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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

The proficiency profile of the Master Science programe is as follows: The higher education level QF-EHEA: 2nd level. The higher education level EQF-LLL: 7th level. The proficiency level of higher education is at the 7th level and the license is 90-120 ECTS. 1 ECTS = 30 is hours. Graduation ECTS (Master) must be 90-120 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 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
BİY5501 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY I Elective 2 0 6
BİY5503 CYTOGENETICS Elective 2 0 6
BİY5507 ZOOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE Elective 3 0 6
BİY5509 ENTOMOLOGICAL MUSEUM METHODS Elective 2 0 6
BİY5511 STRUCTURE AND POLLUTION OF RIVER AND LAKES Elective 2 0 6
BİY5513 RIVER ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5531 VEGETATION OF TURKEY I Elective 3 0 6
BİY5533 RESISTANCE RECLAMATION BASES Elective 3 0 6
BİY5537 MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF STRESS PHYSIOLOGY IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5539 TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOM POISONING Elective 3 0 6
BİY5541 SYSTEMATIC MYCOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5543 MACROFUNGI CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES Elective 2 0 6
BİY5549 AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5551 ENDEMIC FISHES Elective 3 0 6
BİY5557 LAGOON ECOLOGY AND SIGNIFICANCE Elective 3 0 6
BİY5559 INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE MECHANISM IN INSECTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5561 GENE EXPRESSION MECHANISMS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5567 RESEARCH AND TEST METHODS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5569 BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF NATURAL PRODUCTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5571 MEDITERRANEAN ECOSYSTEMS Elective 2 2 6
BİY5573 PLANT ASSAY CODES I Elective 2 2 6
BİY5575 PLANT NUTRITION DISORDERS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5577 EPIGENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5589 Chromosomes - Basic Concepts and Mechanisms Elective 3 0 6
BİY5597 KLASİK BİTKİ ISLAHI TEKNİKLERİ Elective 3 0 6
BİY5599 INSECT BEHAVIOR Elective 3 0 4
BİY5601 LAKE ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5605 MICROBIAL ENZYMES Elective 3 0 6
BİY5607 COSMETIC MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5609 ADAPTATION MECHANISMS IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5611 OXIDATIVE STRESS IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5613 MAKROFUNGUS SİSTEMATİĞİ Elective 2 0 6
BİY5617 FISH CYTOGENETICS Elective 2 0 6
BİY5619 SU KALİTESİNİ BELİRLEMEK İÇİN BİYOLOJİK YÖNTEMLER Elective 3 0 4
BİY5621 TATLISU ORGANİZMALARININ KİRLİLİK EKOLOJİLERİ Elective 3 0 6
BİY5625 KANSERİN MOLEKÜLER BİYOLOJİSİ Elective 3 0 6
BİY5627 KANTİTATİF GENETİK Elective 3 0 6
BİY5629 MOLEKÜLER EVRİM Elective 3 0 6
BİY5631 GEN, PROTEİN VE ANTİKOR TEKNOLOJİLERİ Elective 3 0 6
BİY5633 BİYOLOJİK MÜCADELE METOTLARI Elective 3 0 6
BİY5635 PESTİSİT TOKSİKOLOJİSİ Elective 2 0 6
BİY5637 BITKİ BÜYÜME REGÜLATÖRLERİ Elective 3 0 6
BİY5639 FUNGİNİN MOLEKÜLER ANALİZİ Elective 3 0 4
BİY5641 TRANSGENİK BİTKİ TEKNOLOJİSİ Elective 3 0 6
BİY5643 ANIMAL CELL CULTURE Elective 3 0 6
BİY5647 TURKEY'S BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND IMPORTANT PLANT AREAS Elective 3 0 4
BİY5649 FISH PARASITES Elective 2 0 4
BİY5651 BEHAVIOURAL BIOLOGY OF THE ANIMALS Elective 3 0 4
BİY5653 GENETIC MARKERS AND THEIR USE Elective 3 0 4
