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Academic Information
Education System
Plant Protection Doctorate - Regular Education
Education System
For admission to the program, - Applicants should have BSc or MSc degree from a program that has been recognized by the department and the Institute Executive Committee of Biological Science, -Applicants should have a score at least 55 from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) offered by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) and ones who applies with first cycle diploma should have a score at least 70. -Applicants who apply with first cycle diploma should have at least 75 (out of 100) graduation point average (GPA), ones who apply with second cycle diploma should have at least 75 GPA, ones who apply with a diploma from a program which has 10 semester exluding foreign language preparation semesters, should have at least 60 GPA. - Applicants should have at least 55 from the National Foreign Language Exam (YDS) or equal score from other valid foreign language exams accepted by by the Council of Higher Education . -No revised ALES score required from the aplicants who apply for Ph.D program at the first and second semester of his/her graduation from second cycle. -Evaluation and placement of Ph.D. degree applicants as follows; - For evaluation, total score is compromised of 50 % of ALES test, 20 % of first cycle GPA (If applicant apply with a first cycle diploma) or 20% of second cycle GPA (If applicant apply with a second cycle diploma) and 30 % of oral exam. Evaluations are performed by Institute Executive Committee. - Minimum score of 70 out of 100 should be taken by the applicants in order to be eligible for the placement. - Oral test is performed in given date and place by three academic staffs who are appointed by Institute Executive Committee among from four academic staffs suggested by the subdivision of the department. - Applicants who are not attended to oral test are disqualified. - Final scores obtained by the applicants are declared from ascending to descending order. - In case of equal scores, applicants’ oral test score is considered. - Results of applications are send to Institute Chair within two business days after completion of oral test and announced after Institute Executive Committee decision. Applicants, who is a foreign country citizen, or a turkish citizen earned first and second cycle degree from foreing countries or a turkish citizen living in a foreign country should apply by regarding the terms of conditions offered by the Council of Higher Education. The applicant should also be eligible for the admission rules of the Deparment of Plant Protection and Institute Executive Committee of Biological Sciences .
Terms of Exchange and Transition Programs
Students who successfully completed at least one semester in third cycle program in another department within the Institute of Biological Science or in another higher education Institutes independent from the University are eligible for the third cycle program of the University via lateral transfer. Lateral transfers are determined by offering of department subdivision and Institute Executive Committee’s decision. For the lateral transfer, students should hold acceptance conditions of the relevant department successfully complete the continued courses in the previous department and receive a grade minimum 75 out of 100 or equivalent. Acceptance of student to the relevant program is decided by Institute Executive Committee in view of department subdivision.
Qualification Awarded
Candidates who has fulfilled all coursework requirements, passed proficiency examinations , completed research works on dissertation and passed the dissertation defense exam earn Ph.D degree inthe field of Plant Protection.
Specific Admission Requirements
For admission to the program, - Applicants should have BSc or MSc degree from a program that has been recognized by the department and the Institute Executive Committeeof Biological Science, -Applicants should have a score at least 55 from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) offered by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) and ones who applies with first cycle diploma should have a score at least 70. -Applicants who apply with first cycle diploma should have at least 75 (out of 100) graduation point average (GPA), ones who apply with second cycle diploma should have at least 75 GPA, ones who apply with a diploma from a program which has 10 semester exluding foreign language preparation semesters, should have at least 60 GPA. -Applicants should have at least 55 from the National Foreign Language Exam (YDS) or equal score from other valid foreign language exams accepted by by the Council of Higher Education. -No revised ALES score required from the aplicants who apply for Ph.D program at the first and second semester of his/her graduation from second cycle. -Evaluation and placement of Ph.D. degree applicants as follows; - For evaluation, total score is compromised of 50 % of ALES test, 20 % of first cycle GPA (If applicant apply with a first cycle diploma) or 20% of second cycle GPA (If applicant apply with a second cycle diploma) and 30 % of oral exam. Evaluations are performed by Institute Executive Committee. - Minimum score of 70 out of 100 should be taken by the applicants in order to be eligible for the placement. - Oral test is performed in given date and place by three academic staffs who are appointed by Institute Executive Committee among from four academic staffs suggested by the subdivision of the department. - Applicants who are not attended to oral test are disqualified. - Final scores obtained by the applicants are declared from ascending to descending order. - In case of equal scores, applicants’ oral test score is considered. - Results of applications are send to Institute Chair within two business days after completion of oral test and announced after Institute Executive Committee decision. Applicants, who is a foreign country citizen, or a turkish citizen earned first and second cycle degree from foreing countries or a turkish citizen living in a foreign country should apply by regarding the terms of conditions offered by the Council of Higher Education. The applicant should also be eligible for the admission rules of the Deparment of Plant Protection and Institute Executive Committeeof Biological Sciences .
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning
Students who successfully completed at least one semester in third cycle program in another department within the Institute of Biological Science or in another higher education Institutes independent from the University are eligible for the third cycle program of the University via lateral transfer. Lateral transfers are determined by offering of department subdivision and Institute Executive Committee’s decision. For the lateral transfer, students should hold acceptance conditions of the relevant department successfully complete the continued courses in the previous department and receive a grade minimum 75 out of 100 or equivalent. Acceptance of student to the relevant program is decided by Institute Executive Committee in view of department subdivision.
Profile of The Programme
Candidates gain abilities to analyze the problems in the field of plant protection and find contemporary solutions for them, to prepare projects for implementation of innovative technologies in the discipline of Plant Protection, to conduct a scientific projects and make evaluations of their results.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates can be employed in publicly and industry. Graduates can be employed in organizations of ministries of food, agriculture and animal husbandry, environment and urban development, forestry and fisheries, in universities, banks, and municipalities, dealers and companies of agricultural chemicals, fertilizers, seed, seedling, storage, import-export, and packaging-marketing and certification organizations, enterprises that produce and process plant products, grower unions, cooperatives and do agricultural consulting and work as technical staff responsible from food control.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates from third cycle programs can be employed as an academics in national or international higher education institutions or as a specialist in their own discipline in state and private sectors
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Course attendance should be 70 % for theoretical and 80 percent for applied parts of courses. Grades are determined as the total of forty percent of midterm and 60 % of final scores. Other activities i.e., seminars, homework, projects, quizzes, reports also can also be used in students’ performance assessment. In order to be successful, students’ course score should be minimum 75 out of 100. Exams, tests and assessments for each course are given in detail in ‘course education program’.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation criteria are specified in ‘proficiency conditions’.
Work Placement
N/A
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