GERMAN LANGUAGE and TEACH─░NG
Third Cycle Programmes
(Doctorate Degree/Doctor of Fine Arts)

D.1. General Information about Program

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German Language Teaching Doctoral Program of Foreign Language Education attached to Graduate School of Social Sciences consists of two stages that are taking courses and thesis study. The candidates have to have a postgraduate diploma of German Language Teaching or an equivalance to apply German Language Teaching PhD program. The candidates have to meet the requirements of ALES (Academic Personal and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) and foreign language score set by Hacettepe University, Graduate School of Social Sciences (Look at: H.U Graduate Education and Exam Regulations). The exam for graduate program is done as an interview. The language of the program is German.

The students have to take courses of 26 (24+2) credits, being at most 9 credits in a semester. the ones, having successfully completed 26 credits, take the proficiency exam after having met the requirements of Hacettepe University Graduate Education and Exam Regulations. The students who have passed successfully proficieny exam start to prepare doctoral thesis under the supervision of an advisor. The thesis is written in German. The students who have successfully defended their thesis are awarded with a diploma of German Language Teaching .

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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It is required to have a postgraduate diploma of German Language Teaching or an equivalance to apply German Language Teaching PhD program.

For further information, see the regulations on the web page of The Graduate School of Educational Sciences: http://www.egitimbilimlerienstitusu.hacettepe.edu.tr/

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

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It is required to have completed 120 (course load) +120 (thesis work) =240 ECTS credits, to have achieved at least 3.00 CPA according to 4 point grading system, to have successfully passed doctoral proficiency exam and doctoral thesis dissertation to get a PhD degree.

For further information, see the regulations on the web page of The Graduate School of Educational Sciences: http://www.egitimbilimlerienstitusu.hacettepe.edu.tr/

D.6. Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

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Students enrolling PHD program in the Division of German Language Teaching are those who have the diploma of Expertise in German Language Teaching or an equivalent diploma.

For further information, see the regulations on the web page of The Graduate School of Educational Sciences: http://www.egitimbilimlerienstitusu.hacettepe.edu.tr/

D.7. Goals and Objectives

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The PhD program in German Language Teaching is a program that trains scientists who consider social, cultural, professional, and scientific ethics; who are open to different ideas and cultures; who have creative and critical thinking skills; who aim to constantly develop oneself; who can perform analysis, synthesis, and critical evaluation of foreign language education both at national and international level; and who can develop innovative ideas, models, methods and applications that can be conducive to foreign language education in Turkey.

D.12. Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

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Graduate students of PhD degree can work at education and academic institutions besides various state and private sectors and ‘Foreign Affairs and European Union' departments of some Ministries.

D.13. Access to Further Studies

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D.14. Profile of the Programme

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The PhD program in German Language Teaching consists of four semesters of course work and four semesters of thesis study (extension is also possible up to another two semesters). The students are required to take 26 (24+2 credits PhD Proficiency Exam) credits (120 ECTS) of elective courses that are available in Autumn and Spring semesters. Thesis work, which starts following the PhD proficiency exam and the acceptance of the proposal, lasts four semesters (a total of 120 ECTS). This program, which requires completion of 240 ECTS, lasts a total of 5-6 years including course work and thesis.

A) In the program, taking elective courses from other departments are not required.

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D.15. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

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Assessment and Evaluation methods used in the classes are given in Curriculum in Package of Courses. As to the exams and pass marks, related clauses of ‘Hacettepe University Graduate Program Exam Regulations' are followed.

D.16. Graduation Requirements

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In order to gradue from German Language Teaching Graduate Program, completing 24-credits (with the condition of getting 12 credits most one term), having GPA of at least 3.00, succeding in Doctorate Proficiency Exam and Dissertation Defence.

D.17. Education Type

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1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director

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Prof. Dr. Ayten GENÇ

Head of the Division of German Language Teaching

E-Mail: dogu@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: +90(312) 297 85 75 - 130

Fax: +90(312) 297 61 19

Assoc. Prof. Dr. ┼×erife ├ťNVER

Bologna Coordinator

E-Mail: sunver@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: 0312 297 85 75

Fax: +90(312) 297 61 19

Assoc. Prof. Dr. ├çi─čdem ├ťNAL

Graduate Program of Bologna

E-Mail: cunal@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: 0312 297 85 75 - 132

Fax: +90(312) 297 61 19