Biology doctorate programme consist of four year (eight semester) programme.
Terms of Exchange and Transition Programs
Exchange and transfer between programs are subject to Adnan Menderes University, Institute of Science, Education and Examination Directive.
The Doctorate Degree in Biology awarded to the graduates who have successfully fulfilled all programme requirements.
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Master's Degree or appropriate Bachelor's Degree and willing to enroll in the Doctorate programme should have 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 at least 70 points out 100 if applied with Bachelor's Degree. other scores equivalent to ALES score of 55. Bachelor's Degree Applicants should have at least 70 points out of 100 of academic success, Master's Degree applicants should have at least 70 points out of 100 of academic success, applicants which graduates from schools which have academic program at least 10 semesters should have at least 60 points out of 100 of academic success. Applicants should have 55 points from ÜDS/KPDS or equivalent foreign language exams.
The applicants should provide following documents due to last application date: Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree diploma, BsC or MsC transcript, score documents from ALES/TUS or equivalent exams. ÜDS, KPDS or equivalent language examination documents and application form.
The assessment for admission to doctorate programs is based on : 50% of ALES or TUS, 20% of academic success in the master's degree programme for applicants with MsC or 20% of academic success in the undergraduate programme for applicants with BsC, and 30% of interview grade. The candidates with ALES points, having an assessed score of at least 70 are accepted into the Doctorate programme. The candidates with TUS points, having an assessed score of at least 60 are accepted into the Doctorate programme.
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.
Profile of The Programme
The aim of the master degree programme with thesis is to develop the scientific research ability in biology and its sub-disciplines, to increase scientific knowledge, to reach, evaluate and interpret scientific knowledge for the students.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of doctoraye degree in biology may apply to the following main fields of work or employment; research, in a university, research institutes, research and development departments in private and public sector; industry such as pharmaceutical, food, and brewing; laboratory based jobs as scientists and technicians.
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who succesfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental research and development centres to get expert position.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Education programmes are based on semesters. Examinations consist of mid-terms, final exams and summer term final exams. Students are obliged to attend at least 70% to theoretical courses and at least 80% to practical courses in order to take final exams. Full grade is 100 points. Examinations may be written, oral, written-practical and oral-practical. Final grade is calculated as addition of 40% of mid-term exam and 60% of final exam or summer term final exam. Student should get at least 75 points from final exams and from final grade in order to pass that course.
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations”
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