Economics, PhD

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    7500
    Tuition (Year)
    7500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Izmir University of Economics, Department of Economics offers an English language based graduate program for prospective students to earn Ph.D. degree in Economics.The program provides a high quality alternative to similar programs both in domestic and international institutions.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Izmir University of Economics, Department of Economics offers an English language based graduate program for prospective students to earn Ph.D. degree in Economics. The program provides a high quality alternative to similar programs both in domestic and international institutions.

The participating academic staff and course contents are chosen specifically to provide the necessary tools and expertise to the students, preparing them with strong background for the highly competitive international academic and business environments. Students are expected to complete the program in four years. After completing the course requirements in the first two years of the program, students have to take their comprehensive exams. Upon successful completion of their exams, students will be assigned to advisors that will direct them to proceed with their research.

The aim of the Ph.D. Program in Economics is to provide the knowledge and skills for high-quality scientific research in economics for a successful career in academia, the public and private sectors.

Graduates, who have a strong command of microeconomics and macroeconomics and the current debates in economics, who have an advanced level of knowledge and background to contribute to current debate in their fields of choice, who can apply advanced quantitative and econometric methods and can track developments in these methods, are either scholars who contribute to development and application of knowledge in economics or candidates for high level careers in the public and private sectors. In addition, graduates gain skills to articulate their research to national and international audiences both in writing and orally.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational Form Academic

Programme Structure

Courses
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Individual Study
  • Ph.D. Thesis

Academic Requirements

A-1- TURKISH NATIONALS:

  • To hold an Undergraduate or Master Degree with Thesis Diploma (Students, who enrolled to non-thesis master programs before February 06, 2013, are not required to hold “Master Degree with Thesis Diploma”.)
  • To graduate with a GPA of 3.00 over 4.00 or equivalent point average,
  • To achieve the necessary exam scores and type of scores for ((ALES), Academic Personnel and Graduate Program Entrance Exam , (GRE) Graduate Record Examination, (GMAT) Graduate Management Aptitude Test
  • To obtain the scores in the exams specified below, or obtain an equivalent score in the internationally recognized foreign language exams
  • To have a statement of purpose,
  • To prepare a proposal explaining the reasons for applying for Ph.D. degree,
  • To succeed at the interview and/or evaluation,
  • To submit at least one letter of reference.

A-2- FOREIGN NATIONALS:

  • To hold an Undergraduate or Master Degree with Thesis Diploma (Students, who enrolled to non-thesis master programs before February 06, 2013, are not required to hold “Master Degree with Thesis Diploma”.),
  • To obtain the scores in the exams specified below, or obtain an equivalent score in the internationally recognized foreign language exams
  • To succeed at the face-to-face or online interview,
  • To submit two letters of reference.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • USD 7500 International
  • USD 7500 National

Total cost of the programme

Funding

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