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Graduate School of Social Sciences - Psychology - Human Works of Social Science - Second Cycle Programme without Thesis

General Description
Human Studies in Social Sciences Master’s Program began in 2013.
Qualification Awarded
Alumnis who graduates successfully are given a masters degree of Human Studies in Social Sciences.
Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
Applicants should have bachelor’s degree. Also, they should have an intellectual interest to the area. Applicants are invited to the interview by the jury.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The program includes minimum of twelve courses that consist of 30 local credits and a term project. The Master’s program consists of compulsory and optional courses. The total ECTS credits for the program is 90. Besides mid-term and final exams, reports, homework assignments, quizes, seminar presentations and projects can be used for performance evaluation of students duing the term. Minimum of 70 points over 100 is required for student to be considered as succesful for the course.
Profile of The Programme
Human Studies in Social Sciences Master’s program is an intellectual development program. For this reason it includes courses from multi-disciplines and schools. The aim of the program is not gaining expertise over given areas but assisting the participants create healthy and permanent bonds with the given disciplines and perspectives. The primary purpose of the courses is constituting public image of science and philosophy from scientific and philosophical perspective.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The program does not aim gaining expertise or career development per se but it indirectly contributes to work life and occupational domain.
Access to Further Studies
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 )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Ege University Faculty of Philosophy Department, 3rd Floor, 35040 Bornova / Izmir Asst. Assoc. Aydın Müftüoğlu
Because Human Studies in Social sciences is multi-disciplinary area, human ad physical conditions can change periodically.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Gaining expertise over social and human sciences.
2Studying human from a philosophical framework.
3Acquiring skills to explain social phenomena based on social grounding.
4Observing and explaining human cognitive, emotional and behavioural processes.
5Tracing and analysing genesis process of a psychosocial phenomenon.
6Observing problems of work life from an integrative perspective.
7Observing social events without prejudice and stereotypes, thinking analytical and creative.
8Evaluating events from an ethical and value-laden perspective.
9Evaluating social phenomena from historical and cultural framework
10Acquiring skills to develop research projects suitable for social and human sciences research areas.
11Approaching universal values and human rights with respect.

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

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 İNS.ÇALIŞ-İ.Ö-SDG1 Elective - - - 21
2 9201185012012 Conceptions of Human Nature in History of Thought 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 sos.insançalışmaları Elective - - - 21
2 9201185042012 Interpersonal Percaption and Communication Compulsory 3 0 0 9
Total 6 0 0 30
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 İNSANÇALIŞ-İ.Ö-SDG3 Elective - - - 9
2 920104975712016 Research Methods and Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9201027532013 Senior Project Compulsory 0 0 0 15
Total 3 0 0 30
Ege University, Bornova - İzmir / TURKEY • Phone: +90 232 311 10 10 • e-mail: