Türkçe English Curriculum Key Learning Outcomes
General Description
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Brief History
After its foundation in 1994, the department of Psychology of the Faculty of Arts & Science at Uludağ University provided some courses for the students of other departments within the faculty. In 2000, the department enrolled its first undergraduate students. The first MA program of the department was established in in Developmental Psychology in 2001. In the following years, the MA program was extended to other areas of psychology such as social, experimental and applied psychology. The first Doctorate program of the department was established in in Social and Experimental Psychology in 2014.
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Qualification Awarded
Students who have successfully fulfilled all program requirements are awarded with doctorate degree in General Psychology.(The Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF-EHEA): Level 3, European Qualifications Framework (EQF-LLL): Level 8)
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Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Being a postgraduate student in Psychology; getting an acceptable score on ALES exam and an acceptable score on one of the English proficiency exams recognized by the Social Sciences Institute. Students are enrolled to Doctor of Psychology Program in fall semester each year.
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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
The Doctorate degree in psychology is awarded to graduate students who successfully complete 24 credits (240 ECTS) of course work offered by the department or related departments; get a GPA score 75 or better (75/100-2.50/4.00); successfully passed the doctorate proficiency exam and successfully defend a thesis relevant the study field before a selected jury.
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Profile of The Programme
Psychology doctorate degree program aims at building a creative learning environment in which advanced level information on various areas of psychology are provided; the connections between theory and practice are emphasized, national and international literature are being followed closely.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Employing critical and creative ways of problem solving, decision making and other intellectual aptitudes for developing novel ideas and methods in his/her field of study.
2. Performing leadership in situations where problems of his/her and other fields to be solved.
3. Planning and directing projects and accomplishing objectives in his/her field.
4. Finding limitations and absences in current knowledge and applications of his/her field of study.
5. Regularly following up local and international publications in his/her research field.
6. Presenting professional solutions to colleagues, supporting them with empirical evidence.
7. Being capable of analyzing scientific data (of her/his field) with advanced techniques and methods, utilizing, if necessary, appropriate software programs.
8. Procuring at least one research article or another type of major work (local or international) in his/field of study, either by himself or in collaboration with others, thereby extending the knowledge of his/her research field.
9. Being capable of defending his/her own ideas, based on scientific knowledge in discussing of important issues in the field.
10. Being proficient in English, enough for communications with international experts in the field, for following up the field literature, and procuring written scientific work.
11. Observing social, cultural, scientific and ethical values in conducting research and extending the knowledge in his/her field.
12. Having fundamental skills and knowledge of teaching and educating students in his/her own field of study.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of the program are awarded with Psychology doctorate degree. With this degree, they may have opportunity to engage in research and teaching within higher education institutions. They can be research assistant, lecturer and higher academic positions within higher education institutions. Additionally they have opportunity to engage in research as a postdoc researcher via scholarship pragrammes. Besides, they may have opportunity to work in various settings, including private practices, hospitals, mental health organizations, schools, childcare centers, psychological guidance centers, police organization, judicial institutions (family courts, penal institutions...etc.), psychotechnical laboratories.
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Graduation Requirements
This programme is at the top level of the National Qualifications Framework for Higher Education in Turkey. Hence, access to any upper level of study is not possible. They have opportunity to engage in research as a postdoc researcher.
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Mode of Study
In order to complete doctorate program, each postgraduate student must complete an approved program of study of at least 12 courses (no less than 24 credits) and seminar during the coursework stage, and then s/he must pass doctorate proficiency exam, seminar course and complete thesis work and thesis examination during the thesis stage. Postgraduate students are allowed to take exam from each course only if they have attended lectures (attendance requirement is 70% of the lectures for the theoretical courses and 80% of the lectures for the practical courses). For each course the students must take at least one final exam. Candidates receive a score for each course ranging from 1 to 100. Candidates are required to receive a score no less than 75. The letter-grades corresponding to each scores and their coefficients have been determined by Social Sciences Institute. Candidates complete the coursework if they receive one of those scores: AA, BA, BB or CB.
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Facilities
Successful completion of all required and elective courses at the program and being able to successful in the thesis defense.
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Access to Further Studies
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Bölüm Başkanı: Prof. Dr. Tevfik ALICI
Uludağ Üniversitesi
Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi
Psikoloji Bölümü
16059 Görükle/Bursa
Tel: +90 224 2941871
Fax: +90 224 2941897
E-mail: alici@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü: Doç. Dr. L. Pınar TOSUN
Uludağ Üniversitesi
Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi
Psikoloji Bölümü
16059 Görükle/Bursa
Tel: +90 224 2941875
Fax: +90 224 2941897
E-mail: pinart@uludag.edu.tr
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
3 professor, 1 associate professors, 1 assistant professor, 3 lecturers and 27 research assistants work at the Department as full time academic personnel. Those people works under one of those psychological branches: Experimental Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Applied Psychology.
The Department owns an Applied Psychology Laboratory prepared to be used for educational and research purposes.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6101 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 19
PSI6103 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 10
PSI6103 CURRENT METHODS AND APPROACHES IN PSYCHOLOGY I Compulsory 3 0 0 9
PSI6191 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION 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
PSI6102 STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING Compulsory 3 0 0 9
PSI6172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
PSI6192 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION 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
PSI6183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6193 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 10
YET6177 PHD COMPREHENSIVE EXAM Compulsory 0 0 0 16
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6194 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
5. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6185 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6195 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
6. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6186 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6196 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
7. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6187 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6197 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
8. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6188 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6198 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6103 CURRENT METHODS AND APPROACHES IN PSYCHOLOGY I Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6105 INTERPERSONAL AND INTERCULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN COGNITIVE PROCESSES Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6107 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6109 SOCIAL COGNITION Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6111 PSYCHOLOGY OF MUSIC Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6113 COGNITIVE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6115 COMPARATIVE PSYCHOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6117 NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6119 MORAL DEVELOPMENT Optional 3 0 0 5
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6104 CURRENT METHODS AND APPROACHES IN PSYCHOLOGY II Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6106 AGING AND COGNITION Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6108 CONSCIOUSNESS AND ITS NEUROBIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6110 DECISION MAKING AND CHOICE Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6112 COGNITIVE PROCESSES IN PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6114 SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6116 PSYCHOLINGUISTICS Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6118 PSYCHOLOGY OF THE SELF Optional 3 0 0 5
PSI6120 READINGS IN PSYCHOLOGY OF EXPERTISE Optional 3 0 0 5
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