Science and Technology Policies

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
7.5
PERIOD
18/09/2023 to 29/12/2023

Course Description

Course Description: Science and technology intersect with public policy in myriadways: Scientific knowledge and discoveries guide policy- and decisionmakers in their desinging of better-informed policies, whereas scientists and technology experts as common citizens are also at the target of public policies they help form. This course seeks to introduce students to science and technology policy worlds andthe art of policy making through the experts’ perspectives.

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Application deadline

11/09/2023

Competences

Students who succeed in this course will improve their ability to;
1. Evaluate science and technology in social context,
2. Compare the different implementations of science and technology policies in different cultures,
3. Examine the location of science and technology in the production of global politics,
4. Evaluate the affect of different social layers on science and technology policy making processes
5. Analyze the balance between social change and alternative science and technology policies.

Prerequisites

None

Duration

42 h - 14 weeks

ECTS

7.5

Validation mode

Written Examination,Oral Examination,Personal project

Maximum number of students

5

Access to disable

NA

Organizer

Partner

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Faculty

Graduate School

Department

Science, Technology and Society

Contact or registration links