Curriculum - Thesis

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Political Science and International Relations

1.Semester

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
--Core Cluster----38
--Core Cluster----38
--Program Elective----38
--Program/External Elective----38
Total1232

2.Semester

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
POLS 504Methodology of Political Science and International Relations3038
--Program Elective----38
--Program/External Elective----38
------38
Total1232

3.Semester

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
POLS 590Graduate Seminar0004
POLS 599MA Thesis00052
Total056

4.Semester

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
POLS 599MA Thesis00052
Total052
Necessary Credit for Graduation: 24. Total Courses: 10 Courses - 5 required, 5 elective. Total ECTS: 128
Students need to write an MA thesis of a reasonable length to receive the MA degree.
Program Elective: Courses offered by the program
External Elective: Courses offered within the Graduate Schools of the university.
Language Elective: Students may take language courses, offered by the School of Languages, as non-credit courses.
PREPARATORY COURSES
Students who have different educational background other than Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration or have not taken substantial number of courses from the Political Science and International Relations are obliged to take additional (undergraduate) courses as part of their scientific preparation to the graduate program. The graduate program coordinator may decide on the number of courses required for the completion of this preparatory stage.

I. SEMESTER PREPARATORY COURSES

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME

POLS 201 Political Science

POLS 203 Classics of Political Thought: The Ancients

POLS 205 Emergence of Modern International Order

POLS 301 International Law and Organizations

POLS 403 International Political Economy

II. SEMESTER PREPARATORY COURSES

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME

POLS 202 International Relations

POLS 204 Classics of Political Thought: The Moderns

POLS 214 Contemporary International Politics

POLS 302 Contemporary Political Ideologies

POLS 308 Comparative Political Systems

POLS 402 Turkish Foreign Policy

Core Cluster

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
POLS 501Advanced Seminar in International Relations3038
POLS 530Advanced Seminar in Comparative Politics3038
POLS 531Advances Seminar in Pol.Theory3038

Program Elective

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
ARAB 101Arabic I3035
ARAB 102Arabic II3035
ARAB 191Arabic I120610
ARAB 192Arabic II120610
ARAB 193Arabic III120610
ARAB 194Arabic IV120610
ARM 101Armenian3035
MGRE 101Modern Greek I3035
MGRE 102Modern Greek II3035
PERS 101Persian I3035
PERS 102Persian II3035
POLS 505Contemporary Issues of International Law3038
POLS 510Inter.Poli.of the Middle East3038
POLS 511Middle East Politics3038
POLS 512Pol.Econ.of the Middle East3038
POLS 513History,Culture and Religion in the Middle East3038
POLS 514Conflicts in the Middle East3038
POLS 515Late Ottoman Political History3038
POLS 516Islam and Politics3038
POLS 520Comparative Politics of Civil Society3038
POLS 532Democratization: Theory and Practice3038
POLS 533Political Violence and Terrorism3038
POLS 534Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism3038
POLS 535Media and Politics3038
POLS 536Comparative Revolutions3038
POLS 537Identity, Ethnicity and Conflict Resolution3038
POLS 538Political Thought in Classical Islam3038
POLS 551Theory and Pratice of Turk.Foreign Policy3038
POLS 552Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis3038
POLS 553Turkish Politics and Multiparty Democracy3038
POLS 554Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy3038
POLS 555International Security3038
POLS 556Emerging Global Powers3038
POLS 558Geopolitics of Energy and Environment3038
POLS 561European Politics3038
POLS 562Europe and the Middle East3038
POLS 563Iss.in Russian Politics and Fore.Policy3038
POLS 564Politics of East Asia3038
POLS 566Issues in the Caucasian and Central Asian Politics3038
POLS 567Pol.in the Balkans&Central and East Europe3038
POLS 568International Politics in Eurasia3038
POLS 569American Politics&Foreign Policy3038
POLS 570Conf.Analy.and Resolution3038
POLS 571Selected Topics in Political Science and International Relations3038

