207 PUBLIC FINANCE

GENERAL INFORMATION
Established in 2001, department of public finance is one of the rapidly growing departments in the university. The public finance department offers theoretical and practical instruction on economics, public finance and business finance and tax law. The aim here is to prepare students for a complex and competitive world. Statistics and mathematics are also among the subjects of special emphasis. The graduates of the department are sought by the ministry of finance, Treasury, State planning organization, and various public and private banks and organizations as well as in the private sector. There are four majors offered by the department: budgeting and fiscal planning, public sector economics, theory of public finance and tax law.

Objective
The purpose of the public finance program is to educate students about the principles and institutions of domestic and world economy in order to prepare them to meet the highly qualified staff requirements of various government and private institutions, banks, financial corporations and semi-public or private enterprises.


Admission Requirements
Higher Education Council Assessment, Selection and Placement Center

Graduation Requirements
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s undergraduate program guidance.

Career Opportunties
Private Sector, Public Sector, Ministry of Finance

Qualification Awarded
Public Finance

Level of Qualification
First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning


Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s undergraduate program guidance.

Access to Further Studies
Candidates who have successfully completed their undergraduate studies can study in post-graduate programs provided that they receive valid grades from ALES and have sufficient knowledge of English.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Prof. Dr. ERSAN ÖZ+90 258 296 2711 ersanoz@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assist. Prof. Dr. FATİH AKÇAY+90 258 296 2706 fakcay@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assist. Prof. Dr. UMUT TEPEKULE+90 258 296 2790 utepekule@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Students learn the basic concepts in economic and public finance theories, and learn to correlate with basic economic problems and ratiocination.
2Students gain a basic knowledge of public finance, fiscal policy, government budgeting, tax theory and practice.
3Students gain theoretical and legal knowledge about national tax systems, to calculate tax penalties within the scope of legislations.
4Students learn to comment and evaluate about public expenditure usages, public revenues and public borrowing.
5Students learn to evaluate and analyze economic data with regard to fiscal policy usage.
6Students gain knowledge particularly in the areas of professional expertise in the public sector, public and private sector needs for the areas of economics, finance, law, accounting, tax, business knowledge.
7Students learn to understand and evaluate adoption of the existence of different economic ideas and different opinions in a multi-faceted understanding at a theoretical level.
8Students learn to evaluate and understand national economy in global economic relations and the impact of international economic institutions.
9Students are educated within the framework of scientific knowledge, to question information, different beliefs, lifestyles and ideas.
10Students learn to use computer programs at a good level.
11Students learn to communicate effectively using written, oral and visual tools.
12 Students learn to follow practical and theoretical innovations in the field of Finance, at a national and international level.
13Students learn to become self-confident individuals with a sense of responsibility, initiative.
14Students understand the importance of lifelong education and how to participate in this process as a student and educator.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Vision Development This technique is not all the students in small groups, but all students participating in a study as a class. It is a discussion technique, used to teach students to respect others views and improve their vision, when thinking about conflicting points of view. Topics with apparent contradictions 
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
INFORMATION  05
INFORMATION  06
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 07
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03