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Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Graduate School of Social Sciences - History of Art - History of Art (Western Art) - Second Cycle Programme with Thesis



General Description
History
Western and Contemporary Art Department is founded in 1991. Head of the department is Prof. İnci KUYULU ERSOY
Qualification Awarded
The Master’s Degree in History of Art (Western Art) 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
Western and Contemporary Art focuses on Western Art and Turkish Art begining from late preiod Ottoman to contemporary.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Students can work at Art Galleries and Auction Houses Archeology Museums, State Art and Sculpture Museums (Extra qualification examinations may be necessary) Academic career in Universities.(Extra qualification examinations may be necessary)
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
Prof. Dr. İnci KUYULU ERSOY Batı Sanatı ve Çağdaş Sanat A.B.D. Başkanı Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Sanat Tarihi Bölümü BORNOVA / İzmir. email : inci.kuyulu@ege.edu.tr tel: (232) 3111330
Facilities
Art History Department, presented various facilities to students selected according to the percentage of success: knowledge and experiences to increase / to consolidate, in department, of the excavations and surveys; study tours; laboratory studies;

Key Learning Outcomes
1To have knowledge and awareness about the problems of Art History and adapting this information to current problems.
2To have detailed information about the Western and Contemporary Art; to be informed on different cultures, artistic activities’ consciously and consistently.
3To be able to understand the problems of areas outside art history quickly and to develop the ability of relating these to the problems concerning Western and contemporary art.
4To able to express and recognize the artworks in relation to the geography, cultures, lives tookapart in its emerge by setting relationships between those and the essential qualities of the works.
5To able to recognize artworks belonging to the Western civilizations, and to interpret it with contemporary approaches.
6To be able to put forward the various periods of Western and Contemporary art not previously studied before or to disscuss and interpret the prejudices, opinions and hypotheses not well established regarding those issues.
7To be able to interpret the changes in the Western and Contemporary art in historical process and the effects of these on the cultural assets.
8To be able to recognize the general characteristics of the period based on the essential qualities of an artwork and to interpret the cultural structure of a period by setting relationships between different art works.
9To be able to apply and develop the scientific approach regarding protection and restoration of cultural assets in accordance with scientific approach in terms of contemporary requirements.
10To be able to evaluate his/her own opinions and weaknesses critically.
11To acquire aesthetic and moral sensitivities.
12To be able to think analytically.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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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 BATISANATI-YL-SDG1 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 14
2 9201475032002 Mythological Subjects in European Art of Painting I Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 9201475012002 The Comperative History of Art I Compulsory 3 0 0 8
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 BATI-SANATI-YL-SDG2 ELECTIVE COURSES 2 Elective - - - 8
2 9201475042002 Mythological Subjects in European Art of Painting II Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 YLSEM590 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
4 9201475022002 The Comperative History of Art II Compulsory 3 0 0 8
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
 
 
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