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Guidance and Counseling, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) Istanbul, Turkey
The Guidance and Counseling programme at BAU includes descriptive statistics, basic probability, probability distributions, sampling and estimation, testing statistical hypotheses, regression and time series forecasting.
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The Graduate program in Guidance and Counseling at the BAU is for you, if you answer “YES” to the following questions:

  • Do you want to continue your profession development as a psychological counselor who strikes a blow for individuals’ academic, career and social developments?
  • Do you want to become a scholar and make works that will increase your prestige in international settings?
  • Do you want to enhance the quality of given psychological counseling and guidance services in various institutions and organizations in Turkey to the level of world standards?
  • Do you say “My biggest dream is to become a psychological counselor, therefore, I have to learn theory, process and skills of psychological counseling”?
  • Do you want to improve the techniques and skills that are required to apply applications of psychological counseling with a group?
  • Do you want to learn the logic of profession’s ethic rules and legal obligations as a psychological counselor?
  • Do you say “As a psychological counselor who believes in importance of multiculturalism, I have to know response methods regarding counselor’s cultural needs and apply them”?
  • Do you need to acquaint yourself with the individuals who experienced traumatic cases such as earthquake, flood disaster, terrorism, war?
  • Do you say “I want to work with children but I do not know how to communicate with them” and “I have to learn how to lead psychological counseling and guidance process”?

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research Methods in Psychological Counseling
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Advanced Psychological Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • Psychological Consultation Application

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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 ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

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

  • Holding a B.A. degree in Psychology and Psychological Counseling and Guidance Departments. Bachelor’s degree graduation grade-point average (GPA) will make up 10% of the admission score.
  • Academic Staff & Graduate Studies Entrance Exam (ALES)
  • A minimum score of 60 in ALES (any type of ALES score) or an equivalent score in any other exam whose equivalency is recognized by the Council of Higher Education is required.
  • Minimum foreign language exam score requirements
  • Assessment of Scientific Competence
  • Written Exam or Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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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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