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Management Information Systems, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Istanbul, Turkey
At Management Information Systems from Kadir Has University you will learn about the research methods, data analysis approaches, and theories that are applicable to your research. You will also gain the necessary teaching expertise and experience.
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Overview

Management Information Systems from Kadir Has University teaches and researches the application, development, and management of information systems in organizations. 

In addition to furthering your knowledge about information systems, you will be given the opportunity to develop the research skills and mindset necessary to be a successful scholar at leading universities and research institutes as well as government or business organizations. 

Careers

Graduates with a PhD in Management Information Systems from Kadir Has University  often find jobs as systems analysts or as chief technical officers; chief information officer positions, also known as computer and information systems managers, are another possibility. The professionals in these managerial positions work together in order to ensure that a business chooses the right management technologies for the task at hand and that it uses the most effective ways to implement them. Another option for PhD graduates is to teach MIS at the graduate level or to conduct research in designing new informational systems. There are a total of 19 universities with undergraduate programs in MIS and business informatics in Turkey. There a great many vacancies in MIS academic positions. It is highly likely that upon, or close to, your graduation you will obtain an academic position offer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    187 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Advanced Information System Analysis and Design
  • Information Technologies System Management
  • High Performance Scientific Computing
  • Distributed Database Systems
  • Semantic Web
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    67

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

  • The minimum masters degree diploma GPA requirement for students applying to PhD programs in 2.50/4.00
  • The minimum undergraduate diploma GPA requirement for students applying to PhD programs is 3.00/4.00.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.

    Minimum required Verbal Reasoning score:

    149

    Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:

    149

    The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 450

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must be either graduate of or graduating from an undergraduate program in case of applications for a master's program; and an undergraduate or a master's program in case of applications for a doctoral program, respectively.
  • For diplomas awarded abroad, a copy of the diploma equivalency certificate issued by YÖK's International Equivalency Office, certifying the equivalency of the diploma to that of a Turkish higher education institution 
  • Copy of English language proficiency test results
  • Transcripts
  • GRE, GMAT, ALES score results (if applicable)
  • Copy of your Passport with a personal information page on it.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two reference letters
  • CV
  • GPA score
  • Copy of the undergraduate or graduate diploma

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

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