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Psychology, Ph.D.

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University rank #501 (QS) ,
The Psychology programme from Bilkent University is designed to build a strong, interdisciplinary background in theory and research in the psychological sciences. 

About

The Psychology programme from Bilkent University focuses on cognitive, social, personality, and evolutionary psychology, as well as neuroscience. Graduate students are expected to participate in research activities upon entering the program. 

To support psychological research, the university has developed an infrastructure that includes the National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (UMRAM), along with state-of-the-art research laboratories equipped with observation rooms for testing children and adults, a genetic testing room, and testing rooms for psychophysical and behavioral experiments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods and Academic Publication Ethics
  • Academic Practices
  • Pro-Thesis Seminar
  • Ph.D. Dissertation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    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.

General Requirements

  • Submission of ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansüstü Eğitimi Giriş Sınavı/Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) or GRE scores.
  • Fluency in written and oral English. 
  • Official transcripts.
  • Recommendations from instructors or others qualified to evaluate academic ability.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 USD/year
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  • National

    6617 USD/year
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  • National - 37,120 TL.

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

Scholarships for International Students

  • Prospective students who apply for financial assistance are evaluated according to their high school grades, their national and/or international exam scores, their program choices, and other relevant academic criteria.
  • Qualified applicants are offered partial or full tuition waiver scholarships. Tuition waiver scholarships are awarded at five levels, ranging from 20% to 100% in increments of 20%. Accommodation scholarships may be available for a limited number of top students who are on full tuition waiver scholarship.

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