Program/External Elective

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisitesTheoreticalPracticalCreditECTS
ARAB 101Arabic I3035
ARAB 102Arabic II3035
ARAB 191Arabic I120610
ARAB 192Arabic II120610
ARAB 193Arabic III120610
ARAB 194Arabic IV120610
ARM 101Armenian3035
CHI 101Chinese I3035
CHI 102Chinese II0035
CULT 501Theories and Methods in Cultural Studies3038
CULT 511Postcolonial Studies3038
CULT 512Modern Ottoman-Turkish Literary and Cultural History3038
CULT 513Gender Studies3038
CULT 514Media and Society3038
CULT 515Digital Media and Culture3038
CULT 516Visual Culture:Technology,Image,Language3038
CULT 517Anthropological Perspectives on Global Issues3038
CULT 518Language, Image and Subjectivity3038
CULT 519Globality, Culture and Identity3038
CULT 520Cultural Psychology3038
CULT 521İstanbul in Ottoman Texts3038
CULT 522Aesthetics and Gender in Ottoman Culture3038
CULT 523Modern Literatures&Armenian Culture in the Ottoman Empire3038
CULT 524Crises of Masculinity and the 20th Century Novel3038
CULT 525Sociology of Everyday Life3038
CULT 526Empire, Colonialism and Orientalism in Modern Turkish Literature3038
CULT 527Ideology and Discourse Analysis3038
CULT 528Community, Communication and the Changing Urban3038
CULT 529Film Theory and Aesthetics3038
CULT 530Cinematic Spectatorship3038
CULT 531Silent Cinema0038
CULT 533Ottoman Novel and Modernity3038
CULT 536Neoliberal Transformation in Turkey3038
CULT 538Space and Gender: Islam, Colonialism, Modernity3038
CULT 540Mediated Arts Research3038
CULT 542Multimedia Journalism3038
CULT 544Armenians in the Ottoman Empire: A Literary Perspective3038
CULT 545Tragedy and Tragic Vision in Modern Literary Culture3038
CULT 546Europe, the Enlightenment and Modernity3038
CULT 548Film Genres0038
CULT 550Ottoman Book Culture3038
CULT 552Science, Culture and Power3038
CULT 554Cinema and Consciousness3038
FRE 101French I0035
GER 101German I0035
GRE 102Greek II3035
HIST 501Historiography in Global Perspective3038
HIST 502Modern Historiography3038
HIST 504Topics in World History3038
HIST 505Topics in European History3038
HIST 506Topics in Byzantine History3038
HIST 507Topics in History of Turkic Peoples3038
HIST 508Topics in Judeo-Christian History3038
HIST 509Topics in Regional Histories3038
HIST 510Approaching Ottoman History3038
HIST 511Empires and Nationalisms3038
HIST 512Comparative Modernities in Historical Perspective3038
HIST 513Religion and Politics in Turkey3038
HIST 514Auto/Biography3038
HIST 515Late Ottoman Intellectual History3038
HIST 517Topics in Ottoman History3038
HIST 521Reading and Writing Practices in the Ottoman Empire3038
HIST 522Narrative and Narrativity in the Ottoman Empire3038
HIST 530Approaching Urban History3038
HIST 531Cities in Comperative Perspective3038
HIST 532Everyday Life and Institutions in Ottoman Cities3038
HIST 533Istanbul at Ottoman Texts3038
HIST 534Istanbul: Capital City of Empires3038
HIST 535History of Balkan Cities3038
HIST 536Mediterrannean Cities3038
HIST 537Ottoman Artistic and Architectural Culture3038
HIST 538The Building Inscriptions of Ottoman Istanbul3038
HIST 539Ottoman Rural Life3038
HIST 542Migration and Demograp.Change in Turkey3038
HIST 543Topics in Ottoman Urban Life3038
HIST 550Approaching Islamic History3038
HIST 551From the Prophet to the Fall of Baghdad3038
HIST 552Contribution of Islam to World Civilization3038
HIST 553The Politics and Culture of Shi‘ism in History3038
HIST 554Andalusia: Three Faiths, One Land3038
HIST 555Mamluk Egypt3038
HIST 556History of Islamic Jurisprudence3038
HIST 558Themes in Islamic History3038
HIST 560Modern Middle East, 1800-19183038
HIST 561Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire3038
HIST 571Ottoman Financial History I3038
HIST 572Ottoman Financial History II3038
HIST 573Ottoman State and Economy3038
HIST 574Economy and Society in te Ottoman Empire3038
HIST 575Foundations of Islamic Economics3038
HIST 576History of Islamic Economic Thought3038
HIST 577Partnership and Finance in Islam3038
HIST 578Topics in Islamic Economics3038
HIST 580Reading Historical Sources in Persian3038
HIST 581Texts in Ottoman Turkish I3038
HIST 582Texts in Ottoman Turkish II3038
HIST 591Ottoman Turkish I3038
HIST 592Ottoman Turkish II3038
HIST 593Ottoman Paleography I3038
HIST 594Ottoman Paleography II3038
HIST 596Historical Sociology3038
HIST 597Persian I3005
HIST 598Persian II3005
MGRE 101Modern Greek I3035
MGRE 102Modern Greek II3035
MTS 501Fundamental Approaches to Turkish Modernization3038
MTS 502Democracy and Its Problems in Turkey3038
MTS 503Late Ottoman Political History3038
MTS 504Research Methods in Social Sciences3038
MTS 507Qualitative Social Analysis3038
MTS 511Law and Politics in Turkey3038
MTS 512Political Thought in Modern Turkey3038
MTS 513Religion and Politics in Turkey3038
MTS 514Neoliberal Transformation in Turkey3038
MTS 515Islamist Political Thought in Modern Turkey3038
MTS 516Politics,Religion&Society in the Mid.East3038
MTS 517Mass Media and Power in Turkey3038
