Human Resources Management (Thesis)


General Information

MS in Human Resources Management program consists of courses related to efficient and effective labor usage, organisational behavior, budgeting and career planning. 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 (Second Cycle)

Admission Requirements

Students who wants to apply Human Resources Management Master Program 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 human resources specialists, who have a full knowledge of the academic literature, and theoretical and practical knowledge about business management cientific studies and interpret scientific researches and seize the importance of lifelong learning and ethical values at the same time.

Key Learning Outcomes

1

To grasp the basic conceptual theoretical frameworks of human resources discipline and to plan the human resources and work force.

2

To evaluate the workforce effectively, efficiently and by motivating people.

3

To know how to recrute people and find a position for them in an organisation.

4

To grasp the knowledge necessary for performance management.

5

To carry out the employee relations management.

6

To comprehend the planning, recrutement, positioning, motivation, management and control of human resources.

7

To organise professional health and security applications in human resources.

8

To human resources practices by using information technologies in public and private institutions.

9

To grasp the duties of managers about the topics like, behavior, motivation and leadership.

10

To be able to make international researches, and to plan human resources politics necessary for national and international competitiveness.

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
İKY501
MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION
3
7,5
1
Compulsory
İKY503
HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING AND RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
3
7,5
1
Compulsory
İKY505
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
3
7,5
1
Compulsory
İKY507
Wage Management
3
7,5
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
İKY502
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
3
7,5
2
Compulsory
İKY511
LABOUR LAW
3
7,5
2
Compulsory
İŞL517
BUDGETING TECHNIQUES
3
7,5
2
Elective
KY504
CAREER PLANNING
3
7,5
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
KYÖ508
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
3
7,5
3
Compulsory
İŞL509
SEMINAR
3
15
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
Human Resources Management (Thesis) Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
 PQ1PQ2PQ3PQ4PQ5PQ6PQ7PQ8PQ9PQ10
İKY501          
İKY503          
İKY505          
İKY507          
İKY502          
İKY504          
İŞL517          
İKY511          
İŞL 509          
İKY511          
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

Knowledge

1

                    

1

Knowledge

 

2

                    

2

 

Skill

1

                    

1

Skill

Skill

2

                    

2

 

3

                    

3

 

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

1

                    

1

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

2

                    

2

 

3

                    

3

 

Competence (Learning)

1

                    

1

Competence (Learning)

Competence (Learning)

Competence (Communication and Social)

1

                    

1

Competence (Communication and Social)

Competence (Communication and Social)

2

                    

2

 

3

                    

3

 

4

                    

4

 

Competence (Field Specific)

1

                    

1

Competence (Field Specific)

Competence (Field Specific)

2

                    

2

 

3

                    

3

 

4