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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Graduate School of Social Sciences - Turkish Language and Literature - Third Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Turkish Language and Literature Department of Ege University, which is one of four department of recent Faculty of Literature established as a Faculty of Social Sciene in 1976, was founded under the presidency of deceased Prof. Dr. Selahattin Olcay. Apart from Prof. Dr. Harun Tolasa, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Akalın, Prof. Dr. Tunca Kortantamer, Dr. Güler Güven, Dr. Fares Hariri who are not with us, Prof. Dr. Fuat Bozkurt, Prof. Dr. Halil Ersoylu, Prof. Dr. Fikret Türkmen, Prof. Dr. Günay Karaağaç, Prof. Dr. Ömer Faruk Huyugüzel, Prof. Dr. Rıza Filizok, Prof.Dr. Şevket Toker, Prof. Dr. Metin Ekici, Prof. Dr. Kamil Veliyev (Azerbaijan), Prof. Dr. Gurbandurdu Geldiyev (Turkmenistan), Prof. Dr. Hayati Develi, Prof. Dr. Nezahat Öztekin, Prof. Dr. Atabey Kılıç, Oya Adalı, Dr. Nazım Muradov, Dr. Mustafa Aksoy, Dr. Ayşen Uslu and Bayram Orak have worked in different kinds of term and different hours of work in the department until today. Also, 37 annual department stil carrying out teching in undergraduate, master and doctorate programs has a national refereed journal which is published by the department.
Qualification Awarded
“Doctor of Philosphy (PhD)” degree in Turkish Language and Literature Department ( first cycle in Turkish Language and Literature Department ) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
Qualification Awarded
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Doctorate programme may apply to the Directorate of 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 55 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to YDS score of 55. The candidates holding Bachelor's or Master's Degree taught totally in English are exempted from English proficiency requirement. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 15% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) 10 % of academic success in the master's programme and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 60 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 65 at least are accepted into the Doctorate 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 Doctorate 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 Doctorate 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 doctorate programme consists of a minimum of seven courses, with a minimum of 21 national credits, a qualifying examination, a dissertation proposal, and a dissertation. The period allotted for the completion of the Doctorate programmes is normally eight semesters (four years). However, while it is possible to graduate in a shorter time, it is also possible to have an extension subject to the approval of the graduate school. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. 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 Doctorate course load and credits. The PhD students are required to take the Doctoral Qualifying Examination, after having successfully completed taught courses. The examination consists of written and oral parts. The Doctoral Qualifying Committee determines by absolute majority whether a candidate has passed or failed the examination. Students who fail the Qualifying Examination may retake the examination the following semester. Students failing the Examination a second time are dismissed from the program. 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 dissertation supervisor who must hold the minimum rank of assistant professor is appointed for each PhD student. When the nature of the dissertation topic requires more than one supervisor, a joint-supervisor may be appointed. A joint-supervisor must hold a doctoral degree. Periodic monitoring of research work by a thesis monitoring committee is required to be awarded the Doctoral degree. 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 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 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to two may be selected from another Department or another University. The co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. Thesis defense by the candidate is open to all audience and a jury decides to grant/deny the Doctoral degree. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to six months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
Ege University Turkish Language and Literature Department gives education in the department branches of Old Turkic, Old Turkish Literature, Modern Turkish Literature, Modern Turkish Language, Turkic Dialects and Literatures,. After 4 semester of courses, students prepare a thesis based on the information identified in this phase of the program. Objective of course is to raise a qualified individual who has an ability of researching in the fields of Turkic Language, Literature, Folklore and Culture, to make different research and investigations and is to educate contemporary scientists in this fields.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduate students have opportunities for working in different kinds of academic fields in universities as "academıcıan". Also, they can find opportunity to work in government foundations like ministry of public education, Ministry of Culture and TRT as well as private institutions in the field of publication and advertisement.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who succesfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centres to get expert position.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students must attend theorical courses, seminars, practices and examinations. Students' attendance is followed by their supervisors. The curriculum contains compulsory and elective courses designed by the department. For all compulsory and elective courses, one midterm examination is performed during each semester. In addition to midterm examinations and other studies, students are required to take a final examination from each course. The final grade of the course is found by adding 40% of the score of the midterm examination, and 60% of the score of the final examination. When the final score equals to, or exceeds 75 in theorical lectures the student is accepted as successful for that course.
