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Graduate School Of Natural And Applied Sciences Biology

Qualification Awarded

The PhD degree in Biology program is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum

Specific Admission Requirements

Master school certificate is required. Application to the PD program with master certificate depends on conformity condition of PHD. Candidates must have science base ALES score determined by Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Senate. Students must have UDS, TOEFL, TOEFL or equivalent examinations accepted by YOK whose minimum score determined by Senate in languages of English, German and French.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Graduation ECTS (PhD) must be 180 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 2005-2006, doctorate programme has been taking graduate students.

Profile of the Programme

The objective is to educate PhD 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 program provided a total of not less than 24-30 local credits, a qualifying examination, thesis proposal, thesis and dissertation defense consists of the presentation. Consists of compulsory and elective courses in graduate courses. 180-240 ECTS total number of credits of the program. Students who have the relevant conditions are awarded to Doctoral in Biology

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, instructor, 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

Graduates with PhD may work as a postdoc in TURKEY or abroad

Mode of Study

Philosophy of Doctorate

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 6701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY6099 Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics Required 3 0 6
BİY6501 PLANT CELL CULTURES Elective 2 0 6
BİY6503 KLASIK BITKI ISLAHI TEKNIKLERI Elective 3 0 6
BİY6505 INSECT BEHAVIOURS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6507 LAKE ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6509 ANTIMICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY Elective 2 0 6
BİY6511 TRANSMISSION MECHANISMS IN MICROORGANISMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6513 Microbial Enzymes Elective 3 0 6
BİY6515 COSMETICS MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6517 ACTINOMYCETES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6519 BACTERIA METABOLISM Elective 3 0 6
BİY6521 SOIL AND PLANT ELEMENTS ANALYSIS Elective 2 2 6
BİY6523 ADAPTATION MECHANISMS IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6525 OXIDATIVE STRESS IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6527 MACROFUNGI SYSTEMATIC Elective 2 2 6
BİY6529 STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIOLOGY Elective 2 2 6
BİY6531 FISH CYTOGENETICS Elective 2 0 6
BİY6533 BIOLOGICAL METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING THE WATER QUALITY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6535 POLLUTION ECOLOGY OF FRESH WATER ORGANISMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6537 GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6539 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CANCER Elective 3 0 6
BİY6541 QUANTITATIVE GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6543 MOLECULAR EVOLUTION Elective 3 0 6
BİY6545 GENE, PROTEIN AND ANTIBODY TECHNOLOGIES Elective 3 0 6
BİY6547 POPULATION ECOLOGY OF THE ANIMALS Elective 2 2 6
BİY6549 BIOLOGICAL STRUGGLE METHODS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6551 PESTICIDE TOXICOLOGY Elective 2 0 6
BİY6555 PLANT GROWTH REGULATOR Elective 3 0 6
BİY6557 MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF FUNGI Elective 3 0 6
BİY6559 TRANSGENIC PLANT TECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6569 ANIMAL CELL CULTURE Elective 3 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
BİY 6702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY6502 IN VITRO CLONAL MULTIPLICATION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS Elective 2 0 6
BİY6504 INSECT PHYSIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6506 DIPTERA SYSTEMATICS Elective 2 0 6
BİY6508 DETERMINATION OF WATER QUALITY BY PHYSICO CHEMICAL METHODS Elective 2 0 6
BİY6510 WATER AND SEWAGE MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6512 COUNTING METHODS IN MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6514 MICROBIAL BIONANOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6516 EXTREMOPHILES Elective 3 0 6
BİY6518 BIOFILM AND ANTIBIOFILM Elective 3 0 6
BİY6520 CODE OF PHYTOSOCIOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE Elective 3 0 6
BİY6522 PRODUCTIVITY ANAYSIS Elective 2 2 6
BİY6524 HEAVY METAL STRESS IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6526 MEDICAL FUNGI Elective 2 2 6
BİY6528 MYCORRHIZA Elective 2 2 6
BİY6530 PRODUCTION OF Elective 2 0 6
BİY6532 WORLD ECOSYSTEMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6534 USAGE AND METHOD OF FRESH WATER BODIES Elective 3 0 6
BİY6536 BIOLOGICAL MONITORING IN FRESH WATER Elective 3 0 6
BİY6538 IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6540 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND CELL Elective 3 0 6
BİY6542 CONSERVATION GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6544 POPULATION GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6546 TEST AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUE IN BIOLOGY Elective 2 2 6
BİY6548 INSECT-FOOD RELATIONS AND DURABILITY MECHANISMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6550 BIOPESTICIDES Elective 3 0 6
BİY6554 ADVANCED PLANT BREEDING Elective 3 0 6
BİY6556 ENZYME KINETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY6558 EUCARYOTIC GENE REGULATION Elective 3 0 6
BİY6560 GENETIC CYTOGENETIC AND MOLECULAR STANDARDS OF PLANT BREEDING Elective 3 0 6
BİY6562 RESEARCH METHODS OF PHYTOSOCIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY6564 Truffle Ecology Required 2 2 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY 6800 Preparation for the qualification examination Required 0 0 24
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY 6900 Thesis Proposal Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6705 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY 6901 Thesis Work (1.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6706 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY 6902 Thesis Work (2.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6707 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY 6903 Thesis Work (3.TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 6708 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY 6904 Thesis Work (Thesis Defense) Required 0 0 24
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Scientific Research Techniques and Publishing Ethics                
PLANT CELL CULTURES4444444224433333
KLASIK BITKI ISLAHI TEKNIKLERI4443434224433333
INSECT BEHAVIOURS5353345334244553
LAKE ECOLOGY5353255432543454
ANTIMICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY5544555555455455
TRANSMISSION MECHANISMS IN MICROORGANISMS5455455555555454
Microbial Enzymes5454554555555444
COSMETICS MICROBIOLOGY5455455555555544
ACTINOMYCETES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY5455455555555444
BACTERIA METABOLISM5555555555554454
SOIL AND PLANT ELEMENTS ANALYSIS4444554353544444
ADAPTATION MECHANISMS IN PLANTS5444544544554 55
OXIDATIVE STRESS IN PLANTS5444545544554454
MACROFUNGI SYSTEMATIC4443434243443543
STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIOLOGY5454535544455454
FISH CYTOGENETICS4554544555545545
BIOLOGICAL METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING THE WATER QUALITY4554544555545545
POLLUTION ECOLOGY OF FRESH WATER ORGANISMS4554544555545545
GENETIC ENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY4344534333244455
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CANCER4333434333233444
QUANTITATIVE GENETICS5255555343453543
MOLECULAR EVOLUTION5455555345454543
GENE, PROTEIN AND ANTIBODY TECHNOLOGIES5553454534544454
POPULATION ECOLOGY OF THE ANIMALS4554544555545545
BIOLOGICAL STRUGGLE METHODS4555444554455454
PESTICIDE TOXICOLOGY4544455454544455
PLANT GROWTH REGULATOR5544454353444444
MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF FUNGI4545455444455445
TRANSGENIC PLANT TECHNOLOGY4444434224433333
ANIMAL CELL CULTURE44444 3333344444
                 
