Türkçe
Institute of Social Sciences Archaeology

Qualification Awarded

Specialist Archaeologist

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates for application to graduate program must; a) Have a bachelor's degree from Turkish or foreign faculties or colleges which are approved by the Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK), b) Have at least 55 points from ALES or an equivalent point from one of the exams accepted by the Interuniversitary Institute.

Qualification Requirements

In order to achieve sufficiency in the program, students must successfully complete all the courses (Z/S) enrolled in the program (120 ECTS credits), pass the thesis study and the courses they have taken during the thesis period and successfully defend their theses, as minimum qualification criteria for the program.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Candidates who have graduated from the archeology or other departments of the universities can apply to the master program provided that they have a minimum GPA of 2.40. Students coming from outside the archeology departments must pass the scientific preparation process. Issues in relation to the lateral transfer are based on the 8th Article of the Regulation on Graduate Education.

History

Our department was established in 1993 with the name of the Department of Archeology and Art History so to include the disciplines of Archaeology and Art History within the Faculty of Science and Letters. Graduate education is being provided since 1996. In teh academic year of 2005-2006 our department started to provide undergraduate education. The doctoral education is provided since 2012

Profile of the Programme

Through the master program our department aims to make the students sepacialists in their profession as archaeologists and in the meantime, to teach the ancient civilizations, especially from Anatolia, together with all cultural elements, to enable them making sense of artistic and intellectual creations, and to teach analytically interpret the connection between past and present within the context of cause and effect.

Program Outcomes

1- The students will sufficiently define, comment on and date the archaeological material. They will gain a multifaceted perspective on correlating the past and the future.
2- They will gain a life-long learning habit using their knowledge and ability in Archaeology
3- They will have ability on commenting on the material of ancient architecture, pottery and sculpture, which form the basis of the modern archaeology education.
4- They can do documentation using classical methods and advanced technology. They can make it utilizable for the other fields.
5- They can analysis the archaeological datas and convert this datas to scientific research.
6- They will have some abilities to relate archaeologicaldatas with archaeometry and similar sciences
7- They will have ethics and creativeness to spread on this job to community
8- They can route the archaeological datas to social sciences
9- They will have informations deeply about carian art, architecture and culture
10- The students will have specialism about ancient colonization and trade. They can also comment the relations between western Anatolia and other regions in Early Iron age
11- The students will have informations deeply about the relations between caria and adjacent regions as Ionia.
12- They will have specialism about Cultural Resource Management, History of Archaeology, Archaeology and the politics
13- They will have information deeply about Early Christanism and Byzantine datas from Southwestern Anatolia. They will also comment art and architecture with this datas

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Student are evaluated and graded according to 11th article of the Regulation on Graduate Education at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University. The examination is performed as mid-term, final and make-up exams. In order for the student to take the final exam he/she must have attended at least 70% of the theoretical courses. The examimation is performed in written, oral, written-applied and oral-applied methods. For each course, at least one midterm exam is held in the related semester. In order to be successful in a course, the final grade must be at least CC.

Graduation Requirements

The normal duration of the program is 2 years. In order to graduate from the master program, student are required to complete at least seven courses, one seminar an done thesis study. The course on specialized field, seminar and the thesis study are courses with credit and are graded as successful (GG) or unsuccessful (KK). The student who succeed chooses the thesis advisor. Afterwards, the student writes his/her thesis in accordance with the “Thesis Writing Guide” and submits at least one printed and one electronical copy at least one month before the date of the thesis defense. The student who successfully passed the thesis defense is entitled to graduate.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Employment Opportunities for the Graduates: the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, General Directorate of Monuments and Museums, Conservation Board Directorates, State Museums, Private Museums, specialist, consultant or researcher in institutions like DÖSİM, researcher in universities.

Access to Further Studies

Students who completed the graduate program can study for their PhD degree in accordance with the regulations ofthe Turkish Higher Education on Higher Education. Admission to the PhD program is determined within the framework of the Regulation of the Institute of Social Sciences of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University on Higher Education.

