Master of Arts in Turkey

Top Masters of Arts (M.A) in Turkey 2018/2019

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A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

Universities in Turkey provide either two or four years of education for undergraduate studies, while graduate programs last a minimum of two years. There are around 820 higher education institutions in Turkey including 76 universities with a total student enrollment of over 1 million. The quality of education at the Turkish universities varies greatly, some providing education and facilities on par with internationally renowned schools.

Master of Art Degrees in Turkey

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MA in Turkish Studies

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 3 - 4  September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Turkish Studies MA program is the first such interdisciplinary graduate program in Turkey with English language instruction. Its primary purpose is to meet the growing international demand for knowledge about and a deeper understanding of Turkey. [+]

MATS, the Turkish Studies MA program at Sabancı University, is the first such interdisciplinary graduate program in Turkey with English language instruction. Its primary purpose is to meet the growing international demand for knowledge about and a deeper understanding of Turkey. With a highly flexible curriculum that capitalizes on the intellectual and scholarly resources available at one of Turkey's leading private universities, MATS offers students a broad range of courses in History, Political Science, Economics, Cultural Studies, Conflict Resolution, and Visual Arts. In addition, the curriculum also seeks to meet the needs of those international students who wish to learn or improve their command of the Turkish language. Also available are a number of other language courses, including, for example, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, Persian or Kurdish.... [-]


MA in History

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 - 3  September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

MA and Ph.D. programs in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that are informed by the novel theoretical insights and comparative sensibilities characterizing leading-edge practice in historical studies. [+]

MA and Ph.D. programs in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that are informed by the novel theoretical insights and comparative sensibilities characterizing leading-edge practice in historical studies. In its innovative and comprehensive approach to the field of Ottoman and Modern Turkish field of studies, the History Programs benefits from the wide-ranging professional capabilities of its academic staff as well as from the interdisciplinary make up of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The separate MA and Ph.D. trajectories in the program are envisaged as constituting a total and integral course of study that promotes research in diverse areas ranging from political and legal to intellectual and cultural history as well as nationalism studies.... [-]


MA in Political Science

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and Ph.D. levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools, and sound methodological training in the discipline. [+]

The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and Ph.D. levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools, and sound methodological training in the discipline. The program covers the major fields of Political Science (Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory) and offers a rich set of specialization possibilities. With a thematic concentration on Turkish Politics, Middle Eastern Politics, and European Politics, the program stands out among its competitors in Turkey by its courses and faculty members specializing in formal theory and the production and analysis of quantitative evidence.... [-]


MA in Cultural Studies

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

The Master’s program in Cultural Studies is designed to enhance dialogue and collaborative research among humanities and social sciences, bringing together scholars in anthropology, literary criticism, and sociology. It fosters an open intellectual atmosphere where students and academic staff engage with ongoing debates on critical issues of cultural politics in Turkey and around the world in the era of neo-liberal globalism. [+]

MA Program in Cultural Studies

The Master’s program in Cultural Studies is designed to enhance dialogue and collaborative research among humanities and social sciences, bringing together scholars in anthropology, literary criticism, and sociology. It fosters an open intellectual atmosphere where students and academic staff engage with ongoing debates on critical issues of cultural politics in Turkey and around the world in the era of neo-liberal globalism.

The program’s core staff are involved in a wide range of research projects and public platforms, both national and international. Particular strengths of the program include ethnographic and interpretive methodologies, and collaboration across disciplines on the following research themes:... [-]


MA in Economics

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Economics MA and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques. [+]

Economics MA and Ph.D. programs are built on a core foundation in a design that facilitates mobility between the two programs. In their common core, these programs equip the student with a solid background in economic theory and application techniques.

Unique in Turkey in its depth and scope, the MA program prepares the academically oriented student for Ph.D. studies and, on the other hand, in conjunction with the Public Policy MA program, provides the students who seek jobs in the public or private sector with the highly demanded skills in economic policy and analysis.

The Ph.D. program offered its first degree in 2010. With a quality curriculum and first-class faculty, it aims at producing top-level academicians.... [-]


MA in Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Obtaining the MA degree of the Visual Art and Visual Communication Design graduate program involves a 4 semester long period of rigorous study which combines studio work in art, design or theoretical study related to these fields, and which form the three main tracks of the program. [+]

Obtaining the MA degree of the Visual Art and Visual Communication Design graduate program involves a 4 semester long period of rigorous study which combines studio work in art, design or theoretical study related to these fields, and which form the three main tracks of the program. The degree requirement is a fully articulated studio project or a written theoretical dissertation which revolves around a cohesive query, concept or topic that can be applied to at least one of the three areas of investigation of the program, and which as a finalized product is expected to be presented to a jury at the end of studies.

