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Graduate School of Social Sciences - Turkish World Studies - Turkish World Studies (Turkish History) - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
Founded in 1992, operating under Turkish World Research Institute the as a Department of Turkish History.‘ It has been established to investigate thousands of years of history of Turkish World, from the earliest times to the present. Turkish history, took place in a vast geography stretching especially from Turkestan, Caucasus, the Middle East, Anatolia, the Balkans and Central Europe is tried to be examined not only political and military aspects, also social, cultural and economic aspects with planned research. Theses at postgraduate level, it is planned to expande to cover Turkish World entirely. In our department, we have professor, an assistant professor, an associate professor,a doctor and a doctorate two research assistants in the ongoing.
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in Turkish World Studies (Turkish History) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled all programme requirements.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The programme consists of a minimum of seven courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 21 local credits. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The duration of the programme is four semesters. The maximum period to complete course work in a masters program with thesis is 4 semesters. However, with the approval of their advisors, students can in subsequent semesters take additional departmental courses with or without credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Master's course load and credits. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The Master's thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 3 to 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to one may be selected from another Department or another University. In case the jury consists of 3 members, the co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". The Department Chairperson will inform the Director of the Graduate School, in writing, of the jury's decision within 3 days. To correct or change a thesis found incomplete and/or inadequate by the jury, the jury must specify in its report that such corrections are necessary. A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to three months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
: Program living in Central-Asia, the Itil-Ural, the Caucasus and the Balkans Turkish communities and their relations with other peoples in the region and the political formation of courses and seminars related to the programs implemented. Courses taught attendees method. Provided to the student active participation in the classes, first-hand analysis of the movement and use of resources trying to understand historical events examined.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of our program of Turkish History departments can be a research assistant of universities. In addition, able to serve in the field of Social Sciences, research centers, institutes, museums are. For example, two students completed the masters degree program at a state university currently serves as a research
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who successfully completed the Master's Degree may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade, the final examination grade and/or evaluation of final project, with the contributions of 40% and 60%, respectively. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 70 out of 100. Students must repeat courses they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Department of Turkish History: Prof. Dr. Turan Gökçe Tel: 232 311 10 10 ECTS Koordinatörü Yard. Doç Dr. Abdullah Temizkan Ege Üniversitesi, Türk Dünyası Araştırmaları Enstitüsü 35100 Bornova/İzmir TÜRKİYE Tel:0 232 311 10 10/2096/123 Fax:0 232 342 74 96 E-Posta:abdullah.temizkan@gmail.com
Facilities
The department is located within the inter-disciplinary studies due to the structure of the institute has a proper character. For example,such departments as; Turkish Linguistics and Dialects, Folklore, such as the Turkish World Literature and Art History department was able to take advantage of the expertise of its branches, as formal as possible to take courses in these disciplines. In addition in the Institute the opportunity to benefit from the researcher who knows Russian, English, Greek, Czech, Polish, Farsi, Arabic languages. On the other hand, we as the Department of History of Turkish try to encourage students to learn language and to do research to help them work on this issue.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To understand fundamental information on Turkish history
2Graduates can teach turkish history in a education program
3Students can understand the cause and effects between historical event
4Students can determine the problem of Turkish historical research
5Graduates can read analysis historical texts in ottoman turkish, russian and english in their academic studies
6To recognize the social, economic and politicial properties with era of turkish history
7To determine relationships between various texts using historical resources
8To make research based on historical documents
9Using social science theories in the historical context
10To prepare syncronic and dycronic or comperative studies
11Theorizing their study results
12To understand the importance of life long learning
13To gains problem solving on historical researches

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2
3

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205015412007 Early Ages of the Turks – I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 TDA-T.TARİHİ-YL-SDG1 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 18
3 9205018332016 Research Techniques and Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205015442007 Early Ages of the Turks – II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 TDA-T.TARİHİ-YL-SDG2 ELECTIVE COURSES 2 Elective - - - 12
3 9205018322016 History Methodology Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 YLSEM590 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 YLUAD591 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 YLTEZ592 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 26
Total 0 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE COURSES 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205015152000 Turkish-Armenian Relations I Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9205015292004 The Modernization Movements in Turkish World Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9205015452007 Kuzey Kafkasya Tarihinin Kaynakları Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9205015472007 History of Turks in East Europe I Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9205015512011 Political History of the Balkans I Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9205015572014 History of Turkish-Islamic Civilization-I Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9205015592014 The History of Golden Horde and Remnant Khanates Period – I Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9205015712015 Persian Sources of the Turkish History of Middle Ages - I Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9205015732015 Russian Language - I Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9205015752015 History of China - I Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9205015772019 History of Russia – I Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9205015792019 History of the Silk Road Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9205015812016 Religious and Political Intelligence in Turkish Culture History - I Elective 3 0 0 6
14 9205015832016 Turkestan from the Age of Khanets to Present Elective 3 0 0 6
15 9205015972015 History of Caucasia (1774-1905) I Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE COURSES 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205015022015 The Modernization Movements in Turkish World - II Elective 3 0 0 4
2 9205015162015 Turkish-Armenian Relations - II Elective 3 0 0 4
3 9205015462015 History of Turks in East Europe - II Elective 3 0 0 4
4 9205015482015 Russian Colonialism and Orientalism Elective 3 0 0 4
5 9205015522015 History of Caucasia (1774–1905) - II Elective 3 0 0 4
6 9205015562015 Political History of the Balkans - II Elective 3 0 0 4
7 9205015582015 Turkish-Islamic Civilisation - II Elective 3 0 0 4
8 9205015602015 The History of Golden Horde and Remnant Khanates Period - II Elective 3 0 0 4
9 9205015702015 Persian Sources of the Turkish History of Middle Ages - II Elective 3 0 0 4
10 9205015722015 Russian Language - II Elective 3 0 0 4
11 9205015742015 History of China - II Elective 3 0 0 4
12 9205015802016 Religious and Political Intelligence in Turkish Culture History - II Elective 3 0 0 4
13 9205015822016 Nomads, Residents and States in Near Ages Elective 3 0 0 4
14 9205015842019 History of Russia – II Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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