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Graduate School Of Natural And Applied Sciences Biology

Qualification Awarded

The Master´s Degree in Biology program is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum

Specific Admission Requirements

Science degree in Bachelor and ALES (numeric) score which is determined by the Senate of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University is required. Students must have minimum score determined by Senate in UDS, TOEFL, TOEFL or equivalent examinations accepted by YÖK.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Graduation ECTS (Master) must be 90 and must defence a thesis in front of a selected jury

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in the Turkish Higher Education System. Muğla Sitki Kocman University and hence the all department is no exception to this.

History

Since 1996-1997, master's degree programme has been taking graduate students.

Profile of the Programme

The objective is to educate specialists who can do research in any specific issues related to biology resources, plan an experimental study in the laboratory, evaluate and present a report of implement experimental results and work in scientific research and development organization.

Program Outcomes

1- Be able to examine and interpret the literature on a chosen topic
2- Be able to use and define equipments at the theoretical level on related field
3- Be able to use all source in responding to a scientific problem and to learn the specifics of scientific research
4- Be able to apply scientific method to all questions and hypothesis-based research projects on related subject
5- Be able to use oral and written presentation techniques in the evaluation of scientific data within the framework of scientific rules
6- Be able to apply the proper statistical analysis to the experimental results.
7- Be able to interpret and evaluate data by using knowledge and skills in biology and develop evidence-based solutions to actual issues.
8- To follow the information and to communicate other colleagues using at least European Language Portfolio B1 level
9- To use computer software and information and communication technologies required in field with at the advanced level of European Computer Driving Licence
10- Be able to prepare scientific articles in which experimental results are given in a standard format
11- Be able to obtain sufficient experience and discipline required in the laboratory and field
12- Be able to adapt biological technologies to the problems of education, industry, agriculture, health and environment
13- Be able to incorporate into interdisciplinary work
14- Be able to raise awareness about new and emerging applications of related field and to learn this applications when its needed.
15- To follow new approaches and applications and be able to communicate with colleagues.
16- To organize activities and projects on related field.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade, the final examination grade and/or evaluation of final project, with the contributions of 40% and 60%, respectively. To pass any course, a Master's student must receive at least 70 out of 100. Students must repeat courses they have failed or may substitute courses the Department accepts as equivalent. The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”.

Graduation Requirements

The graduate program students throughout their education a total of 21 (90 ECTS) is not less than a minimum of seven courses, a seminar and thesis work must succeed. The students of Biology Program who meet the relevant requirements are awarded an MS degree.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The graduates may work in the government; in related departments of universities to conduct scientific research and educational activities as a faculty member, a research assistant or a specialist, in research institutes, museums of natural history, botanic gardens, arboretums, national parks, water product plants, marine sciences research institutes, General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works, Turkish Standards Institution, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Forestry and Hydraulic Works, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), zoos, treatment plants, customs control center and laboratory animals research labs. The graduates can work as teachers in private schools or schools under the regulation of The Ministry of National Education after meeting the qualifications of The Ministry of National Education. The graduates can work in pharmaceutical and medical companies, biotechnology firms, medical laboratories and food control laboratories in the private sector.

Access to Further Studies

Candidates who successfully completed undergraduate can enter the MSc programs with the condition of minimum required scores from the ALES and from the English language (UDS, TOEFL, IELTS, KPDS, etc.) exams.

