Master's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Izmir in Turkey

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Humanities and Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country, located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Many Turkish universities (both public and private) are participating in pan-European student exchange programs (Socrates, Erasmus, and the like). Some also have agreements with non-European universities, too.

Izmir has around four million citizens and is home to nine different universities. It’s also where third U.S. Space Camp in the world is located. That means you can learn practically anything there, including how to be an astronaut.

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Master in Media and Communication Studies

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Turkey Balçova

The media has become an important determinant of the processes of communication we encounter in our daily lives. To understand, to explain and to in times of necessity - manipulate media and these processes of communication requires an interdisciplinary approach encompassing disciplines ranging from political science to psychology. [+]

Masters in Humanities and Social Sciences in Izmir in Turkey. The media has become an important determinant of the processes of communication we encounter in our daily lives. To understand, to explain and to in times of necessity - manipulate media and these processes of communication requires an interdisciplinary approach encompassing disciplines ranging from political science to psychology. Today, the speed of change in both communication technologies and our daily-life practices augment the need for professionals, who are specialized in the field of communications, who are critical and who will use their knowledge and capabilities with ethical responsibilities. In this respect, the aim of the offered masters program is to produce graduates who: Acknowledge the importance of freedom of expression in social, political and aesthetic spheres; realize the value of critical thinking and ethical liability in all forms of communication and act accordingly, Have a full grasp of the theoretical background congruent with the field`s interdisciplinary characteristic; possess research and practice oriented problem solving skills; capably transform all these assets into theoretical contributions to the field through their analytical thinking, Can contribute to the emerging approaches and discussions in the subfields of communication such as, radio, television, internet, journalism, public communication, film and video, advertising, public relations, Are knowledged as much about consumption/interpretation processes as production processes of messages produced in different forms of communication; hence, can transform their knowledge into public service through the citizenry responsibility of being media literate, Can closely follow and be pro-active about the changes in communication technologies and their effects on our daily lives, Are equipped with attributes that will enable them to respond to local and international demands with a qualified and responsible understanding of communication. Courses MCS 507 Crossroads in Communication Studies MCS 501 Research Methods in Communication Studies MCS 595 Seminar MCS 599 Master Thesis Elective Courses MCS 505 Media, Power and Politics in Turkey MCS 509 Advanced Topics in Media Theory and Research MCS 553 Media, Ideology and Representation MCS 554 Space, Identiy and The Media MCS 555 Gender, Media and Politics MCS 556 Globalization, Communication and The New Media Order MCS 558 Film and Visual Theory MCS 559 Film Analysis and Criticism MCS 560 Contemporary World Cinema MCS 563 Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Cinema MCS 564 Discourse Analysis MCS 565 The Political Economy of Media MCS 567 Digital Media Theory and Practice MCS 568 Alternative Media MCS 562 Selected Issues in IMC MCS 566 IMC Principles and Practices Application Requirements for International Students Who can apply? Foreign nationals Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203) Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013. Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate. Who cannot apply? Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey. [-]

Master in Experimental Psychology

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Turkey Balçova

The Experimental Psychology Master Program of Izmir University of Economics is a program that aims to train graduates that possess technological, theoretical and conceptual knowledge based on psychology in general and on experimental methodology in depth; know how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline and how it studies behavioral and cognitive processes on a historical basis [+]

The Experimental Psychology Master Program of Izmir University of Economics is a program that aims to train graduates that possess technological, theoretical and conceptual knowledge based on psychology in general and on experimental methodology in depth; know how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline and how it studies behavioral and cognitive processes on a historical basis; have the competence to compare the methods, fundamental subjects and assumptions of psychology with other disciplines and identify the contributions of psychological perspective at an interdisciplinary level; have a non-discriminative perspective towards different age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disabled, socioeconomic status, gender groups, ethnicity, national identity; have scientific learning, and critical thinking skills; have a curiosity towards human behavioral and cognitive experiences; able to evaluate and internalize acquired knowledge; discusses problems related to behavioral and cognitive phenomena on a creative and scientific critical basis; open to new ideas; take an objective stance and perspective; able to sceptically criticize and assess one`s own ideas as well as new ideas; able to generate original research problems and design scientific research settings using proper research methods; able to formulate research problems and hypotheses in a testable form and operationally define concepts; able to develop research settings adequate to the research problem that minimize the probability of errors and alternative explanations and increase internal and external validity; able to use various measurement tools for measuring defined variables; able to use appropriate statistical methods in analyzing data and able to assess, discuss and communicate data; able to use effective language and verbal skills in expressing psychological knowledge; know and internalized ethical regulations of the Turkish Psychological Association and operate according to these regulations in the operation and execution of all the steps of psychological research including the development of the research design, data acquisition, evaluation and communication. Courses PSY 503 Learning: Experimental Analysis of Behavior PSY 501 Computer-Aided Quantitative Methods in Psychology I PSY 595 Seminar PSY 502 Computer-Aided Quantitative Methods in Psychology II PSY 599 Master Thesis Elective Courses PSY 504 Advanced Cognitive Psychology PSY 505 Advanced Studies in Physiological Psychology PSY 551 Evolutionary Bases of Learning and Cognition PSY 552 Structural Equation Modeling PSY 553 Computer Based Experimentation in Psychology PSY 554 Experimental Social Psychology PSY 555 New Perspectives in Human Sexuality PSY 556 Theories of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy PSY 557 Theory and Applications in Psychology of Perception PSY 558 Applied Health Psychology Application Requirements for International Students Who can apply? Foreign nationals Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203) Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013. Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate. Who cannot apply? Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey. [-]