CHEMİSTRY
Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Chemistry department is one of the five departments related to Faculty of Science in Hacettepe University Beytepe campus. The department was founded in 1964 as a related department of Ankara University Medicine and Health Sciencie faculties. The same year, chemistry and chemistry engineering programs were started together. With the foundation of Hacettepe University in 1967, chemistry department took its place in Science and Engineering faculty. In 1971, the department joined to the newly established Chemistry Faculty. In 1983, with the participation of Chemistry Faculty to Engineering faculty, the department was related to engineering faculty and related to Science faculty in 1992. In chemistry department, analtytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, physicalchemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry and theorical chemistry divisions are available. The department continues its education and research activities with 40 academic instructors. Department have 8 student laboratories, 40 research laboratories, a central research laboratory and a computer laboratory.

Hacettepe University Chemistry department allows the graduate students from chemistry deparment and other branches of sciences to achieve master of science degree by conducting advance research studies in every branches of chemistry. By doing master of science in chemistry field, students gain sufficient qualifications to work in pharmacology, textile, medicine, food industries.

Chemistry department allows research opportunities in several different fields by conducting researches in every branches of modern chemistry and inter-dicipliner studies. Chemistry department is consists of seven divisions that are analytical chemistry, biochemistry, physicalchemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry and theorical chemistry. Within the scope of master's degree, students conduct their original research by participating in research projects, contribute to the science by publishing their results as thesis and as articles in international journals.

D.2 Qualification Awarded

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Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification

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QF-EHEA: 2
EQF-LLL: 7

D.4. Provisions for Registration

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The students who wants to apply for Master of Science program must pass the exams and complete the processes which is determiend by the academic and legal context of the university and YOK. The applications and application conditions to the program is announced in website of Science Institute ( Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Exam Regulations) before academic semester. Graduate students that have started their education in an equivalent program in domestic or overseas, can apply for transfer. The acceptance of students are conducted by taking the conditions of students and the applied degree into account and evaluated individually.

The candidates that will apply for Master degree must primarly have 1. Undergraduate diploma 2. Graduate Entrance Exam (ALES) eligible score and 3. Foreign language exam (UDS, KPDS, TOEFL, etc..)minimum score that is provisioned by Hacettepe University senate.

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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In order to obtain a master of science degree in chemistry, students must pass the mandatory and elective courses ( courses + seminer with a total ECTS of 60) in master degree program with a total ECTS credit of 120 and must achieve a minimum general academic average of 2,75 in 4,00 score system. In course phase, student must conduct a research related to thesis subject under the supervision of advisor academic instructor ( with a ECTS of 30 for each semester) and must succesfully defend his/her thesis in jury (Hacettepe University Graduate Education-Exam Regulations)

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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For specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning please see Hacettepe University Graduate education and examination regulations.

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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The goal of the Hacettepe University Master Degree program is to train expert chemists that :

have access to literature and capability of interpretation of knowledge sentient to enviroment and society

to observe and dissolve encountered problems in his/her field with a scientific apporach;

to have theoric and practical information on modern instruments and methods in his/her field.

to present the obtained results as inscribed or oral.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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The graduated students receive expert chemist title. Works as an expert chemist in industrial fields such as pharmacy, food, agricultural, health, military, petroleum, enviroment, automotive, plastic, paint, mining industries. Besides, can work in educational activies as an academician in chemistry related departments in universities.

The students that are succesfully graduated from the program can apply for the doctoral degree in chemistry or chemistry related science programs.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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QF-EHEA: 3
EQF-LLL: 8

D.14. Profile of the Programme

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In order to obtain a master of science degree in chemistry, students must pass the mandatory and elective courses ( courses + seminer with a total ECTS of 60) in master degree program with a total ECTS credit of 120 and must achieve a minimum general academic average of 2,75 in 4,00 score system. In course phase, student must conduct a research related to thesis subject under the supervision of advisor academic instructor ( with a ECTS of 30) and must succesfully defend his/her thesis in jury (Hacettepe University Graduate Education-Exam Regulations)

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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The assesment method for related course was determined by " lecturing programme" in information pack that has been prepared by teaching staff. About exam and course success grades related Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Exam Regulations are applied.

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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Student must succesfully complete the courses in chemistry department graduate program with a total ECTS of 60 and must make a grade points average of 2.75/4.00 . Besides, the candidate must pass expertise courses with 60 ECTS and must succesfully defend his/her thesis in jury.

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Bologna Bölüm Koordinatörü AKTS Koordinatörü

Prof. Dr. Nursel Pekel Bayramgil Doç. Dr. Solmaz Karabulut

nursel@hacettepe.edu.tr solmazk@hacettepe.edu.tr

Tel: +90 312 297 7965 Tel: +90 312 297 6082

Fax: +90 312 299 2163 Fax: +90 312 299 2163

Dr. Ömür Çelikbıçak Dr. Ayşe Uzgören Baran

omurce@hacettepe.edu.tr uzgoren@hacettepe.edu.tr

Tel: +90 312 297 6184 Tel: +90 312 297 7151

Fax: +90 312 299 2163 Fax: +90 312 299 2163