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Civil Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
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.
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Overview

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

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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).

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

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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