|Study location||Turkey, Istanbul|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||$6,700 per programme|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Undergraduate and graduate diploma (if not in English, a copy translated to Turkish or English) Undergraduate and graduate transcript (if not in English, a copy translated to Turkish or English)
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.
Language proficiency score in one of these languages: English, French or German. TOEFL IBT: min 66 TÖMER C1
The Doctorate Degree Program with thesis in Civil Engineering aims to give depth and breadth to students in topics related to structural engineering, earthquake engineering, geotechnics, project and construction management, to find appropriate solutions to complex engineering problems that are not solved before, to train well-equipped engineers with an ability of conducting original scientific research and to hence equip them with knowledge and skills needed to carry out research and work in national and international projects which are not routine applications of everyday engineering problems.
The program is a 180 ECTS credit program with a duration of 3 academic years composed of 6 consecutive 30-ECTS semesters. The regular program consists of 7 courses of 21 local credits and a thesis. The course work has 60 ECTS credits while the thesis has 120 ECTS credits.
Graduates of Doctorate program in Civil Engineering can take part in national and international projects which are not routine applications of everyday engineering problems and research and development activities. They can work as academic staff in education and research institutions. They can also work in positions requiring leadership skills such as project manager in large scale engineering firms.