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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.
Ph. D. program in History has been accepting students since 05.05.2006 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
Ph. D. program in History is subjected to the third cycle grading system. Students need to complete courses successfully. Those who completed his/her courses, defended his/her theses and collected 180-240 ECTS has been awarded Ph. D. degree in History.
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Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
1- MA degree in certain areas. 2- Having at least 55 in general graduate exam (ALES-SÖZ 55) 3-Satisfactory level of foreign language (Minimum 55 from YDS, E-YDS, TOEFL IBT, minimum 134 from TOEFL CBT and minimum 453 from TOEFL PBT).
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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 satisfactorily complete 60 ECTS credits courses selected either from history program´s catalog or from other Ph.D. program´s and to get 75 GPA out of 100 (3 out of 4) to have PH. D. title.Also candidates have to collect 180-240 ECTS credits and satisfactorily defend their thesis.
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Profile of The Programme
Main purpose of the Ph. D. Program in history is to give the students expertise as to produce top notch academic investigation.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. To have a high level of grasping historical events and processes.
2. To be able to research, analyze and critical evaluation of the sources in respective field.
3. To know and make good use of procedures and means in Ph. D. writing.
4. To produce original knowledge and ideas in the respective field
5. To be able to improve and apply new investigation techniques with an interdisciplinary approach.
6. To have an extensive amount of knowledge on the general Turkish, ottoman and republican periods and able to analyze the primary sources.
7. To know the main cultural periods and eras of change which molded the general history of humanity
8. To have a good command of not only sources and methods of political history but also social and economic history
9. To be able to organize a historical investigation in different areas.
10. To be able to evaluate Turkish and world history in comparative perspective and to discuss the events from local to global level with cause effect relation.
11. To be able to publish articles in respected periodicals.
12. To be sensitive on the academic ethics.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • To have an extensive amount of knowledge on the general Turkish, ottoman and republican periods and able to analyze the primary sources.
  • To be able to research, analyze and critical evaluation of the sources in respective field.
  • To know and make good use of procedures and means in Ph. D. writing.
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • To have a high level of grasping historical events and processes.
  • To be able to improve and apply new investigation techniques with an interdisciplinary approach.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • To be sensitive on the academic ethics.
  • To know the main cultural periods and eras of change which molded the general history of humanity
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • To produce original knowledge and ideas in the respective field
  • To be able to publish articles in respected periodicals.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • To be able to evaluate Turkish and world history in comparative perspective and to discuss the events from local to global level with cause effect relation.
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • To be able to organize a historical investigation in different areas.
  • To have a good command of not only sources and methods of political history but also social and economic history
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Those who have successfully completed the program can publish with Ph. D. title. They can be appointed to different posts in universities and can also be employed either in private or public sector.
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Access to Further Studies
Those who have granted Ph.D. degree can continue to research and publish. Moreover they can apply for an associate professorship in the following fields: humanities and administrative sciences.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Courses of Ph.D. program in history consist of institute´s musts and respective program´s musts and electives. Students have to a %70 attendance in order to take the final exam. Every course has a term exam and they can be oral, written or combination of both. Exams are evaluated out of 100. Sudents need to get 75/100 to be successful. In Ph. D. program those who have taken AA (90-100), BA (85-89), BB (80-84), CB (75-79) 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 75 GPA out of 100 (3 out of 4) collected 180-240 ECTS worth of courses and published an original article in one of the designated international periodicals or in the national periodicals accepted by university senate are given Ph. D. 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 assistants with Ph.D. 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
TAR6101 SOURCES, METHODS AND APPROACHES IN TURKISH HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
TAR6103 HISTORY OF DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TAR6191 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION 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
TAR6102 SOCIAL HISTORY RESEARCHES Compulsory 3 0 0 6
TAR6104 WORLD HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
TAR6172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
TAR6192 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
TAR6183 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR6193 THESIS CONSULTANTS 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
TAR6184 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR6194 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
5. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR6185 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR6195 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
6. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR6186 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR6196 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
7. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR6187 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR6197 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
8. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR6188 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TAR6198 THESIS CONSULTANTS Compulsory 0 1 0 26
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR6105 HISTORY OF CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION (ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL) Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6107 TOPICS IN LATE OTTOMAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6109 SEMINAR ON SOCIAL HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6111 SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION AND EUROPEAN ORDER (1500-1800) Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6113 NEAR EASTERN CIVILIZATIONS Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6115 OTTOMAN SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6117 TURKISH NATIONAL WAR OF INDEPENDENCE Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6119 HISTORICAL SOURCES OF TURKISH CULTURE Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6121 BASIS OF ISLAMIC CIVILIZATIONS Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6123 LAW IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN CIVILIZATIONS (MESOPOTAMIA EGYPT, ANATOLIA) Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6125 ANALYSIS OF TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6127 HISTORY OF TURKISH DEMOCRACY Optional 2 0 0 6
TAR6129 OTTOMAN REGISTRY ORGANIZATION AND ITS REGISTRY BOOKS Optional 2 0 0 6
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TAR6106 SELECTED ISSUES IN ANCIENT HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6108 SELECTED ISSUES IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF REPUBLICAN PERIOD Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6110 HISTORY OF MODERN MIDDLE EAST Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6112 URBAN AND ARCHITECTURAL CHANGE IN BURSA THROUGH HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6114 ADVANCED READINGS IN HISTORICAL RESEARCHES Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6116 HOSTORY OF CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6118 ANALYZES OF CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION IN TURKISH HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6120 ANCIENT ROMAN LAW Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6122 BYZANTIUM AND THE TURKS IN THE MIDDLE AGES Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6124 WOMEN IN REPUBLICAN HISTORY Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6126 HISTORY OF TURCO-ISLAMIC THOUGHT Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6128 HISTORY OF TURK-IRAN RELATIONS (ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL PERIODS) Optional 2 0 0 4
TAR6130 HISTORIOGRAPHY AND ITS SOURCES Optional 2 0 0 4
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