|Study location||Turkey, İstanbul|
|Nominal duration||1.5 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||$2,900.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Students need the original of the Undergraduate Diploma. The institution which has issued the diploma must be recognised by the Council of Higher Education in Turkey. The student is responsible for making sure that the institution is recognised in Turkey. For that the student can apply for the recognition in the Ministry of Education of the Turkish Republic and attach the proof of recognision to the application. If the student does no apply for the recognition then Dogus University will send the institution information to the Ministry of Education of the Turkish Republic for the recognition. In case the institution will not pass the recognition the student’s registration will be cancelled.
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 the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Graduate students accepted to a program taught in Turkish have to prove their proficiency in Turkish before they can start their academic studies.
The goal of the Non-Thesis Master’s Program in Psychology is to prepare individuals to become highly qualified practitioners in the field of applied psychology. The program has two concentration areas: Clinical Psychology and Couple and Family Therapy. Its primary aim is to train students to
• analyze the similarities and differences among the approaches and models developed to alleviate behavioral, relational and/or emotional problems,
• interpret, criticize and adapt the results of research carried in the area of psychology in general and clinical psychology or couple and family therapy in particular,
• execute scientifically supported approaches in clinical (i.e., cognitive, cognitive/behavioral, behavioral) or couple and family therapy to psychotherapeutic applications, and
• act in accordance with professional ethics.
Student of the Non-Thesis MA Program in Psychology have the opportunity to carry out psychotherapeutic applications at the Psychology Training Laboratory which is exclusively designed and equipped for live and taped supervision. This facility offers a new model of internship; students begin to work at the Laboratory with their supervisors as of the second or third semester of their graduate program. Those specializing in couple and family therapy are required to follow the “in-house internship” program for three consecutive semesters while those specializing in clinical psychology are expected the conclude their “in-house internship” in two consecutive semesters. All graduate students are also required to complete one semester of “field internship” at an appropriate site to be eligible for graduation.
The language of instruction is Turkish.
Students specializing in clinical psychology have to complete 34 credit hours of course work. “In house internship” is considered part of the course work. They have to fulfill their one semester-long “field internship” requirement and submit a graduation project.
Students specializing in couple and family therapy program have to complete 37 credit hours of course work. “In house internship” is considered part of the course work. They have to fulfill their one semester-long “field internship” requirement and submit a graduation project.