Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences

Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences

Frequently Asked Questions


Lisansüstü Öğrenim

Can someone else carry out my registration procedures on behalf of me?

Only someone with notarized power of attorney can carry out the procedures.

In which situations tuition fee is paid?

In Non-thesis MSc programs the student pays tuition fee.

How is Evaluation Criteria?

Evaluation Criteria Table is as follows:

 

Thesis based MSc & PhD

Non-thesis MSc

 

Turkish Citizens
(%)

Foreign Citizens
(%)

Turkish Citizens/
Foreign Citizens
(%)

ALES or GRE

50

-

not-required

Transcript GPA

20

40

100

Written Exam

15

40

not-required

Interview

15

20

not-required

Total

100

100

100

What are the admission requirements for graduate programs?

Master of Science Programs (M.Sc.)

Minimum ALES score of 60 or relevant GRE score of 151 valid for 3 years are necessary. The candidates applying to Foreign Citizens quotas are not required to show the ALES or GRE score.

For English instructed Programs, minimum YDS, ÜDS, KPDS or Marmara University Foreign Language Exam score of 60 are required.

For Turkish instructed Programs, minimum score of 50 in aforementioned exams.

Accepted Foreign Language Exams by UAK (Council of Interuniversity) are CAE, CPE, TOEFL iBT, PEARSON PTE Academic.

PhD (after Master of Science)

Minimum ALES score of 65 or GRE score of 152 valid for 3 years are necessary. The candidates applying to Foreign Citizens quotas are not required to show the ALES or GRE score.

Minimum YDS or ÜDS score of 60 or equivalent exam scores accepted by UAK (Council of Interuniversity) are required.

Accepted Foreign Language Exams by UAK (Council of Interuniversity) are CAE, CPE, TOEFL iBT, PEARSON PTE Academic.

PhD (after Bachelor of Science Degree)

Minimum ALES score of 80 or relevant GRE score of 156 valid for 3 years are necessary. The candidates applying to Foreign Citizens quotas are not required to show the ALES or GRE score.

Minimum YDS ÜDS or KPDS score of 60 or equivalent exam scores accepted by UAK (Council of Interuniversity) are required.

Accepted Foreign Language Exams by UAK (Council of Interuniversity) are CAE, CPE, TOEFL iBT, PEARSON PTE Academic.

Non-thesis M.Sc. and Distance Learning Programs (at evening school)

ALES score is not required in non-thesis programs.

Turkish programs does not require any Foreign Language score.

Programs instructing in English: Minimum YDS, ÜDS, KPDS or Marmara University Foreign Language Exam score of 60 or equivalent exam scores accepted by UAK.

Accepted Foreign Language Exams by UAK (Council of Interuniversity) are CAE, CPE, TOEFL iBT, PEARSON PTE Academic.

Evaluation is assessed only by the GPA on the transcript.

Is ALES (or GRE) score required for non-thesis MSc programs?

ALES (or GRE) score isn’t required for non-thesis MSc programs, applications to the Institute of Fine Arts, and non-citizen students.

Which documents are taken at the application? Original documents or notarial documents?

In the pre-registration process, documents (pdf or jpeg format) are loaded to the system. In the registration all the original documents are required. When all original documents are submitted, their photocopies are approved in the Institute Management. All documents have to be translated into Turkish or have to be in the language of the applied program.

Can I apply before I graduate from undergraduate program?

Candidates who will apply for MSc programs have to have Bachelor’s Degree or; for the conditional pre-registration they have

Evaluation is assessed only by the GPA on the transcript.

Can I apply for a graduate program which is different than my bachelor’s degree?

It is suggested that candidates have Bachelor’s/MSc Degree in the field (or the similar field) of the program for which they apply. If candidates hold a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree of another discipline than they applied for, they are entitled to Scientific Preparation Program to be determined by the Department and Executive Board of the Institute.

How and where can I apply for graduate programs?

Candidates who want to apply for Graduate Programs in Marmara University have to create an account on the application system (https://basvuru.marmara.edu.tr/) that is announced on the M.U. webpage (www.marmara.edu.tr) for pre-registration.

Applications for pre-registration will be completely done by filling in the blanks and uploading PDF or JPEG formats of the requested documents to the system. Only those who are accepted to a graduate program will submit the requested documents to the Institute during the registration dates (see the calender at http://takvim.marmara.edu.tr/en).

When can I apply for Graduate Programs? (Thesis MSc, Non-Thesis MSc, PhD)

Preregistration are in June for the Fall semester and January for the Spring semester. Exact dates are announced on http://takvim.marmara.edu.tr/en.

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