While students may choose to remain solely within any of the three main tracks indicated above, due to the increased nature of hybridization in the overall field of art, design and related theory we also make provisions for hybrid projects/written theses which spread themselves out over two or more of these fields, or combine the expertise and methodologies of them into novel outcomes which reside at their intersections.... [-]


MA in European Studies

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Sabancı University European Studies MA Program provides a comprehensive study of historical and contemporary developments in Europe, specifically of the European integration process, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the European political and administrative systems as well as historical and philosophical foundations of modern Europe. [+]

Sabancı University European Studies MA Program provides a comprehensive study of historical and contemporary developments in Europe, specifically of the European integration process, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the European political and administrative systems as well as historical and philosophical foundations of modern Europe. They will also gain the necessary skills to compete for increasing opportunities in careers within the newly emerging institutions of Europe as Euro-bureaucrats and policy-makers, as representatives of and/or analysts/consultants to governments, NGOs and the private sector in all matters relating to the European Union.... [-]


MA in Economics

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

MA in Economics program establishes a solid foundation in economic theory and econometrics and provides specialized training in various applied areas of economics. [+]

MA in Economics

MA in Economics Non-Thesis program establishes a solid foundation in economic theory and econometrics and provides specialized training in various applied areas of economics. The program is designed to prepare students towards a career as an economist in government, business, and non-governmental organizations. Its rigorous approach also provides an excellent preparation for a Ph.D. in Economics. Our program fills an important void in today's job market where specialization is becoming ever more important and an undergraduate degree is often not enough.

The Economics faculty at Koç University has a solid reputation as contributors to the frontiers of research in Turkey and abroad. Recently, the department has been ranked number 1 in Turkey and continues to improve its ranking in Europe and the world. We believe that Koç University is one of the best places to pursue a master's degree in economics.... [-]


MA in Comparative Studies in History and Society

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

The non-thesis MA program in Comparative Studies in History and Society combines the strengths of the sociology and history departments of Koç University in an interdisciplinary Master of Arts (M.A.) program. The program serves a growing need in Turkey for interdisciplinary graduate programs in the social sciences. [+]

MA in Comparative Studies in History and Society

The non-thesis MA program in Comparative Studies in History and Society combines the strengths of the sociology and history departments of Koç University in an interdisciplinary Master of Arts (M.A.) program. The program serves a growing need in Turkey for interdisciplinary graduate programs in the social sciences.Students are trained in the fields of historical transformations concerning state and society as well as social inequalities. The courses will prepare students for both future Ph.D. programs and careers in research and policy-related positions in governmental and non-governmental organizations by providing the basic background in the historical analyses of current-day societal Dynamics.... [-]


MA Programme in Psychology (Non-Thesis)

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

MA in Psychology Non-Thesis Program is a one-year program consisting of 10 courses (30 credits) and a Project. Project Course is non-credit and evaluated as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory. [+]

Non-Thesis MA Program in PsychologyMA in Psychology Non-Thesis Program is a one-year program consisting of 10 courses (30 credits) and a Project. Project Course is non-credit and evaluated as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.ApplicationApplicants are expected to be graduated from an undergraduate program. Students, who are still studying and are expected to graduate before the Fall Term, can also apply.

Official Transcripts: Minimum GPA of 3,30/4,00. Applicant should have taken at least one course from each group listed below with a "B" or equivalent grade. Group 1: Introduction to Psychology, Recent Topics in Psychology. Group 2: Statistics, Research Methods. Group 3: Social, Developmental, Cognitive, Industrial and Organizational Psychology. ... [-]

MA in International Logistics Management

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Izmir

MA in International Logistics Management Programs aims to train logistics specialists which can respond to these raising needs while extending the academic and applied knowledge in the logistics field. The programs educate its participants about practices regarding main logistics processes, as well as the emerging concerns that affect the logistics operations, such as green logistics, sustainable development, e-commerce to name few. [+]

