Türkçe
Institute of Social Sciences History

Qualification Awarded

Master

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 History or other departments of the universities can apply to the master program provided that they have a minimum GPA of 2.30.

History

The Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities and Letters at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University started Barchelor’s and Master degree programs in the Academic Year 1994-1995. In the academic year 2010 - 2011, the department started evening education offering B. Sc. Degree, and since the academic year 2011-2012, Ph. D. degree program is available for those who desire further their studies in history.

Profile of the Programme

The mission of the History Department is not only to promote historical knowledge and related disciplines but also to get the students gain a perspective of awareness by which today's political, economic, social, cultural events are possible to evaluate in a comprehensive perspective.

Program Outcomes

1- They can read and use related resources written in Ottoman Turkish.
2- They adopt the principles of quality and productivity and use these principles actively in their academic activities.
3- They follow scientific methods in their academic research.
4- Thanks to the history as a discipline they conduct academic research, evaluate their findings and comment on them and promote their country's both material and moral values.
5- They get accustomed to utilize archives and use them for their academic studies effectively.
6- They identify and analyze the concepts of history, ideas and science and offer a perspective on behalf of the development of their community.
7- They get up to date with basic historical concepts, ideas and analyze data in accordance with historical methods.
8- They adopt the principles of objectivity and unprejudicedness; take into consideration communal, scientific and ethical values while conducting their research.
9- They comprehend common cultural heritage and promote to strengthen the belief for the development of their community in the future.
10- They acquire historical perspective by comparing past and present.
11- They acquire analytic and integral perspective.
12- They can collect the data, organize and present the findings in written and oral form following the historical and scientific methods.
13- A foreign language using the European Language Portfolio B2 level and using verbal and writing ability to communicate.
14- Using the informatics and communication technologies, with computer programs, as required by History field.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Each student must register for courses at the beginning of the semester and must attend at least 70% of the courses in order to be able to take the final exam. At least 1 midterm exam, final exam and unsuccessful students are subject to make-up exams for each course. The grade of the midterm exam is 50% and the final exam is 50%. All exams are evaluated over 100 points. The final exam grade must be at least 70. Students taking one of the (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB) and (CC) letter grades from a course are considered successful.

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

Graduates can work as an academician if they fulfill the terms of acceptance.

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.

Mode of Study

Graduate

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Bayram AKÇA (bakca@mu.edu.tr)

ECTS Coordinator

Research Assist. Mehmet Sait BENEK (m.s.benek@mu.edu.tr)

