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Horticulture Doctorate - Regular Education
Education System
The foundation of application in this subject is organized by the law No. 27561 Government Newspaper published on April 24, 2010. The Department of Horticulture, Institute of Science, Adnan Menderes University gives graduate level education both M.Sc. and Ph.D. The Philosophy of Doctorate Degree has been awarded on four different areas, including Fruit Growing and Breeding, Vegetable Growing and Breeding, Ornamental Plants Growing and Breeding, and Grape Growing and Breeding areas at the Department of Horticulture.
Terms of Exchange and Transition Programs
Graduates who succesfully completed the degree of Philosophy of Doctorate can apply an academic position at same or similar areas in national or international higher education institutes, or a specialist position at research centers/institutions.
Qualification Awarded
The Philosoph of Doctorate degree is awarded to candidate students who have been successful of their courses taken, completed their related thesis study subject, and successfully defended their thesis.
Specific Admission Requirements
Incoming students for the Philosophy of Doctorate degree are accepted among the candidates who completed their Master's of Science degree and fulfilled the required foreign exam grade, after verbal exam in both autumn and spring semesters. The number and qualification of students matriculated are announced before the beginning of each semester. In this call, the procedure and the deadline of the application, the place and date of the oral exam of the applicants will be announced. The minimum 55 ALES standard points will be required. The qualiication of diplomas must be registered by YOK. The minimum 55 UDS foreign language points will be required. The oral exam will be graded out of 100 points. The scientific success grade which needs to be minimum 70, will be calculated by summing up 50% of ALES, plus 20% of Master's of Science transcript, and plus 30% of oral exam.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning
The successful students, who have completed at least one semester in a doctorate programme belongs to an equal or similar institute of a higher education institute, can be accepted to the doctorate programme through horizontal transfer. Whether the courses taken from the previous institute will be transferred for credits to the new institution is decided by the approval of the Managing Council of the Institute proposed by the Major Advisor and related Chair of the Department.
Profile of The Programme
The basic goal of the Philosophy of Doctorate Degree in the Department of Horticulture is to educate candidate students’ having ability of design, evaluation, and completion of an original process by following the last advancement of technology in engineering areas, management and perception of a process. The programme is planned to give the candidates an ability to study in details applying a known method in a new application area by education or product or technological process or ethics responsibility in comprehensive perspective
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Agricultural Engineers (Ph.D.) serve in public and private sectors. Graduates who have received Agricultural Engineer title can work in public institutions providing with necessary exam scores. Besides, the graduates can have a chance to work in fertilization, pesticide, seed, seedling, nursery tree production, storage, export-import, packaging-marketing, and certification area of private sector. They have rights to perform as an agricultural consultant and food controller (bakery, patissieri, etc.).
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who succesfully completed the degree of Philosophy of Doctorate can apply an academic position at same or similar areas in national or international higher education institutes, or a specialist position at research centers/institutions.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
In order for a student to take any exam for the related course, students must attend the teoretical and practice hours of the course. The course grade is calculated summing of 40% of the mid-term exam and 60% of the final exam.
Graduation Requirements
Matriculation conditions is explained under "Proficiency Conditions and Rules" section.
Work Placement
N/A
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