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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. Currently, the department offers MA programme in the fields of Social and Experimental Psychology. Besides, under the Social Sciences Institute the department started to offer doctorate programmes in Social Psychology and Experimental Psychology since 2014-2015 academic year.
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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
PhD program entry requirements 1- Having a Bachelor´s and Master´s Degree in Psychology, 2-To have at least 55 points from the Graduate Entrance Examination (ALES) in the (validity period is 3 years). ALES certificate and other internationally recognized documents (GRE, GMAT, etc.) are valid for foreign students, and there is no score requirement. 3- It is necessary to get at least 55 points in order to have sufficient foreign language skills (YDS, YÖKDİL, BUÜDS). Apart from these documents, candidates can submit equivalent scores of the internationally valid exams such as TOEFL and IELTS considered by B. U. Ü. Senate (eg; TOEFL-IBT min. 66). -ALES 50% +M.A. GPA %20 + INTERVIEW 30% = The candidates are ranked according to the weighted total points they have obtained after the evaluation and students are accepted according to the quota, starting from the candidate with the highest score. For Foreign Nationals -ALES 50% + M.A. GPA 25% + INTERVIEW 25% = The candidates are ranked according to the weighted total points they have received after the evaluation and students are accepted according to the quota, starting from the candidate with the highest score. Students are admitted each year in the fall semester.
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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 completed 24 credits (60 ECTS) of course work offered by the department or related departments; in total completed 240 ECTS; get a GPA score 75 or better (75/100-2.50/4.00); successfully achieved the PhD qualifying exam and successfully defended a thesis relevant the study field.
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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
Students who have completed Psychology Doctorate Programme, receive the “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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Access to Further Studies
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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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
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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Graduation Requirements
In order to successfully complete the program, it is necessary to pass all the compulsory and elective courses in the program with a grade point average of at least 2.5 out of 4.00, to achieve the doctoral qualification stage and to be successful in the thesis defense. A total of 240 ECTS must be completed.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Bölüm Başkanı: Prof. Dr. Leman Pınar TOSUN
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi
Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi
Psikoloji Bölümü
16059 Görükle/Bursa
Tel: +90 224 2941874
Fax: +90 224 2941897
E-mail: pinart@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü: Prof. Dr. Tevfik ALICI
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi
Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi
Psikoloji Bölümü
16059 Görükle/Bursa
Tel: +90 224 2941686
Fax: +90 224 2941897
E-mail: alici@uludag.edu.tr
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Facilities
3 professors, 1 associate professor, 4 assistant professors, 1 lecturer and 11 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.
Also, students can benefit from student exchange programs such as Erasmus and Farabi.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6101 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 10
PSI6103 CURRENT METHODS AND APPROACHES IN PSYCHOLOGY I Compulsory 3 0 0 9
PSI6191 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 10
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
PSI6102 STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING Compulsory 3 0 0 9
PSI6104 CURRENT METHODS AND APPROACHES IN PSYCHOLOGY II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
PSI6172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
PSI6192 THESIS CONSULTING II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 10
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 CONSULTING III 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 IV 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 III Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6195 THESIS CONSULTING V 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 IV Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6196 THESIS CONSULTING VI 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 V Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6197 THESIS CONSULTING VII 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 VI Compulsory 4 0 0 4
PSI6198 THESIS CONSULTING VIII Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
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
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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