BİY5701 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
FBE5090 Araştırma Yöntemleri ve Bilimsel Etik ** Required 2 0 2
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY 5536 SOIL-PLANT-WATER RELATIONSHIPS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5090 Seminar Required 0 2 6
BİY5502 PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY II Elective 3 0 6
BİY5504 BIOSAFETY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5510 IMMATURE PERIODS OF THE INSECTS Elective 2 0 6
BİY5516 PALEOMICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5518 MICROBIAL ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5520 MICROALGAE BIOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5530 MEDICINAL AND ECONOMIC PLANTS OF TURKEY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5532 VEGETATION OF TURKEY II Elective 3 0 6
BİY5534 Plant Stress Physiology Elective 3 0 6
BİY5538 TRANSPORT EVENTS IN CELL Elective 3 0 6
BİY5548 FISH SYSTEMATICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5552 FISH BIOECOLOGY Elective 2 0 6
BİY5556 RESEARCH METHODS IN HYDROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5560 BIOCHEMISTRY OF NUCLEIC ACIDS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5562 INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5564 BIOINFORMATIC APPLICATIONS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5566 INSECT ECOLOGY Elective 2 2 6
BİY5568 INDISTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5570 REPRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5572 PLANT ASSAY CODES II Elective 2 2 6
BİY5578 ADVANCED METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5588 Current Issues in Molecular Biology Elective 3 0 4
BİY5590 REPRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 4
BİY5592 RECENTLY INFORMATION IN PLANT NUTRITION AND SOIL SCIENCE Elective 3 0 4
BİY5594 EFFECTS OF INVASIVE SPECIES ON BIODIVERSITY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5596 BIOCIDAL PRODUCTS AND THEIR USAGE IN PUBLIC HEALTH Elective 3 0 4
BİY5598 IN VITRO CLONAL MULTIPLICATION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS Elective 2 0 4
BİY5600 HEAVY METAL STRESS IN PLANTS Elective 3 0 4
BİY5602 MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS Elective 2 2 6
BİY5604 MYCORRHIZAE Elective 2 2 6
BİY5606 BIOLOGICAL MONITORING IN FRESH WATER Elective 3 0 6
BİY5608 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND CELLULAR REGULATION Elective 3 0 6
BİY5612 POPULATION GENETICS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5614 BIOPESTICIDES Elective 3 0 6
BİY5618 Eukaryotic Gene Regulation Elective 3 0 6
BİY5620 GENETIC, CYTOGENETIC AND MOLECULAR PRINCIPLES OF PLANT BREEDING Elective 3 0 6
BİY5622 PLANT SOCIOLOGY RESEARCH METHODS Elective 3 0 6
BİY5624 EXPERIMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY Elective 3 0 4
BİY5626 INSECT PHYSIOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5628 SYSTEMATIC OF DIPTERA Elective 2 0 6
BİY5630 DETERMINATION OF WATER QUALITY BY PHYSICOCHEMICAL METHODS Elective 2 0 6
BİY5632 MICROBIOLOGY OF WATER AND WASTEWATER Elective 3 0 4
BİY5634 MICROBIOLOGICAL COUNT TECHNIQUES Elective 3 0 6
BİY5636 MICROBIAL BIONANOTECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 6
BİY5638 EXTREMOPHILES Elective 3 0 6
BİY5640 PLANT SOCIOLOGY NOMENCLATOR Elective 3 0 6
BİY5642 TRUFFLE FUNGI Elective 3 0 4
BİY5702 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
FBE5500 PROJE GELİŞTİRME VE YÖNETİMİ Elective 3 0 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY5703 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİY5704 Specialization Field Course Required 4 0 6
BİY5801 Thesis Work Required 0 0 24
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

