Girne American University

Introduction

Girne American University is a truly global university, continuously expanding its partnerships, programs and campuses abroad. In the spirit of globalization, GAU has no borders and is actively present in three different continents; GAU Canterbury - UK, GAU Singapore, GAU USA and GAU Turkey. GAU is a university which provides high standards of education for the students of over 70 different countries and also it is the first university in TRNC that had been granted the accreditation of the academic programs from the world wide recognized accreditation institutions.

Girne American University provides American Education Model to the students with a mission of innovative, success oriented and technologically compatible academic programs to be one of the most important universities in the world. GAU is an international university which conveys important messages to the world about its international campuses, academic programs, public oriented projects and also higher education system.

The most visible specifications which form the International Identity of GAU are its accreditations and international memberships. GAU is recognized by the Higher Education Council of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Higher Education Council of Turkey. The Business Faculty of the university is accredited by the International Business Education Assembly, USA (IACBE) and European Council Business Union (ECBE).

GAU is also recognized by the NARIC (National Accreditation and Information Center of Great Britain) which is important for the students who undertake their higher education and career ship in the UK. Tourism and Hospitality programs are accredited by TedQual. TedQual which is operating under World Tourism Organization (WTO). Engineering programs are also accredited by one of the best science and engineering auditing and accreditation institution of European Union, ASIIN.

The University is member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), Federation for the Universities of Islam World (FUIW), European Federation for Management Development (EFMD), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Leader Hospitality Schools in Europe (Eurhodip), European Council of International Schools (ECIS), Council of International Schools (CIS), European Council for Business Education (ECBE), European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE), International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) of UNESCO. GAU is a founding member of the American Education Consortium (AEC) which is an international organization established to support the relations between the international establishments with the American system of education. GAU programs are also recognized by the Education Ministries of Eastern Europe and USA together with Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Thailand, Iran, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Kirghizstan, and many other countries.

Girne American University holds a global university identity, offers students to study in the international campuses located in three different continents, has partnerships with international universities, and provides cloud based education and overseas education programs.

GAU is open for innovations, it will continue to develop and enlarge without compromising principles of education provided while paving the way to the premium.

This school offers programs in:
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  • Turkish

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Master of Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Architecture is a filed which plays an essential role in the formation of all kind of built environments and correspondingly our life culture. Therefore architecture as a field of study, is a dynamic field which is being developed and updated consistently. Architects, who have an effective role in the foundation of our life-world and the environment we live in it, should be a competent in their... [+]

Master of Architecture To be able to study in M.ARCH. degree programme in Architecture, a Bachelor degree in a related field with 2.25 over 4 CGPA is required. The applicants from Turkey also should have a 45 grade in the numerical part of the ALES exam. The M.ARCH. degree programme is a master with thesis programme and includes minimum of 7 courses and 21 Credits plus a seminar and a thesis. Architecture is a filed which plays an essential role in the formation of all kind of built environments and correspondingly our life culture. Therefore architecture as a field of study, is a dynamic field which is being developed and updated consistently. Architects, who have an effective role in the foundation of our life-world and the environment we live in it, should be a competent in their profession with an up-to-date knowledge and environmental awaireness. They should also be able to identify, criticize and consider the dynamics and agents of the professional filed. Accordingly, GAU master programme in Architecture, aims to investigate on the production and use of contemporary built environment and the role and the responsibilities of architectural profession in this process with an interdisciplinary approach. Vision Master in Architecture degree programme of Girne American University aims to provide a ground necessary for the scientific analysis and the evaluation of built environment and its outcomes produced by the field of architecture, as a professional practice. For this purpose, the progamme’s main objectives are: a) to develop an awareness of the universal problems which built environment in general and particularly architecture are faced with them, such as social exclusion, uneven development of cities and environmental pollution; b) to understand the socio-cultural context of the process of architecture; and in this respect, c) to manifest the methods of design and creation of adequate environment. In this context, the curriculum is reintroduced to supply the student’s need to the theoretic knowledge, critical view, creative mind and research based design skills. It also includes the socio-cultural and economic analysis of architecture and covers the interdisciplinary collaborations in this field. Job Opportunities Graduate of Master programme in Architecture are architects who can work in their own office, construction companies or the related departments in the public institutes and organizations. Architects work in design, planning, construction and control of various types of buildings and structures. Graduates of Architecture also have the chance to continue their career in academic institutions, by attaining PhD degree. Courses 1st Year First Semester REM500 Research Methods Elective Technical Elective Second Semester Elective Technical Elective Technical Elective 2nd Year First Semester Technical Elective Seminar Second Semester THEM590 Thesis [-]

