|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||$11,000.00 per programme
a) Academic excellence scholarship with full tuition waiver. Some students may also receive stipends. Students on this scholarship must work at their department for 10-20 hrs/week. Students must meet all of the following requirements for this scholarship opportunity: Minimum 3.00/4.00 GPA. GRE quantitative 685 or ALES 70. TOEFL 90 or IELTS 6 or ÜDS 75.
b) Partial tuition reduction scholarships: 25-50% tuition reductio
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
-International students applying for a masters program at KHAS must have a bachelor degree. The graduation GPA must be minimum 2.00/4.00.Students who have taken standardized graduate exams (GRE, GMAT, ALES) may also submit their scores. If available, a copy of the Graduate Programs Entrance Exam Score Report.
The following examinations are accepted at Kadir Has University:
GRE quantitative (min. 685)
Students with high GPA and/or standardized exam scores may qualify for scholarships. Applicant students may be called for an interview in person or via telephone or skype.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
International students, except for native speakers of English, applying for programs where the language of instruction is English, are strongly recommended to submit the following English language test scores during their application. Students who cannot submit any one of these tests may take the KHAS English Proficiency Test upon arrival (September10-15, January 10-15).
Test scores for English proficiency: TOEFL-IBT: 79, IELTS academic: 5.5, ÜDS: 66/100 or KHAS English Proficiency Test: minimum 60/100.
Students who cannot demonstrate sufficient English proficiency must attend the KHAS English Preparatory Program for up to 1 year, before they can start their graduate program. Attendance to this program is subject to the payment of separate fees (6.500 USD).
International students applying to an academic program taught in Turkish, except for those whose native language is Turkish, must demonstrate sufficient proficiency in Turkish during the application.
Test score for Turkish proficiency: TOMER minimum B1 level
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The most important aim goal of bioinformatics is to understand the complex systems of living organisms using mathemical and numerical computational methods, which will ultimately help to find treatment methodscures to diseases and increaseing the quality of life. Its most important tool is computer technology and because since computer technology is progressing so fast the emergence of bioinformatics is becomes inevitable. Especially, in order tTo analyze the transcribed DNA sequences in the human genome, statistical methods are required as well as computer technology.
Graduates of this program will be able to use the latest computer technology in order to solve a problem about a biological system and mathematical thinking ability. Also, s/he will be able to come up with practical solutions and try to seek simpler ways to express complex systems like a scientist. S/he will be an indispensible employee to health industry and drug companies. Bioinformatics is the science of the 21st century as it is one of the areas that receive most investments in the world and especially in the United States.
The language of education is English.
There are both required and elective courses in the master program, all of the courses 3 credits.
To complete the master program with thesis, a student is required to complete required credits, plus seminar course without credit and acceptance of the master thesis. Thesis is without credit.
Elective courses that are opened may be different in different semesters due to resources that are available.
With the approval of the program coordinator, maximum two courses may be taken from other universities’ similar master programs. The credits of these courses are accepted as KHU master program’s credits.
Classes are generally between 17.00 and 20.00 in weekdays at the main campus of Kadir Has University in Cibali. There may be courses during weekends.