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Graduate School Of Natural And Applied Sciences Department of Geological Engineering Ph.D. Program

Qualification Awarded

Geological Engineer, PhD

Specific Admission Requirements

Having an ALES grade of at least 55 Having a YDS or equal exam grade of at least 60. To be able to pass the science exam which is made before acceptance Having an MSc. title.

Qualification Requirements

Having completed 90 AKTS course schedule, having et least 3.00 GPA over 4.00 and having an accepted PhD thesis.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Students are accepted with respect to transfer programs and academic achievement states.

History

Mugla Sitki Kocman University - Department of Geological Engineering PhD program (English) has accepted its first students in 2015-2016 education year.

Profile of the Programme

Our program accepts PhD students in different amounts varying through years with respect to demand. Furthermore, student exchange programs such as ERASMUS (abroad) and FARABİ (national) provide students to experience other graduate programs.

Program Outcomes

1- Ability to apply mathematical, scientific and engineering knowledge in geological engineering field.
2- Ability to design and perform experiments, to analyze and understand experiment outcomes .
3- Ability to design a system or a compound of the system within required needs.
4- Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
5- Ability to determine, descirbe, evaluate and solve geology related engineering problems.
6- To have professional and ethical responsibility and to use this in geological purposes.
7- Ability to have effective verbal and literary communication skills.
8- To have basic education to understand global and social scale effects of geology related engineering solutions.
9- To have consciousness of life long learning and having the ability to perform it.
10- To have knowledge in actual and modern subjects.
11- Ability to use related techniques, skills and modern engineering devices for geological engineering applications.
12- Ability to use English language to follow geological news and communicate with foreign colleagues(“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1).
13- Ability to use geology related information techniques, software programs and communicative technologies (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level).

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Exams, homework, projects, applications, presentations, thesis

Graduation Requirements

To successfully complete 90.0 ECTS lessons of Geological Engineering Graduate Program having GPA 3.00 from 4.00. Acceptance of PhD thesis

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Our graduates conveniently have the opportunity of finding jobs which needs speciality on their study area.

Access to Further Studies

Students having earned a PhD title can apply to postdoc research programs in other institutes both in Turkey and abroad.