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
President of program: Prof. Dr. Fazıl Gökçek, Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi, Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı Bölümü, 35100, Bornova - İZMİR, TEL: +90232 3113904, el-mek: fazli.gokcek@ege.edu.tr. Coordinator of AKTS/DS: Research Assistant. M.Yasin Kaya, Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi, Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı Bölümü, 35100, Bornova-İZMİR, TEL: +902323115060, el-mek: mehmet.yasin.kaya@ege.edu.tr
Facilities
In the department, there are 12 academic members and 7 research asistant. In each of the classes, which has the capacity of 100 persons, there are computers and projection machines. In the department there is also a rich archive-seminarlibrary which consists of donation books and as well as undergraduate students, especially postgraduate students also benefit from this library. In addition to this, in 2007 the archive of author and intellectual Azerbaijani Hüseyinzade Ali Turan was donated to our department and presented to researchers' interests.
Facilities

Key Learning Outcomes
1The skill of comprehending analysis methods nowadays and in the past of Turkic Folk Literature.
2The skill of listing the definition of the kinds in Turkish oral tradition, their classification and features peculiar to them.
3The skill of analysing texts selected new Turkic Literature in the light of narrative theories and nowadays contemporary critique.
4The skill of comprehending idea movements together with literary form and shapes in Turkic Literature from Tanzimat to nowadays.
5The skill of analysing idea and literary movements in Turkish world with basic sides.
6The skill of analysing main authors and their masterpieces of Turkish world.
7The skill of analysing relationships and differences between current writing languages and historical periods of Turkic language on the basis of texts.
8The skill of analysing linguistic features of Turkish tribes out of Turkey via literary texts of these tribes.
9The skill of analysing texts which were written with the various alphabets used in the period old Turkic.
10The skill of analysing other historical and contemporary Turkıc writing languages which its successor with old Turkic as comparing in each level.
11The skill of analysing by using classical and modern methods poetical and prose works of Classical Turkıc Literature.
12The skill of reading by usıng various techniques hand-written works.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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SKILLS1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
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 TÜRKDİLİ-LDOK-SDG1 Elective - - - 24
2 9201405012012 Research Methods of Turkish Language and Literature I (E) Compulsory 2 0 0 5
Total 2 0 0 29
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 TÜRKDİLİ-LDOK-SDG2 Elective - - - 24
Total 0 0 0 24
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 TÜRKDİLİ-DOK-SDG1 Elective - - - 20
2 9201406012012 History of Turkology Researchs I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 9201445492016 Research Methods and Ethics (E) Compulsory 2 0 0 6
Total 4 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 TÜRKDİLİ-DOK-SDG2 Elective - - - 20
2 9201406022012 History of Turkology Researchs II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 YLSEM590 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
4 DRSEM690 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 2 0 0 36
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SOSDRYET790 Proficiency in PhD Compulsory 0 0 0 25
2 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 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 SOSDRTEZONE Thesis Proposal 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
 
9. 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
 
10. 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 9201405032012 In Second Constitutional Monarchy Period Ideological Elective 2 0 0 5
2 9201405072016 Western Turkish Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9201405092012 Criticism in Republic Period I Elective 2 0 0 5
4 9201405112012 Linguistics I Elective 2 0 0 5
5 9201405132012 Research Methods of Folklore I Elective 2 0 0 5
6 9201405152012 Volga-Ural Turkish Language I Elective 2 0 0 5
7 9201405172012 Karakhanid Turkish Language I Elective 2 0 0 5
8 9201405192012 Story Prosaically in Classical Turkish Literature I Elective 2 0 0 5
9 9201405212016 Text Analysis I Elective 2 0 0 5
10 9201405252012 Grammar of Orkhon Turkish I Elective 2 0 0 5
11 9201405292016 Cults and Rituals in Turkish World I Elective 2 0 0 5
