CURRİCULUM and INSTRUCTİON
Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Our department trains both curriculum development specialist to plan and carry out formal and informal education in both private and public institutions, and instructors to work at Education Faculties at Curriculum and Instruction Departments and other fields like History, English Language Teaching, etc. The medium of instruction is Turkish.

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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Applicants must satisfy the declared admission requirements of Hacettepe University Regulations on Graduate Education and Examination and succeed in admission the test.

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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Students are required to complete a total of 120 ECTS (60 ECTS while taking the courses, 60 ECTS while writing the dissertation), have a minimum GPA of 2.75/4.00, finish writing the dissertation report in the defined duration and present it.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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The recognition of prior learning will be regulated in line with the related laws and regulations of Hacettepe University Regulations on Graduate Education and Examination.

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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The aim of our Master's Degree program is to prepare individuals who can guide the development and evaluation of curricula so that they enable students comprehend the nature of science and enhance meaningful learning, who can design effective teaching and learning environments, who possess higher order thinking skills, who utilize scientific principles in every part of their daily life and who are life-long learners.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Graduates of Department of Curriculum and Instruction find employment in both state and private organizations as education specialist to plan and execute in-service training programs. They also work as instructors at Education Faculties at Curriculum and Instruction Departments and other fields like History, English Language Teaching, etc.

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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The program offers 4 required and 14 elective, in total 18 courses. 4 required courses and 4 elective courses must be taken, and as a result, 50% of the courses are required, 50% of the courses are elective courses. One of the must courses is interdisciplinary Research Seminar Course. Elective courses can be taken both in fall and spring terms, both from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and other departments. Students are expected to fulfill a minimum of 120 ECTS (24 local credits minimum 8 courses and 1 dissertation). All the courses in the program are taught over a single term. For EPO643 Curriculum and Evaluation II course EPO642 Curriculum and Evaluation I course is prerequisite. For EPO624 Contemporary Approaches in Instructional Design course EPO618 Theories of Development and Learning course is prerequisite.

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Assessment and evaluation methods are determined by the related instructor/s and defined in ‘instruction plan' in the information package. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading will be regulated in line with the related laws and regulations of Hacettepe University Regulations on Graduate Education and Examination.

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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Curriculum and Instruction Specialist Program comprises;

-courses amounting to 60 ECTS

-a master's dissertation of 60 ECTS

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Prof. Dr. Nuray Senemoğlu

Division Chair of Curriculum and Instruction

Phone: (0312) 297 85 50

Fax: (0312) 299 20 27

Email: n.senem@hacettepe.edu.tr