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History
General Description
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Brief History
Bursa Uludag University Institute of Social Sciences founded in 1982 and offers both MA and PH.D degrees. The Institute run by a board consisting of the director, assistant directors and heads of programs and a board of management also consisting of the director, assistant directors and three faculty.
MA program in History has been accepting students since 09.25.1992 in accordance with the stipulations of Higher education Law (no 2547) in the following programs: the Ancient History, the History of Middle Ages, Early Modern History, Modern History, the History of the Turkish Republic and General Turkish History.
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Qualification Awarded
MA program in History is subjected to the second cycle grading system. Students need to complete courses worth 60 ECTS credits successfully. Those who completed his/her courses, defended his/her theses and collected 90-120 ECTS has been awarded MA degree in History.
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
1-BA degree in certain areas 2- Having at least 55 in general graduate exam (ALES-SÖZ 55).
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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
Firstly candidates have to complete 60 ECTS credits of courses selected either from history program´s catalog or from other MA departments. Candidates must get 70 GPA out of 100 (2 out of 4) to have MA title. They also have to collect 90-120 ECTS credits and satisfactorily defend their thesis.
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Profile of The Programme
Main purpose of the MA program in history is to give the students indispensable abilities of historical research such as methods of research, evaluation and analysis. Also students are expected to be aware of ethical rules.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. To teach the methods of historical investigation.
2. To improve his/her ability in review of literature and analysis.
3. To be able to evaluate the historical literature in terms of content and use of sources.
4. To know the historical terminology in particular and other social sciences terminology in general and make use of them in prose.
5. To teach the language of archival sources of interest area.
6. To improve their point of view by letting them to have courses selected from other programs.
7. To give them opportunity of shoving their abilities in methodology by requiring them to publish at least an article.
8. Make them conscious of their contribution to the area of research and its impact upon the society.
9. To be able to evaluate the Turkish and world history in comparative perspective.
10. To give the students ability of evaluating new approaches to historical inquiry and a basic understanding of main areas such as general Turkish history, Ottoman paleography and such.
11. Providing students with the expertise in their respective field at an international level
12. To give the students a basic understanding of academic ethic.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • To improve his/her ability in review of literature and analysis.
  • To be able to evaluate the historical literature in terms of content and use of sources.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • To teach the methods of historical investigation.
  • To know the historical terminology in particular and other social sciences terminology in general and make use of them in prose.
  • To give the students ability of evaluating new approaches to historical inquiry and a basic understanding of main areas such as general Turkish history, Ottoman paleography and such.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • To give the students a basic understanding of academic ethic.
  • To improve their point of view by letting them to have courses selected from other programs.
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • To give them opportunity of shoving their abilities in methodology by requiring them to publish at least an article.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Make them conscious of their contribution to the area of research and its impact upon the society.
  • Providing students with the expertise in their respective field at an international level
  • To teach the language of archival sources of interest area.
Learning Competence
  • To be able to evaluate the Turkish and world history in comparative perspective.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
MA title holders of history program can pursue an academic career in the universities such as lecturer or research assistant. Moreover they could also be employed in archives as an expert.
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Access to Further Studies
MA title holders can apply to the Ph. D. program in history provided they pass necessary exams.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Attendance level of each course can not be less than %70. Exams could be written, oral or combination of both methods. Exams are evaluated out of 100. Students have to get 70 out of 100 to be considered successful. In MA program those who have taken AA (90-100), BA (85-89), BB (80-84), CB (75-79) and CC (70-74) are considered to be successful. For those who did not attend to the courses are given D (Unattended) and get FF as a course grade. Those who have satisfactorily completed their seminar and course are given G (Satisfactory).