12 9201405312012 Forms and Genres in Turkish Folk Literature I Elective 2 0 0 5
13 9201405332012 Manuscript Reading Techniques I Elective 2 0 0 5
14 9201405352012 Forms and Genres in New Turkish Literature I Elective 2 0 0 5
15 9201405372015 1950 Sonrası Türk Hikâyesi I Elective 2 0 0 5
16 9201405392018 Modernization in The Turkic World I Elective 2 0 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9201405042012 In Second Constitutional Monarchy Period Ideological Elective 2 0 0 5
2 9201405082016 Eastern Turkish Elective 2 0 0 5
3 9201405102012 Criticsm in Republic Period II Elective 2 0 0 5
4 9201405122012 Linguistics II Elective 2 0 0 5
5 9201405142012 Research Methods of Folklore II Elective 2 0 0 5
6 9201405162012 Volga-Ural Turkish Language II Elective 2 0 0 5
7 9201405182012 Karakhanid turkish Language II Elective 2 0 0 5
8 9201405202012 Story Prosaically in Classical Turkish Literature II Elective 2 0 0 5
9 9201405222016 Text Analysis II Elective 2 0 0 5
10 9201405262012 Grammar of Orkhon Turkish II Elective 2 0 0 5
11 9201405302016 Cults and Rituals in Turkish World II Elective 2 0 0 5
12 9201405322012 Forms and Genres in Turkish Folk Literature II Elective 2 0 0 5
13 9201405342012 Manuscript Reading Techniques II Elective 2 0 0 5
14 9201405362012 Forms and Genres in New Turkish Literature II Elective 2 0 0 5
15 9201405382015 1950 Sonrası Türk Hikâyesi II Elective 2 0 0 5
16 9201405402018 Modernization in The Turkic World II Elective 2 0 0 5
17 9201425352017 Humour I Elective 2 0 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9201406052012 Literature and Mythology I Elective 2 0 0 4
2 9201406072009 Epic Stories of Turkish Tribes I Elective 2 0 0 4
3 9201406072012 Critical Theories I Elective 2 0 0 4
4 9201406092012 Oldest Turkish Language and Literature I Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9201406112012 Cultural Foundations of The Classical Turkish Literature I Elective 2 0 0 4
6 9201406152012 Comparative and Historical Grammar of Turkish Dialects I Elective 2 0 0 4
7 9201406172012 Mesnevi in Classical Turkish Literature I Elective 2 0 0 4
8 9201406192012 Tradition of Classical Turkish Literature Annotation I Elective 2 0 0 4
9 9201406212012 Grammar Researchs of Northern Turkish I Elective 2 0 0 4
10 9201406232012 Short Story in Modern Turkish Literature I Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9201406252012 Historical Turkish Written Languages I Elective 2 0 0 4
12 9201406312012 Beliefs and Traditions in Turkish Culture I Elective 2 0 0 4
13 9201406332012 Turkish Etymological Studies I Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9201406352012 Turkish Texts Written in Uyghur and Manichaean Alphabet I Elective 2 0 0 4
15 9201406372012 Introduction to Narrative Analysis II Elective 2 0 0 4
16 9201406392015 Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Tiyatrosu I Elective 2 0 0 5
17 9201425092017 İmaj ve Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Şiirinde İmaj İncelemeleri I Elective 2 0 0 4
18 9201425132017 1950 Sonrası Türk Romanı I Elective 2 0 0 4
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9201406042012 Inroduction to Narrative Analysis II Elective 2 0 0 4
2 9201406062012 Literature and Mythology II Elective 2 0 0 4
3 9201406082012 Critical Theories II Elective 2 0 0 4
4 9201406102012 Oldest Turkish Language and Literature II Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9201406122012 Cultural Foundations of the Classical Turkish Literature II Elective 2 0 0 4
6 9201406162012 Comparative and Historical Grammar of Turkish Dialects II Elective 2 0 0 4
7 9201406182012 Mesnevi in Classical Turkish Literature II Elective 2 0 0 4
8 9201406202012 Tradition of Classical Turkish literature Annotation II Elective 2 0 0 4
9 9201406222012 Grammar Researchs of Northern Turkish II Elective 2 0 0 4
10 9201406242012 Short Story in Modern Turkish Literature II Elective 2 0 0 4
11 9201406262012 Historical Turkish Written Languages II Elective 2 0 0 4
12 9201406282012 Epic Stories of Turkish Tribes II Elective 2 0 0 4
13 9201406342012 Beliefs and Traditions in Turkish Culture II Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9201406362012 Turkish Etymological Studies II Elective 2 0 0 4
15 9201406382012 Turkish Texts Written in Uyghur and Manichaean Alphabet II Elective 2 0 0 4
16 9201406402015 Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Tiyatrosu II Elective 2 0 0 4
17 9201425082017 İmaj ve Cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Şiirinde İmaj İncelemeleri II Elective 2 0 0 4
18 9201425102017 1950 Sonrası Türk Romanı II Elective 2 0 0 4
19 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
20 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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