Master of Arts in Turkey

Top Masters of Arts (M.A) in Turkey 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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Master in Sociology (with Thesis)

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

Istanbul Sehir University MA Program in Sociology offers to those who have questions in mind and social responsibility in character a free research environment and a rich intellectual atmosphere where free thinking can flourish. [+]

Şehir-Sociology’s vision is based on the concept of the global articulation of a local perspective. It aims to creatively combine sound education with cutting-edge research, high academic standards with sensitivity to social issues as well as the global with the local. From this global perspective, its mission is two-fold: to offer its students an intellectually-satisfying and interdisciplinary education, and to produce sophisticated knowledge based on rigorous methods and original research. It thus aims to contribute to the accumulation of refined knowledge, instead of repeating what has already been produced. To this end, Istanbul Sehir University MA Program in Sociology offers to those who have questions in mind and social responsibility in character a free research environment and a rich intellectual atmosphere where free thinking can flourish.... [-]


Master in Political Science and International Relations (Thesis/Non-thesis)

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The purpose of the MA program in Political Science and International Relations is to train its students as first-class researchers who successfully blends practical knowledge with theory, rigorously applies the methodology of Social Sciences, and produces a comparative and critical exploration of national, regional and global politics. [+]

İstanbul Şehir University Political Science and International Relations Master Program aims to contribute to the production of academic knowledge in Political Science, particularly related to political theory, the transformation of the international system, Turkish foreign policy, Middle East politics, neighboring regions, and other regional studies. Students will find opportunities to work with a dynamic and strong academic team of national and international educational background and experience.

The purpose of the MA program in Political Science and International Relations is to train its students as first-class researchers who successfully blends practical knowledge with theory, rigorously applies the methodology of Social Sciences, and produces a comparative and critical exploration of national, regional and global politics.... [-]


Master in History (with Thesis)

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The Graduate Program in History, with faculty members who have publishing and teaching experience on both national and international levels, sets out to contribute to the discipline of history in Turkey, offering research projects and a dynamic curriculum that is kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. [+]

History, as a discipline, has undergone many changes over the past decades in terms of its approaches, methodology, and sources. With this awareness, the Graduate Program in History at İstanbul Şehir University offers a curriculum that adopts an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. The goals of the program are as follows:

To develop new methods in the understanding and interpretation of historical sources, To establish new themes and agendas in historiography in keeping with local needs, To contribute to world history with local perspectives.

The Graduate Program in History, with faculty members who have publishing and teaching experience on both national and international levels, sets out to contribute to the discipline of history in Turkey, offering research projects and a dynamic curriculum that is kept up-to-date with the latest developments in the field.... [-]


Master in Cultural Studies (with Thesis)

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The M.A. Program in Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary program established with the contributions of various departments and faculty: Media Studies, Sociology, Turkish Literature, Psychology, Political Science and International Relations, and History. [+]

Cultural Studies: What does it study and how?

Cultural Studies is an “interdisciplinary” field concerned with the study of culture in all of its aspects. Its source disciplines are media studies, literary criticism, film studies, sociology, anthropology, history, political science, and psychology. Going beyond the elitist and narrow conventional definition of culture as “the best of what has been thought and said,” Cultural Studies focuses on all kinds of cultural practices and products. For Cultural Studies, “culture” is not simply high art but all kinds of practices of production of sign and meaning; it does not involve only the self-conscious aspect of societies and social groups, but also their habits, traditions and everyday life; and it is not simply homogenous and static, but heterogeneous, dynamic and ever-changing.... [-]


MA in New Media

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The aim of the "New Media Program" which was launched in 2009 as the first of its kinds in Turkey by the Faculty of Communication at Kadir Has University, is to provide a practical knowledge and experience on media, culture and communications industry. [+]

MA in New Media

The aim of the "New Media Program" which was launched in 2009 as the first of its kinds in Turkey by the Faculty of Communication at Kadir Has University, is to provide a practical knowledge and experience on media, culture and communications industry. It targets professionals who wish to follow and adopt the latest developments in media and communication technologies to their profession.

New communication environments like the Internet, GSM systems, online journalism have led to the social, cultural, political and economic changes both in Turkey and all around the world. Following these developments, new specialties have occurred in this newly formed communications environment. The aim of this program is to train the communications and media practitioners of the 21st century according to a chosen area of expertise.... [-]


MA in International Relations

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The M.A. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students are expected to develop the substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives and methodological skills necessary for conducting research and teaching in their field. [+]

MA in International Relations

The M.A. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students are expected to develop the substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives and methodological skills necessary for conducting research and teaching in their field.

The Language of instruction is English.

Why at Kadir Has University?

The M.A Program in International Relations is geared towards preparing students for a number of careers such as academics, and policy specialists in the government; media; business; and research sectors. Candidates will benefit from the knowledge and expertise of a distinguished faculty with particular expertise in International Relations Theory, Turkish Foreign Policy, International Security, the EU’s external policies, International Political Economy, and regional expertise on the Middle East, Europe, Eurasia, and the United States.... [-]


Master in Political Science and International Relations (Without thesis)

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

Expand your knowledge of politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, public speaking, and writing skills. [+]

"Expand your knowledge on politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, public speaking, and writing skills."