MTS 518Eurasianism and Turkey3038
MTS 520Turkey and Eurasia3038
MTS 521Current Issues in Turkish Foreign Policy3038
MTS 523Turkey and Middle East3038
MTS 531Turkish Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice3038
MTS 532Turkish Foreign Policy and Turkey's Neighbours3038
MTS 533Political Sociology3038
MTS 534Identity Conflicts and Their Resolution3038
MTS 537Identity, Ethnicity and Conflict Resolution in Modern Turkey3038
MTS 542Sociology of Contemporary Turkish Society3038
MTS 543Sociology of Center Right and Left Politics in Turkey3038
MTS 544Identity, Culture and Ethnicity in Turkey3038
MTS 55120th Century Political Thought3038
MTS 580Sociology of Religion3038
MTS 581Texts in Ottoman Turkish3038
MTS 582Texts in Ottoman Turkish II3038
OTM 101Ottoman Turkish I3035
OTM 102Ottoman Turkish II3035
PERS 101Persian I3035
PERS 102Persian II3035
POLS 505Contemporary Issues of International Law3038
POLS 510Inter.Poli.of the Middle East3038
POLS 511Middle East Politics3038
POLS 512Pol.Econ.of the Middle East3038
POLS 513History,Culture and Religion in the Middle East3038
POLS 514Conflicts in the Middle East3038
POLS 515Late Ottoman Political History3038
POLS 516Islam and Politics3038
POLS 520Comparative Politics of Civil Society3038
POLS 532Democratization: Theory and Practice3038
POLS 533Political Violence and Terrorism3038
POLS 534Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism3038
POLS 535Media and Politics3038
POLS 536Comparative Revolutions3038
POLS 537Identity, Ethnicity and Conflict Resolution3038
POLS 538Political Thought in Classical Islam3038
POLS 551Theory and Pratice of Turk.Foreign Policy3038
POLS 552Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis3038
POLS 553Turkish Politics and Multiparty Democracy3038
POLS 554Contemporary Issues in International Political Economy3038
POLS 555International Security3038
POLS 556Emerging Global Powers3038
POLS 558Geopolitics of Energy and Environment3038
POLS 561European Politics3038
POLS 562Europe and the Middle East3038
POLS 563Iss.in Russian Politics and Fore.Policy3038
POLS 564Politics of East Asia3038
POLS 566Issues in the Caucasian and Central Asian Politics3038
POLS 567Pol.in the Balkans&Central and East Europe3038
POLS 568International Politics in Eurasia3038
POLS 569American Politics&Foreign Policy3038
POLS 570Conf.Analy.and Resolution3038
POLS 571Selected Topics in Political Science and International Relations3038
RUS 101Russian I3035
RUS 102Russian II0035
RUS 201Russian III3035
RUS 202Russian IV0035
SOC 501Classical Sociological Theory3038
SOC 502Contemporary Sociological Theory3038
SOC 503Qualitative Social Analysis3038
SOC 504Quantitative Research Methods and Multivariate Statistics3038
SOC 510Research Methods in Social Science3038
SOC 511Sociology of Everyday Life3038
SOC 513Gender and Culture3038
SOC 514Mapping Globalization: History, Structures, and Challenges3038
SOC 515City and Culture3038
SOC 516The Chicago School and Urban Studies3038
SOC 518Istanbul: The Social Life of the Metropolis3038
SOC 519New Borders of Europe: Social Belonging, Identity and Europeanness3038
SOC 520Selected Topics in History and Society3038
SOC 522Comparative-Historical Methods3038
SOC 524Ottoman-Turkish Modernization3038
SOC 525Gender and Society3038
SOC 527Identity Culture and Ethnicity in Turkey3038
SOC 528The French Revolution3038
SOC 530Selected Topics in Society and Politics3038
SOC 531Ideology and Discourse Analysis3038
SOC 534Politics and Society3038
SOC 535Citizenship and Society3038
SOC 536Approaches to Collective Violence3038
SOC 537Conflict Resolution in Turkish Politics3038
SOC 538New Social Movements3038
SOC 539The Politics of Aesthetic Modernism3038
SOC 540Nation-State Formation in Turkey3038
SOC 542Sociology of Contemporary Turkish Society3038
SOC 545Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Turkey3038
SOC 547Migration and Demographic Change in Turkey3038
SOC 548International Migration in a Globalized World3038
SOC 555Culture, Change and Language3038
SOC 557Research Seminar on Concepts in Historical Change0038
SOC 560Europe, the Enlightenment and Modernity3038
SOC 562Sociology of the Middle East3038
SOC 564Society, Power and Justice in the Middle East3038
SOC 570Economy and Society3038
SOC 571Labor and Work in Contemporary Societies3038
SOC 572Sociology of Work and Organizations3038
SOC 573Population and Demographic Transition3038
SOC 574Sociology of the Welfare State3038
SOC 575Sociology of Family3038
SOC 577Directed Readings in Social Research I3038
SOC 578Directed Readings in Social Research II3038
SOC 580Sociology of Religion3038
SOC 581Religion and Politics in Turkey3038
SOC 582State-Religion Relationships in Contemporary Europe3038
SOC 584Sociology of Secularization3038
SOC 585Contemporary French Sociology3038
SOC 586Philosophy of Science3038
SOC 587Anthropology of Science and Technology3038
SOC 588The Genealogy of Modernity3038
SOC 589Hermeneutics3038
SPA 101Spanish I0035
SPA 102Spanish II0035