A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
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.
Top Master Programs in Social Sciences in Turkey 2018
Master of Art (M.A.) in International Relations Program responds to a growing need for focused graduate programs in International Relations, offering students thorough training for [+]
MA in International Relations
Master of Art (M.A.) in International Relations Program responds to a growing need for focused graduate programs in International Relations, offering students thorough training for careers in research, politics, foreign policy and business. The program serves students in two general directions: The first is preparing students for future careers in governmental and non-governmental organizations, both in Turkey and abroad, as well as careers in the private sector, public institutions including foreign service, international organizations and NGOs. The second is preparing students for PhD programs in Europe and North America. In addition, the MA program makes a valuable contribution to the Department’s and the university’s research environment and academic reputation. The composition of the program reflects the strength of the faculty in a variety of areas such as European Integration,International Political Economy, and Conflict Studies. Individual faculty research also allows students to pursue studies in areas such as Citizenship, Civil Society and Democracy, Development, Globalization, International Relations Theory, Middle East Politics, Migration, Religion and Secularism, and Turkish Politics. The members of the International Relations Department at Koç University are recognized as contributors to the frontiers of knowledge in Turkey and abroad. Our graduate students are exposed to the latest theoretical debates and methodological techniques. They also have the opportunity to participate in the research programs of the faculty members. ... [-]
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. [+]
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. Consistent with the philosophy and mission of the University, the Program aims to take a regional lead in providing support for peacemaking and conflict prevention schemes on the ground.
Initiated in Fall 2000, the master's program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution has the following goals and objectives:Presenting students with an analytical perspective that will enable them to define objective parameters as well as the perceptual and psychological context of conflicts Equipping students with theoretical understanding and practical skills in conflict resolution so as to assist them in managing conflict situations creatively and constructively. Various approaches to conflict resolution and conflict management techniques are introduced, such as negotiation, mediation, problem solving techniques, and track two diplomacy Encouraging students to apply their conflict resolution background to policy issues related to disputes in or among governments, organizations, civil societies, or corporations. The international dimension of the program considers the changing nature of diplomacy in the post-Cold War era. ... [-]
"European Integration and Global Studies" branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies in Berlin-Nice-Rome/Istanbul [+]
The European Integration and Global Studies branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching, encompassing vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world. The teaching modules are (for a detailed description see below):Conflict and cooperation in the international system European integration and external action Federalism and multi-level governance Economic globalisation and sustainable development Professional Skills Workshops
The MAEIS is an international, interdisciplinary and itinerant programme. Following the slogan “Learning and living Europe”, the participants rotate each trimester, moving their place of studies from Berlin to Nice and then to Rome or Istanbul, depending which they choose. The MAEIS is a one-year programme, subdivided into three study terms plus an optional internship (3-6 months). The programme allows students coming from all over the world to develop a thorough understanding of the role of the European Union in a growingly complex and turbulent world. From international conflict settlement to trade agreements negotiations, democracy promotion or sustainable development strategies, students discover how EU institutions, policies and actors shape this role by exploring case studies and discussing with field experts.... [-]
CIFE offers in cooperation with the Jean Monnet Chairholder of CETEUS of the University of Cologne and other partners a postgraduate programme for professionals, the Executive Master in EU Studies. [+]
The Executive Master in EU Studies is organised by the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE – www.cife.eu). CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Bruxelles and Istanbul. It receives special funding in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union. Most graduates of CIFE’s programme work for European institutions, international organisations and NGOs. The Executive Master in EU Studies is an interdisciplinary study programme designed for professionals, postgraduates, junior officials and all those who plan to make a career in the EU, have gained experience in this field and want to specialise in a certain policy area. Through a combination of e-learning and concentrated face-to-face-learning phases (at weekends in Berlin, Budapest, Brussels, Nice, Vienna and Rome) the Master offers an accurate blend of theoretical and practical knowledge as the courses are taught by renowned academics from various European countries, experts from research institutions and governmental practitioners. It awards 90 ECTS. In the first study year, the programme offers:... [-]
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... [-]
The Political Sciences and International Relations Department of the Institute of Social Sciences of the Istanbul Aydın University aims to equip the students with a profound knowledge and wide-ranging views on modern global as well as domestic political and international problems. [+]
The Political Sciences and International Relations Department of the Institute of Social Sciences of the Istanbul Aydın University aims to equip the students with a profound knowledge and wide-ranging views on modern global as well as domestic political and international problems. Students will have the basic knowledge on the sources of different problems in both fields. Additionally, the participants of the program will obtain the required skills for the development and analysis of policies on the core subjects.
Training language is English. The students who will be successful in the English Proficiency Exam prepared and conducted by the English Preparatory School of Istanbul Aydın University can enroll the first year of the program. Students who fail the proficiency exam will receive a two-semester English language training at the English Preparation School of the Istanbul Aydın University. Students must obtain a document from the English Teaching Department showing that they have become successful at the end of their language training program or they should secure a successful result at the exams officially recognized by the University such as UDS, KPDS, TOEFL, IELTS, FCE, and CPE.... [-]