Why Choose This Program?

This program is not only designed to prepare you for graduate study at the doctoral level but also to improve your future job prospects in a competitive market. The program has a broad and exciting curriculum with the aims of providing cutting-edge knowledge on contemporary political, legal, economic, sociological perspectives, events, and problems. This program also offers a solid foundation in research methodology and data analysis that will support you throughout your career.... [-]


Master in Political Science and International Relations (with thesis)

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

Expand your knowledge of politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, communication, presentation, and writing skills. [+]

"Expand your knowledge on politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, communication, presentation, and writing skills."

Why Choose This Program?

This program is designed to improve your future job prospects in a competitive market. The program has a broad and exciting curriculum with the aims of providing cutting-edge knowledge on contemporary political, legal, economic, sociological perspectives, events, and problems. This program also offers a solid foundation in research methodology and data analysis that will support you throughout your career.... [-]


Master in Financial Economics (without thesis)

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

Press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others. [+]

"Press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others."

Why Choose this Program?

This program has been designed following consultation with alumni currently employed in a variety of finance sector occupations to bring theory and applications together in a balanced way to meet the needs of today’s competitive job market. You will be equipped with quantitative and analytical tools as well as a solid grounding in economics and finance that will support you throughout your career. You will acquire a thorough understanding of the driving forces shaping the economic and financial environment.... [-]


Master in Financial Economics (with thesis)

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

Acquire a strong foundation for Ph.D. research or press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others. [+]

"Acquire a strong foundation for Ph.D. research or press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others."

Why Choose this Program?

This program not only gives you a strong foundation for Ph.D. research with its focus on the most recent developments in financial economics but also provides you with the tools to gain employment in a wide range of spheres.This program has been designed following consultation with alumni currently employed in a variety of finance sector occupations to bring theory and applications together in a balanced way to meet the needs of today’s competitive job market. You will be equipped with quantitative and analytical tools as well as a solid grounding in economics and finance that will support you throughout your career. You will acquire a thorough understanding of the driving forces shaping the economic and financial environment.... [-]


MA in International Logistics Management

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2019 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 2019 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 Graphic Design

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

This programme in Graphic Design is designed for those students who have a background in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Visual Communication Design. Lectures are grouped as being elective or compulsory, depending on the student’s prior undergraduate education. With both conceptual and practical courses, students are guided towards specialisation in a range of various areas. The programme incorporates in-depth research and its applications, as well the solving of modern and creative/experimental design problems. The interdisciplinary approach between graphic design and communication includes theoretical and applied studies Fields of specialisation include graphic arts, illustration, typography, corporate identity and branding, packing design, interactive design, as well as the history of design and critique writing. Programmes of contemporary Graphic Design have an important responsibility in this rapidly advancing sector, to equip students with the skills for a professional life, as well as for those who wish to pursue a university career in academia. [+]

MA in Graphic Design

This programme in Graphic Design is designed for those students who have a background in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Visual Communication Design. Lectures are grouped as being elective or compulsory, depending on the student’s prior undergraduate education. With both conceptual and practical courses, students are guided towards specialisation in a range of various areas. The programme incorporates in-depth research and its applications, as well the solving of modern and creative/experimental design problems. The interdisciplinary approach between graphic design and communication includes theoretical and applied studies Fields of specialisation include graphic arts, illustration, typography, corporate identity and branding, packing design, interactive design, as well as the history of design and critique writing. Programmes of contemporary Graphic Design have an important responsibility in this rapidly advancing sector, to equip students with the skills for a professional life, as well as for those who wish to pursue a university career in academia.... [-]


MA in Economics

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

At the global information age, institutions that provide graduate education play a vital role in the process of turning knowledge into practice and expertise along with the development of scientific knowledge. [+]

Tuition: English/Turkish

“At the global information age, institutions that provide graduate education play a vital role in the process of turning knowledge into practice and expertise along with the development of scientific knowledge. The qualified human capital is and will continue to be the determining factor in global competition both between companies and nations. Yasar University Graduate School of Social Sciences, conscious of this notion, aims to increase the qualified human resources of our nation.”

The chief outcome of recent economic studies is to make the economics graduates recognize the need for modern methods in econometrics, operation research and other methods of economic inquiries. The discussion which includes algebra or calculus has been developed through this graduate study. The graduate programs are designed to provide students theoretical foundation with the modern tools and techniques to understand the current economic issues and forecast about future developments, such as inflation rate, economic growth and development, economic integration, globalization and economic crisis that effect almost every section of the economy. The Department of Economics aims to equip its graduate students with knowledge, insight to understand and analyze the main economic issues such as problems in production, distribution of income, and use of the resource can be analyzed in detail.... [-]


MA in Communication

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2019 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.... [-]