Civil Engineering

METU Middle East Technical University

24 months
224 USD/year
36 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Our mission is to provide the most high quality undergraduate and graduate education in the area of Civil Engineering in our country so as to turn students possessing high potential into graduates with maximum added value. The Department of Engineering is offering a Master of Science in Civil Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University.


Master of Science in Civil Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University through courses and thesis aims to provide advanced level of knowledge in the field as well as tools and techniques of research with their implementation within the context of a comprehensive thesis.

Our Mission

  • Without neglecting the international standard and dimension, to conduct high level research projects giving priority to the needs of Turkish industry, providing mobility to intellectual capital and to merge them with graduate educational activities.
  • To share and disseminate accumulated expert knowledge for use in the solution of problems faced by institutions in the relevant sector and by society.
  • To ensure the continuous provision of quality both in necessary physical conditions and in human resources in order to fulfill educational, research and public service duties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • M.S Thesis
  • Research Methods and Ethical Issues in Civil Engineering
  • Graduate Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • ALES score type has to be quantitative
  • Two (2) reference letters are required and one of them should be from MS thesis advisor for Ph.D applications.
  • Letter of intention (included in the online form) must be filled out
  • For candidates having Turkish citizenship, ALES scores will be taken into account. Other exam scores (such as GRE etc.) will not be accepted.
  • M.S. Candidates are required to choose maximum two (2) areas from the following table
  • Transcripts are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    224 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 112 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    36 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester


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