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Biology
General Description
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Brief History
The Institute of Life Sciences was founded in 1982 within The Rectorate of Bursa Uludag University. The Institute conducts graduate and doctorate education in the faculty of Arts and Science, the faculty of Engineering and Architecture and the faculty of Agriculture as part of the Institution´s goals and principles of graduate education. Currently, graduate studies in 20 disciplines are ongoing in the institute.
The Biology discipline has started the Master´s Degree education in the spring semester of 1984-1985. As of now, 122 of students have graduated and received a Master´s Degree. Now, 46 of students are enrolled in the Master´s program.
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Qualification Awarded
Biology program is subjected to 90-120 ECTS credits in higher education. In Master Program without thesis, it is required to 120 ECTS. The Master´s Degree in Biology program is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Science degree in Bachelor and ALES (numeric) score which is determined by the Senate of Bursa Uludag University is required. Students must have minimum score determined by Senate in UDS, TOEFL, TOEFL or equivalent examinations accepted by YÖK, or foreign language exam which is conducted by the School of Foreign Languages in one of foreign languages in English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Arabic. UU Senate decides the Equivalence of other foreign language documents. For foreign candidates, Tomer candidates Turkish competency given by TOMER and ALES exam results or GRE, GMAT and other exams which are by YOK in international level.
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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 graduate program students throughout their education a total of 21 (90 ECTS) is not less than a minimum of seven courses, a seminar and thesis work must succeed. The students of Biology Program who meet the relevant requirements are awarded an MS degree. The course concerned in this note is to be successful, must be at least 70 out of 100.
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Profile of The Programme
The aim of the Master´s degree program is to train individuals who become professionals in contributing to the development of science worldwide, producing theoretical or practical solutions to the issues in related areas and conducting research in national or international platforms.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Detecting the problems related with biology, constructing hypothesis to solve these problems and developing the hypothesis by using various observational and experimental methods.
2. To be qualified for obtaining, interpreting and publishing of the scientific data and considering ethical and scientific values in all participated activities.
3. Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located; reaching original results by analysis and synthesis of information that requires advanced interpretation
4. Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
5. Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
6. Improving the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field by implementing the qualities gained from Master´s education
7. To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be able to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a thesis
8. To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativenes
9. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be able to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a thesis
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
  • To be qualified for obtaining, interpreting and publishing of the scientific data and considering ethical and scientific values in all participated activities.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology
  • Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located; reaching original results by analysis and synthesis of information that requires advanced interpretation
  • Detecting the problems related with biology, constructing hypothesis to solve these problems and developing the hypothesis by using various observational and experimental methods.
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be able to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a thesis
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located; reaching original results by analysis and synthesis of information that requires advanced interpretation
  • Detecting the problems related with biology, constructing hypothesis to solve these problems and developing the hypothesis by using various observational and experimental methods.
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be able to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a thesis
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
  • Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
  • Improving the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field by implementing the qualities gained from Master´s education
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Detecting the problems related with biology, constructing hypothesis to solve these problems and developing the hypothesis by using various observational and experimental methods.
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be able to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a thesis
  • Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
  • Improving the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field by implementing the qualities gained from Master´s education
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativenes
  • To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
  • Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
  • To be qualified for obtaining, interpreting and publishing of the scientific data and considering ethical and scientific values in all participated activities.
  • Improving the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field by implementing the qualities gained from Master´s education
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativenes
  • To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology
  • Detecting the problems related with biology, constructing hypothesis to solve these problems and developing the hypothesis by using various observational and experimental methods.
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be able to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a thesis
  • Improving the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field by implementing the qualities gained from Master´s education
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates may work in the government; in related departments of universities to conduct scientific research and educational activities as a faculty member, a research assistant or a specialist, in research institutes, museums of natural history, botanic gardens, arboretums, national parks, water product plants, marine sciences research institutes, General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works, Turkish Standards Institution, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Forestry and Hydraulic Works, Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), zoos, treatment plants, customs control center and laboratory animals research labs. The graduates can work as teachers in private schools or schools under the regulation of The Ministry of National Education after meeting the qualifications of The Ministry of National Education. The graduates can work in pharmaceutical and medical companies, biotechnology firms, medical laboratories and food control laboratories in the private sector.
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Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Master´s Degree are eligible to apply to PhD Degree programs at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
This section is explained in the courses description and implementation forms
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Graduation Requirements
Students must successfully pass all compulsory and elective courses on the program and who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum will be given The Master´s Degree in Biology Program.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Program Başkanı
Prof. Dr. Adem BIÇAKÇI
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi
Görükle Kampüsü, Nilüfer/BURSA 16059
Tel: 0224 2941789
E-posta: abicakci@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü
Doç. Dr. Gamze YILDIZ
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi
Görükle Kampüsü, Nilüfer/BURSA 16059
Tel: 0224 2941847
E-posta: gamze@uludag.edu.tr
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Facilities
There are 69 open courses in total for graduate level education in Biology in fall and spring semesters of the 2012-2013 academic year. 6 of these courses are compulsory, and 63 of them are occupational elective.
