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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Social Sciences - Psychology - Second Cycle Programme



General Description
History
1982
Qualification Awarded
Master's degree in Psychology
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
The main purpose of this program is to train expert psychologist who has basic theoretical psychology knowledge and current perspectives, skills and attitudes for independent studies, ethical values for psychological practices, who is sensitive cross-cultural differences and needs, capable of planning and executing research to improve psychology and open minded to self improvement. This program includes some mandatory and elective courses in the field of Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology and Developmental Psychology for specialization. Depending on the weight of received elective courses are given diploma supplement label of Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology and Developmental Psychology.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates with Master's degree in Psychology will find vocational opportunities in various public institutions (Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of National Education, Social Services, etc.), private schools, industrial establishments. Furthermore, they can work as an academician in state and private universities.
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
Assessment and evaluation for each courses was defined detailed in ”Course Instrucion Plan”
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
Ege University Faculty of Letter Psychology Department Bornova / İZMİR Program director: Prof. Dr. Sonia AMADO
Facilities
In Department of Psychology, there are 3 professors, 2 associated professor, 4 assistant professor, and 8 research assistants who work full-time. In Ege University Psychology Department has a Psychology Laboratory for research purposes.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Following improvements in the field of psychology
2Having needed statistical skills and knowledge to conduct study in psychology
3Being able to apply knowledge and skills in disciplines and interdisciplines group workings
4Skill to improve and apply innovative solutions to problems related with psychological fields
5Skill to understand and analyze dynamics of interpersonal relations and interactions
6Skill to present research results systematically as written or verbal in national or international environments
7Improving and applying materials and experimental designs to determine cognitional and behavioral processes of human

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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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 SDG-PSİ-1 Elective - - - 21
2 9201025012016 Experimental Designs and Statics I Compulsory 3 0 0 9
Total 3 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 PSİKOLOJİSDG2 Elective - - - 15
2 9201025322019 Research Methods and Ethics in Psychology Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9201185002003 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 3 0 0 27
 
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
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9201025032019 Special Topics in Cognitive Psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
2 9201025052019 Evolutionary Social Psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
3 9201025072019 Advanced Topics in Social Psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
4 9201185192008 Industrial and Organisational Psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
5 9201186162008 Experimental Social Psychologh Elective 3 0 0 7
6 9201205202002 tests in developmental psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
7 9201205212009 Theories in Developmental Psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
8 9201225032012 New Trends and developments in Perception Elective 3 0 0 7
9 9201225112012 Laboratory Techniques in Experimental Psychology Elective 3 0 0 7
10 9201225162009 Öğrenme Davranış ve Koşullama Elective 3 0 0 7
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9201025022016 Advanced Statiscal Methods for Psychological Measurement Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9201025302016 Cognitive Development Elective 3 0 0 5
3 9201025342019 Cognitive Neuroscience Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9201025362019 Current Directions in Evolutionary Psychology Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9201186162008 Experimental Social Psychologh Elective 3 0 0 5
6 9201205011982 special topics in developmental psychology Elective 3 0 0 5
7 9201205222009 development end developmental problems during adolescence Elective 3 0 0 5
8 9201205262009 Development of Children with Disability and Family Counseling Elective 3 0 0 5
9 9201225062012 Contemporary Developments in Cognitive Psychology Elective 3 0 0 5
10 9201225152012 Development in Infancy and Childhood Elective 3 0 0 5
11 9201225302013 Structural Equation Modeling Elective 3 0 0 5
12 9201225342013 Psychology Of Adulthood And Agıng Elective 3 0 0 5
 
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