Due to high customer demand variability and accordingly increasing the need for a greater diversity of goods and services to be offered to global markets, today, supply chains become more and more competitive while their structures expand and become more complex. Comprehending logistics systems which make room for change between either consumer markets or the enterprise market alongside effective and efficient management of them plays a vital role in having a competitive advantage. MA in International Logistics Management Programs aims to train logistics specialists which can respond to these raising needs while extending the academic and applied knowledge in the logistics field. The programs educate its participants about practices regarding main logistics processes, as well as the emerging concerns that affect the logistics operations, such as green logistics, sustainable development, e-commerce to name few.... [-]


MA In International Relations

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Izmir

The aim of the Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Relations Program (in English) is to provide its graduates with the fundamental principles of international relations, and the skill set to evaluate international relations from multiple viewpoints and the academic competence. [+]

Tuition: English

The aim of the Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Relations Program (in English) is to provide its graduates with the fundamental principles of international relations, and the skill set to evaluate international relations from multiple viewpoints and the academic competence to develop in-depth analyses in the field. The program, thus, targets training graduate students who are competent both in domestic and foreign policy, masterful in conceptual and theoretical perspectives, specialized in their field, capable of analytical thinking and adapting to the dynamics of globalization processes, and equipped with the necessary academic tools to compete in the international arena.... [-]


MA in English Language and Literature

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Izmir

Yaşar University, Graduate School of Social Sciences offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program in English Language and Literature. The program, enriched by electives, offers areas of study not only for the majors of English Language and Literature but also for the graduates of other branches of social sciences such as “film studies,” “media and public relations,” “international relations” provided that after the entrance exam the candidates complete some undergraduate courses within a year and choose their thesis topics from the related area. [+]

Tuition: English

Yaşar University, Graduate School of Social Sciences offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program in English Language and Literature. The program, enriched by electives, offers areas of study not only for the majors of English Language and Literature but also for the graduates of other branches of social sciences such as “film studies,” “media and public relations,” “international relations” provided that after the entrance exam the candidates complete some undergraduate courses within a year and choose their thesis topics from the related area.

The program, because of its interdisciplinary character consists of courses ranging from English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, Cultural Studies to Film Studies.... [-]


MA in International Trade and Finance

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Izmir

Modern businesses are directly affected by current developments in international trade, the economic environment, and financial markets. For this reason, possible variables affecting these markets need to be fully understood and integrated into the decision making processes. [+]

“Today’s organizations are affected by the developments in the international trade, economics, and financial environments and they need to incorporate these changes into their decision making processes. Managers today should observe the ever so competitive global environment more carefully and make faster and more accurate decisions. For this reason, the need for managers who will keep up with the rapid changes in the international trade and finance environment is on the rise.”

Students who will graduate from the International Trade and Finance Masters Program will have a strong finance background and be able to grasp the application of theory into practice and evaluate the interaction between comprehensive global trade processes and international economic and financial environments. Students entering the program should have a bachelor’s degree from a faculty of economics and administrative sciences or a faculty of business. Admission of graduates from similar fields will be decided by the Institute Board upon the recommendation of the Department.... [-]


MA in Communication

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Izmir

The Master’s Programme has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by today’s leading institutions and also necessary in society. The programme supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media and journalism. The programme is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student. The degree programme is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects. The Master programme requires a thesis and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students also have the opportunity to benefit from the Erasmus Programme and study for a semester in one of the leading universities in a range of European countries. The programme also offers student scholarship opportunities, which are announced on an annual basis by the Executive Board of the Institute of Social Sciences. [+]

Tuition: English/Turkish

The Master’s Programme has been designed to take into account the communication processes needed by today’s leading institutions and also necessary in society. The programme supports interdisciplinary working and offers core courses in subjects including public relations, advertising, cinema, television, visual media and journalism. The programme is flexible, in so far as it can be tailor-made from a wide range of available courses, to suit the academic or vocational needs of the student. The degree programme is shared between three departments within the Faculty of Communication. Courses are chosen in relation to the student’s dissertation subject. The programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in both core communication topics and individual professional subjects. The Master programme requires a thesis and the language of instruction is Turkish. Students also have the opportunity to benefit from the Erasmus Programme and study for a semester in one of the leading universities in a range of European countries. The programme also offers student scholarship opportunities, which are announced on an annual basis by the Executive Board of the Institute of Social Sciences.... [-]