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TAR 5090 SEMINAR Required 0 2 6
TAR 5099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
TAR 5501 Ottoman Paleography Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5503 Eastern and Southern Policies of Ottoman State in New Age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5505 New Age Ottoman History Resources Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5507 Ottoman Law History Texts of Modern Age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5509 Establishment of the Ottoman Empire and Anatolian Principalities Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5511 Modern Age Ottoman Foreign Policy Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5513 Modern Age Ottoman History Resources Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5515 Modern Age Ottoman Socio-Economic History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5517 History of Ottoman Establishment in the Modern Age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5519 History of Modern Turkey Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5521 History of Contemporary World Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5523 History of Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5525 Analysis of Sources of the Turkey Repuclic History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5527 History of Turkish Law Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5529 Sources of Pre-Islamic Turkish History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5531 Sources of Medieval Historiography Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5533 Historical Text of Medieval Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5535 Arabic I Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5537 Persian I Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5539 Sources of Establishment Period of the Ottoman Principality Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5541 Byzantium Sources of Turkish History I Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5543 Land and Tax system of Ottoman state in new age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5545 The Relationship of Turkish-Hungarian in the End of 19th and 20th Centuries Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5547 The Text Translation of Hungarian I Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5549 Interrelations between Ancient East and Anatolia Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5551 The Sources and Methodology of Ancient History I Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5553 Ancient Anatolian Civilisations I Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5555 New age Ottoman naval history Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5557 Ottoman history of immigration in modern age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5559 Modern Age Ottoman-Russian Relations Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5561 Near East during 13th -16th Centuries Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5563 Material Culture in Ancient Turkey Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5565 History of Travel, Reading and Knowledge in Early Modern Period Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5567 Ottoman Manufacturing Sector and Industry Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
TAR 6561 Travelbooks Turkestan Elective 3 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TAR 5090-1 Seminar Required 0 2 6
TAR 5502 Diplomatic Text Analysis of Ottoman History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5504 Archive Texts of Ottoman Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5506 The History of Seljuks Organisation Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5508 Sources of Medieval Historiography Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5510 Socio-Economic History of the Established Period of Ottoman Empire Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5512 West Policy of Ottoman Empire in the Modern Age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5514 Daily Life in Ottoman Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5516 History of Turkish Modernization Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5518 Modern Age Ottoman Education History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5520 Foreign Policy of the Republic of Turkey Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5522 History of Turkish Democracy Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5524 Turkish Culture before Islam Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5526 Arabic II Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5528 Persian II Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5530 Byzantium Sources of Turkish History II Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5532 Interrelations between Ancient West and Anatolia Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5534 Ottoman Center and Country Organization in New Age Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5536 The Sources and Methodology of Ancient History II Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5538 History of Hungaria Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5540 The Text Translation of Hungarian II Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5542 Ancient Anatolian Civilisations II Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5544 Constitutional attempts in 19th century Ottoman state Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5546 19th century Balkan history Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5548 Modern Age Ottoman-Iranian Relations Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5550 Religion, Society and Politics in Anatolia during 13th-16th Centuries Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5552 Political and Social Gender in Turkish History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5554 Reform movements in 17th century Ottoman state Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5556 Steppe Tribes History Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5558 Turks in Islam Sources Elective 3 0 6
TAR 5702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TAR 5000 Thesis Required 0 0 24
TAR 5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
TAR 5000-1 Thesis Required 0 0 24
TAR 5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
SEMINAR25555544444431
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics14452444535214
Ottoman Paleography54344454343554
Eastern and Southern Policies of Ottoman State in New Age 14443444555511
New Age Ottoman History Resources 44445444555541
Ottoman Law History Texts of Modern Age44444445555541
Establishment of the Ottoman Empire and Anatolian Principalities24543454453445
Modern Age Ottoman Foreign Policy 13354453454445
Modern Age Ottoman History Resources 44543454434555
Modern Age Ottoman Socio-Economic History 24554345345445
History of Ottoman Establishment in the Modern Age13445544455445
History of Modern Turkey14444555555511
History of Contemporary World14444555555511
History of Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution14444455555511
Analysis of Sources of the Turkey Repuclic History14444555454455
History of Turkish Law13445445344555
Sources of Pre-Islamic Turkish History 14444555555511
Sources of Medieval Historiography 13455434445344
Historical Text of Medieval14433344444344
Arabic I 13331222222251
Persian I13111111111151
Sources of Establishment Period of the Ottoman Principality23454435443424
Byzantium Sources of Turkish History I14454453454344
Land and Tax system of Ottoman state in new age 24444555555521
The Relationship of Turkish-Hungarian in the End of 19th and 20th Centuries13444445555511
The Text Translation of Hungarian I13111111111151
Interrelations between Ancient East and Anatolia 14442455555511
The Sources and Methodology of Ancient History I15550555255512
Ancient Anatolian Civilisations I14443445555511
New age Ottoman naval history 13443455545425
Ottoman history of immigration in modern age23444555454545
Modern Age Ottoman-Russian Relations 13444544455434
Near East during 13th -16th Centuries14345443554454
Material Culture in Ancient Turkey11551554455513
History of Travel, Reading and Knowledge in Early Modern Period32551345554511
Ottoman Manufacturing Sector and Industry11551554455513
Specialization Field Course24443444444431
Travelbooks Turkestan11551554455513
               
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
Seminar24444445555521
Diplomatic Text Analysis of Ottoman History55555555555413
Archive Texts of Ottoman55555545455512
The History of Seljuks Organisation 15455555555511
Sources of Medieval Historiography34555555545412
Socio-Economic History of the Established Period of Ottoman Empire55555505555013
West Policy of Ottoman Empire in the Modern Age 13431444454311
Daily Life in Ottoman 35555555555522
History of Turkish Modernization14542444444411
Modern Age Ottoman Education History 24443444554411
Foreign Policy of the Republic of Turkey14441444455411
History of Turkish Democracy15241555555111
Turkish Culture before Islam13443434555223
Arabic II13111111111111
Persian II25545454544552
Byzantium Sources of Turkish History II13431444555511
Interrelations between Ancient West and Anatolia14444444455511
Ottoman Center and Country Organization in New Age 32443444554411
The Sources and Methodology of Ancient History II15554455545523
History of Hungaria15553555555532
The Text Translation of Hungarian II13333333555552
Ancient Anatolian Civilisations II14444445555511
Constitutional attempts in 19th century Ottoman state35555555545411
19th century Balkan history14424333454411
Modern Age Ottoman-Iranian Relations 14442444554411
Religion, Society and Politics in Anatolia during 13th-16th Centuries13444444445511
Political and Social Gender in Turkish History 15541345344411
Reform movements in 17th century Ottoman state 13433444554411
Steppe Tribes History11551554455513
Turks in Islam Sources11551554455513
Specialization Field Course24444455555521
               
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
Thesis44445555555531
Specialization Field Course34444455555531
               
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
Thesis34445555555531
Specialization Field Course34444555555531
               
 

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