Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program


Guitar Master Degree Programme established by efforts of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kanneci and leadership of Prof. Binnur Ekber, head of Piano Department, in 2010-2011 academic year. The programme hasn't any graduates yet. The programme carried out by modern methods and techniques. It follows the current works of the international area and goes on to contribute to academic knowledge through its artistic and scientific works.

D.2 Qualification Awarded


Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification



D.4. Provisions for Registration


To be accepted for this program applicant must have been graduated from an undergraduate programme. Students are accepted to this programme by an exam which contains a repertoire specified by the department. A foreign language is not required. However foreign applicants must know Turkish language. Applicants must apply the conditions laid down by Hacettepe University graduation education and examination regulation (,hulisansustuogrvesinavyonetmelik231112.pdf?0).

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations


To graduate from Department of Guitar Master Degree Programme students have to achieve 24 national credit sum and 120 ECTS credit totaly.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning


For specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning see 18. article of Hacettepe University Graduate education and examination regulation (,hulisansustuogrvesinavyonetmelik231112.pdf?0).

D.7. Goals and Objectives


Profile of the programme is to train guitarists who;

· can take part in music institutions,

· have an advanced level of art culture and aesthetic appreciation,

· have knowledge about the relationship between theory and practice,

· can develop and deepen the theoretical knowledge, method and musical skills,

· can perform the pieces belonging to all periods of guitar repertoire to a community at international level,

· internalize the art ethics,

· can follow developments in the field,

· predictive, respectful, participant, open to innovations and developments.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples


Graduates of guitar master degree program can work as an academic or instructor in state or private art institutions, art schools and conservatories. Also they are able to find work as a soloist or accompanist.

D.13. Access to Further Studies



D.14. Profile of the Programme


Department of Guitar Master Degree Programme consists of 4 semesters. The programme has 120 ECTS totaly and 30 ECTS each semester. Compulsory courses have 9 national credits and elective courses have 15. Master degree thesis begins at the end of the second semester. Thesis studie takes two semesters.

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading


Evaluation and assessment methods for each course are defined in “Course Teaching Plan” which belongs to information package and presented by related instructor. For exams and the course grades see 24-29 matters of Hacettepe University Graduate education and examination regulations (,hulisansustuogrvesinavyonetmelik231112.pdf?0).

D.16. Graduation Requirements


To graduate from this programme the students have to achieve 24 national credits and 120 ECTS credit. Also they have to provide the conditions of the 43. article of Hacettepe University graduate degrees and examination regulations (,hulisansustuogrvesinavyonetmelik231112.pdf?0).

D.17. Education Type


1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director


Prof. Binnur Ekber (Head of Piano Department)