Master of Business Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

In today’s rapid changing environment, we seek to give our students the edge in the business world, through a program that promotes creativity, entrepreneurship and ideas from around the globe. The students are developed to have global values, responsibilities of management and leadership, decision-making power and be productive and self-confident... [+]

Master of Business Management In today’s rapid changing environment, we seek to give our students the edge in the business world, through a program that promotes creativity, entrepreneurship and ideas from around the globe. The students are developed to have global values, responsibilities of management and leadership, decision-making power and be productive and self-confident. Accreditations YÖDAK YÖK ECBE Program Requirements The program requires completion of the 8 courses (3 core and 5 elective courses), total 24 cr, a Seminar (non-credit) and a Thesis (non-credit). Courses Business Management (MSc),(without Thesis) The MSc in Business Management without Thesis program provides an efficient and cost effective option for the busy manager or executive seeking to achieve a sound understanding of business in the shortest practical time. The course concentrates on the key knowledge areas necessary to run a business and provides practical case study experience. The program comprises the 10 courses (3 core and 7 electives) and a Graduation Project. Core Courses Research Methods Organisational Theory Economics for Business Elective Courses Financial Management Management Information Systems Strategic Management Marketing Communications Human Resource Management Operations Management Legal Environment of Business International Business Management International Marketing Marketing Management Department/Non-Department Elective Required Work: Graduation Project Business Management (MSc),(with Thesis) The MSc in Business Management with Thesis requires the completion of the 8 courses (3 core and 5 elective courses), a Seminar course and a Thesis. Core Courses Research Methods Organisational Theory Economics for Business Elective Courses Financial Management Management Information Systems Strategic Management Marketing Communications Human Resource Management Operations Management Legal Environment of Business International Business Management International Marketing Marketing Management Department/Non-Department Elective Required Work: Seminar for Thesis Thesis [-]

Master of Computer Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Master of Computer Engineering [+]

Master of Computer Engineering Courses Fall: Advanced Engineering Mathematics I ENG503 Programming Languages Spring: Advanced Engineering Mathematics II Modeling & Optimization of Systems Fall: Artificial Intelligence Expert Systems Network Security Pattern Recognition Spring: Fuzzy Set Theory Compiler Construction Digital Image Processing Neural Networks [-]

Master of Economics

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

The objective of the program is to offer a wide range of courses that the students graduate with a very strong overall background in economics. The modern analytical and quantitative methods of economics are emphasized, not merely as tools but as part of an overall approach to train students in systematic and independent critical thinking... [+]

Master of Economics The objective of the program is to offer a wide range of courses that the students graduate with a very strong overall background in economics. The modern analytical and quantitative methods of economics are emphasized, not merely as tools but as part of an overall approach to train students in systematic and independent critical thinking. Accreditations YÖDAK YÖK ECBE Program Requirements (with Thesis) The program requires completion of the 8 courses (3 core and 5 elective courses), total 24 cr, a Seminar (non-credit) and a Thesis (non-credit) Core Courses Microeconomic Analysis Macroeconomic Analysis Research Methods Elective Courses Economic Thought International Economics Econometrics Economic Development Turkish Economy International Political Economy Economic Policies of EU Globalization & Economic Issues Public Finance Welfare Economics Departmental / Non-departmental electives Required Work Seminar for Thesis Thesis Program Requirements (without Thesis) The program requires completion of the 10 courses (3 core and 7 elective courses) , total 30 cr and a Graduation Project (non-credit) Core Courses Microeconomic Analysis Macroeconomic Analysis Research Methods Elective Courses Economic Thought International Economics Econometrics Economic Development Turkish Economy International Political Economy Economic Policies of EU Globalization & Economic Issues Public Finance Welfare Economics Departmental / Non-departmental electives Required Work Graduation Project [-]