Mode of Study

Master Program

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Adnan DİLER

ECTS Coordinator

Asist Prof.Dr. Özlem VAPUR

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ARK 5090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
ARK 5099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
ARK 5501 Ancient Architecture of Anatolia I Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5503 Anatolian Sculpture Before the Iron Age Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5505 Concepts of Art and Aesthetic Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5507 Colonization Movements and Trade in the Ancient World Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5509 The Relations Between Western Anatolia and Greece in the Early Iron Age Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5511 Anatolian Pottery in Archaic and Classical Period I Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5513 Protogeometric and Geometric Ionian Archaeology Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5515 Gods and Cults in Caria Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5517 Pottery Industry in the Roman Period Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5519 History of Archaeology Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5521 Greek Epigraphy: Reading of the Selected Texts Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5523 Important Settlements in the Early-Christian-Byzantine Period Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5525 Byzantine Research in South-Western Anatolia I Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5527 The Architecture of the Hekatomnids’ Period I Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5529 Geoarchaeology Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5531 Cultural Resources Management Studies Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5533 Burial Customs in Caria I Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5535 Pergamon and Hellenistic Culture Elective 9 0 6
ARK 5537 Roman Numismatics Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5539 Eating and Drinking Culture in the Early Iron Age Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5541 Human and death in antiquity Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5543 Human and Culture in Antiquity Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5547 Greek Numismatics Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ARK 5090-1 Seminar Required 0 2 6
ARK 5502 Ancient Architecture of Anatolia II Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5504 Archaic and Classical Period Sculpture in the Western Anatolia Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5506 The Culture of Conservation and the Legislation Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5508 Settlement Research in Caria Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5510 Burial Customs in Caria II Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5512 Anatolian Pottery in Archaic and Classical Period II Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5514 Artistic and Industrial Productions in the Coastal Caria Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5516 Persian Satrapies in the Western Anatolia Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5518 Archaeology and Politics Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5520 The Architecture of the Hekatomnids’ Period II Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5522 Common Ware in the Roman Period Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5524 Western Anatolia and Rome Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5526 Greek Literature: Reading of the Selected Texts Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5528 Christian Iconography Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5530 Byzantine Research in South-western Anatolia I Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5532 7th and 6th Century BC Pottery in Middle and Western Anatolia Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5534 The Monument Archiyecture in the Ancient Period: Form, Typology and Function Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5536 The socio-economics structure of prehistoric societies Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5538 Daily life in Archaic Age Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5540 Belief Systems in Eastern Mediterranean Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5542 Diffisionism in Antiquity Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5546 Method and Theory in Archaeology: Introduction Elective 3 0 6
ARK 5702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ARK 5000 Thesis Required 0 0 24
ARK 5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ARK 5000-1 Thesis Required 0 0 24
ARK 5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Seminar5555555555555
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics5525525241111
Ancient Architecture of Anatolia I5553511142511
Anatolian Sculpture Before the Iron Age5553511143511
Concepts of Art and Aesthetic5553541531215
Colonization Movements and Trade in the Ancient World5551511115311
The Relations Between Western Anatolia and Greece in the Early Iron Age 5551511135411
Anatolian Pottery in Archaic and Classical Period I5551511134411
Protogeometric and Geometric Ionian Archaeology5551511123511
Gods and Cults in Caria5551511141413
Pottery Industry in the Roman Period5551511114313
History of Archaeology5551511111143
Greek Epigraphy: Reading of the Selected Texts5551551511111
Important Settlements in the Early-Christian-Byzantine Period5551551511115
Byzantine Research in South-Western Anatolia I5551551531415
The Architecture of the Hekatomnids’ Period I5551151112411
Geoarchaeology5555551511111
Cultural Resources Management Studies5555555511151
Burial Customs in Caria I5551511141411
Pergamon and Hellenistic Culture5555555543350
Roman Numismatics0000000000000
Eating and Drinking Culture in the Early Iron Age0000000000000
Human and death in antiquity0000000000000
Human and Culture in Antiquity0000000000000
Greek Numismatics0000000000000
Specialization Field Course5555555555555
              
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Seminar5555555555555
Ancient Architecture of Anatolia II5551511131311
Archaic and Classical Period Sculpture in the Western Anatolia5551511141511
The Culture of Conservation and the Legislation5555555511151
Settlement Research in Caria5551511155515
Burial Customs in Caria II5551511152513
Anatolian Pottery in Archaic and Classical Period II5551511124511
Artistic and Industrial Productions in the Coastal Caria5555151115351
Persian Satrapies in the Western Anatolia5551511132411
Archaeology and Politics5551551511151
The Architecture of the Hekatomnids’ Period II5551511152411
Common Ware in the Roman Period5551511120000
Western Anatolia and Rome5551511124311
Greek Literature: Reading of the Selected Texts5551551511111
Christian Iconography5551551511115
Byzantine Research in South-western Anatolia I5551540551415
7th and 6th Century BC Pottery in Middle and Western Anatolia5551511124411
The Monument Archiyecture in the Ancient Period: Form, Typology and Function 5555555555555
The socio-economics structure of prehistoric societies5555555555555
Daily life in Archaic Age5555555555555
Belief Systems in Eastern Mediterranean0000000000000
Diffisionism in Antiquity0000000000000
Method and Theory in Archaeology: Introduction0000000000000
Specialization Field Course5555555555555
              
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Thesis5555555555555
Specialization Field Course5555555555555
              
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Thesis5555555555555
Specialization Field Course5555555555555
              
 

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