Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ethics In Public Administration UKY 519 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MUSTAFA LÜTFİ ŞEN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Araş. Gör. Ömer Faruk KÖKTAŞ

Course Category
Course Objective

Basic concepts regarding ethics, elements of ethics, administrative ethics, philosophical dimension of administrative ethics, importance of ethics in public administration, ethical dilemmas, ethical codes, legislation of ethics, whistleblowers and their protection, administrative culture based on ethics, decision making based on ethics, character and virtue ethics, normative draft regarding administrative ethics in Turkey is aimed to examine in this course.

Course Content

Main concepts regarding ethics, elements of ethics, administrative ethics, philosophical dimension of administrative ethics, importance of ethics in public administration, ethical dilemmas, ethical codes, legislation of ethics, whistleblowers and their protection, administrative culture based on ethics, character and virtue ethics, decision making based on ethics, normative draft regarding administrative ethics in Turkey is evaluated.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One has information about corruption and its types. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
2 One understands the importance of ethics in public administration. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 One knows the philosophical background on administrative ethics. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
4 One analyzes the ethical dilemmas and conflict of interest. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Role Playing, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
5 One comprehends the ethical principles and standards Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
6 One knows the ethical regulations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept of corruption
2 Factors affecting corruption and consequences of corruption
3 Sorts of corruption
4 Importance of ethics in public administration and ethical dilemmas
5 Basic concepts related to ethics and philosophical foundations of administrative ethics
6 Codes of ethics
7 Ethics legislation
8 Whistleblowing
9 Ethical decision making
10 Ethics of virtue
11 Ethics education
12 Organization of ethics in Turkey
13 Ethical behavior principles that public officials must obey (I)
14 Ethical behavior principles that public officials must obey (II)
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Aytekin Yılmaz, “Siyasal ve Bürokratik Yozlaşma”, Yeni Türkiye Dergisi, S:13, 1997
Mustafa Erdoğan, Siyasal Yozlaşma ve Türkiye Örneği, Yeni Türkiye Dergisi, S:13, 1997
Kemal Özsemirci, “Türk Kamu Yönetiminde Yolsuzluk ve Yozlaşmanın Kültürel Altyapısı”, Sayıştay Dergisi, S:58.
Mehmet Hüseyin Bilgin, “Yozlaşma ve Türk Siyasal Yaşamının Yeniden Yapılanması: Bir Model Önerisi”, Amme İdaresi Dergisi, C:36, S:2, Haziran, 2003.
Gazi Baykaler,”Kamu Görevlilerine Yönelik Etik Davranış İlkeleri”, Türk İdare Dergisi, Y:78, S:453, Aralık, 2006.

Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Ödev 37
2. Ödev 38
Total 100
1. Final 80
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 20
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 2 15 30
Final examination 1 50 50
Total Workload 179
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.16
dersAKTSKredisi 7