M.A. On Campus

Humanities and Social Science

24 months
174 EUR/year
174 EUR/year
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The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of Arts (M.A.) in M.A. program in Humanities and Social Sciences (English) at Yildiz Technical University.


The Humanities and Social Science program at Yildiz Technical University outcome:

  • To help students acquire an interdisciplinary vision in social sciences
  • To prepare prospective PhD candidates for their future research and academic life
  • To fulfill the needs and expectations of a globalizing world and of Turkey in accession to the European Union by offering and intellectual environment and equpping them with essential academic tools
  • To concentrate on training prospective graduates and to enable them to fill a wide-range of positions in the public or private sectors
  • To familiarize the students with the academic language, rules and protocols of paper and thesis writing and helping them to develop their skills on presentations and literature reviews.
  • Understanding the significance of methodology in social sciences
  • Understanding in what ways theory and practice can be integrated in social sciences and its significance
  • Learning and developing English as an academic language
  • Programme Structure

    Course include:

    • Major Theories in Social Sciences
    • Methodology in Social Sciences
    • Methodological Discussions in Social Sciences
    • Development in Turkey: A Theoretical Approach
    • Cultural Theory and Analysis
    • Historical Analyses in Social Sciences
    • Intellectual History: Conceptual Framework
    • New Approaches to History

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


    90 ECTS
    • The graduate students in this program must complete a minimum of 21 local credits (7 courses), a seminar course and a thesis; they must be successful in all of the courses with a minimum achievement grade of CB, must have completed 90-120 ECTS credits and have scored a minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 to qualify for graduation.


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    149 (quantitative)
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • To study in the graduate programs, the students are required to take an exam called “ALES” (Academic Personnel and Graduate Education Exam), which is also administered by ÖSYM, and submit this score with their application. GRE or GMAT can also be a substitute of ALES. The applicants have to meet additional program requirements defined by the universities.
      • In Turkey, the universities have the right to define the admission criteria themselves and these admission criteria have to be approved by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK). 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      174 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 174 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • National

      174 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 174 EUR per year during 24 months.

    1670 Turkish Liras

    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.


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