The department comprises of 12 professors, 9 associate professors, 8 assistant professors, 10 research assistants, 3 biologists and 1 senior biologist.
The department continues its educational activities in Faculty of Arts and Science Buildings B, C, F and G, Central Laboratory located in the Rectorate Building. There are 11 classrooms, 5 student laboratories, 11 research laboratories, 1 herbarium and 1 zoology museum available in the department.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO5103 PIRINCIPLES OF PLANT SYSTEMATICS (BOTANY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 6
BIO5181 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO5191 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
BIO5301 EUTROFICATION AND POLLUTION (HYDROBIOLOGY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 6
BIO5401 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL (MOLECULAR BIOLOGY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 6
BIO5501 PRINCIPLES OF TAXONOMIC ZOOLOGY (ZOOLOGY SECTION Compulsory 3 0 0 6
BIO5601 LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY (ECOLOGY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 6
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Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO5172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 4
BIO5182 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MSC THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO5192 THESIS CONSULTING II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
FEN5000 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS IN BIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
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Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO5183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MSC THESIS III Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO5193 THESIS CONSULTING III Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO5184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MSC THESIS IV Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO5194 THESIS CONSULTANTS IV Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
Optional
BIO5201 ADVANCED BIOMETRY (GENERAL BIOLOGY SECTION Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5101 RESEARCH METHODS IN BOTANY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5105 SYMBIOSIS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5111 POLLEN MORPHOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5113 PLANT INDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION I Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5115 LICHENOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5117 NUMERICAL METHODES IN TAXONOMY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5119 REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF SEED PLANTS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5203 MICROBIAL ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5205 SYSTEMATIC MYCOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5207 THE PRINCIPLES OF MYXOMYCETES Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5209 ONCOGENES AND CARCINOGENESIS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5211 ECOTOXICOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5213 FREE RADICALS IN BIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5303 LIMNOLOGICAL ANALYSIS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5307 STREAM BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5309 BASIC STATISTICAL CONCEPTS IN ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5311 BIOLOGICAL OSEANOGRAPHY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5313 ADVANCED PHYCOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5403 MECHANISM OF ENZYME ACTIONS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5405 PROTEIN BIOCHEMISTRY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5407 METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5411 APPLIED TECHNIGUES IN GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5417 FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5419 GENE TRANSFER METHODS AND VECTORS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5503 PROTOZOOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5505 BIOLOGY OF REPTILES Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5509 PROPERTIES OF SKELETAL MUSCLE AND STRUCTURES Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5511 FISH PARASITOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5513 ECOLOGY OF FISHES Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5517 MICROSCOPIC IMAGING AND PROCESSING TECHNIQUES Optional 2 0 2 6
BIO5519 BASIC HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5521 BIOLOGY OF SPIDERS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5523 HEMODYNAMIC CIRCULATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5603 PHYTOREMEDIATION Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5605 PRODUCTIVITY IN ECOSYSTEMS AND ASSESMENT METHODS Optional 3 0 0 6
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO5102 AEROPALYNOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5104 ETHNOBOTANIC Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5106 VEGETATION OF TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5108 THE PRINCIPLES OF LICHENS IDENTIFICATION Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5110 PLANT INDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION II Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5114 FORENSIC PALYNOLOGY Optional 2 0 2 6
BIO5116 BOTANY FIELD APPLICATION Optional 2 2 0 6
BIO5118 ENDEMIC AND RARE PLANTS OF TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5120 RECOGNITION OF DECIDUOUS TREES IN WINTER Optional 2 2 0 6
BIO5122 BEE PRODUCTS AND FLORAL ORIGINS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5124 BOTANICAL NOMENCLATURE Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5200 BIOLOGY OF FUNGI AND MOLDS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5202 BASIC PRINCIPLES OF GENETIC ANALYSIS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5204 CHROMOSOME STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5206 ECOGENETICS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5208 STEM CELL BIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5210 MOLECULER TOXICOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5212 PLANT PATHOGENIC FUNGI Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5300 BIOCHEMICAL APPROACHES IN PHYCOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5302 ECONOMIC ALGAE AND THEIR UTILIZATIONNS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5304 ALGAL CULTURES AND PHYTOPLANKTON ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5306 MARINE MACROALGAE OF TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5400 CARBOHYDRATE BIOCHEMISTRY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5402 ANIMAL CELL CULTURE Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5404 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE GENE Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5408 NUCLEIC ACIDS METABOLISM Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5410 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN BIOCHEMICAL Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5412 MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5500 PHYSIOLOGY OF DIGESTIVE SYSTEM Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5502 FIELD STUDIES IN ZOOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5504 TECHNIGUES IN EXPERIMENTAL PARASITOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5506 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5508 HELMINTHOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5510 POISONOUS ANIMALS AND ANIMAL TOXINS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5512 HISTOLOGY OF THE SYSTEMS Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5514 MECHANISMS OF DISCHARGE IN MEMICES - WATER AND ION BALANCE Optional 3 0 0 6
BIO5604 PLANT ECOPHYSIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 6
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