Master of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Master of Electrical and Electronics Engineering [+]

Master of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Courses Advanced Engineering Mathematics I Programming Languages Advanced Engineering Mathematics II Modeling & Optimization of Systems Digital Signal Processing CMOS Digital Integrated Circuit Design Advanced Image Processing Advanced Topics in Electrical Machinary Microwave Theory Applied Electromagnetic Theory Microelectronic Analog Circuit Design Power supply and energy transmission [-]

Master of Financial Management

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Master of Financial Management [+]

Master of Financial Management Courses Economics for Business Management Financial Management Marketing Management Research Methods Organisational Theory Legal Environment of Business Graduation Project Corporate International Finance Financial Statement Analysis Working Capital Management Commercial Bank Management Investments Departmental / Non-Departmental Elective [-]

Master of Industrial Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus + 1 more

Master of Industrial Engineering [+]

Master of Industrial Engineering Courses Compulsory Industrial Engineering Courses Fall: Advanced Engineering Mathematics I Programming Languages Spring: Advanced Engineering Mathematics II Modeling & Optimization of Systems Industrial Engineering Elective Courses (3 Electives are to be taken) Fall: Project Planning & Management Multiple Criteria Decision Making Strategic Management Advanced Statistics Spring: Material Science Management Information Systems Systems Analysis & Design Quality Planning and Control Human Resource Management Ergonomics Thesis Fall: Master Thesis Spring: Master Thesis Graduate Seminar [-]

Master of Interior Design

Online Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Interior Spaces are changing constantly in parallel with technology, life conditions and human needs. Contemporaneously it has huge impact on comfort, health and most importantly on culture. In consequence of that, as a profession Interior Design improving and updating itself constantly. Interior Designer has important role to design and produce places for living and places for reshaping our lives... [+]

Master of Interior Design In order to get acceptance to Interior Design Master Degree programme, CGPA is expected to be at least 2.25 (out of 4) and the undergraduate degree must be relevant to the programme. The candidates, who are Turkish citizens, will require at least 45 from the numeric part of ALES. Architecture Postgraduate Degree expects students to complete a thesis. The programme also includes at least 7 courses, which are equivalent to at least 21 credits and one seminar course. Interior Spaces are changing constantly in parallel with technology, life conditions and human needs. Contemporaneously it has huge impact on comfort, health and most importantly on culture. In consequence of that, as a profession Interior Design improving and updating itself constantly. Interior Designer has important role to design and produce places for living and places for reshaping our lives. Also they are responsible to know sufficient and updated information about their profession with environmental sensitivity. According to these circumstances Interior Design Master Degree programme aims to analyse production and usage of the place. In addition to responsibilities and role of the Interior Designer with interdisciplinary approach. Vision Interior Design Master Degree programme aims to create base for analysing and evaluating design products and applications under the scientific approach. Accordingly, programme stresses to global problems (such as sustainability, accessibility, alienation, etc.) in micro and macro scale furthermore to improve awareness. In addition, it exposes proper design and production methods for social and cultural context where they occur in interior design. Courses in the programme intend to gain students the ability of theoretical understanding, critical point of view, creative thinking and research based design skills. Additionally student will be able to analyse different aspects of interior design such as socially, culturally and economically. Finally programme is interdisciplinary therefore it is updated regularly for cooperation with other disciplines. Job Opportunities Interior Designers works design and application projects of existing and new interior spaces. Such as residents, accommodation facilities, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, health care facilities and cultural structures. They have various work opportunities among private sector to Government offices. Also Interior Designers able to open their business. In addition to they can continue their academic education and do Master and PHD while working at the academy. [-]

Master of International Relations

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

The aim of the International Relations masters program is to provide students with advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge and competency on international relations as well as on its main subfields including regional studies. The program also aims to develop students’ oral, written and research skills as well as analytical and critical thinking skills... [+]

