About

Interested students in the Finance and Banking program at Kadir Has University can enroll in graduate courses of related disciplines like economics, business, law and psychology that are offered through our Social Sciences Institute.

Distinctive features of KHAS Finance and Banking Ph.D Program

Our faculty consists of competent people who follow global and domestic developments in their fields closely. We also organize panels, seminars and conferences on topical economic and financial issues. Thus we enrich our theoretical instruction with real world oriented examples and activities. Our continuously expanding library and electronic databases provide access to a wide variety of books, periodicals and related information.

Our students acquire up to date instruction in the sine qua non fields of finance and banking like financial economics, financial institutions and markets, banking theory and policy, managerial economics and international monetary/financial system. For those who are interested we have optional courses in quantitative finance. Our course materials are in English thus providing our students access the most up to date course information worldwide. This helps them  compete in the increasingly global marketplace. Our graduates successfully work in various private and public institutions like İş Bank, Citybank, Çalık Holding, Metropolitan Mayorality of İstanbul, İstanbul University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Managerial Economics
  • Advanced Managerial Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Banking Theory and Policy
  • Econometrics and Econometric Modelling
  • International Financial System
  • Financial Assets, Markets and Structures
  • Data Analysis and Business Statistics
  • Sales Management
  • Contemporary Marketing Practice

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

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).

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).

  • 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.

  • Copy of the undergraduate or graduate diploma and transcript
  • GRE/ALES/GAT score results
  • 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 (the letter of equivalence must be submitted by the end of the first semester)
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Statement of Purpose

  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee in USD: $12,000
  • Fee with 25%  Scholarship: $9,000
  • Fee with 50% Scholarship: $6.000
  • Fee with 100% Scholarship: $0.000

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

Every international student application for a KHAS academic program is evaluated for a scholarship. No separate scholarship application is necessary. Tuition reduction scholarships are awarded based on academic merit. High international or national examination scores and graduation grades are taken into consideration. Tuition reduction scholarships, are subject to maintain a min. of 1.5 GPA at the end of each academic year.

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.

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