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Information Systems, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
The Master of Science in Information Systems at METU Middle East Technical University aims to encourage the use and development of information systems to improve the conditions of the society and to contribute to the scientific and technological developments.
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Overview

To accomplish these goals,the Master of Science in Information Systems at METU Middle East Technical University welcomes graduates from different disciplines to meet the interdisciplinary graduate needs of the academia and public and private sectors; simultaneously pursues research and technology development among different disciplines. With the pervasiveness of information systems, the program serves all sectors, from business to defense, and students have a choice of conducting research in a multitude of areas.

Information Systems contribute to:

  • Scientific Development;
  • Technological Development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Concepts and Applications
  • Comp. Networking for Information Systems
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures 
  • Contemporary Issues in Business

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

  • Minimum requirements for your application to be considered are ALES 75 (or equivalent), GPA 2.0, METU EPE 65 (or equivalent)
  • Additionally two reference letters are required
  • The applicants are shortlisted for interview based on mainly their ALES and GPA scores. 
  • The final selection is made based on ALES scores, GPAs and a holistic evaluation of the candidate’s match to the department
  • A 1-page letter of intent (in English).

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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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