PQ9PQ10PQ11PQ12PQ13
EKO 505             
İŞL 501             
İŞL 503             
İŞL 507             
İŞL 502             
İŞL 508             
İŞL 510             
İŞL 515             
İŞL 509             
İŞL 513             
İŞL 514             
NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

Basic Field

Business Administration and Management Sciences

Program Qualifications

National Qualifications Framework

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

Knowledge

1

                          

1

Knowledge

2

                          

2

  

Skill

1

                          

1

Skill

2

                          

2

3

                          

3

  

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

1

                          

1

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

2

                          

2

3

                          

3

Competence (Learning)

1

                          

1

Competence (Learning)

Competence (Communication and Social)

1

                          

1

Competence (Communication and Social)

2

                          

2

3

                          

3

4

                          

4

Competence (Field Specific)

1

                          

1

Competence (Field Specific)

2

                          

2

3

                          

3

4