Mode of Study

Master's of Science

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Hasan Sungur CİVELEK

ECTS Coordinator

Asist Prof.Dr. Bekir ÇÖL

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 5090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
BİY 5099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
BİY 5501 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY I Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5503 CYTOGENETICS Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5505 INSECT GENITAL PREPARATION TECHNIQUES Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5507 ZOOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5509 ENTOMOLOGICAL MUSEUM METHODS Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5511 STRUCTURE AND POLLUTION OF RIVER AND LAKES Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5513 RIVER ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5515 BACTERIA GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5517 PATHOGENETIC IN MICROORGANISMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5519 MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5521 ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5523 PRODUCTION OF SECONDARY METABOLITES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5525 BACTERIAL TOXINS AND DETERMINATION METHODS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5529 IMPORTANCE PLANT AREAS AND BIOLOGICAL RICHNESS OF TÜRKİYE Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5531 VEGETATION OF TURKEY I Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5533 RESISTANCE RECLAMATION BASES Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5535 Nature Conservation Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5537 MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF STRESS PHYSIOLOGY IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5539 TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOM POISONING Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5541 SYSTEMATIC MYCOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5543 MACROFUNGI CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5545 FUNGAL BIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5547 HORMONAL SYSTEM IN FISHES AND HORMONE APPLICATIONS Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5549 AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5551 ENDEMIC FISHES Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5553 FISH PARASITES Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5555 BEHAVIOURAL BIOLOGY OF THE ANIMALS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5557 LAGOON ECOLOGY AND SIGNIFICANCE Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5559 INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE MECHANISM IN INSECTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5561 GENE EXPRESSION MECHANISMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5563 GENETIC MARKERS AND USES Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5565 APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY Elective 2 2 6
BİY 5567 RESEARCH AND TEST METHODS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5569 BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF NATURAL PRODUCTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5571 MEDITERRANEAN ECOSYSTEMS Elective 2 2 6
BİY 5573 PLANT ASSAY CODES I Elective 2 2 6
BİY 5575 PLANT NUTRITION DISORDERS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5577 EPIGENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5579 BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUNGI Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5581 PHYSIOLOGY OF FUNGI Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5583 PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDER IN GARDEN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5585 BIOTECHNICS METHODS IN ENTOMOLOGY Required 3 0 6
BİY 5587 SYSTEMATİCS OF HYPOGEOUS FUNGİ Required 3 0 6
BİY 5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 5502 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY II Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5504 BIOSAFETY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5506 INSECT ENDOCRINOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5508 ADVANCED ENTOMOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5510 IMMATURE PERIODS OF THE INSECTS Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5512 DETERMINATION OF FRESH WATER ORGANISMS Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5514 ECOTOXICOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5516 PALEOMICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5518 MICROBIAL ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5520 MICROALGAE BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5522 EXPERIMENTALMICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5524 BASIC METHODS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5526 MEDICINAL PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5530 MEDICINAL AND ECONOMIC PLANTS OF TURKEY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5532 VEGETATION OF TURKEY II Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5534 Plant Stress Physiology Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5536 SOIL-PLANT-WATER RELATIONSHIPS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5538 TRANSPORT EVENTS IN CELL Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5540 TRUFFLE FUNGUS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5542 PARASITE FUNGI Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5544 FUNGAL ECOLOGY Elective 2 2 6
BİY 5546 ANESTHESIA TECHNIQUES IN AQUATIC ANIMALS Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5548 FISH SYSTEMATICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5550 FISH DISEASES Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5552 FISH BIOECOLOGY Elective 2 0 6
BİY 5554 BENTHOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5556 RESEARCH METHODS IN HYDROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5558 CURRENT ISSUES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5560 BIOCHEMISTRY OF NUCLEIC ACIDS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5562 INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5564 BIOINFORMATIC APPLICATIONS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5566 INSECT ECOLOGY Elective 2 2 6
BİY 5568 INDISTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5570 REPRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5572 PLANT ASSAY CODES II Elective 2 2 6
BİY 5574 RECENTLY INFORMATION IN PLANT NUTRITION AND SOIL SCIENCE Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5576 SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5578 ADVANCED METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5580 TAKSONOMY OF TRUFFLES Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5582 AGROBIODIVERSITY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5584 THE EFFECTS OF INVASIVE SPECIES ON BIODIVERSITY Elective 3 0 6
BİY 5586 BIOCIDAL PRODUCTS AND THEIR USAGE IN PUBLIC HEALTH Required 3 0 6
BİY 5702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 5000 Thesis Work Required 0 0 24
BİY 5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Seminar                
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics                
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY I4444444224433333
CYTOGENETICS4444434224433333
INSECT GENITAL PREPARATION TECHNIQUES5555255432543454
ZOOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE53534453342 4553
ENTOMOLOGICAL MUSEUM METHODS5555255332543454
STRUCTURE AND POLLUTION OF RIVER AND LAKES5555255432543454
RIVER ECOLOGY5353255432543454
BACTERIA GENETICS5455555454455454
PATHOGENETIC IN MICROORGANISMS5554545555554454
MICROBIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY5555555555555554
ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY5555555555555555
PRODUCTION OF SECONDARY METABOLITES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY5455455555555444
BACTERIAL TOXINS AND DETERMINATION METHODS5454445555555444
IMPORTANCE PLANT AREAS AND BIOLOGICAL RICHNESS OF TÜRKİYE4245444334342444
VEGETATION OF TURKEY I4355444342333555
RESISTANCE RECLAMATION BASES5544445554554544
Nature Conservation4445454353445454
MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF STRESS PHYSIOLOGY IN PLANTS4445545544544454
TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOM POISONING4443434243443543
SYSTEMATIC MYCOLOGY4443434243443543
MACROFUNGI CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES4443434243443543
FUNGAL BIOLOGY44434 4243443543
HORMONAL SYSTEM IN FISHES AND HORMONE APPLICATIONS5444444334354455
AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY4554544555545545
ENDEMIC FISHES4554544555545545
FISH PARASITES4554544555545545
BEHAVIOURAL BIOLOGY OF THE ANIMALS4554544555545545
LAGOON ECOLOGY AND SIGNIFICANCE4554544555545545
INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE MECHANISM IN INSECTS4355444335445544
GENE EXPRESSION MECHANISMS5445334335434444
GENETIC MARKERS AND USES5544555344453543
APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY5353445334245553
RESEARCH AND TEST METHODS5545555555444545
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF NATURAL PRODUCTS4544455454545454
MEDITERRANEAN ECOSYSTEMS4544355445344455
PLANT ASSAY CODES I3443554453445344
PLANT NUTRITION DISORDERS4554544353545454
EPIGENETICS4544455455454454
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUNGI4445554354544444
PHYSIOLOGICAL DISORDER IN GARDEN PLANTS4555454554445435
BIOTECHNICS METHODS IN ENTOMOLOGY4555455455454455
SYSTEMATİCS OF HYPOGEOUS FUNGİ3454454453444555
Specialization Field Course                
                 