0 - Etkisi Yok, 1 - En Düşük, 2 - Düşük, 3 - Orta, 4 - Yüksek, 5 - En Yüksek

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY I4444444224433333
CYTOGENETICS4444434224433333
ZOOLOGICAL NOMENCLATURE5353445334244553
ENTOMOLOGICAL MUSEUM METHODS5555255432543454
STRUCTURE AND POLLUTION OF RIVER AND LAKES5555255432543454
RIVER ECOLOGY53534453 4244553
VEGETATION OF TURKEY I4355444342333555
RESISTANCE RECLAMATION BASES5544445554554544
MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF STRESS PHYSIOLOGY IN PLANTS4445545544544454
TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOM POISONING4443434243443543
SYSTEMATIC MYCOLOGY4443434243443543
MACROFUNGI CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES4443434243443543
AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY4554544555545545
ENDEMIC FISHES4554544555545545
LAGOON ECOLOGY AND SIGNIFICANCE4554544555545545
INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE MECHANISM IN INSECTS5443434335554344
GENE EXPRESSION MECHANISMS5445334335434444
RESEARCH AND TEST METHODS5445555555444545
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF NATURAL PRODUCTS4554533454453434
MEDITERRANEAN ECOSYSTEMS4544355445344455
PLANT ASSAY CODES I3454545454454455
PLANT NUTRITION DISORDERS4554544353545454
EPIGENETICS4444434224433333
Chromosomes - Basic Concepts and Mechanisms44 4545344444544
KLASİK BİTKİ ISLAHI TEKNİKLERİ4443434224333333
INSECT BEHAVIOR5353445334244553
LAKE ECOLOGY5353445334244553
MICROBIAL ENZYMES5454554555555444
COSMETIC MICROBIOLOGY5455455555555544
ADAPTATION MECHANISMS IN PLANTS5444544544554455
OXIDATIVE STRESS IN PLANTS3444555454545454
MAKROFUNGUS SİSTEMATİĞİ4443434243443543
FISH CYTOGENETICS4554544555545545
SU KALİTESİNİ BELİRLEMEK İÇİN BİYOLOJİK YÖNTEMLER4554544555545545
TATLISU ORGANİZMALARININ KİRLİLİK EKOLOJİLERİ4554544555545545
KANSERİN MOLEKÜLER BİYOLOJİSİ4333434333233444
KANTİTATİF GENETİK5255555343455343
MOLEKÜLER EVRİM5455555345454543
GEN, PROTEİN VE ANTİKOR TEKNOLOJİLERİ5553454534544454
BİYOLOJİK MÜCADELE METOTLARI4545454545454545
PESTİSİT TOKSİKOLOJİSİ4544445454544 54
BITKİ BÜYÜME REGÜLATÖRLERİ5544454353444444
FUNGİNİN MOLEKÜLER ANALİZİ4545454545454545
TRANSGENİK BİTKİ TEKNOLOJİSİ5444343544554434
ANIMAL CELL CULTURE4544433333344444
TURKEY'S BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND IMPORTANT PLANT AREAS5444334344454345
FISH PARASITES4545454545445554
BEHAVIOURAL BIOLOGY OF THE ANIMALS5455555345454543
GENETIC MARKERS AND THEIR USE5455555345454543
Specialization Field Course4535455435443551
Araştırma Yöntemleri ve Bilimsel Etik **5444454345554354
                 
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
SOIL-PLANT-WATER RELATIONSHIPS5444454344444453
Seminar4535455435443551
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY II4454444344544434
BIOSAFETY4343434224433333
IMMATURE PERIODS OF THE INSECTS5555254432543454
PALEOMICROBIOLOGY5445555554545454
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY5455455555555455
MICROALGAE BIOTECHNOLOGY55555 5555555555
MEDICINAL AND ECONOMIC PLANTS OF TURKEY3255335232243455
VEGETATION OF TURKEY II4245335332342444
Plant Stress Physiology4445555344434544
TRANSPORT EVENTS IN CELL5445544544445455
FISH SYSTEMATICS4554544555545545
FISH BIOECOLOGY4554544555545545
RESEARCH METHODS IN HYDROBIOLOGY4454554444444544
BIOCHEMISTRY OF NUCLEIC ACIDS4544434334554455
INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE GENETICS4355444335445544
BIOINFORMATIC APPLICATIONS4454554444444454
INSECT ECOLOGY3535445334245553
INDISTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY5555555555555555
REPRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS5545444554554454
PLANT ASSAY CODES II3443554453445344
ADVANCED METHODS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY4444455554544444
Current Issues in Molecular Biology4444455554544444
REPRODUCTION AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS5545444554554454
EFFECTS OF INVASIVE SPECIES ON BIODIVERSITY5455555344554544
BIOCIDAL PRODUCTS AND THEIR USAGE IN PUBLIC HEALTH4444455554544444
IN VITRO CLONAL MULTIPLICATION TECHNIQUES IN PLANTS4444444224433333
HEAVY METAL STRESS IN PLANTS5544545544554455
MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS4443434243443543
MYCORRHIZAE4443434243443543
BIOLOGICAL MONITORING IN FRESH WATER4554544555545545
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND CELLULAR REGULATION4344534333333444
POPULATION GENETICS5355555344453543
BIOPESTICIDES3444555454545454
Eukaryotic Gene Regulation4544434334554455
GENETIC, CYTOGENETIC AND MOLECULAR PRINCIPLES OF PLANT BREEDING5455555345454543
PLANT SOCIOLOGY RESEARCH METHODS4444455554345444
EXPERIMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY4444455554544444
INSECT PHYSIOLOGY5353445334244553
SYSTEMATIC OF DIPTERA5555255332543454
DETERMINATION OF WATER QUALITY BY PHYSICOCHEMICAL METHODS5555255432543454
MICROBIOLOGY OF WATER AND WASTEWATER444444455 455454
MICROBIOLOGICAL COUNT TECHNIQUES4444455554544444
MICROBIAL BIONANOTECHNOLOGY5555555555555555
EXTREMOPHILES5555455555555544
PLANT SOCIOLOGY NOMENCLATOR4245444334342444
TRUFFLE FUNGI4544445554554454
Specialization Field Course4535455435443551
PROJE GELİŞTİRME VE YÖNETİMİ4545554444455555
                 
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course4535455435443551
                 
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
Specialization Field Course4535455435443551
Thesis Work 4535455435443551
                 
 

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