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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences - Environmental Sciences -



General Description
History
Ege University Center for Environmental Studies was established according to the decision (dated Jan 23, 1990 and registered as 1/7) made by Ege University Senate and approval (dated Nov 30, 1990) of the Council of Higher Education. Directive of our center published in the Official Journal and entered into force on Dec 20, 1990 (Article no: 20731). While the Center continued applied studies confronting environmental problems, education and training were taken into consideration. Therefore application related to the establishment of Environmental Sciences Division was made. Therefore following the application the Council of Higher Education (YOK) directors council assessed the application and decided to establish the ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Division within the organization of Ege University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences according to the directive covering higher education, training, their administration and operation on Feb 25, 1994. Since then the Center has been giving higher education on multidisciplinary basis. The Ph.D. Program of the Department was established in 2017.
Qualification Awarded
Students successfully completing the courses in the doctoral program and successfully defending their dissertations on environmental science are awarded doctoral degrees in the field of "Environmental Science".
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The following items of the "Regulations on the Education of the Higher Education Council" and the "Regulations on the Education of the Graduate Schools of the Ege University" will be applied to the Doctorate Program of Environmental Sciences. Higher Education Council Presidency Graduate Education and Training Regulation Application and acceptance ARTICLE 16- (1) Candidates to apply for the doctoral program; a) They must have a master's degree with thesis and they must have ALES score to be determined by the related senate decision provided that the program applied from ALES is not less than 55 points in the point type. b) Medical, dental, veterinary, pharmacy schools with preparatory classes at least ten semesters according to the principles held bachelor's degree or the Ministry of Health to have expertise gained authority in the department of laboratory and they must have ALES score which determined by the Senate of not less than 55 points. c) Canditates who apply for doctorate degree with a bachelor's degree must have a score of at least 3 out of 4 in the undergraduate graduation averages or an equivalent score and must have the ALES score in the point type applied programme determined by the senate, provided that it is not less than 80 points. In addition to the ALES score, canditates can also be evaluated by the scientific assessment exam and / or the interview result and the graduate grade average for those applying for graduate degree. The criteria for this assessment, the conditions for admission and other aspects of admission are determined by a regulation issued by the Senate concerned. (2) Students who hold undergraduate studies for ten semesters except for the preparatory classes are deemed to have a master's degree. (3) The weight of the ALES score is determined by the senate, but it can not be less than 50 %. Higher education institution can accept students with ALES score only. Equivalent scores considered equivalent to ALES and announced by the Council of Higher Education can be increased by the senate decisions of each university. (5) It is compulsory to take at least 55 points from the the central foreign language exams or international foreign language exams accepted by the Higher Education Council or except for their mother tongue except for their mother tongue in the doctoral program or international foreign language exams accepted by OSYM and according to the characteristics of the programs, it is decided by the university senates to increase. Ege University Graduate Education Regulation Application conditions and evaluation of applicants ARTICLE (6) – (1) The applicant must apply to the Institute Directorate by taking the candidate number on the internet and providing the necessary documents for the application within the period determined for the application. The applicant who completes the application process enters the interview at the date, time and place specified together with the identification document and the interview entry document taken from the Institute Directorate and the placement score is calculated according to the principles stated in the regulation. The applicant who completes the application process enters the interview at the date, time and place specified together with the identification document and the interview entry document taken from the Institute Directorate and the placement score is calculated according to the principles stated in the regulation. (2) (b) Applicants who have a bachelor's degree and / or a master's degree in their doctoral programs and who continue their bachelor's or master's degree education but who may graduate at the end of the semester can apply. (c) The weighted grade average (AGNO) of the most recently completed semester is based on the overall grade of the applicants who applied before graduation. (3) If the grade average is not stated in the 100-point system in the transcript that the graduates of the undergraduate and graduate programs applying to the graduate programs have received from the institutions they have studied; (a) A 100-system conversion chart approved by the relevant institution is accepted, provided that the candidate belongs to the graduation period. (b) If transcripts have a recipe interval based on a 100-system score given to different systems, the lower limit of the interval is converted to the 100's system. (c) In the absence of the documents mentioned above, "System of 4 100 Provisions of the Notes in the system" chart of the Higher Education Board (YOK) is used. (d) Ege University Graduate note conversion table is used to translate the graduates notes in the 20th and 5th grades system of graduates from ungergraduate and graduate programs. (4) English proficiency certificate is not required when applying to graduate programs that are fully English from TR or TRNC nationals who have graduated from an undergraduate program with an entirely English language teaching. (5) It is required that the "Turkish Proficiency Certificate", which will be asked for admission as a student to the Institute Directorate of foreign nationals, should be at least "C" (Turkish equivalent) level. This document is not limited to time. (8) Foreign nationals who apply for programs that are fully foreign language (b) For doctoral programs, a score of at least 70 points from the YDS in English or a score equivalent to this score from an exam validated by the UCU must be taken. (c) English proficiency certificate is not required for candidates who are citizens of countries with native English and at the same time from a higher education institution whose previous graduation degree is English. (9) If the students who have registered by using the quota of foreign students pass to the citizenship of the Republic of Turkey and change of their personal information is notified to the Directorate of the Institute, the student files are corrected and diplomas are prepared according to the new situation. However, student tuition fees and tuition fees continue to be collected in accordance with the rules governing the status of foreign students. (10) Applicants from Turkish citizens who have graduated from higher education institutions abroad will be accepted if they do not have equivalency documents when providing other conditions at the time of application. However, candidates who qualify for registration are conditionally registered. If the conditionally registered candidates' bachelor's and / or master's degree diplomas obtained from abroad are approved by YÖK, they will be finalized
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Profile of The Programme
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Private Sector and Official Organizations
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who have successfully completed a doctoral program may apply for an academic position in higher education institutions in the country or abroad in the same or similar fields, or for an expert position in research centers in public institutions.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Graduation Requirements
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
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Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Facilities