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY II4444444224433333
BIOSAFETY4343434224433333
INSECT ENDOCRINOLOGY5353445334244553
ADVANCED ENTOMOLOGY5353445334244553
IMMATURE PERIODS OF THE INSECTS5555255332543454
DETERMINATION OF FRESH WATER ORGANISMS5555255432543454
ECOTOXICOLOGY5353445334243454
PALEOMICROBIOLOGY5445555554545454
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY5455455555555455
MICROALGAE BIOTECHNOLOGY5555555555555555
EXPERIMENTALMICROBIOLOGY5555555555555555
BASIC METHODS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY5555555555555555
MEDICINAL PLANTS3255335232243455
MEDICINAL AND ECONOMIC PLANTS OF TURKEY3255335 32243455
VEGETATION OF TURKEY II4355444342333555
Plant Stress Physiology5444544353444444
SOIL-PLANT-WATER RELATIONSHIPS5555554353544444
TRANSPORT EVENTS IN CELL5445544544445455
TRUFFLE FUNGUS4443434243443543
PARASITE FUNGI4443434243443543
FUNGAL ECOLOGY4443434243443543
ANESTHESIA TECHNIQUES IN AQUATIC ANIMALS5544323335554543
FISH SYSTEMATICS4554544555545545
FISH DISEASES4554544555545545
FISH BIOECOLOGY4554544555545545
BENTHOLOGY4554544555545545
RESEARCH METHODS IN HYDROBIOLOGY4554544555545545
CURRENT ISSUES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY5344434334333444
BIOCHEMISTRY OF NUCLEIC ACIDS4544434334554455
INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE GENETICS4355444335445544
BIOINFORMATIC APPLICATIONS5454445544545455
INSECT ECOLOGY 353445334244553
INDISTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY5555555555555555
REPRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS5545444554554454
PLANT ASSAY CODES II3454545454454455
RECENTLY INFORMATION IN PLANT NUTRITION AND SOIL SCIENCE5454444353444454
SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY4545455544555444
ADVANCED METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY5554455444545444
TAKSONOMY OF TRUFFLES4554454444545554
AGROBIODIVERSITY4454555445554554
THE EFFECTS OF INVASIVE SPECIES ON BIODIVERSITY4544455545435545
BIOCIDAL PRODUCTS AND THEIR USAGE IN PUBLIC HEALTH4544545443555544
Specialization Field Course                
                 
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Thesis Work                 
Specialization Field Course                
                 
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
                 
 

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