Mode of Study

PhD

Programme Director

Associate Prof.Dr. Sena Akçer Ön

ECTS Coordinator

Prof.Dr. Fikret KAÇAROĞLU

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
FBE5080 Research Methods and Scientific Ethics ** Required 2 0 2
FBE5550 Project Development and Management Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5501 Advanced Geochemical Thermodynamics Elective 3 0 4
GEOE5503 Geochemical Prospecting Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5505 Mineral Economics Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5507 Advanced Igneous Petrography Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5509 Igneous Petrogenesis Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5510 Volcanology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5511 Pyroclastic Rocks Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5513 The Investigation Techniques for Sedimentary Rocks Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5517 Stability of Rock Slopes in Engineering Practice Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5525 Groundwater Modeling Elective 2 2 6
GEOE5527 Marine Micropaleontology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5529 Paleoclimatology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5531 Radiogenetic Isotope Geology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5535 Geothermal Energy Utilization Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5537 Karst Hydrogeology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5539 Selected Topics in Earthquake Geology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5541 Introduction to Geology of Clays Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5545 Selected Topics in Environmental Mineralogy Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5547 Sample Preparation and Analytical Methods in Isotope Geochemistry and Geochronology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5551 Advanced Magmatic Petrology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5553 Entrepreneurship Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5555 Geotechnical Engineering Of Dams I Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5557 Groundwater Investıgation and Development Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5559 Holocene climate variability at western Anatolia comparison with Middle East and Europe Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5561 Selected Topics in Tephra Studies Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5563 Medical Geology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5565 Tectonic Geomorphology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5569 Advanced Structural Geology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5571 Porphyry Copper Deposits Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5573 Geology of Clays Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5581 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Elective 3 0 4
GEOE5583 Geothermal Drilling Elective 3 0 4
GEOE5585 Soils of the Past Elective 3 0 4
GEOE5587 Depositional Environments of Sedimentary Rocks Elective 3 0 4
GEOE5589 Shallow Foundations in Engineering Geology Elective 3 0 4
GEOE6001 Engineering Properties of Soils Required 3 0 6
GEOE6003 Basin Analysis Required 3 0 6
GEOE6005 Tethys Concept in the Geology of Türkiye and Models of the Related Magmatic/Metamorphic Rocks Required 3 0 6
GEOE6007 Thermodynamics in Mineral Sciences Required 3 0 6
GEOE6721 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE5502 Granite Tectonics Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5506 Advanced Mining Geology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5508 Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5512 Coastal Geology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5514 Carbonate Rock Petrography Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5516 Clastic Rock Petrography Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5518 Mechanical Behaviour of Earth Materials Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5520 Site Investigation Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5524 Engineering Geology Case Studies Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5528 Soft Computing Methods Elective 2 2 6
GEOE5532 Metamorphic Petrogenesis Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5536 Groundwater Contamination Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5538 Isotope Hydrogeology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5542 Selected Topics in Active Tectonics Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5544 Ophiolite Concept Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5552 Advanced Metamorphic Petrology Elective 3 2 6
GEOE5554 Silicate Geochemistry And Petrogenesis Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5556 Environmental Geochemistry Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5558 Geotechnical Engineering of Dams II Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5560 Introduction to Mıne Hydrogeology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5562 Paleoseismology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5564 Selected Topics in Palaeoceanography Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5566 Tracers in Hydrogeology Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5568 Tectonic and Sedimentation Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5570 Sedimentation in Deep Sea Environments Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5574 Epithermal Gold Deposits Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5576 Advanced Stable Isotope Science Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5578 Quaternary Dating Methods Elective 3 0 6
GEOE5580 Selected Topics in Isotope Geochemistry Elective 3 0 6
GEOE6002 Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits Required 3 0 6
GEOE6004 Engineering Properties of Rocks Required 3 0 6
GEOE6006 Advanced Remote Sensing Required 3 0 6
GEOE6008 Clay Mineralogy Required 3 0 6
GEOE6010 Quaternary Environmental Change Required 3 0 6
GEOE6012 Geothermal Sites of Türkiye Required 3 0 6
GEOE6014 Cenozoic Volcanism in Türkiye and Surrounding Regions Required 3 0 6
GEOE6722 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6790 Seminar Required 0 2 6
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE6723 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6820 Preparation for Qualifying Exam Required 0 0 24
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE6724 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6821 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE6725 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6822 Ph.D.Thesis (1. TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE6726 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6823 Ph.D.Thesis (2. TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE6727 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6824 Ph.D.Thesis (3. TİK) Required 0 0 24
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
GEOE6728 Special Studies Required 4 0 6
GEOE6825 Ph.D.Thesis (Thesis Defence) 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 AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Research Methods and Scientific Ethics **             
Project Development and Management             
Advanced Geochemical Thermodynamics             
Geochemical Prospecting             
Mineral Economics             
Advanced Igneous Petrography             
Igneous Petrogenesis             
Volcanology             
Pyroclastic Rocks             
The Investigation Techniques for Sedimentary Rocks             
Stability of Rock Slopes in Engineering Practice             
Groundwater Modeling             
Marine Micropaleontology             
Paleoclimatology             
Radiogenetic Isotope Geology             
Geothermal Energy Utilization             
Karst Hydrogeology             
Selected Topics in Earthquake Geology             
Introduction to Geology of Clays             
Selected Topics in Environmental Mineralogy             
Sample Preparation and Analytical Methods in Isotope Geochemistry and Geochronology             
Advanced Magmatic Petrology545555534 355
Entrepreneurship4344355555553
Geotechnical Engineering Of Dams I  33255435444
Groundwater Investıgation and Development5555453344254
Holocene climate variability at western Anatolia comparison with Middle East and Europe 5555555343244
Selected Topics in Tephra Studies3433255435344
Medical Geology4435444444444
Tectonic Geomorphology5443553455355
Advanced Structural Geology4433255435355
Porphyry Copper Deposits4435444444445
Geology of Clays5244355555553
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)             
Geothermal Drilling             
Soils of the Past             
Depositional Environments of Sedimentary Rocks             
Shallow Foundations in Engineering Geology             
Engineering Properties of Soils             
Basin Analysis5555555344245
Tethys Concept in the Geology of Türkiye and Models of the Related Magmatic/Metamorphic Rocks             
Thermodynamics in Mineral Sciences             
Special Studies5355555344244
              
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Granite Tectonics             
Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks             
Coastal Geology             
Carbonate Rock Petrography             
Clastic Rock Petrography             
Mechanical Behaviour of Earth Materials             
Site Investigation             
Engineering Geology Case Studies             
Soft Computing Methods             
Metamorphic Petrogenesis             
Groundwater Contamination             
Isotope Hydrogeology             
Selected Topics in Active Tectonics             
Ophiolite Concept             
Advanced Metamorphic Petrology4433255435445
Silicate Geochemistry And Petrogenesis5453453455444
Environmental Geochemistry1111155555444
Geotechnical Engineering of Dams II5555453344254
Introduction to Mıne Hydrogeology4435444444444
Paleoseismology5342453355554
Selected Topics in Palaeoceanography44455 2333544
Tracers in Hydrogeology4333455435355
Tectonic and Sedimentation4444 44444455
Sedimentation in Deep Sea Environments5433353355454
Epithermal Gold Deposits4335543355545
Advanced Stable Isotope Science4443443454433
Quaternary Dating Methods4433433433454
Selected Topics in Isotope Geochemistry             
Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits             
Engineering Properties of Rocks             
Advanced Remote Sensing             
Clay Mineralogy             
Quaternary Environmental Change             
Geothermal Sites of Türkiye             
Cenozoic Volcanism in Türkiye and Surrounding Regions5352453355545
Special Studies5355555344244
Seminar             
              
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Special Studies5355555344244
Preparation for Qualifying Exam4543443554435
              
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Special Studies5355555344244
Ph.D. Thesis Proposal4535455435443
              
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Special Studies5355555344244
Ph.D.Thesis (1. TİK)4535455435443
              
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Special Studies53 5555344244
Ph.D.Thesis (2. TİK)4535455435443
              
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Special Studies5355555344244
Ph.D.Thesis (3. TİK)4535455435443
              
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13
Special Studies5355555344244
Ph.D.Thesis (Thesis Defence)4535455435443
              
 

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