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Social Policy
Department / Program Health Management
Course Code 16426
Type of Course Elective
Level of Course First Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Spring Semester
Number of National Credit 2
Number of ECTS 3
Name of Lecturer

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Learning Outcomes At the end of this course, the student will be able to social policy concepts, development and aims of social politicy.

Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To have knowledge about theoretical and practical information related to the field of health management and to be able to implement this knowledge X
 2-  To gain knowledge and skills on understanding, analyzing and directing administrative, financial, technical and medical process of health organizations. X
 3-  To have knowledge and skills on managing information systems on health management and to be able to effectively us it. X
 4-  To understand basic elements of health system in national and international level, to comprehend health planning and health policy, to analyze health sector economic and financially. X
 5-  To have knowledge and skills to make quantitative and qualitative analyses in health management and to be able to implement this knowledge. X
 6-  Critical and innovative thinking in problems faced during health management process, having the ability to use scientific methods and technics in decision making and problem solving. X
 7-  Following the changes in the field of health care management and have the ability to provide specific solutions related health care system of the country. X
 8-  Having the ability to conduct effective communication and teamwork X
 9-  Being aware of legal, social and ethical responsibilities, comply with the legal regulations and ethical principles of health management area. X
Prerequisites NONE
Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements NONE
Recommended Optional Programme Components NONE
Course Content Week Topics

Conceptual Framework and Development of Social Policy


Aims of Social Policy


Scientific and Religious Background of Social Policy


Means of Social Policy


Protection Social Policy in terms of Combating with Social Risks


The State as Social Policy Actor (Social State)

7 Local Government as Social Policy Actors (Social Municipalism)

Social Policy for Employees


Social Policy for The Poors


Social Policy for Women


Social Policy for Families


Social Policy for Disableds


Social Policy for Elders, Children and Youngs

14 Evolution in social state mentality of Turkey in the way to EU and looking for new pradigms.
Recommended Readings

Sargutan A. Erdal (2006) Sosyal Politika Bilimi, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayını, Ankara.
Seyyar A. (2011). Sosyal Politika Bilimine Giriş, Sakarya Yayıncılık, Sakarya.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion
  Number %
Mid-Term : 1 40
Quiz :
Assignment :
Project :
Assignment :
Laboratory :
Other :
Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 2 24
Assignments 4 4 16
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 5 5
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 10 10
Total Work Load     83
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     2,76
ECTS Credit of the Course     3



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