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Guidance and Psychological Counseling
General Description
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Brief History
Master of Guidance and Psychological Counseling Program is a branch of Educational Sciences Department in the Institute of Educational Sciences. The program offers must and elective area core courses and courses on research and practice. Courses are theoretical and/or practice-based. This program was first opened in the academic year of 1994 in order to train specialized professionals with essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The program has 4 Professor, 5 Associate Professors, 1 Assistant Professors and 3 Research Assistants.
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Qualification Awarded
In successful completion of the program requirements, one receives the degree of master in Guidance and Psychological Counseling.
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
1-Applicants of the Master program must be a graduate of any related field., 2 -must have obtained standard score from Academic Staff and Graduate Education Entrance Exam (ALES). 3- must have the required competence of English
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Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations
One receives Master Degree in GPC upon successful completion of a 28- credit course work of theory, seminar, area specialty and thesis (equal to 120 ECTS in total), with a GPA of 70 over 100, and successfully defending a master´s thesis in front of a jurry
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Profile of The Programme
GPC Master Program aims to train professionals with a good command of GPC knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional ethics of counseling and keep them up-to-date and with sufficient knowledge of statistical and research methods.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
2. Leads counseling groups.
3. Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
4. Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
5. Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
6. Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
7. Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
8. Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
9. Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
10. Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
11. Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
12. Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
  • Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
  • Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
  • Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
  • Leads counseling groups.
  • Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
  • Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
  • Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
  • Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
  • Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
  • Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
  • Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
  • Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
  • Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
  • Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
  • Leads counseling groups.
  • Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
  • Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
  • Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
  • Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
  • Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
  • Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
  • Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
  • Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
  • Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
  • Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
  • Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
  • Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
  • Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
  • Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
  • Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
  • Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
  • Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
  • Leads counseling groups.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
  • Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
  • Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
  • Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
  • Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
  • Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
  • Leads counseling groups.
  • Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
  • Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
  • Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
  • Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
  • Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
  • Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
  • Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
  • Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
  • Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
  • Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
  • Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
  • Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
  • Leads counseling groups.
  • Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
  • Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
  • Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • Updates professional knowledge by following national and international publications
  • Knows research methods and designs, carry out statistical procedures and design and conduct original research
  • Carries out career counseling and vocational guidance using scientific methods
  • Develop new ideas and methods for the field using advanced cognitive processes such as scientific, creative and critical thinking and problem solving and decision-making
  • Knows GC competencies and limitations for practice
  • Has knowledge of statistical analysis and methodology sufficient enough to read and evaluate research articles
  • Recognizes affective and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents and referes cases that are beyond limits of Professional competencies
  • Leads counseling groups.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of various counseling theories and conceptualize problem and select relevant strategy
  • Knows ethical principles and codes and act accordingly
  • Counsel individual clients with various problems using appropriate theory, principles and techniques.
  • Follows development in the field of GC and a systematic way to approach new knowledge
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
GPC Master Program graduates can find employment as counselors in state and private schools, GPC Research Centers, universities, social services agencies, Ministry of Justice and Labor, human resources departments of companies.
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Access to Further Studies
Holders of GPC Master degrees can apply for PhD programs with relevant score of ALES (Graduate Study Matriculation Exam) and relevant score of English as a foreign language
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Students are required to register to courses and attend at least 70 % of theoretical and 80 % of practical courses in order to be eligible for taking the final exams. Students take final exams for each course at the end of the semester. Scores gained via evaluative methods such as projects, laboratory exams, quizzes etc. can count for midterm exam scores. All exams are evaluated over 100 points. A score of 70 is required for the final exams. AA, BA, BB, CB and CC grades are regarded as successful.
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Graduation Requirements
In order to complete the program, they must take all the courses (120 ECTS credits in total) having 2,00 general average grades out of 4.00 on the core subjects and are to be successful in the Seminar course and Master’s thesis defense.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Ana Bilim Dalı Başkanı
Prof. Dr. Rahşan ÇETİNKAYA
e-mail: srahsan@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü
Arş. Gör. Dr. Elif SEZER BAŞARAN
e-mail: elifsezer@uludag.edu.tr
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Facilities
Students of GPC Master Program have the right to access all campus facilities (library, food court, dormitories, sports facilities, student clubs etc.) besides faculty library and computer laboratories.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
RPD5101 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND RESEARCH ETHICS Compulsory 3 0 0 8
RPD5103 ADVANCE COUNSELING SKILLS Compulsory 3 0 0 7
RPD5191 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
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Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
RPD5102 CAREER COUNSELING Compulsory 3 0 0 6
RPD5104 ADVANCED GROUP COUNSELING AND PRACTICE Compulsory 3 0 0 6
RPD5172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 3
RPD5192 THESIS CONSULTING II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
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Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
RPD5183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MSC THESIS III Compulsory 4 0 0 5
RPD5193 THESIS CONSULTING III Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
RPD5184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MSC THESIS IV Compulsory 4 0 0 5
RPD5194 THESIS CONSULTING IV Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
RPD5105 SCHOOL CONSULTATION Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5107 THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO COUNSELING Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5109 RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTIC Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5111 COUNSELING GIFTED STUDENTS Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5113 COUNSELING WITH ART IN SCHOOL Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5115 CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND MEDIATION Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5117 PREVENTIVE GUIDANCE Optional 2 0 0 3
RPD5181 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MSC THESIS I Optional 4 0 0 5
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
EPO5116 TEACHER TRAINING CURRICULUM IN TURKEY AND WORLD Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5106 TEST DEVELOPMENT IN COUNSELING Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5108 PSYCHOPATOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5110 EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS IN CHILDREN Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5112 COUNSELING ETHICS Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5114 EMPATHIC COMMUNICATION FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5116 PLANNING AND PREPARING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5118 LEARNING PSYCHOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 4
RPD5182 M.A. SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE II Optional 4 0 0 2
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