Psychology Phd, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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The Psychology Phd and Msc from Koc University aims at producing theoretical and applied research, scholarship, and teaching at a quality that meets and even exceeds the national and international academic standards and at addressing issues that are relevant to national and human development.
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Koc University offers a Psychology Phd and Ma program!

The Department seeks active participation of the students in such research projects, to help them gain first-hand experience in conducting research and to familiarize them with issues that are of concern to human development.

The department expects the students to gain knowledge in almost all fields of psychology and to be aware of different approaches to psychology. The interests of the faculty include a wide range of areas such as cognitive, social, cross-cultural, organizational, developmental psychology, and psychology of language. Students get a chance to actively participate in national and international research projects that are conducted by our faculty. The department also regularly invites leading national and international scholars in psychology to introduce students to the field at large.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Current Topics In Psychology
  • Testing And Measurement
  • Culture And Self
  • Policy And Practice In Psychology
  • Evolution Of Human Mind
  • Human Memory
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Emotion And Motivation
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Language Development: Theories And Applications
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Neural Bases Of Memory
  • Advanced Industrial And Organizational Psychology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Attitudes, Persuasion And Social Influence

                              Detailed Programme Facts

                              • Full-time duration 24 months
                              • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
                                • Duration part-time 48 months
                              • Languages
                                • English
                              • Delivery mode
                                On Campus
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                              Academic Requirements

                              • Minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00
                              • Proof of English language proficiency:
                                • TOEFL: IBT min. 80, CBT min. 213, PBT min. 550
                                • ÜDS: min. 87
                                • KPDS: min. 87
                                • YDS: min. 87
                              • Standardized tests:
                                • ALES: min. 70 equally weighted (EA); min. 80  for PhD applicants without a masters degree
                                • GRE: min. 685/154 Quantitative (for non-Turkish citizens)

                              Tuition Fee Per Year

                              • Free International
                              • Free National
                              • Ph.D. programs admit all students with tuition waiver: admitted students do not pay tuition.
                              • MA- Thesis  programs admit all students with tuition waiver: admitted students do not pay tuition.


                              Financial Aid

                              Koc University graduate programs with thesis (MA with Thesis and Ph.D.) admit students with full tuition waiver; admitted students do not pay tuition.
                              Information on the tuition fee and Financial support to MA programs without Thesis can be found in each program's web page.

                              All admitted MA and Ph.D. students also receive the following benefits:
                              • Office space and laptop.

                              • Free housing nearby campus.

                              • Private health insurance.

                              • Coverage of expenses to participate in scientific conferences.

                              • Extra trainings (e.g., international summer schools) to contribute to students’ career success.

                              • Contribution towards thesis-related expenses.

                              • Summer internship programs overseas.

                              • Student Exchange possibilities with foreign universities

                              In addition to tuition waiver and above benefits, we also offer monthly stipend to the majority of our students in the "MA with Thesis" and PhD Programs.

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