M.Sc. Materials Science and Engineering

Sabanci University

Application deadline: Feb 01, 2013
Tuition fee:
  • $ 17,000 / Year (International)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Materials Science and Engineering focuses on developing synthetic and biological polymers, ceramics and metals. Students enrolled within the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. programs of Materials Science and Engineering will obtain the foundation knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, design, and apply advanced technology materials.

As a consequence of this profile, graduates of the program may expect job offers ranging from basic and applied research in the physical, chemical, or biological sciences to industries concentrating on advanced technological materials.

Contents

SUMMARY OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

* Master Thesis Min. Courses 1
* Required Courses Min. Credits 9; Min. Courses 4
* Core Electives Min. Credits 6; Min. Courses 2
* Area Electives Min. Credits 6; Min. Courses 2

Total 21

Master Thesis

Required Courses

Minimum 9 credits and only one non-credit seminar required. 3 out of this 9 credits should be one of the MAT 501 or MAT 502 courses, other 3 credits should be one of the MAT 505, MAT 506 or MAT 511 courses, and the remaining 3 credits should be MAT 509 course. (The student has to take one of the MAT 505, MAT 506 or MAT 511 courses that academic advisor's approved.)

* Thermodynamics 3
* Statistical Mechanics 3
* Mechanical Behavior of Materials 3
* Rubber Elasticity 3
* Structure and Properties of Materials 3
* Polymer Chemistry and Physics 4
* Graduate Seminar I 0
* Graduate Seminar II 0

Core Electives

Minimum 6 credits from the pool below (max. 2 courses of MAT 580, MAT 581, MAT 680 and MAT 681)

Area Electives

Min 6 credits from FENS graduate courses

Requirements

For Applications to Graduate Programs (Except Information Technology Graduate Program )

* LES / ALES : Numerical : LES min. score 45; ALES min. score 55
GRE : Quantitative: min. score 610

English Proficiency Exam Result: Any of the following science test results baring the min. scores and which are within the validity period as indicated below. Photocopies are acceptable for application, but original copies should be submitted during admission.

* TOEFL :Min. score 75 in Internet-based test, Min. score 185 in Computer-based test, Min. score 490 in Paper-based test
IELTS : Min. score 6,5
KPDS : Min. score 80
* ÜDS :Min. score 80

* International PhD applicants, in addition to the requirement above, must submit a proficiency exam result, accepted by the Council of Higher Education in Turkey (YÖK) from a language other than their native ones, be it English, German or French .

The validity period for these scores are as follows: TOEFL and IELTS 2 years, KPDS and UDS 3 years.

Applicants who could not submit a valid English Proficiency Exam Result may be admitted the program on the condition to get a satisfactory grade from the Sabanci University English Language Exam Assessment (ELAE). Those candidates who fail to attend or get a satisfactory score in the exam are obliged to attend and successfully complete a full course of English Language Preparation in order to continue with graduate courses. Failure to complete this course successfully will result in termination of enrollment at Sabanci University.

Graduates of Sabanci University are exempt from submitting an English Proficiency Exam score provided that they apply within two years following their graduation.

Other Requirements:

* An applicant should have an undergraduate or graduate diploma in order to be admitted to a graduate program and a graduate diploma for a doctorate program.
* Applicants must complete their previous degree programs by the admission period at the latest.
* Enrolling more than one graduate program at the same time is not possible.
* A min. gradautaion GPA of 2.70/4.00 or 70/100 is required for applications to Leaders for Industry Gradaute Programs.
* Graduates of any engineering or basic sciences

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 490
TOEFL iBT® test: 75

Funding

For graduate scholarships, your academic background is evaluated in accordance with the required criteria during the admittance and if you are considered to be eligible , various types of scholarships are granted with the decision of Sabanci University Scholarship Committee.

Although the scholarships go on being granted unless you fail to meet the determined criteria, at the end of each academic year the Scholarship Committee offers various types of scholarships to the honored merit degree students with respect to GPA. Each scholarship offered during education period is evaluated with respect to the scholarship's scope and the scholarship provided at the first entrance to the university may be cancelled in case of getting a higher scholarships.

For graduate scholarships, there are several opportunities for foreign students. Each year, many students are having different type of scholarships.

Engineering & Natural Sciences Graduate Programs

Students are informed regarding the scope of Graduate Educational Scholarship provided prior to their enrollment during the admission process. Graduate scholarship recipients are proposed by the Admission Jury based on students' academic history, then evaluated by the related Graduate School Administrative Board, and finally confirmed by the President of the University. Continuation of the scholarship depends on the decision of Faculty according to GPA.

2010-2011 Academic Year Graduate Scholarships

Students accepted to SU master or doctorate programs are offered one of the scholarships below. (IT, EMBA are non-scholarship programs)

FULL SCHOLARSHIP
It covers full tuition fee exemption, monthly stipend payment between September-June and dormitory/transportation support for ten months.

Monthly stipend payment and dormitory/transportation support:
Master: Housing (room for double)(**) + 950 TL/ month;

Housing Compensation: 1450 TL/month

PhD with BA/BS degree (*): Housing (room for double)(**) + 1000 TL/ month

Housing Compensation: 1500 TL/month

PhD with MA/MS degree (*): Housing room for double)(**) + 1200 TL/ month

Housing Compensation: 1700 TL/month

(*) The monthly stipend might increase to 1,400 TL after passing the Doctoral Qualifying Exam with housing and increases to 1,900 TL with transportation support.

(**) Housing support covers staying rooms for double. (If students want to stay in single rooms, they should pay the difference at the beginning of the semester.)

TUITION FEE EXEMPTION SCHOLARSHIP

One of the scholarships below could be offered :

Full tuition fee exemption
2/3 tuition fee exemption
1/2 tuition fee exemption
1/4 tuition fee exemption

PROJECT SCHOLARSHIP

Students working within the context of research projects are provided monthly stipend.

TUBITAK BIDEB SCHOLARSHIP

Master or doctorate students who have full scholarships in domestic are provided "full tuition fee exemption" and "housing(**) / housing compensation between September-June for 10 months

TUITION AND DORMITORY SCHOLARSHIP

Master or doctorate students are provided "full tuition fee exemption" and "housing(**) /housing compensation between September-June for 10 months

OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS

Aysegul Arsoy who has a great contribution at the stage of the foundation and envisagement of the university- Scholarship is granted by faculty for one of the MBA students each year. This scholarship includes tuition fee exemption, monthly 800 TL stipend payment between September-June, housing(room for double)(**) or 490 TL transportation support for ten months and book support up to 200$ annually.

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