Institute of Graduate Studies

International Trade and Investment Management

General Information About Program

History:

Department of Economics at Istanbul Medeniyet University was established in 2010.

Program Goals:

The primary objective of the program is to enable students to follow scientific developments and innovations in the fields of international trade and investment management, and to apply current methods and techniques in their business lives. In particular, the program aims to equip the students with the most recent theoretical and practical knowledge on the subject especially in considering the global developments in the last 30 years in the field of digital commerce.

Objectives:

The program intends to train entrepreneurs and executives in the fields of international trade and investment management. It is aimed to produce qualified human capital needed by the real sector, especially in the fields of digital economy, investment and marketing.

Program Requirements:

ALES  (Turkish Aptitude Test) and Foreign Language Test scores are not required for applying to the non-thesis master’s program in the Department of Economics at Istanbul Medeniyet University. However, applicants are required to submit their transcripts and take written or oral exam for acceptance to the program.

Key Learnings Outcomes:

1. Students are able to understand national and international literature in the fields of international trade, investment management, international finance, digital economy and conduct independent scientific research on those fields.

2. Students have knowledge about the basic stages of a scientific research process and the current methods and approaches to be followed in these stages.

3. Students prepare research proposal and produce effective research designs.

4. Students are able to use the basic quantitative techniques that is necessary in the research process.

5. Students have knowledge about current economics applications and scientific research methods.

6. Students have the consciousness to act in accordance with the ethical rules and general ethical principles.

Academic Staff:

Professor Gülfettin ÇELİK

Professor Yaşar BÜLBÜL

Professor R. Ferda HALICIOĞLU

Professor Murat TAŞDEMİR

Professor Seyfettin ERDOĞAN

Professor Hamdi GENÇ

Assoc. Prof. Hüseyin KAYA

Assoc. Prof. Etem Hakan ERGEÇ

Assoc. Prof. Faruk BAL

Assoc. Prof. Ayfer GEDİKLİ

Assist. Prof. Abdüllatif ÇEVİKER

Assist. Prof. Gülfer VURAL

Assist. Prof. Özer SELÇUK

Curriculum:

Code

Course Name

T

P

Credit

ECTS Credit

1st  Semester

UAT 611

International Trade

3

0

3

7

UAT 650

Semester Project Course

0

0

0

-

UAT xxx

Elective Course I

3

0

3

7

UAT xxx

Elective Course II

3

0

3

7

UAT xxx

Elective Course III

3

0

3

7

  TOTAL

15

0

15

35

2nd  Semester

UAT 650

Semester Project Course

0

0

0

-

UAT xxx

Elective Course I

3

0

3

7

UAT xxx

Elective Course II

3

3

7

UAT xxx

Elective Course III

3

0

3

7

UAT xxx

Elective Course IV

3

0

3

7

UAT xxx

Elective Course V

3

0

3

7

  Total

15

0

15

35

  Sum of Courses

30

0

30

70

* If the term project is not successful in the semester, the course will be taken in the following semester.

Elective Courses for the First Semester

Code

Course Name

T

P

Credit

ECTS Credit

UAT603

Electronic Trade

3

0

3

7

UAT605

Foreign Trade Operations Management

3

0

3

7

UAT607

Taxation in International Trade

3

0

3

7

UAT609

International Investment

3

0

3

7

UAT 615

Scientific Research Techniques

3

0

3

7

Elective Courses for the Second Semester

Code

Course Name

T

P

Credit

ECTS Credit

UAT602

Current Topics in International Trade

3

0

3

7

UAT604

Digital Economics

3

0

3

7

UAT606

Capital Markets and Portfolio Management

3

0

3

7

UAT608

Investment Management

3

0

3

7

UAT610

International Financial Management

3

0

3

7

Code

Course Name

T

P

Credit

ECTS Credit

UAT 650

Semester Project Course

0

0

0

7

Grand Total

77

Graduation Requirements:

The program’s language of instruction is Turkish. The program covers a maximum of 3 semesters of study, of which 2 semesters consist of course works. Students who successfully complete the courses are required to prepare a graduation project and present it successfully to his/her advisor. For graduation, it is compulsory for students to successfully complete 30 credits of courses except the Graduation Project.

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates of Non-Thesis Master Programs cannot continue doctoral studies. Our graduates can continue their careers as entrepreneurs and managers.

Contact:

Director of the Program:

Assist. Prof. Abdüllatif ÇEVİKER

abdullatif.ceviker@medeniyet.edu.tr

0216 280 25 06