Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY STUDIES

M.S. with thesis in Science And Technology Policy Studies

The program is designed to specialize students in economic, social and cultural policy-making concerning science and technology. It aims to deal with economic, sociological, philosophical, ethical, environmental as well as the engineering aspects of newly-emergent issues faced by information-based societies.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
BA4111 MANAGING TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 3 3 0 6.0
STPS500 PROTHESIS SEMINAR IN STPS 0 0 0 10.0
STPS503 ECONOMICS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 3 3 0 8.0
STPS505 KNOWLEDGE, ST IN THE INFO. AGE 3 3 0 8.0
STPS507 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY STUDIES 3 0 3 8.0
STPS599 M.S. THESIS 0 0 0 50.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies.
Total minimum credit: 21

M.S. without thesis in Science And Technology Policy Studies

The program is designed to specialize students in economic, social and cultural policy-making concerning science and technology. It aims to deal with economic, sociological, philosophical, ethical, environmental as well as the engineering aspects of newly-emergent issues faced by information-based societies.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STPS501 HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3 3 0 8.0
STPS503 ECONOMICS OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 3 3 0 8.0
STPS505 KNOWLEDGE, ST IN THE INFO. AGE 3 3 0 8.0
STPS589 TERM PROJECT 0 0 0 20.0
7 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies.
Total minimum credit: 30

Ph.D. in Science And Technology Policy Studies

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
STPS601 INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 3 3 0 8.0
STPS602 TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY 3 3 0 8.0
STPS604 SEMINAR IN DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 0 0 0 10.0
STPS605 RESEARCH METHODS, ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND ETHICS 3 3 0 8.0
STPS607 RESEARCH METHODS AND ETHICS IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 8.0
STPS608 SEMINAR IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT 0 0 0 8.0
STPS699 PH.D THESIS 0 0 0 130.0
4 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies.
Total minimum credit: 21