TURK─░SH FOLKLORE
Third Cycle Programmes
(Doctorate Degree/Doctor of Fine Arts)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Turkish Folklore Department, which provided a dimension to academic folklore studies in Turkey, is established by Prof. Dr. Dursun Y─▒ld─▒r─▒m. As a result of Prof. Dr. Dursun Y─▒ld─▒r─▒m's report entitled “General Information About Folklore and Considerations on Establishing Folklore Divisions in Our Universities” which was given to The Council of Higher Education and the discussions which he initiated at “I. National Culture Council”, The Council of Higher Education decided to open Turkish Folkore Divisions in Universites in order to give education in Licence, Master and Phd degrees. After this decision, in 1982, under the Department of Turkish Language and Literature, Turkish Folklore Division has started education. Today, Our Department, which is the first and the modal of many Folklore Divisions and Departments established in many Universities, is seen as a center in which many valuable scholars had their education.

Turkish Folklore Division resumes its educational activities with 4 Professors, 1 Associate Professors, 3 Assistant Professor, 1Lecturer and 1 Research Assistants, with the aims of compiling and analysing oral and material elements of culture in historical geography of Turkic World in the light of folklore theories and methods and making contribution to the development of Turkic World studies.

Today, there are 8000 books in our division's Necdet-Ne┼čide San├žar Donation Library. Also, our users have access to License and Master Thesis which were carried out within our division, in our division's website.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Doctorate

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 3
EQF-LLL: 8

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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1. Applicants must have an MA degree (with thesis) from Turkish or international education institutions recognized by Y├ľK (The Council of Higher Education).

2. Required to have at least 60 standart points on verbal point type of Academic Staff and Graduate Education Examination (ALES) that is held by the Student Selection and Placement Center (├ľSYM) or to have a score equal to 60 on internationally accepted GRE and GMAT that is determined by the Senate of Hacettepe University.

3. Receive minimum 60 score from Foreign Language Exam (YDS) or from one of the international exams whose equivalence are approved by the University Senate.

4. International students' applications are accepted in line within “Hacettepe University Graduate Programme and Exam Regulation" in Official Gazette (29 November 2016, No:29900).

5. Those conditions, which are not included, are applied in accordance with the related provisions of the Hacettepe University Graduate Education, Instruction and Examination Regulations (Hacettepe ├ťniversitesi Lisans├╝st E─čitim, ├ľ─čretim ve S─▒nav Y├Ânetmeli─či). http://www.sosyalbilimler.hacettepe.edu.tr/tr/menu/yonetmelikler-47

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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To finish Turkish Folklore Department, all students have to complete 240 ECTS and THB 700 Special Topics” PHD Thesis lesson successfully. For the other terms see Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examinations Regulation and other Examinations;

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/sinavyonetmeligi301116.pdf

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/1%20MART%202017%20YOK%20YONETMELIK.pdf

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/HACETTEPElisansustuegitimogretimyonetmelikdegisiklik250417.pdf

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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To enter Tuskish Folklore Division, students must complete their master education or an equivalent education program abroad and fulfill the conditions specified in Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examinations Regulation for internal transferring:

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/sinavyonetmeligi301116.pdf

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/1%20MART%202017%20YOK%20YONETMELIK.pdf

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/HACETTEPElisansustuegitimogretimyonetmelikdegisiklik250417.pdf

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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Folklore Division has a program of study which, in a wide range from historical eras to daily life, leads to understand, analyse, interpret culture and produce information On the one hand, it analyses material, oral and written culture elemets which are considered to be cultural heritage and on the other hand it discusses the cultural lifestyles of the modern society. In this Context, Phd Program of Turkish Folklore Division aims to train folklore experts who are capable of analysing and interpreting socio-cultural problems of the society and suggesting solutions. Folklore experts who finished the programme, sevice in the other university and provide the new dimensions to folklore research.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Students who graduates from Turkish Language and Literature Department Turkish Folklore Division Phd Program can work as “expert” or “assistant expert” in Ministry of Culture and TRT (Turkish National Radio and Television) and they can also work in universities as academician.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Grading and Assesment Methods for every course are described in Information Packages by relevant lecturers. The relevant items of Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Examinations Regulation will be applied for exams and lecture grade.

http://www.sosyalbilimler.hacettepe.edu.tr/yonetmelik_02_12_2013.pdf

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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According to the Regulation 35/3 (Official Newspaper 26.11.2016/29900)

Except "Preparation to Doctoral Proficiency" lecture, students must gain minimum 21 national credits and 90 ECTS credits, at least seven courses, one seminar lecture, dissertation proposal and thesis with a total number of 240 ECTS credits.

For further regulations please use the links below:

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/sinavyonetmeligi301116.pdf

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/1%20MART%202017%20YOK%20YONETMELIK.pdf

http://fs.hacettepe.edu.tr/sosbil/dosyalar/yonetmelikler/HACETTEPElisansustuegitimogretimyonetmelikdegisiklik250417.pdf

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Chair: Prof.Dr.├ľzkul ├çOBANO─×LU
Address: Hacettepe University
Department of Turkish Folkloristics
06800 Beytepe - ANKARA
Phone: (0312) 2978150/51