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Graduation Requirements
Those who have satisfactorily completed at least 60 ECTS worth of courses from history programs catalog, defended his thesis, has a GPA 70 out of 100 (2 out of 4) and collected 90-120 ECTS worth of courses are given MA title.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi, Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi, Tarih Bölümü 16059 Nilüfer / Bursa
Tel: +90 224 2941855,
e-mail: tarih@uludag.edu.tr
Bölüm Başkanı: Prof. Dr. Cafer ÇİFTÇİ, Tel: +90 224 2941861
Program Koordinatörü: Öğr. Gör. Dr. Muhammed Seyyit ŞEN, Tel: 224 294 18 02
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Facilities
The department consists of six chairs; the Ancient History, the History of Middle Ages, Early Modern History, Modern History, the History of the Turkish Republic and General Turkish History. There are 8 Professors, 2 Associate Professors, 2 Assistant Professors, 2 Teaching Assistant with PhD. and 6 research assistants in History Department. There are 13 rooms for academic staff, a meeting room and also a secretarial office.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR5101 HISTORICAL METHOD AND THOUGHT Compulsory 3 0 0 7
TAR5169 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND PUBLICATION ETHICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
TAR5175 THESIS CONSULTING I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 18
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR5102 HISTORICAL THOUGHT AND METHOD: SELECTIVE TEXTS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
TAR5104 MANAGEMENT OF DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION IN HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
TAR5172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
TAR5176 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
TAR5183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR5193 THESIS CONSULTANTS III Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR5184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MA THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR5194 THESIS CONSULTANTS IV Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
15. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRH1005 BH ANCIENT HISTORY (MESOPOTAMIA-EGYPT-ANATOLIA) Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TRH1009 BH METHODOLOGY OF HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TRH2002 BH OTTOMAN POLITICAL HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TRH2008 BH OTTOMAN INSTITUTIONS (CLASSICAL AGE) Compulsory 3 0 0 4
TRH3006 BH MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
TRH3077 BH TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE IN REPUBLIC PERIOD Compulsory 3 0 0 4
Total 29
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR5103 ACTUAL TOPICS IN CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5105 INTELLECTUAL TRENDS IN THE TANZIMAT ERA Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5107 URBAN INSTITUTIONS IN OTTOMAN CLASSICAL ERA Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5109 SOURCES FOR OTTOMAN SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY (TAHRIR, MUHIMME AND NARH DEFTERS) Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5111 HISTORICAL SOURCES OF THE TURKISH REPUBLICAN ERA Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5113 OTTOMAN PALEOGRAPHY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5115 ECONOMIC SOURCES OF TURKISH NATIONAL STRUGGLE Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5117 SOURCES OF ISLAMIC HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5119 SIGHTS OF TURKISH SETTLEMENT HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5121 INTERSTATE RELATIONS IN ANCIENT NEAR EAST Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5123 ANCIENT EASTERN MYTHOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5127 THE ERA OF TURKISH NATIONAL INDIPENDENCE WAR Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5129 MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5131 POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5133 HISTORY OF TURKISTAN Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5135 THE SUPREME COURT, ITS ORGANIZATION, SECRETARIATS, AND REGISTRY BOOKS IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR5137 SOURCES OF CENTRAL ASIAN TURKISH HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR5106 MODERNIZATION AND MODERNIZATION ENDAVOURS IN OTTOMAN ERA Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5108 TRANSITION FROM LATE BYZANTINE TO EARLY OTTOMAN ERA Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5110 OTTOMAN HISTORICAL TEXTS Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5112 SOURCES FOR OTTOMAN SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY (COURT REGISTERS, AVÂRIZ AND TEMETTUAT DEFTERS) Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5114 RELIGION AND NATIONALISM IN EUROPE AND BALKANS Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5116 HISTORICAL STUDIES ON THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5118 THE EDUCATION HISTORY IN THE REPUBLICAN PERIOD Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5120 SOURCES OF HISTORY OF ANATOLIAN SELJUKS Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5122 SOURCES OF ANCIENT WESTERN HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5124 TRANSFORMING PROCESS OF OTTOMAN INSTITUTIONS Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5126 GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5128 TURKISH ENLIGHTENMENT IN THE REPUBLICAN ERA Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5130 HISTORY OF MODERN TURKEY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5132 CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5134 TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5136 MEDITERRANEAN WORLD IN XIV-XVIII CENTURIES Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR5138 HISTORY OF THE THE SILK ROAD Optional 2 0 0 4
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