Design Studies, PhD

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    7500
    Tuition (Year)
    7500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Design Studies graduate program of Izmir University of Economics has been established with the aim of uniting all design disciplines in order to make these more creative by interacting.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Design Studies graduate program of Izmir University of Economicshas been established with the aim of uniting all design disciplines in order to make these more creative by interacting. The program commenced its facilities in 2006-2007 academic year, though advanced level research in Design Studies area is needed. That is why the doctoral program of Design Studies is going to admit students in 2013-2014 academic year for the first time.

The priority of the program is to be creative in design field. It is aimed to make further research and acknowledge the innovational updates on environmental design, interior architectural design, industrial design, fashion and textile design, visual communication design. That is why the curriculum of the program has many options in manners of the elective courses. Students may choose related elective courses for their individual research. As soon as the courses are completed, students start to write their doctoral theses after their qualificatin exam and thesis proposal. Design Studies doctoral program also allows students to accomplish conjunct doctoral studies.

In the last years there has been a rising interest upon multidisciplinary studies thereby uniting varied disciplines; Design Studies doctoral program provides this multidisciplinary study pool.

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:
  • Design, Art, Culture, History
  • Integrated Approaches in Design
  • Seminar
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • Thesis Proposal
  • Doctoral 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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