Key Learning Outcomes
1Being able to transfer basic principles of Environmental Sciences to implementation
2Being able to assesst structure of environment by examining
3Being able to convey environment – friendly occupational view to implementation
4Being able to examine impacts of changes of environmental conditions on biotic and abiotic beings
5Being able to determine appropriate actions and methods in the way of providing balanced and sustainable association of natural-cultural resources and abiotic and biotic presences that form the environment
6Being able to produce information on interactions of structure of environment within the decision of plan and in this framework being able to predict future risks
7Being able to use modern techniques and methods to determine levels of contamination
8Being able to determine appropriate actions and methods in the way of providing balanced and sustainable association of natural-cultural resources and abiotic and biotic presences that form the environment
9Being able to query compatibility of plan decisions taken by central and local administartions and other authorities with environment
10Related to environmental quality and natural resource decisions, the economic framework to analyze the theory and tools used in practice to reduce
11Being able to form awareness on necessity of balance between economy and ecology and economic usage of resources and being able to ensure spread of it
12Being able to be a router to produce right land use decisions by displaying interactions between land use decisions and environmental tissue
13Being able to pioneer for protecting ecosystems and biodiversity by displaying vital principles in the framework relations of living beings and pollution
14Being able to evaluate interactions between environmental systems, climate elements and human activities
15Being able to query cause-effect relations in current issues like greenhouse effect, global warming and climate changes cased by using of environmental resources
16Being able transfer information observed wiithin waste management to application
17Being able to produce necessary knowledge by emphasizing about natural and cultural radioactivity and provide usage of these for protecting the environment from harms of radioactivity
18Being able to review in radiological environment within basic information and principles
19Being able to make applicaple the most appropriate and optimum living conditions in accordance with principles of thermodynamics and energy conversion
20Being able to analyse and solve main environmental health problems by considering about approach principle about environmental health, by taking into account effects on health of physical and chemical agent in the environment and also their application, so being able to provide more sustainable and liveable human habitat
21Being able to implement necessary prevention for moving forward biodiversity and biological richness by protecting while trying to make more livable human habitats
22Being able to recognize world ecosystems and being able to understand interactions between ecosystems and plan decisions
23Being able to pass through implementation to develope social structure and awareness with information on providing individual and social environmental awareness
24Being able to use modern measuring, analysis, evaluation, application tools and techniques like computer techniques in issues of pure environmental sciences, environmental management and environmental technologies
25In terms of environmental health protection, being able to take steps towards preventing disease and spread of disease that caused by environment decay
26Being able to evaluate environmental issues within principles and rules of environmental rights and laws
27Being able to perceive society – environment relationships in terms of the sociology science and lead to solution for these relationships

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
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COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
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COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
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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 2017-ÇB-dr-sdg-1 Elective - - - 17
2 9105026212018 Scientific Research and Publication Ethics in Environmental Sciences Compulsory 2 0 0 6
3 9105026012017 Sustainability Awareness Compulsory 2 2 0 7
Total 4 2 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 2017-ÇB-dr-sdg-2 Elective - - - 16
2 9105026122019 Applied Renewable Energy Resources Compulsory 3 0 0 8
3 FENDRSEM1 SEMINAR I Compulsory 1 0 0 6
Total 4 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 FENDRYET790 Qualifying Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 9
2 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 FENDRTEZONE Thesis Proposal Defense Compulsory 0 0 0 16
Total 0 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Compulsory 3 2 0 6
3 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
4 DRTEZ693 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 15
Total 6 2 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 FENDRSEM2 Seminar II Compulsory 1 0 0 6
2 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 DRTEZ694 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 19
Total 1 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9105026032017 Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment Elective 2 0 0 4
2 9105026052017 Conservation and Sustainable Management of Aquatic Environment Elective 3 0 0 8
3 9105026072019 Energy, Environment and Sustainability Elective 3 0 0 0
4 9105026092017 Sustainable Clean Production Elective 3 0 0 8
5 9105026112017 Models Based on the Simulation for the Sustainable Fisheries Elective 3 0 0 8
6 9105026132017 Applied Calculus Elective 3 0 0 8
7 9105026152017 Water Quality Management Elective 2 0 0 8
8 9105026192017 Currentissues in EnvironmentalHealth Elective 2 0 0 3
9 9105026232017 Energy, Environment and Sustainability Organometallic Compounds in Aquatic Environments Elective 3 0 0 8
10 9105026252019 Ecological Niche Modeling Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9105026272019 Mycoremediation Elective 3 0 0 0
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9105026062017 Management of Solid Wastes Elective 3 0 0 8
2 9105026082017 Principles of Industrial Wastewater Treatment Elective 3 0 0 8
3 9105026102017 Public Health Elective 2 0 0 5
4 9105026142017 Natural Resources Economics Elective 3 0 0 8
5 9105026162017 Biodegradability and Ecological Adaptation in Leather Elective 2 2 0 8
6 9105026182017 Usage of Macrobenthic Organisms to Assess Marine Pollution Elective 2 2 0 4
7 9105026202017 Geographic Information System Applications in Environmental Planning Elective 2 2 0 3
8 9105026222017 Chromatographic Analysis of Organic Pollutants Elective 3 0 0 5
9 9105026242017 Global Climate Changes and Marine Processes Elective 3 0 0 8
10 9105026262019 Current Issues in Environmental and Ecological Assessment Elective 3 0 0 0
 
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