Sociology PhD. degree program consists of 8 semesters. The department offers only formal education and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students enrolled to the program are expected to finish at least 56 ECTS coursework and seminars in the first 2 semesters before they take their qualifying exam. After qualifying exam students are expected to succeed in thesis proposal. To graduate from the program, the thesis of the PhD candidates must be approved by their Thesis Supervision Committee.
Terms of Exchange and Transition Programs
Requirements are determined by the related clauses of graduate instruction and directions of Adnan Menderes University Graduate School of Social Sciences.
Postgraduates who successfully complete all the requirements of the program will receive the degree of ‘Postgraduate Certificate in Sociology.
Specific Admission Requirements
Admission requirements are determined by the related clauses of graduate ınstruction and directions of Adnan Menderes University.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning
The student that has enrolled with graduate transfer is exempted from the equivalent courses that s/he has taken from her/his former program. Credit transfer for a course previously taken by the students registered with horizontal or vertical transfer may be accepted if the credits and the content of the course comply with the relevant course given in this program.
Profile of The Programme
The PhD courses in Sociology involve interdisciplinary programs that bring together teaching and research from a wide variety of sociological disciplines. Taking into account that students will be naturally interested in different areas of sociology we try to keep the number of elective lectures as high as possible. Another issue which our department gives importance is that to make sure that students understand the close relationship between the theory and practice/research. Currently there are 3 Professors, 2 Associate Professor, 7 Assistant Professor, 2 Research Assistant (Dr), 4 Research Assistant working full-time in the Department.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Postgraduates of the Department of Sociology are employed in public and private educational institutions, at universities; in public and private institutions such as family courts, children’s reformatories, elderly houses, prisons; in private and public research institutions, companies and in local governmental organizations.
Access to Further Studies
PhD is the last degree of postgraduate education.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Exams, Assessment and Grading are determined by The Direction of Graduate Education of Adnan Menderes University.
Graduation requirements are indicated in “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” of Adnan Menderes University.
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