ECONOM─░CS (ENG.)
Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program

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Departmen of economics is pursuing a master programme since 1973-1974 academic year, and pursuing the PhD programme since 1976-1977 academic year. The aim of the masters programme is to provide general economics knowledge and reseach methods in terms of theory and application, to the students at the graduate level. The aim of the PhD programme is to educate academics to the existing and newly opened universities and to provide an opprtunity to those who wish to specialize in certain branches of economics.

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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1. To have a degree from an undergraduate or graduate program (4 year program)

2. To have at least 2,5 GPA over full point of 4,00.

3. Applicants are required to score at least 70 standard points from equally weight categories of the Academic Staff and Graduate Education Examination (Akademik Personel ve Lisans├╝st├╝ E─čitimine Giri┼č S─▒nav─▒, ALES) organized by Measurement, Selection and Placement Center (├ľl├žme, Se├žme ve Yerle┼čtirme Merkezi, ├ľSYM). Alternatively, applicants are required to submit an equivalent score, determined by the Hacettepe University Senate, in the internationally recognized GRE and GMAT examinations.

4. Applicants are required to score at least 70 in the Foreign Knowledge in Foreign Language Placement Examination (Yabanc─▒ Dil Seviye Tespit S─▒nav─▒, YDS). Alternatively, applicants are required to submit an equivalent score from other foreign language examinations, held at the national or international level, whose equivalence is approved by ├ľSYM.

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

6. The students who are admitted to the program might be required to take relevant course/s from the Scientific Preparation Programme, in case deemed to be a necessary by the jury of the oral exam.

7. 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).

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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In case, their education found to be insufficient, to enroll in the undergraduate level of education for one or two semesters might be necessary, for those who were successful in the entrance exam and who have registered to the Institute of Social Sciences. In order for the student to gain masters degree, s/he must register for 7 must courses and also register for at least 2 elective courses. Hence s/he must complete 9 courses which is 24 local credits. Additionally, s/he is required to complete a masters thesis under the supervision of a supervisor. And finally to be successful in the thesis defence.

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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To have Bachelors degree from universities which is recognised by the Higher Education Institution.

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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The aim of the masters programme is to develop the candidates in economics

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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The graduates of the Hacettepe University Department of Economics masters programme, will have an oppurtunity to be employed in prestigeous institiutions or if they want they can continue their PhD education in Turkey or abroad.

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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Full time formal education

D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Examinations, assesments and grading are perfomed according to the Hacettepe University Graduate Legislation of Education and Training

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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In order for the student to gain masters degree, s/he must register for 7 must courses and also register for at least 2 elective courses. Hence s/he must complete 9 courses which is 24 local credits. Additionally, s/he is required to complete a masters thesis under the supervision of a supervisor. And finally to be successful in the thesis defence.

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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