Master of International Relations The aim of the International Relations masters program is to provide students with advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge and competency on international relations as well as on its main subfields including regional studies. The program also aims to develop students’ oral, written and research skills as well as analytical and critical thinking skills. Accreditation The program is accredited by YÖK and YÖDAK. MA with thesis The program is composed of 8 courses (3 must & 5 elective courses), 24 credits, 1 Seminar (non-credit) and the thesis Must courses Research Methods International Law Advanced International Relations Theory Elective courses Advanced Comparative Politics International Political Economy Middle East European Union Politics State & Democracy in the modern world Globalization & Modernity Contemporary Human Rights History and Politics of the Balkans Caucasus & Central Asis Compulsory studies Seminar Thesis MA without thesis This program is composed of 10 courses (3 must and 7 elective courses), 30 credits and 1 graduation project. Must courses Research Methods International Law Advanced International Relations Theory Elective courses Advanced Comparative Politics International Political Economy Middle East European Union Politics State & Democracy in the modern world Globalization & Modernity Contemporary Human Rights History and Politics of the Balkans Caucasus & Central Asis Compulsory studies Graduation Project [-]

Master of Journalism

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

This area encompasses Educational programs that are given “with and without” thesis options. Education is provided in two languages, the aim is to nurture and graduate professionals in this field... [+]

Master of Journalism This area encompasses Educational programs that are given “with and without” thesis options. Education is provided in two languages, the aim is to nurture and graduate professionals in this field. Core Courses Research Methods Mass Communication Systems News Analysis Technical Electives Current Problem of Press and Manipulation Media and Language Communication and Law Media and Public Opinion Free Eelective Free Elective Thesis Seminar Thesis [-]

Master of Journalism

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

This area encompasses Educational programs that are given “with and without” thesis options. Education is provided in two languages, the aim is to nurture and graduate professionals in this field... [+]

Master of Journalism This area encompasses Educational programs that are given “with and without” thesis options. Education is provided in two languages, the aim is to nurture and graduate professionals in this field. Core Courses Research Methods Mass Communication Systems News Analysis Technical Electives Current Problem of Press and Manipulation Media and Language Communication and Law Media and Public Opinion Free Eelective Free Elective Thesis Seminar Thesis [-]

Master of Management Information Systems

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

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Master of Management Information Systems Core Courses Economics for Business Management Financial Management Marketing Management Research Methods Organisational Theory Legal Environment of Business Graduation Project Management Information Systems Data Communication Systems & Networking Advanced Programming Information Analysis and System Design Advanced Database Management Systems Departmental / Non-Departmental Elective [-]

Master of Marketing

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Master of Marketing [+]

Master of Marketing Core Courses Economics for Business Management Financial Management Marketing Management Research Methods Organisational Theory Legal Environment of Business Graduation Project Strategic Management Consumer Behaviour Marketing Communication e-Commerce International Marketing Departmental/Non-Departmental Elective [-]

Master of Physical Education Teaching

Campus Full time September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Master of Physical Education and Sport Education Program with contemporary sporting institutions and organizations constitute important aspects of social life, sports activity and organizations equipped for scientific, educational, managers and professionals to lidership features to train. Competition in the sector and highlights the need for well-trained, well equipped as students, we work to provide you with... [+]

Master of Physical Education Teaching Master`s program, a curriculum of physical education and sport in order to cultivate an expert. This program is important for Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is a necessity. The Program includes mandatory and elective courses for the graduate. In addition to the compulsory courses, according to their own preferences, the chance to choose elective courses offered to students, the program is a versatile property. Thus, the individual need to graduate education, physical education and sport in the case of both groups, interdisciplinary studies physical education and Sports Department. Master of Physical Education and Sport Education Program with contemporary sporting institutions and organizations constitute important aspects of social life, sports activity and organizations equipped for scientific, educational, managers and professionals to lidership features to train. Competition in the sector and highlights the need for well-trained, well equipped as students, we work to provide you with training and development opportunities to prepare your professional life. The personnel requirements of the sector as a source of life and business will take your career goals. Vision Girne American University Institute of social sciences, physical education and sports Teaching master`s program aims to provide quality education, always rising trend. For this purpose, to be useful in collaboration with different professional organizations. Keep evolving science, on the one hand, the policy objective is to transfer the positive results to the community, on the other hand, thanks to the new applications and existing enterprise işbirlilleri to provide the new information to be added to views and research our vision even more. Job Opportunities Graduates of this program, in the case of the ministry of education to obtain the required score exams about KPSS, or they can be assigned by the. In addition, in the case of universities, the academic lives of the required exams can continue to cross. On the other hand, top degree programs in the Department of physical education and Sports teaching in terms of the transition to the doctor, it is possible to continue his education. [-]