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Seminar                
Specialization Field Course                
IN VITRO CLONAL MULTIPLICATION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS4444444224433333
INSECT PHYSIOLOGY5353445334244553
DIPTERA SYSTEMATICS5555255332543454
DETERMINATION OF WATER QUALITY BY PHYSICO CHEMICAL METHODS5555255432543454
WATER AND SEWAGE MICROBIOLOGY4444444554455454
COUNTING METHODS IN MICROBIOLOGY4444455554544444
MICROBIAL BIONANOTECHNOLOGY5555555555555555
EXTREMOPHILES5555455555555544
BIOFILM AND ANTIBIOFILM5455454555554444
CODE OF PHYTOSOCIOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE3355434433343445
PRODUCTIVITY ANAYSIS5544445353544444
HEAVY METAL STRESS IN PLANTS5544545544554455
MEDICAL FUNGI4443434243443543
MYCORRHIZA4443434243443543
PRODUCTION OF 54543333234433 4
WORLD ECOSYSTEMS4554544555545545
USAGE AND METHOD OF FRESH WATER BODIES4554544555545545
BIOLOGICAL MONITORING IN FRESH WATER4554544555545545
IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY4344 24332234444
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND CELL4344534333333444
CONSERVATION GENETICS5455555344554544
POPULATION GENETICS5355555344453543
TEST AND EVALUATION TECHNIQUE IN BIOLOGY5445555554445445
INSECT-FOOD RELATIONS AND DURABILITY MECHANISMS5334554554445545
BIOPESTICIDES3444555454545454
ADVANCED PLANT BREEDING 4535445445454545
ENZYME KINETICS4545535445455455
EUCARYOTIC GENE REGULATION4544455455455444
GENETIC CYTOGENETIC AND MOLECULAR STANDARDS OF PLANT BREEDING4443434224433333
RESEARCH METHODS OF PHYTOSOCIOLOGY4544455544445554
Truffle Ecology4544445554554454
                 
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Preparation for the qualification examination                
                 
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Thesis Proposal                
                 
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Thesis Work (1.TİK)                
                 
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Thesis Work (2.TİK)                
                 
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Thesis Work (3.TİK)                
                 
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course                
Thesis Work (Thesis Defense)                
                 
 

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