• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English
The Materials Science and Engineering (without Thesis) program at Koç University is an interdisciplinary program with the objective of giving the students the fundamental physical and chemical knowledge.


The Master degree in Materials Science and Engineering (without Thesis) is offered by Koc University. The M.S. program without Thesis option requires that the students successfully complete a minimum of 30 credits (with 10 courses) beyond a Bachelor’s degree. The non-thesis option also consists of a non-credit pass or fail M.S. Project course.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Photonics And Lasers
  • Introduction To Mems And Moems
  • Photonic Materials And Devices
  • Academic Writing
  • Structural And Physical Properties Of Materials
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Thermo-mechanical Properties Of Materials
  • Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
  • Introduction To Polymer Science
  • Materials Sci And Eng I (Structure, Synthesis And Characterization)
For more information, please visit programme website.

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity

                    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                    • Full-time duration 12 months
                    • Average part-time duration 18 months
                  • Credits
                    30 alternative credits
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus
                  • More information Go to the programme website

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:


                    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

                  • Minimum required score:


                    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                  Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

                  Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

                  Academic Requirements

                  Admission Requirements:
                  • Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
                  • Recommendation Letters (2 for MSc, 3 for Ph.D) (3 for MS in Molecular Biology and Genetics)
                  • TOEFL or ÜDS/KPDS/YDS Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)
                  • – TOEFL Internet Based: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
                  • – ÜDS/KPDS/YDS: 80
                  • ALES scores (required for all Turkish nationals)
                  • GRE scores (required from Foreign students; optional for Turkish students)
                  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
                  • Statement of Purpose
                  For more information, please visit programme website.

                                Tuition Fee

                                • International Applies to you

                                  15433 EUR/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 15433 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                • National Applies to you

                                  15433 EUR/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 15433 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                                • 63400 TL/year

                                Living costs for Istanbul

                                • 2000 - 3200 TRY/month
                                  Living Costs

                                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                                KU Graduate Fellowship is a unique and highly competitive MS and PhD scholarship opportunity for outstanding applicants.

                                Candidates having outstanding academic record and/or having high impact scientific publications are considered for KU Graduate Fellowship.

                                For more information, please visit programme website.

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