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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Graduate School of Social Sciences - Public Relations and Publicity - Public Relations and Publicity (Interpersonal Communication) -



General Description
History
Interpersonal Communication Programme has started in the scope of E.U. School of Social Sciences Institute in 2012. The objectives of the programme are to raise researchers, academics and practitioners who have the ability to do advanced scientific research, build interdisciplenary relations and contribute to theoretical studies and scope of application in the field of interpersonal communication.
Qualification Awarded
The Doctor of Philosophy(PhD) Degree in Interpersonal Communication is awarded to students who successfully complete all courses in the curriculum plan and defense their thesis proposal and thesis work in related area succesfully.
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Master'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 UDS 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 28 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 240 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
Graduates of this program can work in both public and private sectors, become academicians or may work in private sectors as a researcher. Graduates have to get sufficient scores from KPSS or be successfull in the exams which the institutions organize by themselves in order to work in the public sector.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
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.
Access to Further Studies
Methods for measuring and evaluating the lectures within the programme are highlighted in the educational plans which have been prepared by the professors who deliver the lectures.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Methods for measuring and evaluating the lectures within the programme are highlighted in the educational plans which have been prepared by the professors who deliver the lectures.
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. E. Demet GÜRÜZ (Program BAŞKANI) e-mail: demet.guruz@ege.edu.tr, tel: (0232)311 53 18 Ege Üniversitesi, İletişim Fakültesi, Halkla İlişkiler ve Tanıtım Bölümü, Bornova Kampüsü 35100, Bornova-İZMİR
Facilities
Courses in the Interpersonal Communication Doctoral Degree program are instructed by 3 professors, 1 associate professors. In an effort to install the sustainable development and quality assurance in the Interpersonal Communication PhD programme, a feedback process is being planned, through which the conceptions of graduate students and employees will be taken. To be able to reach detailed data on lecture contents, handling process of the lectures, associating with applications etc., it will be enabled for each student to express their conceptions of each lecture by filling in a survey form during their final exams.

Key Learning Outcomes
1• To learn the basic theories of intercultural communication and the importance of non-verbal communication through the intercultural communication
2• This course aims to exert the people’s approach to the developments in social life as well as on their own personality via observation of everyday life. In addition to this, the reflection of some behaviour patterns that emerge around everyday routines on communication patterns is being held.
3• Personal and social sharings becoming realized, using meanings and interpretations efficiently, evaluate the statement and language examinations.
4• Investigate reasons of non-communication and provide sollutions in interpersonal relationships
5• To probe women and child identity who are changes postmodern society structure, to evaluate from different fields and to investigate social responsibility campaigns.
6• To recognize the effects of social change in a historical range on patterns of everyday interaction by sctrutinizing the dinamics of social life in order to illuminate ourselves or to recognize differences.
7• Mythology will be assessed within the perspective of its relation to human being, culture, art and communication and then analyzed on the basis of cultural continuity.
8• to scrutinize the relationship between religion and human spirituality in a social scientific manner.
9• focus on evolutionary bases of human behavior and thought
10• To provide students to understand tracsactionel analysis's main concepts and opinions.
11• is to obtain the etymons of Turkishh lexical units on the base of historical-comparative phonetics and semantics.
12• To analyze expressed and felt emotions via 4 communication codes- body language-face-speaking-voice.
13• To analize of contemporary individual and society from the perspective of cultural studies.
14• To share information and improve the self-concept of the students
15• To improve satisfaction between the employee and organization
16• To know the qualifications in relation to communication process amoung the cultures.
17• To examine emotional literacy concept and developed the competences and formation of perception, interpret and meaning of message proactively in life.
18• Examine the socio-emotional concept and indicator which have an important role in human relations
19• To examine relational readership models and approaches

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
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 KİŞİ.DOK.SDG1 Elective - - - 16
2 9203076032015 Compulsory 2 0 0 5
3 9203076052013 Cultural Studies Compulsory 2 0 0 4
4 9203076012013 Etnographic Communication Compulsory 2 0 0 5
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 KİŞİ.DOK.SDG2 Elective - - - 16
2 9203076042019 Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 9203076062019 Employee Relationship Management Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 9203076202019 Research Methods in Social Sciences ( E) Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 DRSEM690 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
3. 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
 
4. 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
 
5. 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
 
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
 
 
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