Curriculum

 

MA PROGRAM
 

First Semester Credits Second Semester Credits
POLS 501 Advanced Research Methods     3 POLS 532 Turkish Politics     3
POLS 521 International Politics     3 POLS 552 Political Theory     3
POLS 541 Comparative Politics     3 Specialisation Elective     3
Specialisation Elective     3 Specialisation Elective     3

MA Thesis : Candidates for the MA degree are required to write a thesis and defend it.
Ph.D. Entrance Examination : After completing 24 credit hours of course work in the MA program, those students with a minimum GPA. of 3.75 may directly apply to the Ph.D. program. Those who successfully complete their MA program with a thesis must take the entrance examination for the Ph.D. program.

 

PHD PROGRAM
 

First Semester                             Credits Second Semester       Credits
Specialisation Elective      3 Specialisation Elective      3
Specialisation Elective      3 Specialisation Elective      3
Specialisation Elective      3 Specialisation Elective      3
Specialisation Elective      3 Specialisation Elective      3

Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination Students will be examined by a committee after the completion of at least 24 credits at the Ph.D. level. Students who pass this examination may register for POLS 790
Dissertation: Students who complete their dissertation are required to defend it. 

For further information regarding the Graduate Rules and Regulations, please check the
Decree of Graduate Admission and Education