The applicants have to comply with the requirements specified in the regulations of the Institute for Graduate Studies in Social Sciences and also have to have a reading knowledge in one of the modern European languages.
The student chooses two areas of concentration, building upon his/ her master's background, and focuses on a field of interest such as a historical period, a genre, or literary theory and criticism on this English Language and Literature program from Istanbul Aydin University.
The qualifying examination scrutinizes knowledge in the areas of concentration and awareness of the methods of critical interpretation. Each student submits a dissertation in a form approved by his/ her dissertation director and by a committee appointed by the department.
A final public oral examination is given after the candidate's dissertation has been read and approved. The following topics are to be covered in the examination: a justification of the subject treated and the methods chosen, an account of any new contributions made. The student must develop and answer a series of questions growing out of subjects presented in the dissertation.
- The major areas of concentration are Medieval Literature, Renaissance Literature, 17th and 18th Century Literature, Romantic and Victorian Literatures, Modern English Literature, and Theory of Criticism.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Turkish students are accepted to the English Language and Literature (doc) section of the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) according to the Higher Education Institutions Examination (YKS).
- Foreign students are accepted to the program as a result of their direct application to the university.
International2233 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6700 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
National2233 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6700 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
Living costs for Istanbul
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.