Master of Psychological Counseling

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Counseling psychology focuses on providing therapeutic treatments to clients who experience a wide variety of symptoms, and it is one of the largest specialty areas within psychology that facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental and organizational concerns. The graduate school of social sciences recognizes... [+]

Master of Psychological Counseling Counseling psychology focuses on providing therapeutic treatments to clients who experience a wide variety of symptoms, and it is one of the largest specialty areas within psychology that facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental and organizational concerns. The graduate school of social sciences recognizes the importance of preparing graduates who manifest the highest standards of excellence in academic or service delivery settings through the integration of theory, research, and practice, and with sensitivity to multicultural issues. This specialty encompasses a broad range of practices that is unique in its attention both to normal developmental issues and to problems associated with physical, emotional, and mental disorders. Thus, students are continuously exposed to opportunities to examine the connection between scientific knowledge and professional practice. To highlight the importance of this integration, education and training in theory, inquiry, and practice occur concurrently throughout the program. Core Courses Year 1: Fall Semester Legal / Ethical Issues Psychopathology / Differential Diagnosis Overview of Psychotherapeutic Approaches Clinical Interviewing, Assessment, and Treatment Planning Practice Management Year 1: Spring Semester Humanistic Therapy Family / Group Therapy / Organizational Dynamics Solution-oriented Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Supervised Psychotherapy Training Year 2: Fall Semester One-year Full-time Internship with Formal Supervision Master’s Thesis Year 2: Spring Semester Continuous Internship Master’s Thesis [-]

Master of Social Psychology

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Applied social psychology combines the science of social psychology with the focus at a wide range of social topics. This exciting program provides a thorough explanation of how social psychologists can contribute to the understanding and management of different social problems encountered in the fields of physical and mental health, integration and immigration issues, gender issues, organizational issues, economic behavior, political... [+]

Master of Social Psychology Applied social psychology combines the science of social psychology with the focus at a wide range of social topics. This exciting program provides a thorough explanation of how social psychologists can contribute to the understanding and management of different social problems encountered in the fields of physical and mental health, integration and immigration issues, gender issues, organizational issues, economic behavior, political behavior, environmental behavior, and education. Social psychologists are trained to combine their knowledge of human behavior with scientific research methods and the empirical study of social phenomena; how social influence, social perception, social interaction, non-verbal behavior, conformity, aggression, and prejudice influence individual and group behavior. Core Courses Year 1: Fall Semester Current Issues in Social and Applied Psychology Applied Social Psychology Advanced Organizational Psychology Advanced Topics in Inter-group Relations Advanced Health Psychology: Psychosocial Processes in Health and Illness Year 1: Spring Semester Advanced Developmental Social Psychology Research Methods for Social Psychology Advanced Statistics for Social Studies Elective Course Year 2: Fall Semester Master’s Thesis Year 2: Spring Semester Master’s Thesis Elective Courses Advanced Topics in Group Processes and Inter-group Relations: a Bio-social Perspective Social Psychology of the Media Psychology of Human Resource Development Psychology of Criminal Conduct Cognition and Culture Advanced Topics in Personal relationships Social Psychology of Economic Life Social Psychology of Gender [-]

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Girne Amerikan University, Universite Caddesi, P.K. 5,
Karmi Kampüsü, Karaoğlanoğlu, Girne / KKTC

Kyrenia, TR