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Academic Information
Education System
Soil Science Doctorate - Regular Education
Education System
Is made as indicated in the regulations of Institute of Science. Student can participate activities such as participation of Erasmus, Farabi and Mevlana exchange programmes.
Terms of Exchange and Transition Programs
Is made as indicated in the regulations of Institute of Science
Qualification Awarded
Ph.D. Degree in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum in Adnan Menderes University, Institute of Natural Science, Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Master's programme may apply to the Directorate of the Graduate School with the documents: 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Adnan Menderes University Foreign Language Department, or at least 50 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 50. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 25% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 50 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 60 at least are accepted into the Master's programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Master's Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Master's Programme at Adnan Menderes University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the Adnan Menderes University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions Adnan Menderes University is not an exception to this.
Profile of The Programme
The Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition is a unit for both bachelor and post-graduate students which gives lectures about the sustainable use of land resources, the protection andincrease efficiency of soils, mapping, classification, protection, development and optimum utilization,plant nutrition and fertilization.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Professional fields of study or inter-professional collaborative efforts of graduates in Soil science and plant Nutrition sector creates employment profiles in the private and public sector such as The Prime Ministry State Planning Organization, The Ministry of Environment and Urban, Municipalities, Universities and some ministry institutions (General Directorate of Highways, General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI), General Directorate of Environmental Conservation, National Parks, Agricultural Research Institutions, General Directorate of Forests, General Directorate of Tourism Planning, General Directorate of Preservation of Cultural and Historical Heritage). Besides who want to improve their quality about the profession could apply for post graduate education and Ph.D. programs in relevant department in the university.
Access to Further Studies
He/She can apply to Assistant Professor Degree in Institute of Natural and Applied Science, Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students are required to take a mid-term examination and a final examination for course evaluation. The semester assessment and grades are determined by adding forty per cent of the midterm exam and sixty per cent of the final exam grade.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements explained in "qualification requirements and regulations" section.
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